Etihad flight from Abu Dhabi to Sydney makes emergency landing

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Etihad Airways flight traveling from Abu Dhabi to Sydney has made an emergency landing ... according to local online news service Adelaide Advertiser. Australia’s ABC News reported that the warning indicator had been a smoke alarm. ( read original story ...)

Coming to a movie theater near you: Dubai destroyed, again

As a mammoth wave from the Persian Gulf rises up to drown fleeing beachgoers and wash over downtown Dubai and the world's tallest building, you can be forgiven for thinking you've seen this all before. The coming film "Geostorm" marks just the latest movie ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Ports Hands Out Saudi Discount

United Arab Emirates port operator Abu Dhabi Ports has announced new special terms for Saudi Arabian nationals looking to invest in the industrial park and free zone adjacent Khalifa Port. Saudi Arabaian nationals can now apply for discounts on rent of ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Economy, VFS extend e-services pact

the Emirates official news agency. The agreement is part of the Dubai Economy strategy to enhance ease of business and save time for investors, thereby advancing Dubai's competitiveness ranking in the Doing Business Report of the World Bank. VFS Global ... ( read original story ...)

Why the UAE is leading the charge into Africa

Dubai is one of the few places able to facilitate business and logistics for the emerging African middle class, especially in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. Challenge or opportunity? “From aviation, to food security, to humanitarian assistance ... ( read original story ...)

UAE terminates North Korean diplomatic mission, ends visas

The United Arab Emirates is ending the mission of North Korea’s non-resident ambassador and terminating its own envoy’s services in Pyongyang, its Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Thursday carried by state news agency WAM. The UAE will also stop ... ( read original story ...)