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UAE
Dubai Launches New RTA App Update to Renew Licenses, Pay Parking Faster
4 weeks

In an effort to streamline services and improve the user experience, Dubai has launched a significant update to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) app.

UAE
Dubai Roads Authority upgrades Sheikh Rashid St. to energy-efficient LED lights
4 weeks

Sheikh Rashid Street serves as a vital thoroughfare traversing the heart of the city, boasting an impressive expanse of 10 lanes. As one of Dubai's primary roadways, it plays a pivotal role in facilitating the flow of traffic and connecting...

UAE
Abu Dhabi Introduces 3-Day Sale, Dh100,000 Gifts & Comedy Shows this weekend
4 weeks

Abu Dhabi gears up for an exciting weekend filled with entertainment and festivities across its mainland, islands, and suburban areas.

UAE
UAE: Egyptian man finds Dh149,000 cash in an ATM and returns it back to police
4 weeks

Abdel Fattah Mahmoud Abdel Fattah, an Egyptian national residing in Ajman, UAE, stumbled upon a significant sum of money while using an ATM. The amount, totaling Dh149,000, presented Abdel Fattah with a moral dilemma.

World
An earthquake measuring 5.3 magnitude shakes Papua New Guinea region
1 month

Today, Morobe province in northern Papua New Guinea experienced a 5.3-magnitude earthquake, sending tremors through the region.

UAE
Dubai launches 30 electric buses to serve commuters in 3 major areas
1 month

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai is set to introduce a fleet of 30 electric buses to cater to passengers in key areas such as Business Bay, Al Wasl Road, and Dubai Mall. Thirty electric buses will soon be available to users at...

UAE
UAE destroys over 400 mosquito site in anti-dengue campaign
1 month

The UAE health authorities have successfully eradicated 409 mosquito breeding sites identified as potential sources of dengue fever, according to a senior government official.

UAE
UAE Announces Expected Rise in Airfares for Summer Flights
1 month

Travel agents report that bookings for popular destinations like the Maldives have surged by over 10%. However, the increase in demand comes amid concerns that airfares in the UAE and globally might rise due to a shortage of available seats.

UAE
UAE fined a Company Dh450,000 for violating trading, investment rules
1 month

On Tuesday, officials in Abu Dhabi announced that an online investing and trading platform had been penalized around Dh450,000 for issuing securities without a valid prospectus.

UAE
UAE to Deploy 100 Free, Fast-Charging EV Units Across All Seven Emirates
1 month

The UAE has marked a significant milestone in its sustainability journey with the official launch of UAEV, the first government-owned electric vehicle (EV) charging network in Abu Dhabi.

UAE
Sharjah Government orders sewage connection for buildings on main roads
1 month

In a recent directive issued on Tuesday, the Ruler of Sharjah emphasized the immediate connection of residential and commercial buildings situated along the main roads in the emirate's industrial areas to the sewage network.

UAE
Dubai Launches new Dh55-Billion Community with Parks Near Al Maktoum Airport
1 month

An ambitious project totaling Dh55 billion, The Heights Country Club & Wellness, has been launched by major real estate developer Emaar Properties. Situated within a short distance from Al Maktoum International Airport, this development will...

UAE
UAE Cybersecurity: Monitoring 50,000 Suspicious Websites in Just 13 Months
1 month

The Dubai Electronic Security Center has initiated a groundbreaking project named "ASAS" aimed at expediting the auditing process of government agencies' systems while monitoring vulnerabilities through an advanced system.

UAE
Dubai Health Authority Launches Disaster & Crisis Management Office in Emirate
1 month

The Dubai Health Authority has unveiled a significant overhaul of the health security framework in Dubai, introducing a dedicated disaster and crisis management office within its organizational structure.

UAE
UAE Offers Travelers Affordable Ticket Prices with Extended Summer Vacation
1 month

Tourism and travel industry experts anticipate a unique summer season this year, spanning from the mid-June Eid al-Adha holiday to the late August start of the school season.

UAE
UAE announces the reopening of Sharjah-blocked roads After rain
1 month

Following heavy rains in Sharjah, the local Emergency, Crisis, and Disaster Management Team has confirmed the reopening of previously blocked roads in the emirate.

UAE
Dubai police Waives April 16 Traffic Violation Fines Amid Unstable Weather
1 month

This announcement was made on Wednesday by the Commander-in-Chief of the Dubai Police, Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri.

UAE
The UAE police confirms the return of life to normal in Fujairah emirate by 100%
1 month

Major General Mohammed Ahmed bin Ghanem Al Kaabi, the Commander-in-Chief of Fujairah Police and leader of the local emergency, crisis, and disaster team, has confirmed the complete restoration of normal life in the Emirate of Fujairah within just 48...

UAE
UAE skies to witness a pink supermoon tonight; check when and where to catch it
1 month

Tonight, a spectacular celestial event awaits as the "pink supermoon" graces the skies of the UAE. While the moon reached its peak size at approximately 3:48 am, fret not if you missed it; there's still a chance to witness this...

UAE
UAE government introduces Dh2 billion fund to help repair rain-damaged homes
1 month

The UAE's recent devastating rainfall and subsequent flooding have prompted the establishment of a ministerial committee to evaluate the extent of destruction and allocate compensatory funds. To assist citizens in repairing their homes, the UAE...

UAE
UAE Landlords and Developers to Burden of Weather-Related Property Damages
1 month

Homeowners in Dubai and Sharjah are actively participating in the restoration process, striving to reestablish services for tenants and return their properties to their pre-flood state.

World
Hong Kong and Singapore Ban Indian Brands MDH, Everest Spices
1 month

The Centre for Food Safety in Hong Kong has taken action against certain Indian spice products, banning several variants from popular brands MDH and Everest.

UAE
UAE schools send books and laptops to flood-affected students
1 month

After an exceptional downpour the week before, a considerable number of inhabitants residing in Al Suyoh, Sharjah, were compelled to seek refuge in hotels as a consequence of the inundation caused by a rampaging wadi.

Arab News
UAE-Oman Railway: Entering Implementation Phase for Hafeet Rail Project
1 month

The highly anticipated railway project linking the UAE and Oman has taken significant strides forward, as revealed by a top official on Tuesday. The ambitious endeavor, now dubbed Hafeet Rail, has progressed into the implementation phase, marking a...

UAE
UAE announces the reopening of Emirates Road Near Al Qudra to ease Traffic Flow
1 month

The Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai announced the reopening of Emirates Road near the Al Qudra Street Bridge to traffic.

UAE
New Schengen visa regulations for Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain and India announced
1 month

The Schengen area, consisting of 29 European countries, has long been a symbol of borderless travel within Europe. Recently, the European Union made significant revisions to its visa policies, particularly concerning citizens from Saudi Arabia, Oman,...

UAE
UAE: Restaurant & 2 Supervisors Ordered to Pay Worker DH500,000 in Compensation
1 month

The Dubai Civil Court recently rendered a verdict that mandates a restaurant and two of its supervisors to pay 500,000 dirhams to an employee who tragically lost his right hand in a workplace accident involving a meat-mincing machine. The incident...

UAE
UAE: Insurers Must Repair Vehicles Within 1st-Year Registration at Agency Works
1 month

The Minister of State for Financial Affairs, Mohammed bin Hadi Al-Husseini, has reaffirmed the regulations concerning vehicle insurance policies.

Autos
Abu Dhabi Yas Marina hosts 300kmph driverless car race with $2.25M prize
1 month

In a landmark event poised to redefine the landscape of motorsport, the Yas Marina Circuit is set to host a groundbreaking competition where four autonomous cars will race simultaneously.

UAE
Sharjah Authority directs to receive urgent aid requests for stranded families
1 month

The Sharjah Emergency, Crisis, and Disaster Management Team has issued directives to the Sharjah Social Services Department to facilitate the provision of essential food supplies and medications to families facing hardship due to unprecedented...

World
Canada Reports 28 Serious Eye Injuries from Solar Eclipse in Quebec
1 month

The Quebec Ministry of Health disclosed that 28 incidents of eye complications were documented in connection with the solar eclipse on April 8, traversing several southern regions of the province.

UAE
Etihad airways announces the launch of Airbus A380 to New York
1 month

Etihad Airways inaugurated its latest offering, the A380 double-decker service, marking a milestone with the arrival of its maiden flight, EY1, from Abu Dhabi to New York at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday.

UAE
Dubai launches a New initiative on Jood platform to Aid Flood-Affected people
2 months

Dubai's Community Development Authority (CDA) has initiated a campaign on its 'Jood' platform to mobilize community support for those affected by recent heavy rainfall and flooding across the UAE.

UAE
Sharjah government approves draft law establishing Rental Disputes Centre
2 months

The Sharjah Consultative Council (SCC) has recently given its approval to a draft law that proposes the establishment and regulation of a Rental Disputes Center within the emirate. This decision comes after a thorough review process involving several...

UAE
UAE hospitals witnessed a surge in waterborne diseases spread by mosquitoes
2 months

Hospitals and clinics in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are grappling with a surge in waterborne diseases following unprecedented rainfall that has inundated several neighborhoods.

UAE
UAE: Spinneys IPO Launches at Dh1.42 per Share, Subscriptions Open Today
2 months

Investors in the UAE keen on participating in Spinney's initial public offering (IPO) can commence subscription today, April 23, with share prices ranging from Dh1.42 to Dh1.53.

UAE
UAE to open a New church next to BAPS Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi
2 months

The inauguration of a new Church of South India (CSI) parish facility marks a significant milestone in Abu Dhabi, the first of its kind in the region.

UAE
UAE Mandates 6-Month Payment Deferrals for Banks and Insurers After Heavy Rains
2 months

UAE's banking and insurance sectors are directed to provide relief to customers affected by severe rain without incurring additional expenses.

UAE
RTA urges citizens to avoid Dubai Metro during peak hours.
2 months

Dubai's Metro system faces ongoing challenges stemming from severe weather conditions, particularly heavy rainfall, prompting authorities to advise commuters to avoid peak travel times.

UAE
UAE Introduces On-the-Spot Job Offers, 800 Vacancies at Abu Dhabi Career Fair
2 months

The Industrialists Career Exhibition in Abu Dhabi is a platform that connects Emirati job seekers with opportunities in various sectors, aiming to fill over 800 positions offered by approximately 80 companies.