Making today's headlines: Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed in Saudi Arabia; Al Jazira's spirited display against Real Madrid; and Beach Polo in Dubai
PODCAST: UAE in a minute for December 14, 2017
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, is in Saudi Arabia where top of the agenda is the fallout from US president Donald Trump’s move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Al Jazira made a supreme effort against Spanish and European champions Real Madrid but ultimately went down 2-1. Star of the game was Jazira keeper and captain Ali Khaseif, who made a string of fine saves to keep the scoreline down. Real meet Brazilian side Gremio in Saturdays final.
If you are looking for something to do tonight and tomorrow, why not head down to the beach polo in Dubai. Four teams of international and local athletes and about 120 horses will take part at a purpose-built venue in Skydive Dubai.
Parents in the UAE are heading into an obesity crisis and 87 per cent do not realise that diet has an effect on their child’s body mass index.
That’s the alarming finding from research conducted by King’s College Hospital in London.