Rihanna to return to stage with Dubai concert

RihannaWashington, Apr 16 : Barbadian singer Rihanna is set to return to the stage for her first performance since her altercation with Chris Brown by performing in a concert in Dubai.

The ‘Umbrella’ star’s concert will be taking place on May 28, though the location is yet to be disclosed.

“There will be over 25,000 tickets available,” E! Online quoted Mary Rachelle Cherpak, a spokeswoman for Dubai Tourism, as saying.

“They will be going on sale in the next couple of days,” she said.

As for the location of the concert, Cherpak says it will most likely be a designer outdoor venue.

Dubai scientists clone healthy, female camel, says newspaper

Dubai scientists clone healthy, female camel, says newspaper Dubai - Scientists in Dubai have created the world's first cloned camel, a local newspaper reported Tuesday. Injaz, or "Achievement," was born at 4:30 pm on April 8, as a healthy female calf, the Emirati daily The National reported on Tuesday. She is the first cloned camel.

Injaz is the result of five years of work by scientists at the Camel Reproduction Centre and the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory in research into strains of camels for racing and milk production.

Dubai claims to have world's first cloned camel

Dubai claims to have world''s first cloned camelDubai, Apr. 14: The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday claimed that it had the world''s first cloned camel.

Injaz, born in Dubai, is a female. It was born on April 8, 2009 at the Camel Reproduction Centre after more than five years of work by scientists, The National newspaper reported.

"This significant breakthrough in our research programme gives a means of preserving the valuable genetics of our elite racing and milk producing camels in the future," Dr Lulu Skidmore, scientific director at the Camel Reproduction Centre, said in a statement.

Abu Dhabi, a strong candidate for headquarters of Renewable Energy Agency

Energy SectorDubai, Apr 8: The emirate of Abu Dhabi in the UAE, although an oil producer, is considered to be one of the strong candidates for hosting the headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) which was officially established in Bonn earlier this year.

The United Arab Emirates have been actively promoting renewable energy, and Abu Dhabi in particular has launched the innovative Masdar initiative - a pioneering project which will be the world''s first carbon - neutral, zero waste city.

Flydubai, a new low cost airline launched in Dubai

Flydubai, a new low cost airline launched in DubaiDubai, Apr 7: The prevailing financial crisis has not deterred the emirate of Dubai to launch a new low cost airline, called Flydubai.

The new airline aims at offering an easy and affordable way to travel in the Middle East region, starting with two next-generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft, with 189 economy seats each.

Flydubai Chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktum, speaking to reporters on Monday, said that the airline would start flights next June to Beirut and Amman. Flydubai

Dubai accuses Chechen deputy premier of killing rebel leader

Dubai accuses Chechen deputy premier of killing rebel leader Dubai - Authorities in Dubai on Sunday accused Chechen deputy prime minister Adam Delimkhanov of being behind the murder of former Chechen rebel commander Sulim Yamadayev in the city last week.

Dubai's police chief Dhahi Khalfan Tamim told a press conference that one of the weapons found after the murder belonged to Delimkhanov, according to the al-Arabiya news channel.