Monday 17 December 2018

Kalimat, Italian group set up publishing house

Kalimat Group, a leading global publisher of award-winning Arabic children’s and young adult books, and Italy-based Gallucci Publishing, have partnered to establish the Gallucci-Kalimat publishing house, a media report said. Kalimat Group was established to fill a gap for c


Saudi Arabia gears up for Formula E-Prix action

Saudi Arabia ‘is ready for action’ - on and off the track - as it counts down to Ad Diriyah E-Prix, the biggest festival of racing, music, entertainment and culture ever staged in the kingdom, with just one week to go before the three days of Formula E fun gets underway.


World’s largest Arabic audio library opens in Dubai

Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the launch of the world's largest Arabic audio library in Dubai. The facility, which targets seven million visually impaired people in the Arab world, has been set up in  collaboration with the website, reported st


Emirates unveils ‘From the Heart of Zayed’ art piece

A specially commissioned art piece named ‘From the Heart of Zayed’ was unveiled by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airline & Group on Thursday.   The art piece, designed and created by Elygraf, a Filipi


100-day countdown begins for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi

A raft of new developments was announced yesterday (December 4) at a major summit held to mark 100 days to go until Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.   As excitement builds in the closing stages of preparations for the World Games, an additional 22 na


UAE ranks top among Arab states in Global Knowledge Index

The UAE has entered into the top 20 ranking globally in the Global Knowledge Index (GKI), while ranking first among all the Arab states.   According to the results of the 2018 Global Knowledge Index, Switzerland retained its number one rank, followed by Sweden,

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