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Dubai world’s busiest airport; highest passengers Indians

Dubai International (DXB) retained its position as the world's busiest airport for international customer numbers for the fifth consecutive year with annual traffic for 2018 surpassing 89.1 million.

Aside from record traffic numbers, DXB enjoyed a banner year for...

Palestinian PM ready to quit if president Abbas wishes

Ramallah, Jan 28: Palestinian Territories: Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah on Monday offered to resign, his spokesman said, amid efforts by president Mahmud Abbas to form a new government.

Such bids are seen as part of attempts by Abbas...

UAE: New education system, law to care elderly announced

Dubai, Jan 27: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, chaired a Cabinet meeting on Sunday, which discussed the new 'Emirati School' system to be implemented in...

Abu Dhabi gears up to welcome Pope Francis

Dubai: A week before Pope Francis' visit to Abu Dhabi, there's a great anticipation among Catholics here as preparations get underway.

The pontiff’s visit to the UAE capital, a landmark for inter-faith relations between Muslims and Christians, is set...

Property buyers in Abu Dhabi snap up over 200 plots in one day

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...

Emirates airline announces major change to baggage allowances

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...

Saudi to begin building homes in $500 billion futuristic city Neom

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...

Dubai announces academic calendar for schools until 2021

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...

8 Indian sailors stranded on ship off UAE coast for months cry out for help

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...

Minor tremor felt in UAE, no damages reported

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,...