Wednesday , June 28 2017


Russia condemns US warning to Syria over chemical attack

Russia has condemned the US’ warning to Syria that it would pay a heavy price for any chemical weapons attack. Moscow said Washington’s threats to the Syrian leadership, which it’s been supporting, was ‘unacceptable’. The White House said on Monday that Bashar al-Assad’s government was preparing for an attack similar ...

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Two cars catch fire in Umm Al Quwain

An investigation is underway after two cars caught fire in Umm Al Quwain on Monday. Civil defence officials said the blaze started in one car and spread to an adjacent vehicle, completely destroying both. Authorities confirmed that no one was hurt in the incident.

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Dozens killed as US air strike hits IS prison in Syria

At least 42 people have been killed in an air strike on an IS prison in eastern Syria, according to a report by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Observatory says the air strike took place in the town of al-Mayadeen on Monday at dawn, hitting a building that ...

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Dubai Police aims to use driverless patrol vehicle

Dubai residents may soon see an autonomous vehicle on police duty. Dubai Police have signed an agreement with a Singaporean manufacturer to develop a self-driving patrol device. A video released by authorities on social media shows how the self-guided vehicle could detect infractions, suspicious objects, and have the ability to ...

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US clears AED7.35 bn sale of unarmed drones to India

India will purchase 22 unarmed drones from the United States, in a deal worth AED 7.35 billion (USD 2 billion). The announcement was made in a joint statement issued after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump met for the first time. The predator Guardian drones will ...

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