The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been suspended by world equestrian’s governing body for staging two international endurance competitions as national events in an attempt to circumvent new rules. The International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI) announced the ban on Friday, suspending the UAE across all FEI disciplines until the new year and endurance competitions … Continue reading Why UAE was suspended from equestrian competitions
The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, MBRGI, has launched the "Global Coder" initiative to teach coding to five million young people from less fortunate communities around the world. The initiative will be jointly run by the MBRGI and the Dubai Future Foundation, DFF. Upon completion of the program, the participants will receive certifications … Continue reading UAE group offering free coding courses to 5 million youths around the world
A British student from Durham University has been held in solitary confinement for spying in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This undated image shows Matthew Hedges and his wife Daniela Tejada The accused person, Matthew Hedges, was detained "without explanation" five months ago. He was on a research trip in the UAE, the UK … Continue reading Durham University student arrested for espionage in the UAE
Real Madrid has agreed to remove the Christian cross on its logo as part of a new clothing deal in the Middle East. Although Madrid has Emirates, a Dubai-based airliner as its main shirt sponsor, the latest business deal involving six Middle Eastern countries is with a clothing manufacturing company named Marka. According to a statement … Continue reading Real Madrid logo to lose its Christian cross in their new Middle East agreement
In a move to boost tourism and trade, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) cabinet in Abu Dhabi has adopted a decision to grant visas for Chinese visitors upon arrival. Image: Dubai UAE prime minister and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum made the decision known on Sunday, according to local media. As a global … Continue reading Chinese Travelers To Be Issued Visas On Arrival At UAE.