UAE, Eritrean cooperation discussed

Abu Dhabi, Jan. 2(BNA): Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Shaikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan today received Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki and discussed ways of enhancing ties of friendship and co-operation to ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Future Accelerators expands with second cycle

Dubai: Dubai Future Accelerators is launching its second cycle with 11 new global challenges in vital sectors for innovative enterprises, it was announced on Monday. Coinciding with the success of the first cycle of the programme that attracted some of the ... ( read original story ...)

Why coffee costs so much in Dubai

Dubai: A cappuccino from one of Dubai’s countless cafes costs more on average than in nearly all of the world’s most expensive cities. User-compiled data last year on price comparison site Numbeo, showed that a cappuccino bought in Dubai cost an ... ( read original story ...)

Nadal bears down on Brisbane after Abu Dhabi high

Abu Dhabi was a good start. I need to continue that way.” Despite his struggles with injury and the recent dominance of Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, Nadal thinks he can still contend for the Grand Slam titles. “Being here in Brisbane is good news ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai plans to build large harbor, 135-meter-tall lighthouse

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Dubai's ruler has announced that the sheikhdom which is home to the world's tallest skyscraper will build a new 1,400-berth marina and massive lighthouse along its coast. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum made the ... ( read original story ...)

Accrued municipal fees for 2016 burden to many residents

When contacted, representatives at the ADDC, which is the utility service provider in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, told Gulf News that the charge will be applied monthly from January 2017 onwards. However, charges accrued between March and December last year ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai rings in 2017 with a dazzling display of fireworks

(Abdul Rahman/Gulf News ) 4.45pm Road closed: Traffic update from Dubai Media Office Traffic Updates: Al Asayel Road has been temporarily closed for traffic #MyDubaiNewYear pic.twitter.com/0n4ZUIbqkK— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) December 31 ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai authorities ensure success of New Year’s Eve events

Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sunday inspected the Downtown Command Centre, where he met the task force teams of the Event’s Security Committee. In a series of ... ( read original story ...)

Qantas passengers stranded in Dubai

HUNDREDS of Qantas passengers in Dubai have faced ongoing delays in getting back to Australia, as engineers are still trying to fix an A380 Airbus that broke down. Engineers in Dubai are continuing to work on the A380 aircraft as Qantas customers put up in ... ( read original story ...)