Dubai Financial Market : Damac sees Q4 profit edge up 1.3%

The Dubai developer Damac saw profit rise by 1.3% in the last quarter of 2016, as the property market in the emirate ‘stabilised’. The developer reported a net profit of AED 854.6 million dirhams ($232.7 million) for Q4, up from AED 844 million the ... ( read original story ...)

Afghan attack: UAE ambassador dies from injuries

who gave his pure soul for the sake of humanity," the UAE's ministry of presidential affairs said in a statement quoted by official news agency WAM. Another five UAE officials were killed in the blast in southern Afghanistan, along with six other people ... ( read original story ...)

Pictures: UAE aims to create ‘mini city’ on Mars by 2117

The UAE plans to establish a “mini city” and community on Mars within the next 100 years as part of a an ambitious space strategy unveiled by the country’s leaders on Tuesday. The Mars 2117 Project was launched by UAE’s Vice President, Prime ... ( read original story ...)

UAE ambassador wounded in Afghanistan bombing dies

United Arab Emirates – The United Arab Emirates says its ambassador to Afghanistan has died of wounds sustained in a January bombing that also claimed the lives of five other Emirati nationals. The official WAM news agency on Wednesday cited the Ministry ... ( read original story ...)

UAE ambassador dies of wounds sustained in Kandahar bombing

the UAE Ministry of Presidential Affairs said Wednesday, according to the official Emirati news agency WAM. "(The Ministry) of Presidential Affairs mourns the righteous son of the nation, Juma Mohammed Abdullah al-Kaabi, who was martyred following injuries ... ( read original story ...)

Global Village tops UAE brand rankings in entertainment

The market research agency had set up a tracker called “BrandIndex” to monitor 400 brands in the UAE and asked consumers if they had “heard anything positive or negative about a brand in the last two weeks through advertising, news or word of mouth”. ( read original story ...)

UAE envoy to Kabul dies of wounds from January bombing

Both he and governor Humayun Azizi suffered serious burns. The UAE's official WAM news agency described the ambassador as a "martyr". He had returned to the UAE on a military plane two days after the attack. The bombing was one of a spate of attacks that ... ( read original story ...)