Abu Dhabi International Book Fair to fuel publishing industry growth and encourage reading

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UK to be focus country at Abu Dhabi fair

The Bookseller – 2011-11-03

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 03/11/2011 - 09:45 The UK will be the country focus at the 2012 Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which will run from 28th March to 2nd April...

Former Virgin Media executive to head Abu Dhabi Media Company

Guardian – 2011-06-08

Malcolm Wall to join state-owned business spanning TV, press, radio and digital in SeptemberMalcolm Wall, the former Virgin Media executive, is to join the Abu Dhabi Media Company (ADM) as its new...

Nasar and Gaardner to appear at Abu Dhabi

The Bookseller – 2011-02-15

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 15:19 A Beautiful Mind author Sylvia Nasar and author of Sophie's World, Jostein Gaarder, are among the writers appearing at this year's...

Abu Dhabi Media Company To Publish First Arabic Edition Of National Geographic Magazine

Yahoo – 2010-08-02

02 August 2010 Abu Dhabi Media Company Abu Dhabi Media Company ( ADMC ADMC ) and National Geographic today announced a partnership to publish the first Arabic-language version of National Geographic...

Abu Dhabi pumps oil riches into media projects

San Francisco Chronicle – 2010-03-08

With an economy based on pumping oil and landmarks that include one of the Mideast's grandest mosques, buttoned-down Abu Dhabi has little obvious in common with freewheeling media magnets like...

Full Steam Ahead for Abu Dhabi Fair

Publishers Wekly – 2009-03-19

The Abu Dhabi book fair opens with more exhibitors, more attention to copyright.

Abu Dhabi encourages young readers with book vouchers, gifts

Middle East Online – 2009-03-16

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair new initiatives take school and university students into account.

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair to fuel publishing industry growth and encourage reading

AME Info – 2009-02-16

The 19th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), 17 - 22 March aims to increase growth opportunities in the regional publishing sector and inspire more people to enjoy reading, according to...

Abu Dhabi's KALIMA puts focus on child literature

Middle East Online – 2009-02-09

KALIMA to publish international works for children, host workshop on child literature by Susan Roth.

Abu Dhabi private equity fund To acquire Orasinvest

Zawya – 2008-11-21

20 November 2008 ADIC MENA Partners, LP, a private equity fund advised by ADIC PE Management LLC, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Company Abu Dhabi Investment Company , has agreed together...

Abu Dhabi Media, Hollywood's Hyde Park Entertainment in Venture

Bloomberg – 2008-11-02

Nov. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Abu Dhabi Media Co. , a unit of government investment arm Mubadala Development Co., formed a $250 million venture with Hollywood-based Hyde Park Entertainment to develop...

Martin Newland's Abu Dhabi paper to go seven-day from next month

Guardian Unlimited – 2008-10-19

The Abu Dhabi newspaper launched by former Daily Telegraph editor Martin Newland is set to become a seven-day publishing operation. By Oliver Luft

Abu Dhabi to be host to major Western media groups

International Herald Tribune – 2008-10-15

Setting up shop in the United Arab Emirates will be CNN, HarperCollins, Random House, the BBC, The Financial Times and the charity arm of Thomson Reuters.

Abu Dhabi launches regional multi-media center

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-10-13

The United Arab Emirates has launched a regional multimedia center to train, develop and promote Arab talent in journalism, broadcasting, film-making and publishing.

New Arabic media content creation zone in Abu Dhabi

New Kerala – 2008-10-13

Abu Dhabi, Oct 13 : A new Arabic media content creation zone, twofour54, has been unveiled here.

Reaching for a Higher Profile, Abu Dhabi Opens a Hub for Western Media

New York Times – 2008-10-13

CNN, The Financial Times and other media companies are setting up shop in the island city that is the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

Abu Dhabi to publish new distinct titles

Middle East Online – 2008-09-03

Abu Dhabi’s National Library to publish titles on history, literature, biography, and academic research.

Abu Dhabi Book Fair: From Swedish Noir to Arabic Poetry

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-02

Sweden is the guest of honor at this year’s Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), running from April 30 to May 5 at the vast glass-and-steel Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

Warner Bros. theme park in Abu Dhabi set to open in 2018

Los Angeles Times – 2016-04-20

A long-promised Warner Bros. theme park, featuring comic book heroes and Looney Tunes  characters, is under construction in Abu Dhabi.  The $1-billion theme park's first phase is set to open in...

U.S. lifts laptop restriction for flights from Abu Dhabi

Yahoo! News – 2017-07-03

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) - The United States has lifted a ban on laptops in cabins on flights from Abu Dhabi to the United States, saying Etihad Airways had put in place required tighter security...

'World's heaviest woman' dies in Abu Dhabi hospital

Yahoo! News – 2017-09-25

An Egyptian believed to be the world's heaviest woman died Monday of heart and kidney failure at an Abu Dhabi hospital, following months of treatment to help her lose weight and one day walk again. ...

Doughnuts for all: Hamilton celebrates with Valtteri Bottas after Bottas wins at Abu Dhabi

Los Angeles Times – 2017-11-26

Valtteri Bottas won the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday, beating his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton as Formula One's season finale petered out into a procession. The...

Abu Dhabi authorities 'acquired' $450 mn Da Vinci: museum

Yahoo! News – 2017-12-09

The Louvre Abu Dhabi said Friday that local Emirati authorities had "acquired" a $450-million painting by Renaissance master Leonardo Da Vinci, as reports swirled about the original source of...

International Prize for Arabic Fiction Nadwa Opens in Abu Dhabi Desert

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-12-12

Six writers and their mentors are beginning the ninth annual Abu Dhabi desert nadwa program of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction.   The post International Prize for Arabic Fiction Nadwa...

Qatar exile says he's held by UAE; Abu Dhabi denies claim

Yahoo! News – 2018-01-14

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An exiled Qatari ruling family member once promoted by Saudi Arabia amid its ongoing dispute with Doha appeared in an online video Sunday claiming he's being...

Abu Dhabi in the clouds: Otherworldly images of the city's landmarks

Yahoo! News – 2018-03-10

Khalid Alhammadi photographs Abu Dhabi's tallest landmarks rising high above the mist.

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Includes 25 Translations from French, English, and German

Publishing Perspectives – 2018-04-19

With 1,350 exhibitors on tap and more than 800 sessions and events planned for visitors, the 28th iteration of  the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair is expected to showcase some 500,000 titles and...

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Opens, a Professional Program at Its Center

Publishing Perspectives – 2018-04-26

The spaciousness and energy at Abu Dhabi's National Exhibition Center make the just opened book fair there a sprawling, energetic event with a professional program at its heart. The post Abu Dhabi...

At the Abu Dhabi Book Fair: An Industry Ready for Editorial Rigor and Literary Agents

Publishing Perspectives – 2018-05-01

At the 2018 Abu Dhabi Book Fair, Flora Rees of the Emirates Literature Foundation talks about the editor-author relationship and the role of literary agents in publishing across the Arab world. The...

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