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K-pop band Exo set to take over Dubai’s Burj Khalifa

After introducing their spectacular track at the Dubai Fountain earlier this year, K-pop band Exo is all set to conquer the world’s tallest building with their own LED show. The three-minute show at the Burj Khalifa will kick-off on July 14 at 8.10 pm to the group’s hit track Power. 14.07.2018 | 20:10 HrsWill you be […]     Read More

4 million passengers used public buses in Abu Dhabi

More than four million passengers used public buses during Ramadan in Abu Dhabi. That’s according to the capital’s Department of Transport, which revealed that this is a 32 per cent increase from Ramadan the previous year. There was also a 37 per cent increase in the number of passengers using the public transport during the […]     Read More

More than 260,000 speeding fines issued in 6 months

As many as 260,169 speeding fines have been issued in Dubai during the first half of the year. That’s according to Dubai Police, which revealed it was the leading traffic violation. It was followed by lane indiscipline, which recorded 189,922 fines. An additional 21,362 motorists were penalised for using their mobile phones while driving, and […]     Read More

Injured Yemeni girl evacuated to UAE for treatment

A three-year-old girl from Yemen has been flown to the UAE to receive further medical treatment after being severely injured in an attack by the Houthi militia. Sumaiya Sadaan Hassan sustained wounds to her abdomen when mortar shell fire hit her house. An Emirati Advanced Surgical Team worked with Saudi-led Arab Coalition Forces to perform a […]     Read More

Evidence confirms foreign military experts training Houthis militia

Evidence has emerged confirming the presence of foreign military experts training Houthi militias in Yemen. According to the national news agency WAM, experts from Lebanon’s Hezbollah have been training the Iran-military-backed Houthi militias and providing them with integrated military communication system. Col. Turki Al-Maliki, the official spokesman of the Arab Coalition Forces, confirmed the news […]     Read More

Dubai residents to get free screening for hepatitis C

It’s now free for Dubai residents to get screened for hepatitis C. Under a new mandatory health insurance scheme, anyone diagnosed with the virus can now access care under the basic benefit plan. According to the Dubai Health Authority, less than a per cent of Dubai’s population has hepatitis C. It’s hoped that the move […]     Read More

Thousands of cars recalled in UAE

Following a directive from the Ministry of Economy, car dealers in the UAE are recalling thousands of old and new vehicles in the UAE. It’s part of a safety recall campaign that looks into issues like defective fuel tanks, airbag sensors and sunroof glasses. Some of the affected vehicles include Ford Ranger, Mitsubishi Lancer and GMC […]     Read More

AI to treat stroke patients in UAE

Artificial Intelligence will soon be used to treat stroke patients in the UAE. The Ministry of Health and Prevention have announced plans to introduce Virtual Reality (VR) in physiotherapy sessions for stroke patients as well as people suffering from balance disorder. Children with developmental disorders, cerebral palsy and Parkinson’s syndrome will also be treated using […]     Read More

UAE condemns Saudi security checkpoint attack

The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a security checkpoint in Saudi Arabia which left two people dead. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said that the Emirates opposes all criminal acts that threaten international security and stability. A member of Saudi Arabia’s security forces and a resident were killed […]     Read More
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