Thursday , February 23 2017



UAE Armed Forces take total spend at IDEX past AED 19 billion

The UAE Armed Forces made worth over AED 344 million on the fifth and final day of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX). The event in Abu Dhabi showcased the latest in military technology. Five of the eight agreements are with local companies for a variety of materials, equipment ...

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Best and worst customer service sectors in the UAE revealed

Cafes provide the best level of customer service in the UAE. That’s according to a new consumer satisfaction index from Service Hero, which found that new cars sales and the electronic sector were second and third respectively. The index also revealed that when it comes to brands, Apple, Emirates Airline ...

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IDEX generates 82 deals worth over AED 18 billion in four days

Deals worth over AED 18.8 billion have been signed at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi. The UAE Armed Forces has already struck more than 80 agreements over the past four days, with the bulk of them going to local companies. They include contracts for buying ...

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Germany deports rejected Afghan asylum seekers

Germany has flown about 50 rejected Afghan asylum seekers to Kabul, in the third round of forced deportations to Afghanistan since late last year. The German government deported a record 80,000 migrants denied asylum last year, and that figure is set to increase in 2017. The deportations have come under ...

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Road works on Friday to cause delays around Dubai Airport

Motorists driving towards Dubai International Airport on Friday could face delays due to road works in the area. The junction of Marrakech Street and Airport Road will be affected from 2 am to 1 pm. This could disrupt traffic around Airport Road heading west and east, as well as near ...

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UAE volunteers plan to collect, recycle 28,000 kg of cans

Volunteers across the UAE plan to collect and recycle 28,000 kilograms worth of aluminium cans. The Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) is carrying out its annual Can Collection Day across all seven Emirates on Thursday. Since the start of the campaign in 1997, the group has collected and recycled more than ...

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