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Riyadh Metro 54% complete, on schedule

RIYADH, May 13,2017 ( Arab News): The Riyadh Metro project is 54 percent complete and on schedule, Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar, chairman of the High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh, said Thursday following the second meeting of ...

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How to get UAE resident visa for your parents in Dubai

Here’s how to get a residence visa for your parents; Who can sponsor parents? UAE expatriates, holding valid resident visas having a minimum salary of  Dh20,000 or a monthly pay of Dh19,000 plus a two-bedroom accommodation can get one year ...

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Dubai set for two new islands by Madinat Jumeirah

Shaikh Mohammad announced the Dh6.3b tourism project, which will break ground in June 2017 and will be completed by late 2020 Dubai, May 14, 2017 (GN): His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the ...

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Dubai gold further slips; prices below Dh148

The price of gold in the so-called “City of Gold” is not getting any higher. As of 10:09 in the morning, the price of Dubai gold continues to fall, with the 24-carat gold hitting Dh147.75 mark, a drop from yesterday’s ...

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Trump’s Saudi visit to spread message of unity: McMaster

Washington: United States President Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster has said that the former made the decision to begin his first foreign trip in Saudi Arabia in order to deliver a message of peace and unity ...

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Fire broke out on ship at Sharjah port – One killed and four injured

Dubai: At least one person was killed on Saturday in a fire that broke out on a ship carrying petroleum products docked at a port in Sharjah. Four people were injured in the fire that was extinguished in the afternoon ...

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Gang that stole Dh3m from money transporting vehicle in Dubai nabbed

Dubai: Dubai Police have arrested a six-member gang who stole Dh3 million from a money transporting vehicle, police said on Thursday. Major-General Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant to the Dubai Police Chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs, said that police received ...

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“Aviation and travel are one of the main engines of the UAE economy” – Sheikh Mohammed

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, issued a special message, marking the growth of Emirates over the decades. Emirates Group posted a Dh2.5 billion profit, announced earlier ...

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Dubai buses see a million more riders this year

Dubai: Dubai’s public buses have seen almost one million more riders in the first quarter of this year, up 2.5 per cent over the year before. In the first quarter of this year, the emirate’s buses saw 38,616,365 riders, up ...

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1,600 gallstones removed from Emirati woman

More than 1,600 stones of different sizes were removed from the gallbladder of a 40-year-old woman at Khalifa General Hospital in Umm Al Quwain on Thursday. Dr. Tahir Hilmi, head of the medical team and general surgery and surgical endoscopy ...

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Woman stuck in Dubai jail as two countries refuse her entry

A woman who was arrested on charges of entering the UAE illegally through a border has been languishing in a Dubai jail for three years after two East European countries refused to allow her entry. The Dubai Human Rights is ...

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Soon, Saudi Arabia to remove all expatriate workers from Govt. jobs

Riyadh: Saudi Government decided to get rid of all expatriate workers from all ministries and Govt. Departments. According to Dy. Minister, Abdullah Al-Melfi, Ministry of Civil Service instructed all ministries and government departments to remove all expatriate workers before 2020. ...

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Saudi Arabia stops hiring foreign dentists

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced its decision to stop hiring foreign dentists to provide job opportunities for locals. The decision, announced by the Labour Ministry, aims to encourage the private sector to hire more locals in the medical area, ...

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Woman injured in an argument over selfie in Sharjah

Sharjah: A Gulf Cooperation National in Sharjah was injured by three other women, breaking her thumb and afflicting minor cuts on her body, when she demanded them to delete the selfie. According, to the Sharjah police, the woman was in ...

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