Dubai Economy launches mobile payment service

Emcredit, a company created by Dubai Economy, is set to launch empay, a mobile payment service developed within the framework of Dubai’s smart government initiative. It aims to transform customer experience by enabling users to do their financial and non ... ( read original story ...)

UAE president in first appearance since 2014 stroke

United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan made his first public appearance Sunday since suffering a stroke more than three years ago, to mark the Eid al-Fitr Muslim holiday. The official WAM news agency published pictures showing ... ( read original story ...)

Hacking may be cause of UAE Skype issues

Dubai: Following speculation that Skype had been blocked by the UAE authorities again, it appears recent problems with the application may be related to a cyberattack launched on the service last week. According to a blog post from the application’s ... ( read original story ...)

Skype blocked again in the UAE

"It has been brought to our attention that our website and services have been blocked by both of the internet service providers in the UAE," said Skype, a company based in Luxembourg. "Unfortunately, there is very little Skype can do about this situation. ( read original story ...)

Dubai real estate sector seeks more international investors

Dubai real estate attracts significant interest from international investors, yet there is vast potential yet to be tapped. The emirate's property sector witnessed a 25 per cent increase in overall transactional activity in the first quarter of this year. ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Police warn against fireworks

Brigadier Hamid Saeed Al Afrit, Deputy Director General of Security and Ports at Abu Dhabi Police, urged the public to desist from practices that may lead to material losses, environment pollution, or fires and put the safety of the community and property ... ( read original story ...)

UAE: Arab states don’t seek ‘regime change’ in Qatar

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A top United Arab Emirates official said Saturday the Arab countries isolating Qatar do not seek to force out the country's leadership over allegations it supports extremist ideology but are willing to cut ties altogether if ... ( read original story ...)

Yemen to probe alleged interrogation abuses by UAE, US

Yemen's internationally-recognized government on Saturday ordered the creation of a committee to investigate allegations of human rights violations, following reports that U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the United Arab Emirates who are ... ( read original story ...)