Abu Dhabi will have a brand new water canal by April

Abu Dhabi: There are over 250 islands in the capital, but with that, there is still more room for another canal. Property developer Aldar has announced that it is preparing to open Shams canal on Reem Island – a 2.4 kilometre canal that is expected to ... ( read original story ...)

UAE prepares to celebrate International Women’s Day

The UAE also ranks first among 132 countries in the ‘women treated with respect’ indicator in the Social Progress Index 2015 report. Gulf News talked to five women in the UAE about the progress in women’s empowerment in the UAE and GCC region on the ... ( read original story ...)

British child rapist arrested in UAE

Dubai: The British government has thanked the UAE for their support and effort after a serial rapist from the UK was arrested in the emirates and extradited to Britain and jailed. The British Ambassador in a statement on Tuesday thanked the UAE for their ... ( read original story ...)

Police: 43 suspects collected Dh1.3b in car sale fraud

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Police have arrested a 43-member gang that ... The officials reassured that there would be no legal action against complainants. Al Sharifi told Gulf News that investors joined this scheme due to ignorance and greed. ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi's Mubadala sells part stake in AMD for $613 mln

ABU DHABI, March 5 Abu Dhabi investment fund Mubadala Development Co sold nearly a third of its stake in Advanced Micro Devices, booking a tiny gain on its investments in the micro chip maker. Mubadala sold 45 million shares in AMD for around $613 million ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi set to close $872m financing for solar plant

Abu Dhabi’s government-owned power utility aims to close a financing package for a $872 million solar power plant, which will be the world’s largest, in April 2017, a senior official has said. Earlier this month, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity ... ( read original story ...)

Resolution sets community service regulations in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: A new resolution issued in Abu Dhabi on Sunday sets rules and guidelines for the type of work that people ordered to do community service have to undertake. Community service will include memorising and teaching the Quran, juvenile care ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi mosques to get fire extinguishers

Abu Dhabi: Mosques in Abu Dhabi lacking proper fire prevention measures will now be provided with fire extinguishers, Civil Defence officials said on Sunday. The initiative, a part of the Year of Giving programme, aims to provide mosques with the safety ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Airport to be among world's largest by 2019

Abu Dhabi International Airport will be one of the largest state-of-the-art airports in the world, with a capacity to accommodate 30 million passengers per year by 2019, said H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive ... ( read original story ...)