August 2018 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

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Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, Dubai Police and the Marine Environment Protection Association team up to rescue whale shark in Dubai Creek The UAE's Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) collaborated with Dubai Police and the Marine Environment Protection...

August 3, 2018 no comments 695
Arrivals from Europe to the GCC are set to grow for the period of 2018 – 2020 by around 17% The number of travellers visiting the Middle East from Europe is on the rise, with a majority set to arrive in the UAE, according to new data. The latest Q2 data compiled by Expedia Group...

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London Court of International Arbitration rules in favour of Dubai port operator DP World in dispute with Government of Djibouti DP World said on Thursday that it is reviewing its options after a tribunal of the London Court of International Arbitration ruled against the Government of...

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Sharjah Holding says Al Zahia project will feature 2,270 homes upon its completion in 2022 Sharjah Holding, a partnership between Majid Al Futtaim - Properties and Sharjah Asset Management, has announced the sale of its 1,000th home at its Al Zahia project. Al Zahia will feature...

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Court hears how Romanian stewardess was forced to handcuff defendant during Madrid flight in June An off-duty Emirati pilot has appeared in court after allegedly getting drunk and threatening to blow up an aircraft. Local media reported on Wednesday that a Romanian stewardess was...

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Transparency assumes prime importance, thus paving the way for comfortable and safe conditions for residents of the country. The competitiveness the UAE has achieved through well-placed systems, norms and an efficient partnership between the private and public private sector has made...

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This amount accounts for 22.9% of Japan's total crude imports Japan imported 16.456 million barrels of crude oil from the from the United Arab Emirates in June 2018, data released by the Agency of Energy and Natural Resource in Tokyo showed. This amount accounts for 22.9 percent...

August 2, 2018 no comments 889
New attractions, theme parks and shopping malls would boost tourism and pave the way for the country to potentially host international events DUBAI: With the construction and opening of a number of mega-projects across the UAE, expectations are running high that the Emirates will...

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Emirate set to overtake Paris as third most-visited city Shrugging off any concerns about VAT, tourists continued to flock to Dubai in the first-half of 2018 as the region's most-visited city reached 8.1 million visitors and is on track to surpass its last year's figures of 15.79...

August 1, 2018 no comments 693
Emirates Skywards replaces flydubai's frequent flyer programme, OPEN, to become the loyalty programme of both airlines Emirates Skywards on Wednesday replaced flydubai’s frequent flyer programme, OPEN, officially becoming the loyalty programme of Emirates airline and flydubai. The...

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