Dubai Fitness Challenge: Nakheel staff scale Jebel Jais

Dubai: Taking the Dubai Fitness Challenge to the next level, Nakheel staff scaled the UAE’s tallest peak of Jebel Jais, culminating the company’s monthlong line up of sports activities. Ascending 1,900 metres, 300 staff of Nakheel hiked for 15 ... ( read original story ...)

UAE, Malaysia establish joint co-operation committee

UAE News Agency (WAM) reported. Shaikh Abdulla and Aman discussed co-operation between their countries and ways to enhance their ties for the benefit of their people. They also exchanged their opinions on the latest regional developments and reviewed ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Airshow Was Dynamic for Defense

The Dubai Airshow ended as it had begun, with the defense business overshadowed by announcements of huge airliner deals. Nevertheless, this was a dynamic and fascinating event from a defense perspective. You can read all the important news in the defense ... ( read original story ...)

WSF News – UAE Joins the World Snooker Federation

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) is today delighted to announce that the UAE Billiards & Snooker Association (UAEBSA) has become the latest national federation to become a full member of the WSF. A delegation of President Jason Ferguson and Vice ... ( read original story ...)

Man avoids extradition to UAE over human rights fears

Image caption Gary Black faced torture if he was extradited to the United Arab Emirates A retired businessman from South Lanarkshire has avoided extradition to the United Arab Emirates over fears he could be tortured. Gary Black, from Lesmahagow ... ( read original story ...)

Blaze guts Sharjah warehouse filled with electronics

Colonel Sami Khamis Al Naqbi, Director of Sharjah Civil Defence, told Gulf News that authorities received a call for assistance at 12:55pm and firefighting teams responded immediately. Firefighters battled intense heat and black smoke but soon managed to ... ( read original story ...)

UAE announces public holidays for National Day

The UAE has announced holidays for public sector workers to mark the 46th National Day and Commemoration Day, earlier known as Martyrs' Day. According to the circular issued by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, public holidays to mark the ... ( read original story ...)

Ahmad Zeidan: British student released from UAE prison

A British student has been freed from jail in the United Arab Emirates after a three-year campaign for his release. Ahmad Zeidan was imprisoned in 2014 after 0.04g of cocaine was found in a car in which he was a passenger. He always claimed he was innocent. ( read original story ...)