| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:30 AM
DUBAI - A trio of Arab projects with revolutions at their core are the top prizewinners at the 10th Dubai Film Festival's Dubai Film Connection co-production mart.
The DIFF Award winners are: Tunisian director Leyla Bouzid's "God Protect My Daughter,"...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:30 AM
HONG KONG - "Omar," Hany Abu-Asad's powerful drama about violence, was named as the best feature film at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
The film, about a young baker whose loyalty to family and country are complicated by his love for a student,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:33 PM
The old guy, Father Time, will triumph in the end. He always does. But for the moment Roger Federer is holding serve against him, which in a sport primarily of the young is no small achievement.
Federer has come to terms with reality. "If I can't play...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 3:50 AM
Emirates airline will launch its first passenger service from Chicago this summer, according to the airline and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office.
The non-stop, daily service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Dubai will begin...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:10 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Roger Federer won a record sixth Dubai Championships -- and 78th career title -- by beating Tomas Berdych, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, in the final on Saturday.
Federer, who maintains a home in Dubai, delighted a packed stadium of fans...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:10 PM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Serena Williams says she asked for a wild card into the Dubai Championships to combat boredom once she believed her back injury was on the mend.
“My back finally started to feel better but it wasn't better in time...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Dave March takes a sip of his coffee and looks through the windshield of his car, idling in the water in Newport Harbor, next to his 65-foot yacht.
"This has been a dream for 10, 15 years," he says, his gaze fixed toward Catalina, off the coast of...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:05 PM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Venus Williams won her 45th career WTA title at the Dubai Championships in a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Alize Cornet of France in the final at the United Arab Emirates.
The 44th-ranked Williams, playing courtesy of a wild card,...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 9:25 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Stephen Gallacher of Scotland shot a final-round 72 on Sunday to become the first player to successfully defend the Dubai Desert Classic title, beating Emiliano Grillo of Argentina by one stroke.
Gallacher fought back...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Subcontinental laborers in Dubai find distraction from hardships via musical contests in Mahmoud Kaabour's slick and enjoyable docu "Champ of the Camp." The title is also the name of the competition, in which teams from 70 labor camps test their knowledge...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Two Canadian cities, Vancouver and Montreal, have the world’s best public library systems, according to a new survey by German researchers.
Library mavens at the Heinrich Heine University in Dusseldorf studied libraries in 31 major world cities,...