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The President of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies has called the UAE an abode of peace and tolerance. Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayyah also praised the country’s leaders for their unrelenting efforts to spread peace across the globe. The fourth conference of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies is being held […]

The UAE’s Minister of Tolerance has reaffirmed the country’s firm stance on the Arab identity of Jerusalem. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan said the UAE will continue to support the Arab identity of Jerusalem and its legal status. He also said the emirate’s would continue supporting the rights of the Palestinian people. Sheikh Nahyan […]

Stargazing enthusiasts will be able to witness a shower of meteors crossing the UAE sky this coming weekend (Thursday, December 14). The Gemini meteor shower, which regularly occurs at this time of year, is expected to reach its peak on Thursday, when as many as 120 meteors per hour can be seen between 10 PM […]

Police in Abu Dhabi have arrested seven people for their involvement in suffocating a woman to death. Authorities in the capital carried out an investigation after the 38-year-old victim was found dead in her home with all her valuables stolen. The accused have admitted to committing the crime, and have been referred to judicial authorities […]

Those travelling during the holiday season are being advised to reach the airport extra early to make it for their flights. That’s because major road-works around the main airport highways and roads are expected to cause heavy traffic around Dubai International Airport. With more than 420,000 travellers passing through Emirates Terminal 3 during the weekend […]

The most affordable areas to buy and rent property close to Dubai Water Canal have been revealed. According to a new report by dubizzle, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City and Meydan City are the two most affordable areas to rent while Business Bay is the cheapest to buy. The average annual rental price for […]

The General Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police has started issuing permanent vehicle registration cards starting December 1. Motorists will simply have to take their cars for a technical inspection to verify its safety and then insure it before they are given ownership of the vehicle. Individual registration files will be accessible electronically in the traffic […]

Expo 2020 Dubai is the ideal chance for the UAE to showcase its unique culture and tradition to the world. That’s the message from organisers of the mega event, who say they have a host of exciting initiatives planned for the six-month fair. Dr. Hayat Shamsuddin, Senior Advisor of Culture at Expo 2020, says they’re […]

Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa is preparing for a “never-before spectacle” for the New Year’s Eve celebrations.  Property developer Emaar’s ‘Light Up 2018’ show will use Downtown Dubai’s building facades as the backdrop for the light show, set to specially choreographed music.  On social media, Emaar posted a teaser with the message: “Say goodbye to the old and […]

Three types of cancer will now be completely covered by the basic plan under Dubai’s mandatory health insurance scheme. It’s part of the Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) ‘Basmah’ initiative, under which people detected with breast, colorectal or cervical cancer will receive coverage from screening until treatment at Dubai Hospital. The screening process will be strictly […]

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