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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 Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and...

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 said the country will experience a "fluctuation and instability in...

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 leave on January 1, 2018 (Monday). Work will resume on January...

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 a time of high political and military tensions around the...

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 a result, it has conveyed some of the world’s most...

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 20-minute ride. We all, at some point, have paid extra for...

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 the Sheikh Zayed Road at the entrance of the Trade...

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 surroundings of the place. As she roared loudly, the other lionesses...

$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 park which aims to inspire a sense of discovery among...

First look inside the walls of Dh1 billion Dubai Safari

A world of wonder will welcome visitors to Dubai Safari early next year as the Dh1 billion project prepares to become one of the top global attractions of its kind. #DubaiSafari, the AED1bn iconic project...