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  • Boeing announces $95 billion in orders for 777X jet at Dubai Airshow

    Boeing announces $95 billion in orders for 777X jet at Dubai Airshow
    Boeing Co. said it has signed a record-breaking number of customer orders and commitments for the 777X, the aerospace giant's new twin-aisle commercial jet. The deals were signed the day Boeing formally launched the program at the 2013 Dubai Airshow. At...
  • Pictures in the News | September 27, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where people find their way around Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto's nomadic sculpture at Union Station. The installation is part of Doug Aitken's “Station to Station” project, which has...
  • Chadi Abdel Salem's 'The Mummy' Tops List of 100 Greatest Arab Films

    ROME - Egyptian director Chadi Abdel Salem's 1969 dreamlike drama "The Mummy," recently restored by Italy's Cineteca di Bologna with support from Martin Scorsese's World Cinema Foundation, tops the list of 100 Greatest Arab Films compiled by the Dubai...
  • Passion for photography develops from Hobby to online sensation

    Passion for photography develops from Hobby to online sensation
    At 2 a.m. one morning in March 2010, photographer David Hobby was wandering, awestruck, around a gilded palace in Southwest Asia as the royal guest of a monarch. "I thought to myself, 'Holy crap! I'm in the sultan's palace in Oman, and no one's even...
  • Dubai and AMPAS Forge Ties

    ROME -The Dubai International Film Festival has forged a partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that will involve an AMPAS delegation attending the fest's upcoming 10th Edition and also a showcase of Arab films travelling to...
  • Big-spending Dubai to host 2020 World Expo, the first Mideast venue

    From the folks who brought the world the 24-karat gold iPad, the tallest skyscraper and the first government program that pays citizens to lose weight will come the 2020 World Expo. Dubai  was selected Wednesday by the 168-nation International...
  • Airport officials approve controversial media contract for LAX

    Airport officials approve controversial media contract for LAX
    A lucrative media services contract that became embroiled in conflict-of-interest allegations was approved Monday for Los Angeles International Airport. The Board of Airport Commissioners awarded the contract to a joint venture involving JCDecaux...
  • Fate of nuns unknown after Syrian rebels retake much of town

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A day after rebel forces largely retook a predominantly Christian town north of the Syrian capital, the fate of 12 nuns remained unknown with both sides in the conflict blaming each other for their disappearance. Free...
  • Dubai Film Commission Tailors Its Perks to Foreign Projects

    Dubai set up its own film commission in May 2012, but it had already been luring foreign shoots, including "Syriana," "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" and "The Bourne Legacy," which helped spread the word about what the Persian Gulf state can...
  • Dubai Film Festival Dedicated to Local Core

    A decade after its launch, the Dubai Intl. Film Festival has firmly earned its leadership role among Middle East film events thanks to its unwavering drive to be international, but with an Arab core. "We are the only festival that, aside from...
  • Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha Gaining Prominence on Global Showbiz Map

    The Middle East, more specifically the Gulf region, is no longer that deep indiscriminate petro-dollar well that Hollywood, in its constant thirst for outside capital, went to during the subprime mortgage crisis. Instead, countries in the Arabian...