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This past weekend 48 young UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation athletes showed amazing professionalism, talent and sportsmanship at the World Jiu-Jitsu Expo in Long Beach, California; earning 45 medals, taking 3rd in the Junior and 1st in the Teen categories, highlighting the United Arab Emirates as the hub for training and development of the modern martial art of Jiu Jitsu.

Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST)'s KhalifaSat will be the first satellite completely designed and built by Emirati engineers in the United Arab Emirateshttp://ow.ly/CSizB

Mo RahmaUnited Arab Emirates' first professional surfer will compete with world-class athletes from over 32 countries in Punta RocasPeru at theInternational Surfing Association World Surfing Games. Checkout his inspirational story and journey in the latest edition of Etihad Airways Inflight:http://ow.ly/CJZpA #EmiratiSurfer
Good Luck Mo!

13 French cultural organizations including; Musée du LouvreCentre Pompidou and Musée d’Orsay (officiel) are loaning 300 of some of the world’s most important works of art to be displayed alongside Louvre Abu Dhabi's growing permanent collection. http://ow.ly/CJox1

At the launch of the new Harvard University Harvard Kennedy School 'Emirates Leadership Initiative', Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba stressed the need to address and eliminate the root causes of violent extremism. -Choking off ISIL and other extremist group’s funding is a vital part of the United Arab Emirates' three-pronged approach to combating 'warped ideology'.

In an interview on University of Pennsylvania The Wharton School'sKnowledge@Wharton NetworkUnited Arab Emirates ambassador to Russia, HE Omar Saif Ghobash discusses how the battle against #ISIS and other forms of extremism should be fought at a strategic level in the realm of ideas and by getting moderate Muslims to speak up and take a stand.

Minister of the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Economy, HE Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri and a delegation of UAE business leaders from various sectors on a weeklong visit in the United States meeting with a wide variety of business and government leaders and organizations discussing collaborations and partnerships with startups, innovation and new technology industries. #UAEinUSA

Minister of the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Economy, HE Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri and a delegation of UAE business leaders from various sectors on a weeklong visit in the United States meeting with a wide variety of business and government leaders and organizations discussing collaborations and partnerships with startups, innovation and new technology industries. #UAEinUSA

Google Maps is employing a camel to bring you and the world breathtaking views of Liwa Oasis and desert in the United Arab Emirates, one the most stunningly beautiful natural landscapes on earth.

Earning one of the few coveted spots on Children’s National Medical Center's residency program in Washington, District of Columbia, Dr. Fatima Al Dhaheri is determined to use her time & training in the United States to help further advance pediatric medicine in the United Arab Emirateshttp://ow.ly/BEudW