UAE cuts ties with Qatar, accuses it of destabilising region

DUBAI, June 5 The United Arab Emirates cut ties with Qatar on Monday, state news agency WAM reported, accusing its Gulf Arab neighbour of supporting extremism and undermining regional stability. The Emirates cut ties and gave diplomats 48 hours to leave ... ( read original story ...)

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Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have also cut ties with Qatar, according to media reports. Brent crude, the international oil benchmark, crept higher on the news and was trading 0.5 per cent firmer to $50.18 a barrel in Asian trading on Monday. ( read original story ...)

UAE to hold first annual meeting for 2071 plan in September

The UAE Cabinet has announced it will hold an annual meeting every ... coming period in order to prepare for the meeting in September, and to adopt a focussed business agenda that reflects the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai bus crash victim: My mother’s blessings saved me

Speaking to Gulf News from his isolation room at NMC Hospital in Dubai Investment Park, Seddique recalled the moments before the collision. “We were sixty of us returning from night duty. The bus picked me up after my duty at a popular five star hotel at ... ( read original story ...)

Indian epic ‘Mahabharata’ to be shot in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi will be transformed into a lush forest to provide the perfect location for the ambitious mythological epic Mahabharata, starring Mohanlal, by May 2018, said its Abu Dhabi-based producer Dr B.R. Shetty on Sunday. Shetty, the UAE-based businessman ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai charity launches girl education drive in Egypt

Dubai: A Dubai charity has rolled out a campaign to support girls’ education in Egypt, and to build two primary schools in Nepal and Senegal. Under the Al Manal Humanitarian Initiative, the campaign, in collaboration with Dubai Cares, aims to increase ... ( read original story ...)

UAE protects its natural areas

Dubai: The UAE is a living, breathing example of the theme of World Environment Day “Connecting People with Nature” through a long-standing respect and protection for natural areas amid growing development pressures, said Dr Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister ... ( read original story ...)