New Dubai bridge to ease traffic in Karama

To ease traffic bottlenecks in Dubai, the main bridge on Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Street near Karama would be opened in January. This was announced...

Emirates launches sale with cheap flights to Dubai, Australia, Thailand and...

It's never too early to start planning your next holiday, and Emirates just gave us the perfect opportunity to plan an exciting trip for 2018. That's because...

VAT in UAE: Car and electronics retailers use deadline to spur...

UAE residents are receiving emails and text message on their mobiles promoting big ticket purchases of cars and flat-screen TVs before value-added tax (VAT)...

Africa’s most populous nation signs up to Expo 2020 Dubai

The most populous country in Africa, Nigeria, has announced it will join the UAE’s Expo 2020 Dubai. The country’s participation was confirmed in a letter...

Gingerbread Burj Khalifa welcomes Dubai airport visitors

A supersized gingerbread house made in the vision of the Burj Khalifa greets visitors in Dubai International Airport’s terminal 3. Six engineers joined the Address...

Al Tayer reviews Innovation Centre at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum...

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), reviewed the progress of DEWA’s Innovation Centre, one of...

Dubai Safari opening draws 14,000 visitors during first two days

Dubai Safari, home to the most diverse array of animals in the country, has attracted 14,000 visitors on second day of its soft opening...

UAE weather: Chance of rain, lightning

Rain, lightning and overall “unstable weather conditions” are forecast for much of the country today, according to the National Center for Meteorology. The NCM said...

Dubai to attempt world record with New Year’s Eve light show...

A groundbreaking light show will be the centrepiece of celebrations bringing in the New Year in Downtown Dubai, part of an attempt at a...

Now women to drive trucks, bikes in Saudi Arabia

After allowing women to drive, Saudi Arabia has now permitted females to drive trucks and ride bikes. The announcement was made by the Saudi General...

Safety first as Dubai’s RTA carries out mock collision out at...

Authorities have successfully carried out a safety drill simulating a collision between a boat and a Dubai Ferry vessel carrying 50 people, off the...

Over 1,000 Emiratis sign up to become UAE’s first astronauts

More than 1,000 young Emiratis have already registered to the UAE's Astronaut Programme which was launched last week by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al...

Warning to UAE drivers as heavy rain forecast over weekend

The National Meteorological Centre (NMC) on Thursday urged motorists to take extra caution while driving during the expected heavy rain periods over the weekend. It...

New Year holiday for UAE private sector announced

The UAE announced New Year holiday for the private sector on Thursday. According to the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, the private sector will get a...

2018 will be positive for UAE, Mohammad says

Dubai: Former French president Francois Hollande condemned on Tuesday the move by the United States to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at...

The new Rolls-Royce Phantom arrives in the UAE

From the moment Sir Henry Royce introduced the Rolls-Royce Phantom in 1925, it was judged ‘The Best Car in the World’ by the cognoscenti. As...

Man charged Dh53,000 for 20-minute cab ride

A man in Canada got the shock of his life when the Uber he travelled in charged him over 18,000 Canadian dollars for a...

Heavy congestion on Sheikh Zayed Road: Dubai Police

Heavy congestion was reported on Sheikh Zayed Road towards Abu Dhabi from Dubai on Wednesday morning, Dubai Police said. "Traffic jam has been reported on...

Experience the call of the wild at the new Dubai Safari

The white lioness was only two inches away from me, observing my every move. I was amazed by her majestic appearance and the green...

$270m Dubai Safari opens doors for the first time

Dubai Municipality on Tuesday opened the doors to Dubai Safari for the first time. Media were allowed to take the first look at the wildlife...