July 2016 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

July 30, 2016 no comments 435
Citizens and residents are encourage to fly the national flag proudly, and keep it well maintained Damaged and worn out national flags in the Capital will be replaced as part of a campaign launched by the Abu Dhabi Municipality. The Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport has...

July 29, 2016 no comments 499
The police evacuated the areas around the targeted Imran tower office building in which Mashreque bank was located. Panic gripped the residents of Al Qasimi following a bomb scare at the Mashreq building in King Abdul Aziz Road (Immigration street) late evening on Thursday. The...

July 29, 2016 no comments 368
DUBAI // The UAE is set to send its largest contingent of individual athletes to the Olympic Games over the next week. Thirteen athletes will represent the country in six different disciplines. For one of the four females in the delegation – swimmer Nada Al Bedwawi – the occasion will be...

July 29, 2016 no comments 451
A new five-star Marriott hotel is set to open in Abu Dhabi, UAE, later this year following an agreement signed between Saif Mohammed Al Hajeri, chairman, Al Forsan Holding, and Alex Kyriakidis, president and managing director of Marriott International. The Marriott Al Forsan Hotel will be...

July 28, 2016 no comments 428
The project aims to be in top five safari destinations in world: Municipality Work on Dubai Safari Park is proceeding according to schedule, with the park already 75 per cent done and scheduled for completion by the end of 2016, according to Dubai Municipality. A group of Asian elephants...

July 28, 2016 no comments 425
Completion marks key step in development of The Tower, planned for Dubai Creek Harbour Abu Dhabi: Emaar Properties, the Dubai-listed developer, announced the successful completion of advanced wind tunnel tests to confirm the strength and durability of the planned new tower in Dubai Creek...

July 28, 2016 no comments 477
Discovery Gardens and International City maintain their advantage in a tight market Dubai: Investors searching for the best yields in Dubai realty need not look beyond Discovery Gardens, International City and Silicon Oasis. The three mid-market clusters currently generate yields of 10.2 per...

July 28, 2016 no comments 396
The furnished serviced apartment building will offer 168 luxury studios and 54 one-bedroom units Azizi Developments on Wednesday announced the pre-launch of its 222-unit Montrell Serviced Apartments project worth more than Dh300 million. On completion, the furnished serviced apartment...

July 28, 2016 no comments 365
Accidents caused by tyres has dropped compared with previous years Dubai: Dubai Police issued 419 fines to motorists caught driving with worn-out tyres during the first five months of 2016, officials said on Wednesday. Colonel Jamal Al Bannai, deputy director of Dubai Traffic Police,...

July 28, 2016 no comments 448
Parking fee will be implemented starting next month: RTA New parking zones are being introduced across several locations in Dubai and signboards indicating this have sprung up in several residential localities. New parking boards were installed over the weekend in these locations and...

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