UAE energy chief downplays gas shortfall amid Qatar standoff

The United Arab Emirates' energy minister says his country has sufficient resources to ward off any energy shortfall stemming from Gulf countries' standoff with key gas supplier Qatar. Suhail al-Mazrouei told The Associated Press in Paris on Thursday that ... ( read original story ...)

Researchers call for ban on babywalkers in the UAE

Abu Dhabi: A team of researchers at UAE University (UAEU) has called for baby-walkers to be banned in the UAE after a study found that they resulted in a high number of accidents, injuries and even death among children. The study was carried out by ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police crack down on firecrackers

Dubai: Dubai Police caught several illegal vendors of firecrackers as part of its crackdown on its illegal sale in the city. Brigadier Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, Director of Protective Security and Emergency Department at Dubai Police, said they seized 2,469 ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Team Emirates brings on new sponsor ahead of Tour de France

UAE Team Emirates have brought on a new sponsor two days ahead of the Tour de France, with First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) joining the WorldTour team. FAB was created earlier this year through a merger between the First Gulf Bank and the National Bank of Abu ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Nuclear Power Sector Opportunity Analysis

As UAE is embarking upon clean energy sources for power generation – a major shift from its predominantly natural gas based power sector, nuclear power is slated to form one of the building blocks of the new energy policy. The new energy policy of ... ( read original story ...)

UAE envoy to Russia threatens ‘goodbye Qatar’ sanctions

UAE ambassador to Russia Omar Ghobash has threatened further sanctions against Qatar amid a deepening rift among Gulf States. In an interview with the Guardian published on Wednesday, Ghobash said that a list of 13 demands conveyed to Qatar by Saudi Arabia ... ( read original story ...)

UAE envoy: Gulf states considering new Qatar sanctions

A Saudi-led bloc is considering fresh sanctions against Qatar that may include asking trading partners to choose between them or Doha, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ambassador to Russia said. In an interview with The Guardian newspaper, envoy Omar Ghobash ... ( read original story ...)

Driverless mini police cars to patrol Dubai

It will be deployed at tourist destinations in Dubai,” Brigadier Al Razooqi said. Police will send a team headed by Lieutenant Salim Saqr Al Merri to the company to participate and supervise the final stages of building the car. The latest news from ... ( read original story ...)