October 2019 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

October 8, 2019 142
Mall of Emirates experienced a power cut The UAE was beset by severe rain and high winds on Monday afternoon as extreme weather hit the country. Local drivers braved hazardous road conditions as heavy rainfall led to deep pools of water collecting on roads throughout Dubai. A...

October 8, 2019 134
The improved mass transit systems of Dubai contributed to increasing the share of public transport in the total mobility journeys from six percent in 2006 to 17.5% n 2018. ABU DHABI- The Dubai Government's investments in roads and transport infrastructure has realised economic benefits...

October 7, 2019 161
Amlak continues gaining on court ruling Most Gulf markets closed higher on Sunday mirroring the previous session's rise in global stocks on easing concerns about the U.S. economy, while Saudi Arabia ended three consecutive days of losses. The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to near...

October 7, 2019 155
"From a security perspective.. we have our own labs in the UAE and we visit their labs... we have not seen any evidence that there are security holes specifically in 5G,” Albalooshi said. DUBAI- United Arab Emirates (UAE) telecoms company du saw no evidence of security concerns about...

October 7, 2019 145
The NG is the precursor to the Boeing 737 Max, which has been grounded since March following two fatal incidents Flydubai is in “regular contact” with Boeing regarding the possibility of inspections of its Boeing 737 NG aircraft after the manufacturer discovered a problem on planes...

October 6, 2019 184
Simply Concierge is a spin-off from the Simply New Cars platform Dubai-based motoring platform Simplynewcar.com has launched a new personalised car buying service, it was announced last week. The service will provide would-be buyers will be a list of car recommendations, along...

October 5, 2019 161
Movement is part of rehearsals for the 6th edition of Union Fortress in Ras Al Khaimah The UAE Armed Forces on Saturday warned that loud noises - including those of helicopters, fighter planes, armored personnel carriers and speedboats - are expected to be heard in the Al Hamra area of...

October 5, 2019 179
During the first seven months of this year, bilateral trade between UAE and Lebanon stood at $598mln The UAE has maintained its position as a leading investor in Lebanon with its foreign direct investment, FDI, constituting 11 percent of total FDI inflows to Lebanon, according to a top...

October 5, 2019 189
Dubai has moved up 17 places since first appearing in 25th place in the inaugural report in 2007 Dubai has risen up the ranks of the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) to No. 8 position, representing its highest ever ranking. The city is the only financial centre within MEASA...

October 5, 2019 175
Expo 2020 Dubai will host space-related attractions UAE - The UAE's first astronaut, Hazzaa Al Mansoori, returned safely from the International Space Station on Thursday, his entire mission is considered as a new beginning in the country's foray into space innovations and technologies....

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