Needed: Special deeds for very special needs

Dubai: The UAE’s only centre that houses orphans and other children with severe special needs is looking for help. The simple saying, ‘Everyone needs someone else’, is stitched into the uniform of the 110 children at the Senses Centre in Dubai. And ... ( read original story ...)

UAE minister says demand to shut Al Jazeera dropped

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt imposed a land, sea and air blockade on Qatar on June 5. In an interview published by The Times newspaper on Wednesday, Noura al-Kaabi, the UAE minister for the federal national council ... ( read original story ...)

UAE strongly condemns deadly checkpoint attack in Egypt

UAE state news agency WAM reported. "The UAE expresses its deep condemnation of the criminal acts and its principled and permanent rejection of all forms of violence and terrorism," the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said in ... ( read original story ...)

UAE temperature hits 50°C, scattered rainfall likely

Winds will be light to moderate in general, freshening at times over some areas, causing blowing dust and sand over some exposed areas. Relative humidity will increase during night and early morning over some coastal and internal areas, with a chance of ... ( read original story ...)

UAE warns residents against use of ‘laughter gas’

Police take quick action In a quick response to the circular issued by the Ministry of Health and Prevention, the Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman Police instructed its anti-narcotic departments to monitor the spread of this drug among youths. Brigadier Saif Al ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi commuters call for more shaded bus stops

Abu Dhabi: Forced to brave the sweltering summer heat, bus commuters in Abu Dhabi are calling for more air-conditioned shelters, or at least shaded bus stops. In 2012, the Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport (DMAT) announced that it would build ... ( read original story ...)

UAE says it is headed for ‘long estrangement’ with Qatar

DUBAI (Reuters) - There will be no quick end to the row between Qatar and the four states boycotting it including the United Arab Emirates, the UAE minister of state for foreign affairs wrote on his official Twitter account on Friday. "We are headed for a ... ( read original story ...)

Medics in pink: Dubai launches women-only ambulances

Four women in pink remain on standby 12 hours a day, seven days a week, to come to the aid of their "sisters" in the Gulf emirate of Dubai. The four -- two medics and two drivers -- are leading a pilot project for a women-only pink ambulance service that ... ( read original story ...

Dubai Miracle Garden: world’s largest natural flower garden

(CNN) — The Dubai Miracle Garden is certainly aptly named considering ... Rahhal, the man behind the attraction, told NBC News. "I hope people will understand that this country is not only for extremes in concrete and steel. "This country is given ... ( read original story ...)