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Dh1,000 fine for driving hard shoulder in the UAE

Special warning for motorists driving on hard shoulder. Hard shoulder driving will attract is Dh1,000 fine plus six black points. Drivers caught blocking emergency vehicles...

Walk between two Dubai skyscrapers on Sky Walk

Emaar Properties on Wednesday announced the launch of an exhilarating tourist attraction that will especially appeal to adventure lovers with the new Sky Walk,...

US to open Jerusalem embassy in May for Israel’s 70th anniversary

By AFPThe US announces a May date for the relocation of its embassy to Jerusalem, a disputed city holy to three major religionsThe United States...

Saudi Prince’s reform will be tested by economic pain

More than a year after the kingdom’s dominant leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, unveiled a blueprint for the post-oil era, the drop in...

Qatar Passes Landmark Law to Grant Permanent Residency to Expats

Qatar, facing a boycott by a Saudi-led alliance, approved a draft law that will grant permanent residency cards to some foreigners, an unprecedented action...

Dubai real estate news

Even by the level of conspicuous consumption prevalent in Dubai’s fitful property market, apartments at the Royal Atlantis stand out. Together with the 795-room...

Opinion: What the Saudi Arrests Mean for the Kingdom’s Oil Policy

We may never fully know what lies behind Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s decision to arrest more than 200 Saudi citizens, including 11 princes and...

UAE jails activist for 10 years over social media posts

RIYADH, May 31 (Reuters) - Prominent Emirati activist Ahmed Mansoor has been sentenced to 10 years in jail and fined 1 million AED ($272,000)...

Is Middle East on the brink of a major war?

Alarming developments in the Middle East remind us of the likelihood of conventional warfare on a cataclysmic scale in the region. Israel and Iran have...

High-speed Haramain train makes pilot trip

JEDDAH: The mega public transport project in the Makkah region on Tuesday received the first pilot trip of the high-speed Haramain train between Jeddah...

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