Dubai roads get clogged with morning rush hour

Dubai: Motorists faced heavy traffic on Thursday as an accident and the morning rush hour affected a number of vital roads in Dubai. An accident on Al Ittihad Road brought traffic to a halt from the Sharjah direction, with tailbacks that reached after ... ( read original story ...)

Man held for robbing staff of three petrol stations in Sharjah

Sharjah: An Arab man has been arrested by Sharjah Police for allegedly assaulting and robbing a number of petrol station attendants in Sharjah, police said on Tuesday. Colonel Ebrahim Al Ajel, director-general of Criminal and Investigation Department at ... ( read original story ...)

There’s only 10 days left for Dubai’s new speed limit

In September, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Dubai Police announced the decision to reduce the speed limit on busy highways following a spate of accidents over the last two years. Gulf News earlier reported that RTA officials expect the drop ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s reputation ranked: what survey reveals

Dubai: Whether people are looking to make investments, holiday plans or a new place to call home, the reputation of a city is quite important. And it should come as no surprise that Dubai has made the list. The Boston-based Reputation Institute has ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Ports announces purchase of three new tug boats

Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of commercial and community ports within the emirate of Abu Dhabi, as well as Fujairah Terminals and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), announced the purchase of three new tug boats during ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Ports Inaugurates Trade Digitalization Platform

Maqta Gateway, Abu Dhabi Ports’ digital platform which aims to digitalize trade and streamline the exchange of information, was officially inaugurated in Abu Dhabi on October 3. The platform offers ports, exporters, importers, shipping lines ... ( read original story ...)

Hamdan green-lights 25 projects under Dubai 10x Programme

Dubai: Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), on Wednesday visited the foundation’s headquarters in Jumeirah Emirates Towers, accompanied by ... ( read original story ...)

Liquid chemical assault victim dies in Sharjah

An official at the Sharjah Police told Gulf News that the woman died on Tuesday, 12 days after she was admitted to the hospital for serious burns. The police said that the woman had accused her Sri Lankan husband of pouring liquid chemical on her and her ... ( read original story ...)

Gulzar, Akram to be at Sharjah book fair

Sharjah: Leading international celebrities and authors including Pakistani cricket icon Waseem Akram and legendary Indian poet and filmmaker Gulzar will attend the 36th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) that will be held from November 1 to 11 this ... ( read original story ...)