Abu Dhabi

Fund announced to protect cultural heritage in conflict zones

France, the United Arab Emirates and almost 40 other countries and international organizations launched a fund on Saturday to protect cultural heritage at risk from conflict and extremism.

Rosberg wins first Formula One world title at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Germany's Nico Rosberg clinched his first Formula One world title by finishing second at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Sunday behind winner Lewis Hamilton.

Report: no F1 race in Germany in 2017

The German Formula One Grand Prix has been scrapped from the official 2017 calendar which is to be ratified next week, the Auto, Motor und Sport (AMS) magazine said on its website Thursday.

Solar plane lands in Abu Dhabi after record-setting world journey

Solar Impulse 2 became the first solar-powered aircraft to circle the globe when it touched down in Abu Dhabi early Tuesday, the mission's team said.

UAE: 23 injured in 96 car crashes blamed on heavy fog

Twenty-three people were injured Saturday in four separate multi-vehicle crashes involving a total of 96 cars in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, police said.

Emirati man sentenced to death for joining Islamic State

A court in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday sentenced a local man to death on charges of joining the Islamic State extremist group.