Thursday, February 23, 2017



UK-UAE Task Force holds 16th meeting in Abu Dhabi

The UK and the UAE are deepening collaboration this year in a range of issues like conflict resolution, security, trade, investment, education and consular affairs. According to national news agency WAM, the UK-UAE Task Force held its 16th meeting in Abu Dhabi recently, discussing ways to secure the region as ...

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RTA completes Phase I of Dubai’s smart parking project

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has completed phase I of the Smart Parking Project at Al-Rigga and World Trade Centre. According to national news agency WAM, work progress has reached nearly 84 per cent for controlled parking around WTC on the Sheikh Zayed Road and has fully been completed ...

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Car robbery gang arrested in Sharjah

Authorities are once again reminding motorists not to leave their cars unattended with engines on. That’s after a gang of nine men involved in car robberies was arrested in Sharjah. Police recently received reports from several people claiming their vehicles were stolen after getting out and leaving the engine running. ...

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World’s best street food on offer at Eat the World DXB

The global food truck revolution is back in Dubai. Starting Thursday, Downtown Dubai’s Burj Park sets the backdrop for Eat the World DXB, an outdoor celebration of the best street fare from the UK, the US and Singapore. Guests can also look forward to celebrity chef demos, kids’ activities, live ...

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Pacquiao in negotiations with Amir Khan for next fight

Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has confirmed that his team is in negotiations with British Amir Khan for his next fight. On his official Twitter account, Pacman also stated that further announcements are coming soon. Last week, Pacquiao asked his Twitter fans who he should face next inside the ring ...

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Sean Kingston beaten in vicious scuffle

Sean Kingston allegedly had his head stamped on during a scuffle in Nevada on Tuesday (21.02.17). The 27-year-old rapper has been left battered and bruised after he was reportedly jumped on by the rap trio Migos, wrestled to the ground and struck in the skull while attending an event at ...

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Two BRIT Awards for David Bowie

David Bowie was the big winner at the 2017 BRIT Awards. The late star – who passed away in 2016 after a secret battle with cancer – beat The 1975, Michael Kiwanuka, Kano and Skepta to win the MasterCard British Album of the Year award for his album ‘Blackstar’ at ...

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21 countries gather for second ‘Fashunity Exhibition’ in Dubai

A total of 21 countries are gathering in Dubai on Thursday to showcase their cultural heritage. The Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Islamic Culture are launching the “Fashunity Exhibition 2017” this afternoon. Among the countries presenting their traditional dresses and clothing, food, ...

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UAE sends urgent relief convoy to Yemen

The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has sent an urgent relief convoy in Hadramaut, Yemen. According to national news agency WAM, the latest donation is a part of the continuous humanitarian aid of the ERC and campaigns carried out in all Hadramaut and other remote areas. Beneficiaries have expressed their gratitude ...

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