India's Sania Mirza overcame Serbia's Bojana Jovanovski 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 to lift the 13th Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge title on debut in Dubai on Saturday.India's Sania Mirza overcame Serbia's Bojana Jovanovski 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 to lift the 13th Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge title on debut in Dubai.
Construction material fell out of a heavy duty vehicle and scattered across the Sharjah-Dubai Highway in Al Nahda area yesterday afternoon. The incident resulted in a traffic jam that took a long time to clear.
Sharjah's skies were lit up with fireworks at Qasba - marking Eid celebrations in the emirate with a bang.
The setting sun bids a cool goodbye to the threesome who can now dare to venture out onto the scaffolding of a building under construction off the beach at Ajman.
An elderly National woman wearing her traditional veil seen looking around with haunting memories of the past in the desert.
The acrobatic talent of the airborne lad could fetch him a place in Brazil's forward line. At least, that's what many of such kids in Sharjah and the rest of soccer-crazy UAE dream of.
It is always fun to watch a bullfight, but from a safe distance. it is really scary when the bull turns its attention towards the audience.Friday bullfight are a huge attraction for those in Fujairah.people from all over the Emirates throng the venue to make most of their weekends.
For now the mango rules. But with the onset of monsoons in its native lands, it will be another year before the king of fruits comes to rule the roost.
Lovers of Indian classical dance were regaled by visiting Indian Kathak dancers at the Cultural Night held as part of "The India Show" in Dubai.
A camel seen standing with watchful eyes near a huge lot of fresh fish scattered for drying a hilly area in Kalba, a district of Sharjah emirate.
Fishing around the evening hour,when the sky sends the sun below the horizon and it begins to grow dark,generates a sense of uniqueness like the one above.
Sheikh Mohammed honours Dr Abdullah Omran Taryam with the Media Personality of the Year 2009 Award at a gala ceremony held in Dubai on Thursday.
DUBAI: Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Thursday honoured Dr Abdullah Omran Taryam, Chairman of the Sharjah-based Dar Al Khaleej Press, Printing and Publishing, with “Media Personality of the Year 2009” Award at a gala ceremony in Dubai on Thursday that also marked the conclusion of the Arab Media Forum 2010.
Dr Abdullah was selected for his contribution to journalism since the 1950s, when he started his career with his brother Taryam Omran in establishing and developing the Al Khaleej newspaper as well as six other publications including Kul Al Usra, Al Shurouq, Al Iqtesadi, Al Azkiya magazines and The Gulf Today.
The Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, attended the ceremony held at Dar Al Khaleej on Sunday to mark the 40th anniversary of the Arab local daily, Al Khaleej . The event took place at the sidelines of the annual conference organised by Al Khaleej Studies Centre.
Sheikh Mohammed was received by Dr Abdullah Omran Taryam, Chairman of Dar Al Khaleej; Khalid Abdullah Omran, Editor-In-Chief; General Manager; and senior officials at Dar Al Khaleej.
Dr Taryam welcomed the Vice President and thanked him for gracing the 40th anniversary of Dar Al Khaleej, adding that Sheikh Mohammed has extended a hand to Dar Al Khaleej to overcome its difficulties.
He noted that Sheikh Mohammed has been launching innovative initiatives in all fields, especially in the field of media, citing his sponsorship of the Arab Media Award, which he launched five years ago to motivate local and Arab media persons.
Sheikh Mohammed greeted Dr Taryam and all Dar Al Khaleej employees in the 40th anniversary, stressing the commitment to support this national corporation. He hailed the contributors to the newspaper, wishing them success.
Moreover, he honoured a number of employees at Dar Al Khaleej, among others, Khalid Abdullah Omran, Mohammed Banjek, Amira Abdullah Omran, Abdullah Saleh Bu Ali, Aysha Abdullah Omran and Raed Bargawi.
Dr Taryam presented a memento shield to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid. Present were Minister of the Cabinet Affairs Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi, Sheikh Fahim Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Ahmed Humaid Al Tayer, Governor of Dubai International Financial Centre, Saeed Mohammed Al Raqabani, Adviser to Ruler of Fujairah, Lt. General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Dubai Police Commander, other senior officials, Arab thinkers and a number of media persons.
Tanker drivers wait for their turn on long serpentine queues outside the sewage treatment plant in Al aweer.
Several Sharjah landmarks participated in the Earth Hour and people of all ages joined
millions Worldwide in supporting the initiative.
Before and during the Earth Hour at Al Qasba Sharjah.
Dubai is home away from home for many, and as any Indian will say, festivals are a part of their life. Holi, the festival of colours, united people from all socio-economic backgrounds during the Holi Milan organised by Tamquest Entertainment at Creek Park, Dubai, on Friday.
Blaze guts Factory
Firefighters douse a major fire that broke out in a firm in Sharjah Industrial Area.
Under the canopy of the Sharjah night sky and fired from the Khalid lagoon at the brightly-lit corniche, a spectacular fireworks show takes centre-stage. The occasion: 2nd day's carnival festivities of the Sharjah Water Festival where thousands of visitors come to experience the festival's fun and frolic fare.