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Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

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  • Film Review: 'The Mice Room'

    Six helmers -- Hend Bakr, Mohamed El-Hadidi, Ahmed Magdy Morsy, Nermeen Salem, Mayye Zayed and Mohamed Zedan -- contribute to "The Mice Room," an intriguing misfire with everyone directing, scripting and producing as a team (there's one editor). Not a...
  • Cate Blanchett To Head Dubai's IWC Filmmaker Award Jury

    ROME - Cate Blanchett will head the Dubai International Film Festival's IWC Filmmakers Award jury which will select the winner among four shortlisted feature-film projects being developed by directors from the Gulf region. The shortlisted projects are:...
  • Promoter: Deal for Amir Khan-Devon Alexander on Dec. 7

    Promoter: Deal for Amir Khan-Devon Alexander on Dec. 7
    The promoter for Amir Khan and Devon Alexander said Monday the two have agreed to a welterweight fight Dec. 7, with the venue to be determined. Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions said he is awaiting word from officials in Dubai to see whether...
  • Delayed at the airport

    Delayed at the airport
    On a cold December night in 1989, Nancy Bailey was heading to her car in a manager's parking lot at JFK Airport when she noticed a man in front her holding a briefcase and a pair of gloves. "I was freezing, and here's this man who has gloves and he isn'...
  • Dubai Announces Muhr Arab Feature Films Lineup

    ROME - The Dubai International Film Festival has announced the lineup of its Muhr Arab feature film section which will focus on "Arab citizens and their condition after the momentous changes that have recently taken place in their respective countries,"...
  • Arab Film Fests: The Big Three Work to Boost Regional Biz

    The Arab world's film festival landscape is undergoing changes, partly due to the disruptive impact of post-Arab Spring turmoil in such countries as Egypt but mostly prompted by a concerted effort across the Gulf region to ensure that sprocket operas...
  • Syria, Egypt strife sparks surge in cyber attacks: McAfee

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Syria's civil war and political strife in Egypt have thrown up new battlegrounds on the Web and driven a surge in cyber attacks in the Middle East, according to a leading Internet security company. More than half of incidents in the...
  • Emmett/Furla Films Turns 15

    Randall Emmett and George Furla have come a long way since they met rather inauspiciously 15 years ago. Emmett (above, right) had worked for Jerry Bruckheimer, ICM and Mark Wahlberg. At that point he was on his own, looking to get financing for "Speedway...
  • Qumra Doha Film Fest Sets Dates, Beefs Up Team

    The Doha Film Institute has set March 19-26, 2014, as the dates for the inaugural edition of the Qumra Doha Film Festival which will focus on first and second-time directors from around the world. The reconceived eight-day fest, which will see emerging...
  • Comic legend Carol Burnett receives Mark Twain Prize

    "ARREST MY Lord of Essex, take him to the Tower!" "Arrest? Is this is a joke?" "I never joke when I play for kingdoms, my Lord of Essex." "And to think I trusted you." "And I trusted you. And from you I learned that no one can be trusted; a lover...
  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • Dubai To Fete Egyptian Film Critic Samir Farid With Lifetime Achievement Award

    ROME - The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) will honour Egyptian film critic Samir Farid with a Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition of his longstanding passion and support for Arab cinema. Farid, who reviewed films for Variety out of Cairo...