UAE relief ship arrives in Somalia

ABU DHABI: A UAE ship carrying 824 tonnes of food aid has arrived at the Port of Kismayo in Jubaland State of Somalia. The relief ship has been sent in line with the directives of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness ... ( read original story ...)

8,884 seat belt violations in Sharjah this year

As many as 4,426 instances of using mobile phones while driving were also recorded during the same period, according to Sharjah Police statistics. Lieutenant Saud Al Shaiba, spokesperson for the Traffic and Patrol Department, told Gulf News: “Wearing the ... ( read original story ...)

2 major Dubai road projects to open on September 15: RTA

Dubai: The 7th Interchange on the Shaikh Zayed Road (SZR) Project, and Al Yalayes Road Improvement Project, are now nearning completion and both projects would be opened on 15 September 2018, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Saturday ... ( read original story ...)

Future of transport: From Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes

Dubai: An ultra-high-speed train that travels like a jet would significantly cut travel time between Dubai and Abu Dhabi to just about 12 minutes, from the current 90 minutes. This innovation, using a futuristic mode of vacuum tube-based transport, would ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi comedy club balances humour with discretion

Abu Dhabi: After making regular trips to Dubai to perform their stand-up comedy routines, two residents in Abu Dhabi decided to start their own comedy club in the capital and, in turn, provide a platform for stand-up comedians in Abu Dhabi to show ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Municipality celebrates World Hydrography Day

Dubai: Dubai Municipality celebrated World Hydrography Day 2018 on Thursday under the theme ‘Bathymetry — the foundation for sustainable seas, oceans and waterways’. Organised by the Geodetic and Marine Survey Section of the Survey Department, the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE denies running Yemeni prisons

Gulf News reported last week that the UAE had set up an air bridge to Hodeidah, which consisted of 10 ships and three planes to carry 13,500 tonnes of foodstuffs to liberated parts of the city. The air bridge was set up as per the orders of President His ... ( read original story ...)