UAE strongly condemns deadly checkpoint attack in Egypt

UAE state news agency WAM reported. "The UAE expresses its deep condemnation of the criminal acts and its principled and permanent rejection of all forms of violence and terrorism," the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said in ... ( read original story ...)

UAE temperature hits 50°C, scattered rainfall likely

Winds will be light to moderate in general, freshening at times over some areas, causing blowing dust and sand over some exposed areas. Relative humidity will increase during night and early morning over some coastal and internal areas, with a chance of ... ( read original story ...)

UAE warns residents against use of ‘laughter gas’

Police take quick action In a quick response to the circular issued by the Ministry of Health and Prevention, the Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman Police instructed its anti-narcotic departments to monitor the spread of this drug among youths. Brigadier Saif Al ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi commuters call for more shaded bus stops

Abu Dhabi: Forced to brave the sweltering summer heat, bus commuters in Abu Dhabi are calling for more air-conditioned shelters, or at least shaded bus stops. In 2012, the Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport (DMAT) announced that it would build ... ( read original story ...)

UAE says it is headed for ‘long estrangement’ with Qatar

DUBAI (Reuters) - There will be no quick end to the row between Qatar and the four states boycotting it including the United Arab Emirates, the UAE minister of state for foreign affairs wrote on his official Twitter account on Friday. "We are headed for a ... ( read original story ...)

Medics in pink: Dubai launches women-only ambulances

Four women in pink remain on standby 12 hours a day, seven days a week, to come to the aid of their "sisters" in the Gulf emirate of Dubai. The four -- two medics and two drivers -- are leading a pilot project for a women-only pink ambulance service that ... ( read original story ...

Dubai Miracle Garden: world’s largest natural flower garden

(CNN) — The Dubai Miracle Garden is certainly aptly named considering ... Rahhal, the man behind the attraction, told NBC News. "I hope people will understand that this country is not only for extremes in concrete and steel. "This country is given ... ( read original story ...)

UAE braces for surge in business travel

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Hotels across the #UAE reported a drop in business travellers in 2016, in line with global trends, however 2017 is proving to be a far better year for the segment, experts have said. David Scowsill, president and CEO of the World ... ( read original story ...)

Is Abu Dhabi’s Oil Major Eyeing An Aramco Style IPO?

Abu Dhabi’s national oil company ... It would have been much more sensible to put this news in the market just after the first results would have come in from the Aramco IPO. A success in Saudi Arabia will result in an investment fever, pushing other ... ( read original story ...)