UAE will back oil deal agreed upon by majority: energy minister

Speaking in an interview on the Abu Dhabi-based Sky News Arabia, Mazroui also said the UAE expected full compliance with any deal reached at an oil producers meeting in Vienna. "We believe that conditions are suitable for an understanding about the ... ( read original story ...)

Businessman gets 15-year sentence in UAE dispute

A court has sentenced a businessman accused of stealing $1.5 billion while working for a sheikhdom in the United Arab Emirates to 15 years in prison. The government of Ras al-Khaimah also says Khater Massaad and an associate must repay $17.2 million that ... ( read original story ...)

UAE affirms solidarity with Bahrain amid new turmoil

UAE state news agency WAM reported. The UAE ministry said in a statement "the security and stability of sisterly Bahrain is an integral part of the security and stability of the UAE and the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC)." Founded in 1981, GCC is a ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Hospital’s Dh290 million expansion gets nod

His Highness Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, has approved a new Dh290 million expansion plan for Dubai Hospital. The first phase of the expansion will cost ... ( read original story ...)

Robot police officer goes on duty in Dubai

These are external links and will open in a new window Dubai Police have revealed their first robot officer, giving it the task of patrolling the city's malls and tourist attractions. People will be able to use it to report crimes, pay fines and get ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi to build world’s largest solar power plant

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi will build the world’s largest solar power plant in its push towards cleaner energy. The $870 million project, to come up in Sweihan, is a joint international collaborative effort by Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA ... ( read original story ...)

Paid parking hours for Ramadan in Abu Dhabi announced

Abu Dhabi: Residents will have fewer hours per day for parking in the capital during Ramadan, the Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport announced in a statement sent out on Wednesday. According to the emirate’s transport sector regulator ... ( read original story ...)

Popular leisure destination to open in capital next year

Abu Dhabi: KidZania is set to bring its unique edutainment concept to Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi early next year. Since its launch at The Dubai Mall, KidZania has become a must-visit leisure and learning destination for little ones. It offers an ultra-realistic ... ( read original story ...)

Imagine Abu Dhabi Attracts 4,900 Ideas

The initiative, "Imagine Abu Dhabi" that was launched by Abu Dhabi government in celebration of the golden jubilee of the establishment of the emirate government system, has attracted approximately 4900 submissions, ideas and suggestions that support the ... ( read original story ...)