UAE leaders discuss ties, issues with French president

Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Thursday received Emmanuel Macron, President of France. Shaikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai ... ( read original story ...)

UAE, France seek strategic cooperation

Government and business leaders from the UAE and France called for strategic cooperation between the two countries in the areas of innovation, mobility and sustainability during the UAE-France Business Forum in Dubai on Thursday. The event was organised by ... ( read original story ...)

Police arrest youth for road stunt in Sharjah

Sharjah: Sharjah Police have arrested a young motorist for reckless driving in a residential area in Khor Fakkan and putting lives of people in danger after a video of his road stunt went viral on social media. The video clip circulated on social media ... ( read original story ...)

France’s Macron heads to Riyadh from UAE in surprise trip

"The missile which was intercepted by Saudi Arabia launched from Yemen, which obviously is an Iranian missile, shows precisely the strength of their" program, Macron told journalists at a news conference held at a French school in Dubai. Iranian state ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai gets sucked into Saudi corruption turmoil

The Dubai stock market -- the most active the Gulf region after Saudi Arabia -- posted losses for four straight days following news of the purge. It ended the week down 5%. Emaar, the developer behind the Burj Khalifa -- the world's tallest tower -- saw ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai property market shows signs of maturing

DUBAI — Off-plan property sales now account for more than half of total real estate transactions in Dubai for the first time since 2008, it was revealed Wednesday. While the gap between off-plan transactions and sales of ready property for the first 3Q ... ( read original story ...)

UAE to be hub for promoting alternative medicines

Dubai: The UAE is set to become the hub for promoting traditional, complementary and alternative medicines in the region with the country joining hands with India in principle on several plans. Top officials of both countries held elaborate discussions on ... ( read original story ...)

Rare swallowing disease reported in UAE

Abu Dhabi: An increase in the reported number of cases of achalasia, a rare swallowing disease, has doctors at a leading multispeciality hospital in the capital quite concerned. In a statement sent on Thursday, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi announced that it ... ( read original story ...)