Hacking Group Claims N.S.A. Infiltrated Mideast Banking System

Among the leaks on Friday were an extensive list of PowerPoint and Excel documents that, if authentic, indicate that the N.S.A. has successfully infiltrated EastNets, a company based in Dubai that helps to manage transactions in the international bank ... ( read original story ...)

NSA penetrated SWIFT banking network in Middle East: Hackers

EastNets is a Dubai-based firm that oversees payments in the global SWIFT ... “They may have been used to target a global banking system. One collection of 15 exploits contains at least four Windows hacks that researches have already been able to ... ( read original story ...)

Pigeon droppings vex Dubai residents

Dubai: Pigeon droppings are creating a mess in apartment balconies in different parts of the city, posing a hygiene and health risk for residents. Tenants are not sure how to prevent these birds from roosting in balconies without attracting fines from ... ( read original story ...)

UAE aid: Dh174b and counting

Hardly a day goes by without news of UAE humanitarian projects abroad, both through the government and UAE-based NGO's and humanitarian organisations. Just this week, for example, the Dar Al Ber Society (Dabs) announced a Dh2.8 million emergency relief ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Red Crescent to finance treatment of Yemeni war victims

DUBAI, April 15 (Xinhua) -- The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) said here on Saturday that it is sponsoring the treatment of 53 Yemenis injured from war at Indian hospitals, UAE state news agency WAM reported. The ERC, the government-controlled aid ... ( read original story ...)

Q1 2017 Dubai Real Estate Market Overview by JLL

JLL, the world’s leading real estate investment and advisory firm released its Q1 2017 Dubai Real Estate Market Overview report which assesses the latest trends in the office, residential, retail and hotel sectors. While the first quarter of 2017 has ... ( read original story ...)

UAE-Saudi trade reaches AED84 billion

Trade between the UAE and Saudi Arabia currently accounts for AED84 billion, while the total value of Emirati projects in Saudi Arabia is estimated at AED15 billion, according to Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy. Al Mansouri spoke to the ... ( read original story ...)