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Taking love to new heights! A young man made history of sorts after he became the first to propose to his partner on the world’s longest zipline in Ras Al Khaimah. Over the weekend, Adrian Mackay, 30, from the Indian city of Bengaluru, popped the question to Susan Kuruvilla, after she landed on the suspended platform […]

A UAE ship carrying much-need humanitarian supplies has arrived in the Yemeni port of Al Mukalla. It’s delivering tonnes of food supplies to people in areas that have been liberated from the Houthi rebels. The vessel is part of the Emirates Red Crescent’s land, sea and air relief efforts, which aim to improve the living […]

UAE medics have saved the life of a three-year-old Yemeni girl who was seriously injured by a mortar shell fired by Houthi rebels. The UAE Advanced Surgical Team carried out a four-hour operation after the child was brought into a UAE Field Hospital on Yemen’s Red Sea Coast. The girl had suffered serious injuries to […]

Dubai is set to get more vertical farms. The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) has signed a deal to establish a dozen such farms in the city. They’ve also allocated more than 7,600 square metres of land for agriculture in a bid to give the industry a shot in the arm. The method […]

Two teenagers from Sharjah have been found guilty of chopping off another person’s hand with a machete during a fight. They’ll now serve one year behind bars and face a fine of AED 90,000 for causing permanent disability. One of the accused admitted that he was carrying a machete but had only acted in self-defence. […]

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