Travel News Dubai: Emaar Plans 6 New Hotels

Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of Emaar Properties, today unveiled six new hotel projects as part of its regional and international expansion plans, at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017. The new hotels and serviced ... ( read original story ...)

Emirati jailed for 10 years for joining Daesh

Abu Dhabi: The State Security Court at the UAE Federal Supreme Court on Monday sentenced K.A.H.T., a 21-year-old Emirati, to 10 years in jail on the charges of joining Daesh and other terrorist organisations in Syria, a court official told Gulf News. ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi +1.8% to 6.15m passengers in first quarter

Any readers who would like to see ‘the latest aerial video’ (shot in August 2016) showing the progress at Abu Dhabi’s Midfield Terminal Building can do so by clicking here: ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi banker probed by Italy over 1MDB scandal

According to the FT, Khadem al-Qubaisi, the jailed former managing director of Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Company (Ipic), is being probed by authorities in Milan, a person close to the matter has revealed. The publication reported ... ( read original story ...)

UAE teams hopeful of bouncing back in France

We were pushing very hard to figure out the problem all along, and to finish in fourth place was really such a huge achievement for us,” Salim Al Rumaithi, Chairman, Team Abu Dhabi, told Gulf News. “This was a good race for us and an entirely different ... ( read original story ...)

Malaysia reaches $1.7b deal with Abu Dhabi over 1MDB debt

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has reached agreement to pay Abu Dhabi about US$1.2 billion (S$1.7 billion ... the Malaysian fund said in a separate statement quoted by Bloomberg News. "This arbitration settlement and monetisation of investment fund units ... ( read original story ...)

UAE bans import of vegetables, fruits from select countries

Dubai: Fruits and vegetables exceeding maximum residue limits (MRL) of pesticides will be banned from importation into the UAE by May 15 to protect human health, officials said on Monday. The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) issued an ... ( read original story ...)