Meet Dubai Metro’s luckiest commuters

It’s very convenient for me to just hop on the metro and travel to work all in 40 to 45 minutes without having to deal with traffic jams,” Mohiuddin, 31, told Gulf News. “In my almost eight-and-a-half years in Dubai, I have never felt the need to buy ... ( read original story ...)

Palestinian youth in UAE treasure a land they have never seen

Dubai: They all share the same hope and have heard similar stories ... Coming from Nablus, a place she has only heard about and read in the news, Tamimi recounts the positive things that cross her mind first. “It’s famous for having the authentic ... ( read original story ...)

Rahul extends form to help UAE wreck Bahrain

He also had bagged four wickets in the semi-final and also claimed five wickets for 19 runs against Midlands University from the UK in the UAE Under-19 warm up match before the tour. Speaking to Gulf News from Malaysia after bagging a total of 20 wickets ... ( read original story ...)

National Flag Day marked across UAE

Sharjah: National Flag Day was marked across the country today with the UAE flag being hoisted in the sky by members of the UAE community. The occasion, which marks the accession of His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan to the office of President ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai forum to focus on making citizens happy

managing director and chief executive officer of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa); Ali Al Hameli, director of News Centre at Dubai Media Incorporated; and Dr Ahmad Al Nusseirat, general coordinator of the Dubai Government Excellence Programme. ( read original story ...)

Sharjah International Book Fair opens: As it happened

Shaikh Sultan signs his four new books announced at SIBF. He will discuss details in an interview with Sharjah TV on Thursday. The books include poetic discussions with one of his friends; volume two of a historical account of Sharjah launched last SIBF ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s human resources management law amended

Dubai: New amendments to Law No. 6 of 2012 on human resources management and policies pertaining to police, Civil Defence and immigration officers in the emirate have been issued. His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime ... ( read original story ...)

Fleetwood leaving nothing to chance in Race to Dubai finale

Fleetwood holds a big lead in the Race to Dubai standings heading into the Turkish Airlines Open starting Thursday. He played the WGC-HSBC Champions in China last week and will also compete in the final two events of the European Tour season, in South ... ( read original story ...)

First UAE-built satellite passes major test

Dubai: The first satellite built by Emirati engineers locally has passed the solar panel deployment test in time for its launch into space next year. The Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) on Wednesday announced the success of KhalifaSat in passing ... ( read original story ...)