At drone fair, Chinese show off armed model likely in UAE

The Obama administration opposed selling the UAE armed versions of the Predator over Missile Technology Control Regime, a 30-year-old agreement that aims to limit the spread of missile technology. But that apparently didn't stop the UAE from purchasing ... ( read original story ...)

Net interest income growth boosts profitability of UAE lenders

The four largest banks — First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), Emirates NBD (ENBD), Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) and Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), representing more than 60 per cent of total assets — reported strong growth in operating incomes. The gains were ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi hosts international trade show of military drones

The Unmanned Systems Exhibition & Conference is being held in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE. Top UAE officials, including Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, were on hand for the event, which opened on Sunday. Among the top ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai climbs to 14th on city innovation index

A survey of Dubai’s business community conducted as part of the report showed 92 per cent of respondents believed that developing a business strategy that supports and encourages innovative thinking would improve their innovation capabilities. ( read original story ...)

Mother Of The Nation Festival Returns To Abu Dhabi

Organised by The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), the third edition of the Mother of the Nation Festival is set to kick off on Abu Dhabi Corniche from 22nd March to 31st March 2018, offering an exciting range of events with ... ( read original story ...)

Sridevi’s body to be flown from Dubai soon

Authorities in Dubai are assisting the family of Indian actress Sridevi, who died of cardiac arrest in Dubai last night. Sources told Gulf News the legendary actress had collapsed in the bathroom. Her body is currently at the police headquarters morgue in ... ( read original story ...)

UAE-Argentina Business Platform opens Jafza office

AS part of efforts to strengthen trade ties between the UAE and Argentina, the Emirates-Argentina Business Platform is to open its office in Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza). The agreement follows a meeting between Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and ... ( read original story ...)

Djibouti seizes control of Dubai-run Doraleh port

Doraleh Container Terminal taken over by government, says Dubai-owned DP World has damaged national sovereignty. The government of Djibouti has seized control of a container terminal operated by United Arab Emirates-based DP World, saying that the contract ... ( read original story ...)