21 teams compete in the Solar Decathlon Middle East

Dubai: Some 21 teams from 36 universities across 15 countries have been shortlisted for the Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME) happening in Dubai in November 2018. The SDME is the world’s largest, most competitive competition where teams will design ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Duty Free annual sales rose 5.6% to Dh7.05b

Executive Vice-Chairman and CEO Colm McLoughlin said in a statement: “We are pleased to announce such a positive year with 2017 marking our 34th year of business. The entire team at Dubai Duty Free has worked hard to provide passengers with a first class ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Metro section to close for 18 months

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority has announced the closure of a section of the city’s metro until the middle of next year to allow construction work to take place. The authority previously closed the Red Line between Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT ... ( read original story ...)

Norway suspends arms exports to UAE amid war in Yemen

Eriksen Soreide said Norway has allowed the sale of weapons and ammunition to the UAE since 2010. The decision to suspend sales for so-called A-material — munitions and arms— was made Dec. 19 and announced on Wednesday. Norwegian news agency NTB said ... ( read original story ...)

Salman Khan’s Race 3 to be filmed in the UAE?

His affair with the UAE is far from over. Gulf News tabloid! can exclusively reveal that Khan is likely to return to the UAE soil soon to shoot his next project, Race 3, directed by Remo D’Souza. According to our industry sources, the team of Race 3 were ... ( read original story ...)

Founder’s Memorial to be set up in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: A memorial will be set up in Abu Dhabi in memory of Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founding father of the nation, to mark the “Year of Zayed” celebrated in 2018. The memorial commemorates the UAE’s founding father, celebrating his ... ( read original story ...)

Oman, UAE reach Gulf Cup final

KUWAIT: Oman will square off against the UAE in the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup final after the teams beat Bahrain and Iraq respectively in the semifinals played yesterday at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium. The finale, set for Friday, will be a rematch of ... ( read original story ...)

Norway suspends arms, ammo exports to UAE amid war in Yemen

COPENHAGEN — Norway has suspended exports of munitions and arms to the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "an expression of a strict precautionary line" and was based on "a comprehensive assessment of the situation in Yemen" where a Saudi-led coalition ... ( read original story ...)

Norway suspends arms sales to UAE over Yemen war

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway has suspended exports of weapons and ammunition to the United Arab Emirates over concerns they could be used in the war in Yemen, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. The UAE is part of a Saudi-led coalition formed in 2015 to ... ( read original story ...)