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It’s now easier to get to and from Sharjah International Airport. A new flyover and an upgraded set of roads around the airport opened for traffic on Sunday. The 330-metre bridge gives motorists another way to reach the facility from either end of Airport Road. The AED 85 million project from the Sharjah Airport Authority […]

Marine transit modes in Dubai carried more than seven million people in the first half of this year. According to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), abras accounted for the biggest number of commuters, ferrying as many as 6.8 million passengers. Ferries lifted over 105,000 riders, while water taxis transported around 10,000 riders between January and June. […]

Dubai has written itself into the record books once again. DMCC Free Zone has claimed a new Guinness World Records title for creating the world’s largest jigsaw puzzle. The wooden jigsaw, which consists of over 12,000 pieces and spans an area of over 6,000 square metres, features a logo of the 2018 ‘Year of Zayed’. […]

Authorities in Abu Dhabi have honoured a man for helping reunite a missing child with his family.  Mohamed Al Kindi was driving past Shakboot city when he saw the two-year-old boy walking alone on the streets. He immediately alerted the police and stayed with the child until they arrived. Officials highlighted the dangers involved in such […]

Police in Abu Dhabi have once again taken to social media to ask the public how the emirate’s roads can be made safer. They’ve posted a graphic video of a motorist causing an accident by failing to indicate when changing lanes. Last month more than 25,000 people gave their feedback after the capital’s police force […]

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