This mother spent over AED90,000 on a Dubai-themed pre-prom bash

Saudia Shuler has spent over AED90,000 (US$US25,000) to give her son Johnny Eden Jr. the ultimate Dubai-themed pre-prom bash. The extravagant bash that took place last week included a camel, three tons of sand, three sports cars as well as three custom ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai roads change colour to red to indicate speed limits

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, has started colouring the asphalt red on parts of streets that are subject to changes in speed limits. Roads such as Oud Metha Street near Bu Kadrah Interchange along the extension of Dubai-Al Ain Street ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai roads change colour to red to indicate…

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, has started colouring the asphalt red on parts of streets that are subject to changes in speed limits. Roads such as Oud Metha Street near Bu Kadrah Interchange along the extension of Dubai-Al Ain Street ... ( read original story ...)

Qatar keeps gas flowing to UAE despite blockade

Several Arab countries have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar in a dispute over regional security. In addition, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have halted all road, air and sea traffic to Qatar, given Qatari citizens 14 days to leave, and banned ... ( read original story ...)

UAE president offers condolences to Iran after deadly attacks

Iran's Revolutionary Guards blamed regional Sunni rival Saudi Arabia, a UAE ally. Riyadh denied involvement. The UAE state news agency WAM said President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahayan had condemned "the horrific crime". "His Highness Sheikh Khalifa ... ( read original story ...)

Qatar crisis: UAE threatens sympathisers with prison

Separately, UAE Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash denied that Gulf Arab states were seeking "regime change" and accused Qatar of being "the main champion of extremism and terrorism in the region". "The government of Qatar is in denial," he told AFP news agency. ( read original story ...)

UAE University students growing organic food for charities

Abu Dhabi: Students at the UAE University (UAEU) have created a 500-square-metre garden on their campus to grow organic food that will be distributed to charity organisations. Organised by the university’s Architectural Engineering Institute, the ... ( read original story ...)

Charity offers free cleft palate and lip surgeries in UAE

The free surgeries will be designated for children from needy families who cannot afford the procedures, and will be performed in July, Morag Cromey-Hawke, executive director for Operation Smile UAE, told Gulf News. “We will be able to offer about 20 ... ( read original story ...)