Dubai residency offices to work till 6pm during Ramadan

Dubai: All offices of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners’ Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA-Dubai) will open from 9am to 6pm during Ramadan and only two branches will have a night shift, from 10pm to midnight. To offer best services to the public ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai parking timings changed for Ramadan

Dubai: The Saudi Supreme Court has already called on all Muslims throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to sight the crescent of the Holy Month of Ramadan on Thursday, May 25. In its announcement, the Supreme Court called on whoever sights the crescent by ... ( read original story ...)

UAE establishes new waste-to-energy firm

Bee’ah is Sharjah’s environmental management company while Masdar is Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company. EWEC’s first project will be a multi-fuel waste-to-energy facility in Sharjah. The plant will be the region’s first and will treat ... ( read original story ...)

Mohammad greets people of UAE on advent of Ramadan

Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum ... success stories, and the latest news. Under volunteerism, several initiatives are already under way, including the establishment of the ‘National Volunteer Platform’, a database that ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai metro and tram timings for Ramadan 2017

The Dubai Tram will offer service from Saturday to Thursday starting from 6:30 am up to 1:00 am (of the following day), and on Friday the service timing would be from 9:00 am to 1:00 am (of the following day). ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police rescue camel from abandoned well

Dubai: Dubai Police rescued a camel which fell into an abandoned ... the camel fell into this small hole and got stuck inside,” Colonel Burqibah told Gulf News. He said that the camel was covered with the dirty water and only its neck and head could ... ( read original story ...)

Al Jazeera blocked by Saudi Arabia, Qatar blames fake news

Al Jazeera has been blocked in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The website of the Qatari-owned international news broadcaster could not be accessed in either country on Wednesday. Al Jazeera confirmed it had been blocked, but gave no further ... ( read original story ...)

UAE, Saudi block access to Qatari news websites after hacking

The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have blocked access to number of Qatari news websites, including state-owed network Al Jazeera, after hackers posted fake stories containing remarks falsely attributed to the Gulf Arab’s state’s ruler, local ... ( read original story ...)