Monday, April 23, 2018

UAE

Dubai cancels this year’s film festival

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The Dubai International Film Festival says it will skip holding the event this year, instead becoming biennial and...

UAE: New law targets beggars with heavy fines and jail time

The UAE has passed an anti-begging Federal Law, which punishes anyone caught begging in the country with a Dh5,000 fine and up to three...

UAE: Safest country in world; 98.6% residents feel secure

The UAE has been ranked number one country in the world with the least amount of crimes related to sexual assault and theft, while...

Dubai to Open QE2 as Floating Hotel after 10 Years

The Queen Elizabeth II ocean liner may finally start generating returns for Dubai after the emirate spent $100 million buying the vessel more than...

Dubai: Pakistanis & Indians make ‘kushti’ their way of life

Every Friday evening in Dubai's bustling Deira district, a sandy lot is transformed into the ring of champions. Most are Pakistani or Indian, from...

UAE grants Entry Visas to Transit Passengers

The cabinet of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved a plan to grant entry visas to transit passengers across all the UAE airports...

Sharjah: Ruler announces salary hike for Expat employees

An increase the salaries of Sharjah government employees by 10 per cent retrospectively from the beginning of January was announced yesterday by His Highness Dr...

UAE suffers world’s biggest property price fall in 2017

Abu Dhabi's real estate market saw the largest annual price declines in the world during the fourth quarter of 2017, according to consultants Knight...

Dubai: Camel racing

The Dubai Camel Racing Club draws wealthy members from across the Arabian Peninsula, including Saudis, Kuwaitis, Bahrainis, as well as Emiratis.Camel racing is a...

Lawyer tells expat who filmed Ajay Gupta to get out of...

JOHANNESBURG, 13 April 2018 - A legal practitioner is warning South African Justin van Pletzen to get out of the United Arab Emirates as...

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