Sharjah helps restore African library destroyed by fire

Sharjah: A well-loved library in West Africa destroyed by fire in 2012 has been restored thanks to the generous support of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the UAE and Ruler of Sharjah. The Government ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai-bound flyers stranded for 6 hours after bird hits plane

Dubai: A number of Dubai-bound passengers were stranded for ... may have caused to their travel schedules,” the airline said in a statement sent to Gulf News. According to reports, the plane managed to land at past 7am in Sri Lanka and was cleared ... ( read original story ...)

Filipino talk show launched in Dubai

Dubai: A high-spirited, colourful talk show geared towards the Filipino community has been launched by Gulf News on April 4. The show forms part of the publisher's aim to reach out to different communities in the UAE. "Halo-halong Kwento", Tagalog for ... ( read original story ...)

Indian wins Dh12m in Abu Dhabi Big Ticket draw

Abu Dhabi: An Indian expatriate became the new multi-millionaire of Big Ticket raffles after winning Dh12 million, the second biggest jackpot of the Big Ticket raffle in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. John Varghese‘s winning ticket number is 093395. Dream car ... ( read original story ...)

UAE radars to catch motorists for this offence from April 15

Abu Dhabi: Police in the capital are warning motorists over smart radars that will be installed across Abu Dhabi roads on April 15. Brigadier Ahmad Al Shehhi, deputy director of the traffic patrol directorate of Abu Dhabi Police, said that the installation ... ( read original story ...)

Car left on four bricks after tyres stolen in Dubai

Dubai: Three men have been accused of stealing four tyres of a car and leaving the vehicle on four bricks in a sandy parking lot, a court heard on Monday. The Yemeni owner of a rent a car company was said to have left one of his vehicles parked in the ... ( read original ...

Dubai Municipality responds to rumours of ‘plastic eggs’

The official clarification comes within the Authentic News initiative launched by Dubai Municipality, which aims to reduce the circulation of inaccurate information on social media, correct false news, and address malicious rumours. It further clarified in ... ( read original story ...)

Miguna finally exits Dubai for Canada

Firebrand lawyer Miguna Miguna has finally left Dubai for Canada. This is according to senior sources in the Ministry of Interior, who spoke to Nairobi News Monday morning. The ministry officials said the self-declared ‘general’ of the proscribed ... ( read original story ...)