Dubai metro and tram timings for Ramadan 2017

The Dubai Tram will offer service from Saturday to Thursday starting from 6:30 am up to 1:00 am (of the following day), and on Friday the service timing would be from 9:00 am to 1:00 am (of the following day). ( read original story ...)

Dubai bank Emirates NBD launches e-commerce platform

Dubai bank Emirates NBD is seeking to capitalise on the growing e-commerce market in the UAE with the launch of its own online marketplace. The SkyShopper platform will enable the bank’s credit and debit card customers to pay for items including flights ... ( read original story ...)

April loan growth moderates as GREs turn net depositors

Dubai: The UAE’s banking sector loans growth moderated in April after two months of accelerated growth, according to the latest numbers from the Central Bank of UAE. Gross loans fell by a limited 0.1 per cent in April compared to March. On a yearly basis ... ( read original story ...)

Review: Shangri-La Abu Dhabi

The architecture of this property is incredible and surprising. There are some canals where I guess you could take boat rides — hah. Beautiful Shangri-La Abu Dhabi property Beautiful Shangri-La Abu Dhabi property Beautiful Shangri-La Abu Dhabi ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police rescue camel from abandoned well

Dubai: Dubai Police rescued a camel which fell into an abandoned ... the camel fell into this small hole and got stuck inside,” Colonel Burqibah told Gulf News. He said that the camel was covered with the dirty water and only its neck and head could ... ( read original story ...)

Al Jazeera blocked by Saudi Arabia, Qatar blames fake news

Al Jazeera has been blocked in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The website of the Qatari-owned international news broadcaster could not be accessed in either country on Wednesday. Al Jazeera confirmed it had been blocked, but gave no further ... ( read original story ...)

UAE, Saudi block access to Qatari news websites after hacking

The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have blocked access to number of Qatari news websites, including state-owed network Al Jazeera, after hackers posted fake stories containing remarks falsely attributed to the Gulf Arab’s state’s ruler, local ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s Tourist Attractions Will Be Patrolled by Robot Police

Dubai, never a place to shy away from an outlandish idea, is to introduce a police robot to tourist attractions and malls. The real life robocop won’t be chasing down criminals and making arrests just yet, however. The first job for the one-android ... ( read original story ...)