Dubai rings in 2017 with a dazzling display of fireworks

(Abdul Rahman/Gulf News ) 4.45pm Road closed: Traffic update from Dubai Media Office Traffic Updates: Al Asayel Road has been temporarily closed for traffic #MyDubaiNewYear pic.twitter.com/0n4ZUIbqkK— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) December 31 ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai authorities ensure success of New Year’s Eve events

Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sunday inspected the Downtown Command Centre, where he met the task force teams of the Event’s Security Committee. In a series of ... ( read original story ...)

Qantas passengers stranded in Dubai

HUNDREDS of Qantas passengers in Dubai have faced ongoing delays in getting back to Australia, as engineers are still trying to fix an A380 Airbus that broke down. Engineers in Dubai are continuing to work on the A380 aircraft as Qantas customers put up in ... ( read original story ...)

UAE wakes up in 2017 under a blanket of dense fog

ABU DHABI // Dense fog blanketed most parts of the country early this morning, marking the third consecutive day of reduced visibility across most parts of the Emirates. The visibility level on Abu Dhabi island dropped to less than 50 metres, while Al Ain ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai welcomes 2017 with largest event party

Dubai: A scintillating array of fireworks set ablaze the skyline of Dubai, ringing in 2017 and sending millions of gathered onlookers in a tizzy of celebrations in and around Downtown Dubai. Set off from Dubai Canal, all the way to Burj Khalifa and Dubai ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai rings in 2017 with dazzling display of fireworks

(Abdul Rahman/Gulf News ) 4.45pm Road closed: Traffic update from Dubai Media Office Traffic Updates: Al Asayel Road has been temporarily closed for traffic #MyDubaiNewYear pic.twitter.com/0n4ZUIbqkK— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) December 31 ... ( read original story ...)

Visitors flock to UAE for holiday season

thousands of tourists from across the world prefer to come to the UAE for the holiday season drawn by its safe, friendly and welcoming environment. Gulf News spoke to visitors about what brought them to the UAE. Couple Amalie Schmidt, 45, working in sales ... ( read original story ...)

Crowd gathers at Dubai Mall for New Year fireworks display

From left: Annabel Antony, Leanne Antony, Mark Antony and Mia Antony are seen during the Winterland Carnival Extravaganza at Du Forum in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi on Saturday to celebrate the New year. (Abdul Rahman/Gulf News ) Traffic has started to build up ... ( read original story ...)

Thick fog shrouds Dubai ahead of New Year's Eve fireworks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – A thick fog has shrouded downtown Dubai ahead of a New Year's Eve fireworks display at the world's tallest building. The seasonal fog, which has struck around the United Arab Emirates this week, hid the Burj Khalifa from ... ( read original story ...)