800 Megawatt Dubai Solar Park Reaches Financial Closure

The third phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai has achieved financial closure, marking a major milestone for one of the largest solar power projects and solar parks in the world. Construction at the 800 megawatt project being ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai deploys tiny robot cars to police city streets

The first patrol cars are set to report for duty before the end of the year as part of Dubai Police's aim to have robots make up a quarter of its force by 2030. The self-driving police car will offer 360-degree surveillance technology and can be ... ( read original story ...)

KBBO Group plans more acquisitions to expand its business

Abu Dhabi: KBBO Group, an Abu Dhabi-based investment firm, is looking at acquisitions in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and the wider Middle East region to grow its business, its new chief executive told Gulf News in an interview. “The group has seen aggressive ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai, Say Hello To These New Self-Driving Police Vehicles

“Dubai Police are keen to get the latest technology to fight crime,” said Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Merri, commander-in-chief of Dubai Police. Dubai Police seek to augment operations with the help of technology such as robots in order to make ... ( read original story ...)

UAE energy chief downplays gas shortfall from Qatar crisis

PARIS — The United Arab Emirates’ energy minister says his country has sufficient resources to ward off any energy shortfall stemming from Gulf countries’ standoff with key gas supplier Qatar. Suhail Al Mazrouel told The Associated Press in Paris on ... ( read original story ...)

UAE energy chief downplays gas shortfall amid Qatar standoff

The United Arab Emirates' energy minister says his country has sufficient resources to ward off any energy shortfall stemming from Gulf countries' standoff with key gas supplier Qatar. Suhail al-Mazrouei told The Associated Press in Paris on Thursday that ... ( read original story ...)

Researchers call for ban on babywalkers in the UAE

Abu Dhabi: A team of researchers at UAE University (UAEU) has called for baby-walkers to be banned in the UAE after a study found that they resulted in a high number of accidents, injuries and even death among children. The study was carried out by ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police crack down on firecrackers

Dubai: Dubai Police caught several illegal vendors of firecrackers as part of its crackdown on its illegal sale in the city. Brigadier Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, Director of Protective Security and Emergency Department at Dubai Police, said they seized 2,469 ... ( read original story ...)