Warning: Dust, sand, poor visibility in UAE

UAE residents have been warned to be extra careful as winds kicked up dust and sand, and poor visibility affected some parts of the country on Thursday. Today’s winds have been forecast to gust up to 40 kilometres per hour (kph). In an advisory on ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s Road Authority denies Hyperloop rumour

Dubai: There are no plans as yet to build a Hyperloop line between Dubai and the other emirates, announced the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). On Thursday, the RTA took to its official Twitter account to confirm that contrary to what has been ... ( read original story ...)

Video: Indian woman killed, buried in Sharjah house

Major-General Saif Al Ziri Al Shamsi, Commander-in-Chief of Sharjah Police, confirmed to Gulf News that a missing person report was received from the woman’s brother, who told police that he used to speak to his sister daily but one day, she stopped ... ( read original story ...)

Tanzania-UAE forum explores partnership prospects

Investors and companies in Dubai were called to take advantage of the attractive business opportunities in Tanzania at the Tanzania-UAE Business & Investment Forum today (April 26) in Dubai, UAE. The high-level forum, hosted at the premises of the Dubai ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah Girl Guides organises activities to inspire youth

Sharjah: A unique set of reading and book themed activities are being organised by the Sharjah Girl Guides to inspire youth at the ongoing edition of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF 2018). Through a series of innovative challenges, Sharjah ... ( read original story ...)

Roda Hotels to open new Dubai property in May

Roda Hotels & Resorts, a Dubai-based hospitality management company and a subsidiary of Dubai International Real Estate, will be adding a new hotel to the UAE emirate's growing hospitality portfolio next month. Opening its doors on May 1, Roda Links Al ... ( read original story ...)

UAE announces new donation of Dh220 million to Syrian people

ABU DHABI: The UAE has reiterated its sustained efforts to alleviate the suffering of the Syrian people and announced a new donation of Dh220 million (US$60 million). Mariam Al Muhairi, Minister of State for Food Security, announced the pledge as she led ... ( read original story ...)

UAE tourists VAT refund scheme plan approved

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, who headed the meeting, applauded the commitment and voluntary compliance that UAE businesses have shown in the past few months. Despite being only a few months old ... ( read original story ...)

Throwback UAE: Yesterday once more

ABU DHABI: Waleed Shah, a long-time resident of Abu Dhabi is trying to provoke nostalgia with city residents. Shah who recently concluded his second shoot in Old Dubai, is all about presenting the ‘forgotten’ parts of the city in an unusual way. ( read original story ...)