April 2024 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

April 20, 2024 no comments 51
The two entities have taken steps to minimise disruptions across the city, including clean up operations and rerouting traffic The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Dubai Municipality have intensified clean-up operations to restore normalcy in the emirate following severe weather...

April 20, 2024 no comments 42
The latest data from the statistics authority shows that non-oil foreign trade grew by more than Dhs281.9bn in 2023 UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi posted full-year non-oil trade growth of 8 per cent in 2023, the government media office reported on Friday citing the emirate’s statistics...

April 19, 2024 no comments 71
The mining firm’s offer for a controlling stake in Vedanta Resources is non-binding and talks are ongoing The mining investment arm of Abu Dhabi’s most valuable company has offered to buy a majority stake in Vedanta Resources’ Zambian copper assets in its drive to build an African...

April 19, 2024 no comments 52
International flights into Iran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport have been cancelled Fly dubai has cancelled flights to the Iranian capital Tehran on Friday and turned back flight FZ 1929 due to the closure of the airport, the carrier said in a statement. International...

April 19, 2024 no comments 75
Emirates REIT’s net property income surged by 12 per cent to $62m, driven by strategic asset performance optimisation Equitativa, the manager of Emirates REIT, has reported that the Shariah-compliant real estate investment trust witnessed its highest-ever property income in FY 2023,...

April 17, 2024 no comments 85
Eighty-one per cent of the startups in the latest cohort are headquartered outside the UAE Abu Dhabi-based tech ecosystem, Hub71, has announced the induction of 25 innovative startups from 11 countries into its 14th cohort. The diverse group of startups, ranging from sectors...

April 17, 2024 no comments 66
Construction on the project will begin immediately and all homes will be completed and handed over by the end of 2025 Arada Developments has awarded two contracts valued at Dhs615m to build 565 homes in Azalea, the fourth phase of Masaar and a popular megaproject in Sharjah’s Suyoh...

April 17, 2024 no comments 84
The airport faces operational challenges amidst unprecedented weather conditions, disrupting flights and transportation services Dubai International (DXB) airport is facing significant operational challenges due to the unprecedented weather conditions experienced in the UAE on Tuesday,...

April 17, 2024 no comments 74
The popular Telegram messaging app, which is headquartered in Dubai, currently has over 900 million users The Telegram messaging app, one of the world’s most popular social media platforms, will likely cross one billion active monthly users within a year as it is spreading like “forest...

April 8, 2024 no comments 72
The report showed that e-commerce spending continued growing in 2023, with a 15 per cent growth rate since 2022 The UAE’s retail sector boomed in 2023, defying global trends, revealed the latest State of the UAE Retail Economy report released by regional retail giant Majid Al Futtaim....

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