UAE pledges €50 million to Interpol foundation

Abu Dhabi: The UAE has pledged a contribution of €50 million (approximately Dh199 million) to the Interpol Foundation for a Safer World to support seven Interpol projects designed to combat terrorism and global crime, officials said on Monday. ( read original story ...)

Dubai cops' fleet of hypercars now includes fastest

No matter what it is, if it is in Dubai then it is probably the biggest and the best. Whether it is property or fountains or artificial islands they go large and luxe, and it seems as if the local police have taken that ethos to heart with its fleet of ... ( read original ...

Watch: Abu Dhabi Crown Prince flies a chopper

Dubai: A video of Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince in a chopper has captured the interest of social media users in the UAE. In the 30-second video clip, Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed ... ( read original story ...)

UAE residents awake to lightning storm, rain

Dubai: Thunderbolts, lightning storms and a heavy downpour hit several parts of the UAE on Monday morning. Storming morning in Dubai! This taken just minutes ago after arriving home from flying all night. Good timing for me, both landing and with my camera ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai church prepares to celebrate golden jubilee

We have been blessed by the benevolence of the Rulers and we are grateful to them,” Fr Lennie J.A. Connully OFM Cap, parish priest of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Dubai, told Gulf News. “Our message is we are happy we are here. We are grateful to ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Garden Glow: brightest park in Dubai

Thanks to Dubai Municipality’s recent focus on getting residents outdoors, parks in this city are the places to be. Gulf News goes exploring. Thanks to the ever-cosmopolitan nature of the emirate, Dubai Municipality has offered a multitude of parks for ... ( read original story ...)