Rain hits many areas of UAE

Rain-soaked Al Ittihad Road linking Dubai and Sharjah. Taken at 9.40pm on Thursday. — Devadasan K.P. / Gulf News The weather instability is caused by a low pressure in the south of Iran and the extension of the trough is affecting the UAE. The situation ... ( read original story ...)

He has freed 4,500 people from UAE jails

Please mention my phone number in your article: +97-144479988.' 'And if you know of a person who is stuck in a UAE jail, then tell his relatives to call me.' 'I will help them for sure,' Firoz Merchant tells Rediff.com's Syed Firdaus Ashraf. IMAGE ... ( read original story ...)

Volunteering opportunities for 4,250 UAE residents this year

Dubai: Dubai Cares will be providing volunteering opportunities to 4,250 residents in the UAE throughout 2017, the ‘Year of Giving,’ it was announced on Thursday. The volunteering opportunities will be organised locally and globally as part of its well ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Airport is world's busiest for international travel

In the realm of superlatives, you can't get very far without mentioning Dubai. The world's largest indoor theme park? Check. The world's tallest building? All official, 2,716.5 feet of it, in Dubai. The world's largest floral installation in the world's ... ( read original story ...)

UAE summons Iranian diplomat in protest

Al Awadi said Iran's move is in violation of UN Security Council Resolutions prohibiting this, adding that it is considered an attack on international legitimacy, the rule of Yemen, and fuels the conflict there, according to UAE News Agency (WAM ... ( read original story ...)

A second straight missed cut looking likely for Tiger in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-- The first time Tiger Woods came to the Middle East to play the longest-running European Tour event in the region, the iconic skyline that is the backdrop to so many photographs emanating from Emirates Golf Club barely existed ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Tour: Stage 4 modified due to desert storm

The organisers of the Dubai Tour have confirmed they have modified Friday's stage 4 to avoid the potential for riders to be caught in a sandstorm in the middle of the desert. The stage will still finish on the steep climb to the edge of Hatta Dam ... ( read original story ...)

UAE initiatives ‘help lower renewable energy prices’

The report, compiled by Japan’s Nikkei, noted that bid prices for solar and wind power projects in Europe and the Middle East have dropped to levels comparable to coal-fired thermal power, according to a report by the UAE national news agency WAM. ( read original story ...)

Emirates NBD unveils digital banking for Millennials

Emirates NBD on Thursday launched Liv., the UAE’s first digital bank targeted at millennials. The new digital banking proposition is part of Emirates NBD’s planned investment of Dh500 million towards digital innovation and multichannel transformation ... ( read original story ...)