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Twenty women are in the running to be the first UAE astronaut ever to be sent into space. There are 95 candidates left out of 4,000 applicants, according to the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center (MBRSC), which announced its first flight in April, 2019. Engineer Salem Al Marri, Assistant Director General for Science and Technology […]

A leading educational institution in the UAE has halted salary increase for their teachers this year. GEMS Education told ARN News that their decision follows the recent government ruling on school fees. Teachers at the company were given letters on Wednesday stating that an earlier offer of a pay rise is now being rescinded. In […]

Dubai Police are reminding drivers not to leave the engine running when their vehicle is unattended. At this time of the year many people leave their engine on in order to keep the car cool. But Dubai Police say that leaves an easy target for thieves, and are therefore encouraging motorists to always turn the engine […]

New smart, multi-storey parking facilities are set to become a common feature at Dubai police stations. Work has already started on the first facility at Al Muraqqabat station, where space for more than 20 vehicles will be made. The parking lots will employ smart technology where cars will be moved to empty slots automatically, without human […]

A beggar was detained in Dubai over the Eid holidays after it was discovered he had AED 100,000 of cash hidden in his prosthetic leg. The arrest was part of Dubai Police’s anti-begging campaign that was launched on the first day of the Eid-al-Fitr break. The man, who police say was in his 60s, was […]

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