Dubai Police urge Filipinos to report crimes

Dubai: Dubai Police officials on Saturday met with Filipino community leaders to raise awareness on UAE laws — including the new traffic laws — and urged them to help ‘police’ the city by reporting crimes, emergencies, or any violations. The ... ( read original story ...)

UAE, other Arab countries, condemn van terror attacks in Spain

The United Arab Emirates has condemned the van attacks carried out terrorists ... In a statement carried out by Bahrain News Agency, BNA, the ministry extended heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and wished a speedy recovery for the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE-based Haj packages see 30% price drop

Dubai: Prices of UAE-based Haj packages have fallen around 30 per cent this year because of greater competition among Haj tour operators, following a new pilgrim quota system, operators and officials have said. This year, 6,228 Haj permits were allocated ... ( read original story ...)

UAE students score high in A level results

Dubai: Over 3,500 students in the UAE who appeared for their ... Principal Brendon Fulton at DBS told Gulf News: “We are absolutely delighted with the performance of our A-Level students this year, who, in the face of significant curriculum changes ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai population set to double by 2027: say researchers

But Dr. Fayez Elessawy, a researcher at UAE University (UAEU), who led the research told UAE daily Gulf News, the growth was due to immigration and not natural growth. Elessawy said the Dubai-focused research showed that the city had seen a “rapid ... ( read original story ...)

Shock over death of politician from Kerala in Sharjah

died in a freak accident in Sharjah. The deceased, Sunitha Prashanth, 40, first fell on the road from a moving car and then hit an electric post, community sources told Gulf News. While she died on the spot, her four women colleagues in the car suffered ... ( read original story ...)

Iraqi Shiite cleric’s Saudi, UAE trips show Gulf realpolitik

Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, and other officials. "Experience has taught us to always call for what brings Arabs and Muslims together, and to reject the advocates of division," Sheikh Mohammed said in a statement carried on the state-run WAM news ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah Municipality closes 62 private parking lots

The Sharjah Municipality caught 93 private paid parking lots violating norms and closed 62 of them. Ali Abughazi, director of public parking department at Sharjah Municipality, revealed that inspection campaigns during the past two weeks zeroed in on the ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi safest city in the world

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi has been named the safest city in the world by Numbeo, a website that curates and collates data to develop the world’s largest user-contributed database about cities and countries worldwide, it was announced on Tuesday. With the ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi named as safest city in the world

Abu Dhabi has been named the safest city in the world by Numbeo, a website that curates and collates data to develop the world’s largest user-contributed database about cities and countries worldwide. With the lowest crime index of just 13.54 in the past ... ( read original story ...)