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Sticking ‘random advertisements’ and posters on buildings in Dubai will cost you AED 1,000 in fine. In a video tweeted on Saturday, the Dubai Municipality warned residents against putting up illegal advertisements in residential areas.  Putting up unlicensed adverts and signboards in Abu Dhabi could cost AED Dh1,000 in penalty, while in Ras Al Khaimah, it […]

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has voiced concern over the negative effects of the US recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. During a meeting with representatives of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP) in Abu […]

Dubai has achieved a new milestone in its efforts to reduce carbon emissions. The city has been certified by the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, a leading global network of cities committed to tackling climate change and protecting the planet. Dubai reduced more than 23 tons of carbon emissions per capita in 2016, compared to […]

Ambulance services across the UAE received a record number of calls during this year’s National Day celebrations. Emergency care providers received more than 1,000 calls over the four-day public holiday, with nearly 800 requiring emergency resources. The volume of calls was close to 50 per cent higher than an average typical day and almost 30 […]

The bridge extending from Al Khail Road to the Financial Center Road will be opened for traffic by early January. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) say the project will ease the flow of traffic by raising the capacity of the road to 4500 vehicles per hour during peaking hours. The bridge, which starts from […]

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