Israel: A Strategic Partner for the UAE?

To that end, Israel granted the UAE access to the Israeli-built Eros B satellite and its high-resolution imagery in addition to services it already received from its precursor, the Eros A, as reported in Defense News in 2009. Although Eros A and B appear ... ( read original story ...)

UAE/Egypt: Reveal Missing Prisoner’s Whereabouts

(Beirut) – Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) should immediately reveal the whereabouts of Mosaab Ahmed Abd el Aziz, an Egyptian citizen who disappeared after finishing a three-year sentence in the UAE, Human Rights Watch said today. Rather than ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police to train personnel in underwater crime detection

Digging of bodies, identifying fingerprints and collecting evidence underwater by specially trained personnel are the latest techniques being adopted by Dubai Police to crack down on crimes in the city’s water bodies. A team of 20 experts from the Crime ... ( read original story ...)

Financing completed for Abu Dhabi’s $1.2bn Reem Mall

Al Farwaniya Property Developments, the consortium behind Abu Dhabi’s Reem Mall, on Tuesday announced that financing for the $1.2 billion project is now complete. Reem Mall, located on Abu Dhabi’s Reem Island, will offer 2 million sq ft of leasable ... ( read original story ...)

Central Bank sees surge in gross credit, money supply

Gross credit and deposits in the UAE's banking sector rose in October amid a surge in money supply, reflecting an upswing in economic activity. According to the latest monetary data provided by the UAE Central Bank on Tuesday, money supplies in two ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Police celebrate 60th anniversary

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Police commemorated the 60th anniversary of its establishment at Police College in the capital on Tuesday. The first police department was established in Abu Dhabi in 1957. The police celebrated the continuing journey of excellence at ... ( read original story ...)

There’s going to be a dry night in the UAE next week

For all those who are new to Dubai or have not yet heard the news, it looks like we're getting a long weekend at the end of the month. According to the Official Portal of the UAE Government, Thursday, November 30, will be a public holiday in commemoration ... ( read original story ...)

Group urges Egypt, UAE to reveal prisoner’s whereabouts

CAIRO — An international rights group is urging Egypt and the United Arab Emirates to reveal the whereabouts of an Egyptian prisoner who has disappeared, apparently after serving his prison sentence in the Emirati capital. Human Rights Watch says that ... ( read original story ...)

Smart Dubai extends Paperless Finance project

Smart Dubai Office is set to extend its ‘Paperless Finance' project to other Dubai government entities, to help them eliminate paper transactions from their financial processes. The Paperless Finance project, which is currently in use by Smart Dubai ... ( read original story ...)