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Construction is set to begin on a UAE- funded power station worth over AED 367 million (US$100 million) in Yemen’s port city of Aden. The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has announced that the work to install the facility’s turbine will begin on June 20, and the station is expected to be fully operational […]

Abu Dhabi Police Department flew 346 sorties in the first quarter of this year, 22 of which were with the air ambulance. The Director of the Abu Dhabi Police Department, Brigadier General Ibrahim Hassan Al Baloushi, stated that they’re focused on delivering first aid to patients, humanitarian and rescue missions. He also said that the […]

More than 30,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have been provided with medical treatment by the UAE’s Zayed Al Khair convoys since September 2017. Specialist medical volunteer teams from the UAE and Bangladesh have been supervising the relief operations, as part of the Zayed Humanitarian Campaign to treat the underprivileged. The convoys have helped improve the […]

The UAE’s aims of building a world-leading healthcare industry is being backed by strong government guidance through national strategies. That’s the word of Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing at the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP). Speaking at the Third Arab Conference for Food, Drugs and Medical […]

A new committee is to be formed by Dubai Municipality, with the aim of developing residential areas across the emirate. This follows the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The panel will look to improve the authority’s services across […]

Staff at private hospitals are set to benefit from a new system that will help in the development of strategic plans-of-action during emergencies. It’s as the Ministry of Health and Prevention has completed the final phase of training for the Mawardna system, which will connect health facilities to the Ministry’s central offices. Officials say this […]

Dubai Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder, after a woman was found strangled to death in an apartment in Al-Baraha. An investigation found that the African woman was visiting the UAE and had a financial dispute with the accused, who fled to an unknown location after the incident. A thorough search was […]

Local filmmakers in the UAE say they’re disappointed that the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) will now be held every two years. Organisers have announced that the next edition of the event is scheduled for 2019. Nayla Al Khaja, the UAE’s first female film director, producer and screenwriter, says she hopes the move will help […]

Residents travelling out of the country are being advised to allow extra time to reach Dubai Airports’ Terminal 1, 2 and 3 this weekend. Scheduled roadworks are being carried out on Airport Road from 11:00 am on Thursday until 7:00 am on Friday. According to a statement from Dubai Airports, this may cause traffic delays […]

A major street on Abu Dhabi’s Reem Island has been named after an Emirati soldier who died fighting in Yemen. Ali Khalifa Hashel Al Mesmari was martyred whilst performing his duties for the UAE Armed Forces during the Arab Coalition’s Operation Restore Hope. A plaque with Al Mesmari’s name was unveiled during a special ceremony, […]


 
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