Abu Dhabi Ports launches Maqta Gateway

at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, reported Wam, the official Emirates news agency. The ambitious project is in line with the vision of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed ... ( read original story ...)

New housing complex for citizens in Dubai

Dubai: A new housing complex for citizens will be developed in Umm Nahd 3 on the Dubai-Al Ain Road, the Dubai Municipality announced on Tuesday. Hussain Nasser Lootah, director-general of Dubai Municipality, said the area covers 763 hectares (7,626,080 ... ( read original story ...)

Parents call the shots in UAE school market

But tighter regulation and closer competition have empowered parents to become selective in scouting schools, Mullan told Gulf News on the sidelines of IPSEF. In Dubai, around 10 new private schools opened this year, following a record 15 new schools last ... ( read original story ...)

British dad facing jail in Dubai after counterfeit note mix-up

A BRITISH man holidaying with his wife and kids has been stripped of his passport and is trapped in the UAE after he was accused of using a fake note. A BRITISH tourist is facing year in a Dubai jail cell over a single fake note, worth around A$33. ( read original story ...)

UAE condemns terrorist bombing in Bahrain

the UAE News Agency (WAM) reported. The ministry went on to stress that such cowardly acts of terrorism would not undermine the determination of the Bahraini people and their resolve to continue to confront terrorism which has no homeland, religion or morals. ( read original story ...)

UAE condemns mass shooting in US

The ministry expressed its deep regret that many victims were killed as a result of this attack, according to UAE News Agency (WAM). The statement also expressed solidarity with the government of US in the face of violence and terrorism, and called on the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE jails Iranian over international sanctions breach

A United Arab Emirates appeals court has upheld a 10-year jail sentence ... Kingdom and attempting to illegally re-export these devices to Iran," the official WAM news agency reported. The man, whose identity has not been disclosed, was found guilty ... ( read original story ...)