Tunisia tries to defuse tension with UAE amid airline spat

and analysis from ABC News. The spokeswoman for the Tunisian presidency dismissed any notion of a "diplomatic crisis" between the two countries, expressing Tunisia's "understanding" of a decision made by the UAE's government to "protect its territory and ... ( read original story ...)

Visitor critical after double suicide attempt in Dubai

Then, he jumped from the window on the fourth floor of a building and landed on a car, Dubai Police told Gulf News. Brigadier Abdullah Khadim Surour, director of Bur Dubai Police station, said on Monday morning they were alerted about the attempted suicide ... ( read original story ...)

It’s now or never for property buyers in Dubai

While off-plan was king in the Dubai real estate market in 2017, secondary market sales are likely to take centrestage next year, say market stakeholders. Buyers are unlikely to see too much of the sales incentives and attractive payment plans that were ... ( read original story ...)

UAE non-oil foreign trade reaches Dh784b in first half of 2017

ABU DHABI: Preliminary statistical data of the Federal Customs Authority (FCA) revealed that the UAE’s general trade volume from January to the end of June 2017 amounted to Dh784 billion, compared to Dh777.6 billion during the same period of 2016 ... ( read original story ...)

Serena Williams to return to court in Abu Dhabi this week

"I am thrilled to be playing in Abu Dhabi at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship," Ostapenko ... United Press International is a leading provider of news, photos and information to millions of readers around the globe via UPI.com and its licensing ... ( read original story ...)

Al Majaz fireworks to ring in New Year in Sharjah

Sharjah: A 10-minute fireworks display at Al Majaz Waterfront in Sharjah will ring in the New Year. Leading up to the pyrotechnics, a countdown will be synchronised to varied shows by the Sharjah Fountain. The fireworks will be launched from 16 spots for ... ( read original story ...)

Attack fears prompted UAE-Tunisia female passenger row

A row between Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates was triggered by fears of terrorist attacks, Tunisia says. Since Friday, Tunisian women have reported being banned from Emirates flights to the UAE. In response, Tunisia suspended Emirates airlines flights ... ( read original story ...)

Beware of more fog tonight in UAE

Dubai: The monster fog is moving into special appearances as ... Abed Damaj, duty forecaster at the NCM, told Gulf News: “The temperatures are expected to remain steady through the week. By Wednesday it might go down by just 1C or so, but no major ... ( read original story ...)

Free parking in Abu Dhabi on New Year

Abu Dhabi: Public parking will be free for motorists in Abu Dhabi on the occasion of New Year, the Integrated Transport Centre at the Department of Transport – Abu Dhabi announced in a statement sent on Monday. The statement clarified that parking will ... ( read original story ...)