Thick fog envelops parts of the UAE

On Thursday, NCM posted videos on its Instagram account of heavy morning fog affecting roads in Abu Dhabi along with several warnings of fog formation in various parts of the UAE. These conditions will continue into Friday, with a slight rise in ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai World Cup Update

Joel Rosario, who was aboard for his dominant win in last year’s $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen sponsored by Gulf News, was back in the irons for the final serious move of his preparation. The Chad Summers-trained son of Posse lands in Dubai late on ... ( read original story ...)

Start-up advice: How to prepare your business for sale

Nathan Banks, managing partner of UAE-based law firm Banks Legal, explains key factors to keep in mind to maximise your return on investment when selling your business: 1. Licensing, permits and approvals: It is important to regularly review your business ... ( read original story ...)

UAE adviser lobbied Trump to oust Tillerson: NYT

New York Times reveals how George Nader and Elliot Broidy influenced Trump for interests of Saudi Arabia and UAE. George Nader, a political adviser to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), worked for over a year to transform one of the largest donors to Donald ... ( read original story ...)

UAE condemns ‘act of terror’ in Mogadishu

Abu Dhabi: The UAE condemned the explosion that erupted outside a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday as an act of terror. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation expressed the UAE’s denunciation of such acts of terror ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police caught 3,220 wanted suspects so far this year

Dubai: Dubai Police arrested 3,220 wanted suspects and recovered Dh2.5 billion in criminally obtained property from them in the first two months of 2018, officials said on Thursday. These most-wanted people were involved in financial crimes, Col Saeed Al ... ( read original story ...)

Mother of the Nation Festival opens in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: The third annual Mother of the Nation Festival officially opened in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, with the festival highlighting the empowering role of Emirati women in society and their work in the development of the UAE. Organised by the Department o ... ( read original story ...)

Pakistani student in Dubai wins $77,000 scholarship

Dubai: Following a spell of uncertainty, a Dubai schoolgirl has got a chance to pursue university studies after her parents had to move back to Pakistan for her father’s cancer treatment. Suman Ansari, 19, a final-year student at Deira International ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah real estate deals rise 20% to $8.1bn in 2017

The emirate's real estate regulator expressed satisfaction with the performance of the sector, which it said is growing steadily year after year, state news agency WAM reported on Thursday. UAE citizens dominated deals in Sharjah's property sector with ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Holding appoints new CFO in management reshuffle

“Dubai Holding is in a significant phase of its corporate evolution as it addresses legacy liabilities and reshapes its business model to drive further growth,” he said. “Dubai Holding will continue to operate as a stand-alone entity and there are no ... ( read original story ...)