Italian navy warship docks in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: The Italian naval warship Carabiniere docked in Abu Dhabi on Monday, where it will remain until Friday before shipping out to Eritrea and then back to Italy. The naval vessel which was commissioned into service for the Italian Navy in 2015 ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi highway road expansion completed

Abu Dhabi General Services Company, Musanada, has completed the Bida'a Al Mutawa - Ghayathi Road Expansion Project in the Al Dhafra Region. The project is currently being handed over to the Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport. The project ... ( read original story ...)

Aldar Properties profit surges 39pc in Q1

Aldar Properties, a leading property development company in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has reported a 39 per cent increase in its gross profit for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017, which surged to Dh753 million ($205 million) from Dh542 million ($148 million ... ( read original story ...)

The Dubai Frame has a new opening date

Dubai: After several delays and postponements, a new date has been set for the Dubai Frame launch. According to Dubai Municipality’s Director General Hussain Lootah, the massive 150 metre-high, 193 metre-long project is expected to open in October 2017 ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Properties awards $55m contract for Bellevue Towers

Real-estate master developer Dubai Properties (DP) has announced that SEIDCO General Contractor is to work on the Bellevue Towers residential development. The contract is worth more than AED200 million ($55 million), according to a statement by the developer. ( read original story ...)

‘Heaviest woman’ being treated in UAE for health conditions

These are external links and will open in a new window An Egyptian woman who was believed to have been the world's heaviest is now being treated for several health conditions at a hospital in Abu Dhabi. Eman Abd El Aty, said to have weighed around 500kg (1 ... ( read original story ...)

90% of artwork showcased at Arabic Calligraphy Exhibition sold

The ninth edition of the Dubai International Arabic Calligraphy Exhibition concluded on April 30 at Wafi Mall, after 90 per cent of the artwork showcased during the exhibition was sold. Organised by the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the ... ( read original story ...)

Motorists win cars for good driving in Dubai

Dubai: Two Emiratis on Sunday won two cars under the white points ... One of the winners, 45-year-old Bilal Atiq, an employee of Roads and Transport Authority, told Gulf News: “I was shocked when I received a call from UAE’s top cop praising my good ... ( read original story ...)

Shatrughan Sinha honoured in Dubai

Bollywood actor and Indian parliamentarian Shatrughan Sinha was felicitated on Sunday evening at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Dubai by prominent Indian community members in the UAE for receiving the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award 2017. Sinha, whose 2016 ... ( read original story ...)