Friday, August 18, 2017

Local News

Top-performing A Level schools in Dubai revealed

This year’s top-performing A Level schools in Dubai have been revealed.   Based on the results that have come in so far, students at Dubai College, Jumeirah College and GEMS schools have outperformed their peers. The UAE was one of the first countries in the world to introduce a series of ...

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Two men arrested in Sharjah for ATM robbery attempt

Two men have been arrested in Sharjah while attempting to rob an automated teller machine in the emirate’s industrial area. Sharjah Police patrols were quick on the scene and caught the men trying to smash the ATM machine with iron rods. The men have confessed to the crime and have been ...

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Latifa Hospital to undergo expansion this year

The Latifa Hospital for Women and Children will undergo expansion during the fourth quarter of this year. It will increase capacity at the labour and delivery suite and emergency department and create patient and family-centric environment that’s in line with international modern practices. Approximately 6,000 deliveries take place in the ...

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Emirati boy rescued after 20m-deep sewage pit fall

Al Ain Civil Defence has rescued an Emirati boy who had fallen into a 20-metre-deep sewage pit in Al Muraifiyah area on Wednesday. According to the Ministry of Interior, rescue teams from Al Maqam and Basnad police stations rushed to the scene after they received an emergency call at 5 pm. The ...

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Emirati teen sees invention arrive in space

The Emirati schoolgirl whose invention was embraced by NASA has seen her creation arrive in space. 15-year-old Alia Al Mansoori’s ‘Genes in Space’ experiment arrived at the International Space Station Wednesday aboard a capsule and was captured by astronauts with a robotic arm. Speaking to ARN from Cape Canaveral in ...

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