India  

Abu Dhabi

Federal capital of the United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Abu Dhabi: Federal capital of the United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second-most populous city of the United Arab Emirates. The city of Abu Dhabi is located on an island in the Persian Gulf, off the Central West Coast. Most of the city and the Emirate reside on the mainland connected to the rest of the country. As of 2020, Abu Dhabi's urban area had an estimated population of 1.48 million, out of 2.9 million in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, as of 2016.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Here's how schools are reopening in Abu Dhabi [Video]

Here's how schools are reopening in Abu Dhabi

In Abu Dhabi, the government’s education regulator has announced strict guidelines for returning to the classrooms that apply to all of the Emirate’s schools. CNN’s Becky Anderson takes a look at..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 03:31Published
What next for Conor McGregor? [Video]

What next for Conor McGregor?

Conor McGregor has vowed to carry on in mixed martial arts after a shockdefeat to lightweight rival Dustin Poirier in their rematch at UFC 257 onFight Island in Abu Dhabi.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 02:18Published
McGregor v Poirier: Tale of the Tape [Video]

McGregor v Poirier: Tale of the Tape

A look at the stats behind the lightweight fight between Conor McGregor vDustin Poirier on January 22 in Abu Dhabi.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:01Published
McGregor fired up for Poirier rematch, still chasing Khabib [Video]

McGregor fired up for Poirier rematch, still chasing Khabib

UFC star says he's still got plenty of fight left in him as he prepares for UFC 257 in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 04:53Published
Hyderabad woman seeks govt help to evacuate mother, sister from Abu Dhabi [Video]

Hyderabad woman seeks govt help to evacuate mother, sister from Abu Dhabi

A woman from Hyderabad is seeking government's help to bring back her mother and sister who are stuck and being allegedly tortured in Abu Dhabi. According to Hina Begum, her mother and sister have been..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:08Published

You Might Like


Indians advised against travelling to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait via UAE amidst growing coronavirus cases

"Due to Covid-related restrictions on incoming passengers, currently it is not possible for Indian nationals to transit via Dubai and Abu Dhabi to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait," the statement said. The UAE..
IndiaTimes - Published

Modi holds talks with Abu Dhabi crown prince


IndiaTimes - Published

England's Tyrell Hatton wins by four at Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

England's Tyrell Hatton overturns Rory McIlroy's overnight lead to win by four shots at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
BBC Sport - Published

UFC 257 Poirier v McGregor: Dustin Poirier gifts Conor McGregor bottle of hot sauce at weigh-in

Watch the pre-fight weigh-in between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier ahead of their lightweight bout on Sunday in Abu Dhabi.
BBC Sport - Published

Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Tyrrell Hatton leads as Rory McIlroy falters

Tyrrell Hatton opens up a five-shot lead as Rory McIlroy falters in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, where bad light again stopped play on day two
BBC Sport - Published

Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Rory McIlroy shoots eight-under-par 64 to lead

Rory McIlroy fires a bogey-free eight-under-par 64 in his opening round to lead the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
BBC Sport - Published

UAE-Ireland ODI in Abu Dhabi postponed for second time after hosts return further positive Covid cases

Ireland's one-day contest against United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi is postponed again after the hosts return four further positive Covid-19 cases.
BBC Sport - Published

WTA Abu Dhabi: Heather Watson beats Jodie Burrage as Britons return to tour

Heather Watson fights back to beat Jodie Burrage as the British pair return to WTA action in Abu Dhabi.
BBC Sport - Published

Gary Wilson column: Ireland in Abu Dhabi bubble for UAE & Afghanistan series

Ireland wicketkeeper-batsman Gary Wilson on the side's first action since their win over England as they face the UAE and Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi.
BBC Sport - Published

Indian Air Force gets big Rafale boost, 16 fighter jets to land in India by April

Five Rafale jets flew to Ambala airbase via Abu Dhabi on July 29. Three are coming on November 5, three will arrive in January, three in March, and seven more in April, carrying a total of fighter jets..
DNA - Published

Dana White Says Demi Lovato, The Rock Will Be 1st Fans Invited to Fight Island

Officials in Abu Dhabi are considering allowing fans on Fight Island to watch UFC fights in person at some point down the road ... and Dana White says he's already putting together his VIP list! "I..
TMZ.com - Published

UFC's Dana White Reveals Origin of Fight Island, 'We're About to Make History'

You've seen the octagon on the beach. You've seen the insane fights. But you've never seen exactly HOW the UFC transformed Yas Island in Abu Dhabi into "Fight Island" in the thick of a global pandemic..
TMZ.com - Published

₹5,600cr scam suspect caught in Abu Dhabi


IndiaTimes - Published

Giant Robot Mistaken for Monarch of Bahrain's Bodyguard

An 8-foot robot is getting a lot of attention online ... for the wrong reasons. There's video of the contraption -- AKA Titan -- barreling through the International Defense Exhibition in Abu Dhabi last..
TMZ.com - Published

Developer Mukesh Bhagtani detained in Abu Dhabi


IndiaTimes - Published

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi expresses solidarity with PM Modi over Kerala plane crash, floods

Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, expressed solidarity with PM Modi over the tragic plane crash in Kerala.
DNA - Published

Dana White Says UFC Will Return To Fight Island By October 2020

Dana White says the UFC is going back to Fight Island THIS YEAR -- and the destination is so popular with fighters -- Abu Dhabi will soon be the fight capital of the world!! Yes, the UFC honcho tells..
TMZ.com - Published

Covid-19: Indian dozes off at Dubai airport, misses repatriation flight

A 53-year-old Indian worker in the UAE has missed a special repatriation flight after he dozed off at the Dubai International Airport, a media report said. P Shajahan, who worked as a storekeeper in..
IndiaTimes - Published

UAE's Abu Dhabi eases movement restrictions: media office

Abu Dhabi eased movement restrictions to allow citizens and residents to leave the emirate freely without a permit but have to enter it with one, the emirate's media office said in a statement on..
Reuters - Published

Abu Dhabi's Etihad to operate second flight to Israel carrying Palestinian aid

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways is to operate a rare, second flight to Israel on Wednesday carrying medical aid to be delivered to the Palestinians, an airline spokeswoman said.
Reuters - Published

Abu Dhabi extends ban on movement in and out of the emirate and between cities

Abu Dhabi will extend by one week a ban on movement in and out of the emirate and between its major cities introduced on June 2, the local government media office said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

FM Jaishankar, UAE counterpart review entire gamut of New Delhi-Abu Dhabi 'special ties'

External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Monday had a conversation with his UAE counterpart, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, during which they agreed to work together to strengthen..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian shares edge up as financials gain; Reliance hits record high

Indian shares edged higher on Friday, helped by gains in financial stocks and a surge in conglomerate Reliance Industries after Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala invested in its digital unit.
Reuters India - Published

Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala to invest over Rs 9000 crore in Jio Platforms

RIL subsidiary Jio Platforms is a next-generation technology platform focused on providing affordable, high quality digial services across India.
DNA - Published

Indian shares edge higher, led by Reliance, financials

Indian shares edged higher on Friday, helped by gains in financial stocks and a surge in conglomerate Reliance Industries after Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala invested in its digital unit.
Reuters India - Published

Etihad to resume transit flights after UAE lifts suspension

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways will resume carrying transit passengers from certain destinations on June 10 after the United Arab Emirates government lifted a suspension on those flights.
Reuters - Published

Vande Bharat Mission: Two airports in AP receive 459 stranded Indians

An Air India flight carrying 145 people stranded in London, landed at Vijayawada Airport here on Wednesday, as part of the biggest ever off-shore evacuation drive of Indian citizens under the Vande..
IndiaTimes - Published

2 fail test, miss Abu Dhabi flight


IndiaTimes - Published

7 special flights to reach India on Day 5 of 'Vande Bharat Mission'

The special flights include London to Delhi to Bengaluru, San Francisco to Mumbai to Hyderabad, Dhaka to Mumbai, Dubai to Kochi, Abu Dhabi to Hyderabad, Kaula Lampur to Chennai and Bahrain to..
IndiaTimes - Published

First flight carrying stranded Indians from Abu Dhabi lands at Kochi

The first Air India Express flight carrying Indian citizens from Abu Dhabi landed at the airport here on Thursday night as India launched its biggest ever repatriation exercise in its history to bring..
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA

Following Dubai, more UAE malls, restaurants reopen

Malls in the United Arab Emirates' capital Abu Dhabi began reopening to a restricted number of customers this weekend as the UAE eases lockdown measures imposed more than a month ago to combat the..
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus: Over 32,000 Indians in UAE register to return home

More than 32,000 Indians in the UAE, who wish to return home amidst the coronavirus lockdown, have registered with the Indian missions here on day one of the opening of the online registration process...
IndiaTimes - Published

Face masks to strawberries: Abu Dhabi hospital keeps tabs on resources

Dozens of N95 protective face masks hang on a line in a room of an Abu Dhabi hospital to be decontaminated so they can be used again by medical staff should there be a shortage due to the new..
Reuters - Published

Abu Dhabi royal invests Rs 7,600cr in retailer LuLu


IndiaTimes - Published

Abu Dhabi to re-open bus services Saturday after sterilization

Abu Dhabi will re-open bus services by 6 a.m. on Saturday, the department of municipalities and transport said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus tests at Abu Dhabi hospital draw hundreds to queue in sun

A queue outside an Abu Dhabi emergency department stretches across a road as hundreds of mostly low-income migrant workers wait, two meters apart, to be tested for the new coronavirus.
Reuters - Published

Etihad to operate special flights to Europe, Japan this month: statement

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways said on Sunday it would operate special flights to Brussels, Dublin, London, Tokyo and Zurich between April 14 and 22.
Reuters - Published

Abu Dhabi crown prince, Syrian president discuss coronavirus

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan and Syrian president Bashar al-Assad discussed the coronavirus pandemic over the phone on Friday, a statement from United Arab Emirates' news..
Reuters - Published

UAE to take part in G20 virtual summit on coronavirus

Abu Dhabi crown prince Mohamed Bin Zayed tweeted on Thursday that the United Arab Emirates would take part in a virtual G20 summit on the coronavirus to take place later on Thursday chaired by King..
Reuters - Published

Saudi reports first coronavirus death, UAE gears up for lockdown

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday reported its first death from the coronavirus, a 51-year-old Afghani resident, while the United Arab Emirates' main airports in Dubai and Abu Dhabi said they would temporarily..
Reuters - Published

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad says only UAE citizens or diplomats to board its flights from overseas - tweet

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways said on Monday that effective immediately only citizens of the United Arab Emirates or diplomats will be able to board its flights from overseas destinations and only if..
Reuters - Published

Gujarat cops charge man under NSA for 'spreading lies'

Abhimanyu Acharya of Ghatlodia had returned from Toronto via Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
IndiaTimes - Published

Gulf states extend coronavirus precautions to bourses, shipping, arcades

Gulf Arab states expanded measures to contain the spread of coronavirus on Sunday with Oman banning open ship-to-ship transfers with Iranian vessels, Abu Dhabi's bourse closing trading halls and Dubai..
Reuters - Published

Abu Dhabi shuts Louvre Abu Dhabi, Ferrari World due to coronavirus

Abu Dhabi announced on Saturday it was shutting major tourism and cultural venues, including the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum and the Ferrari World theme park, from March 15-31, as Arab states in the Gulf..
Reuters - Published

Abu Dhabi to temporarily shut Louvre Abu Dhabi museum, Ferrari World

Abu Dhabi announced on Saturday it was shutting major tourism and cultural venues, including the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum and the Ferrari World theme park, from March 15-31, due to the coronavirus..
Reuters - Published

Abu Dhabi crown prince talks coronavirus cooperation with Bill Gates

The crown prince of the oil-rich emirate of Abu Dhabi tweeted on Friday that he had discussed cooperation in fighting the new coronavirus with U.S. billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates.
Reuters - Published

Abu Dhabi hotels allow some guests to leave after coronavirus scare

Two luxury hotels in Abu Dhabi, which had been in lockdown amid concerns about the coronavirus during a professional cycling event, allowed some guests to leave on Sunday after they tested negative for..
Reuters - Published

Cycle stars in lockdown as two Gulf hotels isolated over coronavirus scare

Two luxury hotels in Abu Dhabi were in lockdown on Friday to isolate guests including scores of professional cyclists after two Italian members of the tour the riders were participating in were..
Reuters - Published

Quarantine measures taken at two Abu Dhabi hotels after Italian guests contract coronavirus: WAM

Guests at two Abu Dhabi hotels who interacted with two Italians diagnosed with coronavirus have been placed under quarantine in the hotels, the state news agency of the United Arab Emirates WAM..
Reuters - Published

Abu Dhabi's Etihad suspends flights to Hong Kong on low demand

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways has suspended flights to Hong Kong until March 28, the airline said on Wednesday, citing a drop in demand.
Reuters - Published


 Page 1  〉