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UAE expresses solidarity with Iran and offers condolences to earthquake victims

At least three people were killed and more than 800 injured after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck north-western city of Khoy on Saturday, say officials.


January 30, 2023, 2:07 PM

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid renames Al Minhad area as Hind City

Vice President and Ruler of Dubai renames urban area that includes four zones spanning 83.9 sq km and is connected to major Dubai roads and motorways.


January 30, 2023, 9:53 AM

Ruler of Sharjah attends university ceremony

Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi takes part in annual gathering of the American University of Sharjah Alumni Association.


January 29, 2023, 5:10 PM

Dewa commissioned 17 transmission substations worth $871 million in 2022

The Dubai-listed utility's investments in electricity transmission projects between 2021 and 2024 stand at $2.72 billion.


January 29, 2023, 1:25 PM

Sheikh Mansoor meets Qatar World Cup chief

Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed, chairman of Dubai Sports Council, met Nasser Fahad Al Khater, chief executive of the FIFA World Cup 2022, to discuss the region’s rising profile as a place to host major sports events.


January 27, 2023, 7:01 AM

Dubai Metro's Route 2020 wins top award for project management

The American Project Management Institute recognised Dubai Metro for applying its top practices standards and governance techniques while building the 15km route.


January 26, 2023, 5:35 PM

UAE envoy meets Crown Prince of Bahrain

Sheikh Sultan bin Hamdan, the UAE ambassador to the kingdom, held talks with Prince Salman bin Hamad, Crown Prince of Bahrain, in Manama.


January 25, 2023, 8:57 PM

UAE President hosts leader of Democratic Republic of the Congo

President Sheikh Mohamed on Tuesday discussed efforts to boost co-operation during a meeting with President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Felix Tshisekedi at Qasr Al Bahr.


January 24, 2023, 8:38 PM

UAE's defence group Edge invests $14m in unmanned traffic management firm High Lander

Edge has acquired a majority stake in the Israel-based company as it places a clear focus on the development of autonomous systems, including unmanned aerial vehicles, smart weapons, and cyber technologies. The group is keen to further assist High Lander in developing its next-generation Universal UTM solution, which enables the safe coexistence of manned and unmanned aviation.


January 24, 2023, 5:18 PM

Man drowns in Sharjah while trying to rescue his wife

The body of the 24-year-old has been recovered after the incident on Sunday at Al Mamzar Beach.


January 23, 2023, 5:37 PM