Sharjah Police help Russian tourist who missed flight

Sharjah: Sharjah Police’s Community Department has come to the aid of a Russian woman who missed her flight at Sharjah International Airport. The woman, in her 50s, came to the UAE on a visit visa. Major Ahmad Al Subousi, acting director of the Community ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s new Dhs5bn business district to be developed by Tecom

Dubai’s newly unveiled Dhs5bn business district, Emirates Towers Business Park, will be developed by Tecom Group, a member of Dubai Holding, it was announced on Monday. The mega development, launched earlier this month by UAE Vice President and Prime ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Police unveils new ID cards, badge

From now on, each police officer [including non-officers] has to show his official badge with his police ID card so that everybody would know that he represents the Abu Dhabi Police.” Replying to a question of Gulf News whether police officers have to ... ( read original story ...)

UAE property allegations rubbished

NOT TRUE: President Jacob Zuma denies he owns property abroad. PICTURE: Reuters He does not own property in a foreign country neither has he sought residency in another land for himself or a member of his family, President Jacob Zuma has told Parliament. ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi’s residential market ‘under pressure’

Issues of oversupply and ongoing economic uncertainty continue to put pressure on Abu Dhabi’s residential real estate market, according to leading international property company Chestertons Middle East and North Africa (Mena). The apartments rents ... ( read original story ...)

AccorHotels to rebrand landmark Dubai properties

AccorHotels today signed an agreement with Al Ghurair, one of the Middle East’s leading family businesses, for the rebrand of a landmark property consisting of 428 rooms and 192 apartments located at Al Ghurair Centre Complex. Both properties will be ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi teenager to fight for ‘Fittest on earth’ tag

Abu Dhabi: It was during a boot camp in late January that 15-year ... so this country is pretty much my home,” a beaming Fahmy told Gulf News. The annual competition is divided into three stages: The Open, The Regionals, and the Finale, which is the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE eases restrictions on Qatari media group

Channels owned by Qatar-based BeIN Media were back on the air in the UAE this weekend after being unblocked by local telecoms service providers. That's good news for sports fans and cartoon lovers. BeIN holds the regional TV rights to top flight soccer ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai faces undersupply in some property sectors

DUBAI — A UAE real estate expert says “phobic” perceptions of an over-supplied Dubai residential property market persist when there is currently an under-supply of premier homes that will be ready for occupancy in some areas next year. Firas Al ... ( read original story ...)

UAE minister: no dialogue with Qatar until it revises policies

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates, one of four Arab countries that have imposed sanctions on Qatar, said on Saturday that Doha needed to change its policies before a dialogue could take place. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with ... ( read original story ...)