Sharjah Police announces traffic fine discount

Sharjah: Sharjah Police on Wednesday announced that it is reducing traffic fines by 50 per cent. All black points will also be cancelled, the police announced. The discounts and cancellations will take effect from October 19 until December 31. In July, the ... ( read original story ...)

Literary personalities to attend Sharjah Book Fair

Sharjah: A number of international literary personalities will be participating in the 36th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2017), which will take place from November 1-11 at Expo Centre Sharjah. Organised by Sharjah Book Authority ... ( read original story ...)

Louvre Abu Dhabi Signs Partnership With Etihad Airways

Louvre Abu Dhabi today signed the first exclusive platinum partnership with Etihad Airways, at the museum’s dome. As a Platinum partner, Etihad will work closely with Louvre Abu Dhabi on areas of brand partnership, marketing, social media, public and ... ( read original story ...)

24 inbound flights delayed in Abu Dhabi in thick fog

Dubai: Another foggy day greeted UAE residents on Wednesday, with weathermen reporting of Abu Dhabi airport being affected by the pre-dawn mist. Thick fog caused 12 delayed inbound flight delays in Abu Dhabi during the 3am to 6am period and another 12 ... ( read original story ...)

Massive traffic jams hit Dubai roads

Dubai: Motorists faced major delays on Wednesday as one accident near Dubai Design District affected several popular routes used by morning commuters. At around 8am, Dubai Police reported an accident along Ras Al Khor Road, opposite Dubai Design District ... ( read original story ...)

UAE man gets Dh1 million in radar fines

Dubai: Excessive speeding, overtaking on the hard shoulder and driving recklessly can land a driver with hefty fines. But one driver in particular broke so many traffic rules that Ras Al Khaimah Police issued him a fine of Dh1 million. “The motorist was ... ( read original story ...)

Discarded, unmanned Russian spaceship burns up over Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A discarded Russian cargo spaceship burned across the night sky of the Arabian Peninsula, drawing gasps from Dubai to Riyadh before breaking up in the Earth's atmosphere and scattering in the Indian Ocean. The fiery end ... ( read original story ...)

UAE ranks 22nd in lowest base price of bottled water

For restaurants in the Jumeirah Lakes Towers and Dubai Marina area, the price range is the same but the minimum is Dh3 for a small bottle of local water. The most expensive big bottle of water is Dh14 while the cheapest is pegged at Dh5.60. Gulf News ... ( read original story ...)

Thousands of workers savour free meals on World Food Day in Dubai

“It is amazing that we also had public volunteers including schoolchildren coming to help us out,” he told Gulf News. Sreeparvathy Sunil, a grade 11 student of Dubai International Academy, who served food to hundreds of workers, said it was an overwhel ... ( read original story ...)

UAE says 2 pilots killed in military plane crash over Yemen

United Arab Emirates – The United Arab Emirates says two of its pilots were killed when their military plane crashed due to "technical failure" during an operation in Yemen. The statement published by the state news agency Tuesday offered few details. ( read original story ...)