UAE seizures of Captagon, crystal meth up 280% in 2016

Abu Dhabi: Around 45 million Captagon pills worth an estimated Dh450 million were seized last year, Colonel Saeed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Anti-Narcotics Department at the Ministry of Interior, told an international forum held in Abu Dhabi on ... ( read original story ...)

OPEC compliance with cuts rises in March as UAE trims supplies

OPEC oil output is likely to fall for a third straight month in March, a Reuters survey found on Wednesday, as the United Arab Emirates made progress in trimming supplies while maintenance and unrest cut production in exempt nations Nigeria and Libya. ( read original story ...)

Amnesty says UAE sentences dissident professor to 10 years

... International said a court in the United Arab Emirates had sentenced a dissident professor to 10 years in prison for online activism on Wednesday, calling the move a violation of free speech. State news agency WAM reported that an appeals court in the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE visa on arrival for Indians with US visa, Green Card

Dubai: Indian passport holders with a valid American visa or a Green Card will now be eligible to obtain a UAE visa on arrival, as per the decree approved by the UAE Cabinet, it was announced on Wednesday. The visa will be valid for 14 days, with a single ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police officer who fined himself turns a hero

Dubai: A Dubai policeman issued a fine in his own name after hitting a parked vehicle and put a note on the damaged car belonging to an Egyptian doctor. The officer’s gesture warmed the heart of the doctor, who took to social media to express his ... ( read original story ...)