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iPhone 8 sales start tomorrow in the UAE

Let’s make this plain and simple: sales of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus will begin in the UAE tomorrow, and it’ll kick off at the latest Apple Store in The Dubai Mall. The invite sent to us indicates that ...

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UAE’s Year of Giving has raised $435m so far

The UAE has so far raised Dhs1.6bn ($435.6m) through CSR initiatives, private and public sector and individual donations as part of the national strategy for the Year of Giving. The figure was announced during a meeting of the Year of ...

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Hyderabad ‘Sheikh Marriage’ Racket Busted, 8 Arab Nationals Arrested

Hyderabad: Investigations into the recent spate of child marriages in the old city area of Hyderabad led to a major crackdown of “Sheikh Marriage” racket in the city. Hyderabad city police have arrested five Omani and three Qatar nationals, along with ...

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Indian Social Club Oman chairman to be honoured for 30 years of service

Muscat: Dr. Sathish Nambiar may be receiving an award for 30 years of service to the Indian Social Club, but to him, helping the Indian community in Oman is reward enough. Dr. Nambiar, who joined the Indian Social Club in 1984, ...

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Sheikh Mohammed launches 10 new humanitarian initiatives

The Dubai Ruler has reminded all stakeholders concerned that there are just three months left in the Year of Giving. “This final stretch is the most important. Our goal is to expand further on our humanitarian policies, ensuring that we ...

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Saudi Binladen group to explore investment opportunities in India

On the Invitation of Saudi Binladeen Group Chairman, H.E. Md. Noor Rahman Sheikh, Consul General of India deputed a Team comprising of some Officers of the Indian Consulate Dr. Md. Nurul Hasan Consul (Commerce), Mr. Anand Kumar Consul (Consular), Mr. ...

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UAE launches unified Hijri calendar of 1439

Abu Dhabi, September 19, 2017 :The United Arab Emirates launched a unified Hijri calendar ahead of the new Islamic year, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced on Monday. Ahmed Juma Al Za’abi, Deputy Minister for Presidential Affairs, and Chairman of chairman ...

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Free health screenings for women in UAE, Bahrain and Oman

Women across the UAE, Bahrain and Oman can undergo free health screening across all Majid Al Futtaim shopping malls. The shopping malls are offering complimentary health testing to women for a month under the Feel the Beat regional heart health awareness ...

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Hijri New Year holiday for UAE public, private sector announced

The Hijri New Year holiday for the year 1439 will be observed on the first day of the month of Muharram, for both public and private sector. The holiday will be observed by all departments of the UAE federal government, ...

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Dubai launches new smart system to make visa medical testing faster

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has launched a new medical fitness and occupational screening system to make it faster to receive results of health tests for visas. The new system, called Salem, will “reduce customers’ waiting time, minimise human intervention ...

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More Indian passport holders to get visa on arrival in UAE

The UAE on Wednesday approved a decision to grant visa on arrival to Indian passport holders with residence visa from UK and the European Union. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin ...

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Dubai Crown Prince opens the Cityscape Global 2017 – the biggest annual real estate event

The Cityscape Global 2017 – the biggest annual real estate event – has been opened by the Dubai Crown Prince His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Dubai Crown Prince toured ...

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Two UAE soldiers martyred in line of duty in Yemen

The General Command of the UAE Armed Forces on Monday announced the martyrdom of Second Lieutenant Pilot Sultan Mohammad Ali Al Naqbi after his aircraft crashed due to a technical fault while performing his duty as part of the Saudi-led ...

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Saudi Arabia foils ISIS attempt to attack defense ministry, seizes huge explosives

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia): Saudi Arabia has foiled attempts by ISIS militants to attack the defense ministry and arrested two Yemeni nationals for plotting attacks. According to Al Arabiya News Channel, Two Yemeni nationals named Ahmed Yasser al-Kaldi and Ammar Ali ...

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