Inside Dubai’s Bid To Become The Middle East’s Tech Hub

“Every other part of the government, business, and social ecosystem organizes around that goal in a way that you just don’t see in the U.S. … The ruler of Dubai can control the regulatory infrastructure, and he can control the allocation of capital ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Economy Launches Partnership to Expedite emcash

reinforce Dubai as a competitive business destination, enhance customer happiness and accelerate Dubai’s evolution into a smart economy. “A digital currency has varied advantages – faster processing, improved delivery time, less complexity and cost ... ( read original story ...)

Libyan rights groups accuse UAE of war crimes

Human rights groups in Libya have accused the United Arab Emirates of committing war crimes in the country, including killing hundreds of civilians. The rights groups said on Tuesday that the UAE committed these crimes through direct air strikes on Libya ... ( read original story ...)

DUBAI NEWS: 4 of our top news stories this week

Costa has completed its first successful drone delivery in Dubai, sending cool refreshments to people on Kite beach from the Jumeirah Beach Road store. The drone, dubbed the coffee-copter, took the new Frostino and Cold Brew range to customers. 2. ( read original story ...)

Driver jailed for assaulting policeman at Dubai Metro station

Dubai: A driver has been jailed for six months for beating a policeman and injuring him when he tried to handcuff him and damaging his walkie-talkie at a Dubai Metro station. The 33-year-old Indian driver pressed his chest to the policeman’s shoulder and ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Safari will be ready to open ahead of National Day

Apparently Hussain Nasser Lootah, director general of Dubai Municipality, confirmed to Gulf News that the finishing touches will be complete by the end of November. “We are expecting to complete and hope to open Dubai Safari by the end of November,” he ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah Ruler pardons 149 Indian prisoners

Kerala, India: His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has announced amnesty for Indians serving sentences in Sharjah jails in financial and non-criminal cases. The amnesty applies to 149 prisoners ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah may aid three Kerala proposals

Kerala’s proposal to establish a cultural complex, an education hub, and a family city for Malayalis in Sharjah has found resonance with the ruler of the emirate who is currently on a visit to the State. A joint communique issued by Sheikh Sultan bin ... ( read original story ...)

Keralites in Sharjah jails to be released soon

Prisoners of all nationalities in jails in Sharjah who have completed three years of incarceration and who do not have any criminal case registered against them would be set free under a general amnesty. They include 149 Indians, including Keralites ... ( read original story ...)