‘Forests’ under bridges to beautify Dubai

Dubai: Towering bridges decorated to look like forests are part of a fresh new initiative to beautify Dubai, it was announced on Saturday. This week, Dubai mega-developer Nakheel inked a deal with Brand Dubai, an arm of the government-run Dubai Media ... ( read original story ...)

New access to Dubai Mall by the end of this year

Dubai: Motorists heading to Dubai Mall will soon have an additional access from the southern direction of Al Khail Road through a new bridge connecting to the upper deck of the Financial Centre Road. According to Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), which ... ( read original story ...)

Hackers leak emails from UAE ambassador to US

The hacked emails show Otaiba, a top UAE diplomat, coordinated with a pro-Israel think tank [File: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP] Hackers have released the first series of leaked emails from the account of UAE's ambassador to the United States Yousef al-Otaiba. ( read original story ...)

UAE students excel in Indian grade 10 exams

According to Ashok Kumar, CEO of IHS Dubai, there has been a marked increase in the number of students securing CGPA 10 with compared to last year’s result. Speaking the Gulf News following the results were announced, Kumar congratulated all students ... ( read original story ...)

40 sharing fridges in Abu Dhabi this year

Abu Dhabi: Through the generosity and compassion of residents ... a senior chief engineer from Syria and organiser of the initiative, told Gulf News. “Various social media posts shed light on the concept of sharing fridges last year, and I wanted ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Municipality honours strategic partners

Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Municipality has recently organised a ceremony to honour its strategic partners who contributed to the resounding success of an emergency drill carried out at Shaikh Zayed tunnel. The drill was carried out to simulate real ... ( read original story ...)

Missing Abu Dhabi boy found dead

An 11-year-old boy, who went missing on Tuesday, was found dead on the rooftop of his building in Abu Dhabi, on Wednesday. According to his relatives, Azan Majid had gone to nearby mosque for prayers. "He was a nice boy. His body was recovered from rooftop. ( read original story ...)

Animal welfare groups prepare for abandoned pets during summer

Abu Dhabi: Animal welfare groups are bracing to handle an increased number of abandoned pets as summer time begins, with animal owners leaving their pets on the street or dropping them off in front of veterinary clinics as they go on their holidays. ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince arrives Jeddah

Jeddah: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, arrived in Saudi city of Jeddah on Friday evening. Shaikh Mohammad was welcomed upon arrival at King Abdulaziz ... ( read original story ...)

AP PHOTOS: Dubai high-rises slowly surround flamingo reserve

Think of Dubai and often the first thing that comes to mind is its jagged, space-age skyline, with the world's tallest building piercing the occasional cloud over the desert sheikhdom. The shadows cast by those buildings, however, grow ever-closer to a ... ( read original story ...)