50 more trains to join Dubai Metro

Dubai: A new set of trains with new features and greater capacity will join Dubai Metro to serve the existing two lines, as well as the still-under-construction Route 2020, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Saturday. Joining the 79 ... ( read original story ...)

Aldar Developments On Track For Handovers In 2017

Aldar Properties PJSC ('Aldar'), Abu Dhabi's leading listed property development, investment and management company, is on track to hand over Ansam during the fourth quarter, while also making strong progress across a number of other developments in key ... ( read original story ...)

UAE diplomat warns of ‘long estrangement’ in Qatar crisis

The United Arab Emirates' Minister of State for Foreign Relations Anwar al-Gargash said the countries "are heading toward a long estrangement" and that crisis is "far from a political solution." He published his comments on Twitter Friday. The dispute ... ( read original story ...)

These Dubai roads are closed for maintenance

Dubai: Different sections of Naif Road, one of the most congested streets in the city and part of Deira commercial district, will be closed over the next four weeks for maintenance, the Roads and Transport Authority has announced. Entry to Naif Road from ... ( read original story ...)

Needed: Special deeds for very special needs

Dubai: The UAE’s only centre that houses orphans and other children with severe special needs is looking for help. The simple saying, ‘Everyone needs someone else’, is stitched into the uniform of the 110 children at the Senses Centre in Dubai. And ... ( read original story ...)

UAE minister says demand to shut Al Jazeera dropped

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt imposed a land, sea and air blockade on Qatar on June 5. In an interview published by The Times newspaper on Wednesday, Noura al-Kaabi, the UAE minister for the federal national council ... ( read original story ...)

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 ...)