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Ramadan is opportunity to spread spirit of charity: UAE

The UAE Cabinet, chaired by Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum congratulated the leaders and the people of the UAE on the occasion of the Holy ...

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U.A.E. to lift travel ban on Lebanon `soon’ in boost for economy

The United Arab Emirates will lift a years-long travel ban on Lebanon, a move that could revive the embattled country’s vital tourism sector. Visiting U.A.E. Ambassador to Lebanon Hamad Al Shamsi said the ban would end soon, according to Lebanon’s ...

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UAE blocks 267 websites for posting illegal, obscene content

The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority announced that 267 websites were blocked, during the first quarter of 2019, for offensive and obscene content. According to Al Bayan, the TRA said that 117 (43.8 per cent) of the blocked websites were used for ...

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UAE announces first day of Ramadan after moon sighting

UAE has officially confirmed that Ramadan 1440 will begin on Monday (May 6) – after the Ramadan crescent was sighted in UAE on Sunday morning. Dubai Media Office confirmed on Sunday evening that May 6 (Monday) will be the first ...

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UAE committee to spot Ramadan crescent today

The Ramadan Moon Sighting Committee will meet today after Maghrib prayer under the chairmanship of Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al Dhaheri, Minister of Justice. The Sharia courts across the country will follow up and inform the committee of any ...

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Trucks banned on UAE roads during Ramadan

Abu Dhabi Police has announced that heavy-duty trucks, lorries, and buses carrying more than 50 passengers will be banned on Abu Dhabi roads between 08:00 and 10:00, and from 14:00 to 16:00 throughout the holy month of Ramadan. Buses carrying ...

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Indian students in UAE celebrate CBSE Grade 12 results

Grade 12 students of Indian schools in the UAE were ecstatic and breathed a sigh of relief after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced annual board examination results on Thursday, a few weeks earlier than expected. Most Indian ...

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Five-year entrepreneur visa launched in UAE

Under the directives and in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship announced the implementation of the Cabinet’s ...

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Indian student wins $1 million at Dubai Duty Free raffle

An Indian national living in Bahrain on Tuesday won $1 million at the Dubai Duty Free raffle. Sara Elrayah Ahmed, a 21-year-old medical student, had purchased ticket no. 2790 in series 299 had purchased the ticket on her way back ...

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Turkey says UAE spy suspect committed suicide in prison

The suspect, named as Zaki Y. M. Hasan, was found hanging from the bathroom door in his one-person cell in Silivri prison, west of Istanbul, when guards arrived to give him food on Sunday morning, the prosecutor’s office statement said. ...

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UAE gives birth certificate to girl born to Hindu father and Muslim mother

In probably the first, the UAE government has given birth certificate to a nine-month old girl who was born to an Indian Hindu father and a Muslim mother, setting aside the country’s marriage rules for expatriates during the Year of ...

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Driver in UAE arrested for killing man in run-over accident

The Sharjah Police arrested a driver for killing a man in a run-over accident. The mishap took place at a road leading to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed road. According to Sharjah Police’s announcement on Instagram, the driver fled the scene ...

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163 UAE students bag awards for ‘thinking science’

A total of 163 young, aspiring UAE scientists were recognised for their creativity, resourcefulness and innovation at the awarding ceremony for the seventh edition of the pan-UAE Think Science competition, held in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Winning student projects included ...

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UAE woman wakes up from coma 27 years after car accident

She was in the back of a car with her four-year-old son on the way to their home in Al Ain, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), when the vehicle collided with a school bus. Ms Munira Abdulla, then 32, ...

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