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Abu Dhabi, Jan 21: Abu Dhabi’s largest developer, Aldar Properties, on Sunday said it sold plots worth Dh1.6 billion dirhams in a single day, which it called a sign of improved investor sentiment.

Values and rentals on Abu Dhabi’s property market have fallen, weighed down by a slowing economy in the last two years.

Aldar sold some 150...

Dubai, Jan 21: based Emirates airline announced a change to their baggage allowance policy which will come into effect next month.

According to an Emirates circular, several fare types will have their baggage allowance reduced by 5kg. Starting next month, the airline will implement a new free baggage allowance scheme for Economy flyers. Recently, the airline separated Economy fares...

Jan 18: Saudi Arabia said it will start building the first residential area in a proposed $500 billion futuristic city that’s become a symbol of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ambitions for life after oil.

The kingdom plans to start work on Neom Bay in the first quarter this year, according to the state-run Saudi Press Agency.

The...

Dubai, Jan 18: The Ministry of Education has revealed the academic calendar for public and private schools until July 2021.

The new calendar indicated that public and private schools will start their summer holidays on July 4, 2019, while the new academic year will commence on September 1, 2019.

In a statement, the ministry said: “The Ministerial Council...

Hyderabad, Jan 13: Eight sailors from India have literally been shackled to the sea at the Sharjah anchorage and have urged the government to get them out of a ship which has practically been abandoned.

There are 10 sailors onboard the ‘M V Azraqmoiah’, including one from Sudan and another from Tanzania. Among the eight Indian sailors, Ramesh Gadela...

Jan 12: A slight tremor with a magnitude of 3.7 on the Richter scale was recorded on Friday at 12.51pm.

The epicentre was northwest of Dibba, Oman. Residents in Ras Al Khaimah, mainly in Al Rams and Julphar areas, took to social media and said they have felt the tremor.

The NCM posted an update on Twitter....

Dubai, Jan 12: A video purportedly showing a man locking up supporters of the Indian football team in a bird cage ahead of a crucial match with the UAE has gone viral, prompting the UAE authorities to arrest several persons, media reports said on Friday.

India lost the match against the hosts United Arab Emirates (UAE) 2-0 in the...

Dubai, Jan 12: A rockstar politician with dreams of a new India, Indian opposition leader and Congress party president Rahul Gandhi struck the right notes on pluralism and compassion on Friday, the first day of his two-day visit to the UAE.

More importantly, he was here to listen to the harmony enjoyed by Indians and other communities. He told...

Damascus/Syria, Jan 12: Missiles fired by Israeli warplanes struck a warehouse at Damascus International Airport late Friday, causing damage but no casualties, a Syrian military official said.

The unidentified official was quoted by Syrian state media as saying Israeli aircraft coming from the south fired several missiles at areas near Damascus about 45 minutes before midnight. He said Syrian...

Dubai, Jan 10: India’s Congress party president Rahul Gandhi has arrived in Dubai for a much-anticipated visit to the UAE that will see him address Indian expatriates at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on January 11.

An enthusiastic crowd awaits outside the Dubai airport to welcome Congress President @RahulGandhi #RahulGandhiInUAE pic.twitter.com/q36Ob8YxDh ...