Massive traffic jams hit Dubai roads

Dubai: Motorists faced major delays on Wednesday as one accident near Dubai Design District affected several popular routes used by morning commuters. At around 8am, Dubai Police reported an accident along Ras Al Khor Road, opposite Dubai Design District ... ( read original story ...)

UAE man gets Dh1 million in radar fines

Dubai: Excessive speeding, overtaking on the hard shoulder and driving recklessly can land a driver with hefty fines. But one driver in particular broke so many traffic rules that Ras Al Khaimah Police issued him a fine of Dh1 million. “The motorist was ... ( read original story ...)

Discarded, unmanned Russian spaceship burns up over Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A discarded Russian cargo spaceship burned across the night sky of the Arabian Peninsula, drawing gasps from Dubai to Riyadh before breaking up in the Earth's atmosphere and scattering in the Indian Ocean. The fiery end ... ( read original story ...)

UAE ranks 22nd in lowest base price of bottled water

For restaurants in the Jumeirah Lakes Towers and Dubai Marina area, the price range is the same but the minimum is Dh3 for a small bottle of local water. The most expensive big bottle of water is Dh14 while the cheapest is pegged at Dh5.60. Gulf News ... ( read original story ...)

Thousands of workers savour free meals on World Food Day in Dubai

“It is amazing that we also had public volunteers including schoolchildren coming to help us out,” he told Gulf News. Sreeparvathy Sunil, a grade 11 student of Dubai International Academy, who served food to hundreds of workers, said it was an overwhel ... ( read original story ...)

UAE says 2 pilots killed in military plane crash over Yemen

United Arab Emirates – The United Arab Emirates says two of its pilots were killed when their military plane crashed due to "technical failure" during an operation in Yemen. The statement published by the state news agency Tuesday offered few details. ( read original story ...)

UAE Oil Giant Seeks Partnership For Possible IPO

Even though the UAE’s oil firm ADNOC is seeking partnerships and exploring a possible IPO of minority stakes in some of its services units, at the holding company level ADNOC will remain wholly owned by the Abu Dhabi Government, ADNOC group CEO Sultan ... ( read original story ...)

Parts of unmanned Russian spaceship burn up over Dubai

Parts of an unmanned Russian cargo spaceship burned across the night sky of the Arabian Peninsula, drawing gasps from Dubai to Riyadh before breaking up in the Earth's atmosphere and scattering in the Indian Ocean. The fiery end Monday night to parts of ... ( read original story ...)

Boy, 13, run over in Sharjah

an official at Sharjah Police told Gulf News. The boy, identified as J.K.M., was admitted to Al Qasimi Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police patrols and paramedics arrived at the scene after being alerted around 8pm. Police said the child was ... ( read original story ...)