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Four gangs have been arrested for stealing 46 luxury cars across the UAE, worth AED 11 million. An investigation by Dubai Police revealed that gangs of different nationalities entered the country on visit visas, before using modern technical devices to access the vehicles and reset their systems. They eventually intended to smuggle the cars out […]

Emirati men who’ve graduated from high school will now have to serve in the military for a little while longer than before. The General Headquarters (GHQ) of the UAE Armed Forces has announced an extension of the legal term for national service from 12 to 16 months. The national service programme has been designed to […]

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is taking more steps to increase demand for energy in the emirate. It’s commissioned the construction of 91 new substations over the next three years at a cost of AED 11 billion. DEWA say it’s part of efforts to support the UAE’s ambitious national developments plans and upgrade […]

It’s soon going to be easier to get around Dubai International City. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that a key road project in Al Awir will open to traffic next week. The phase, which includes a new bridge that can carry 1,000 vehicles per hour, is expected to ease traffic on the […]

The UAE has joined Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain to file an appeal with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over allegations made by the Qatari government against them. They say that claims lodged by Qatar last week with the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) are invalid because the group does not […]


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