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The UAE’s first nuclear power plant is scheduled to start operations next year, with its construction currently in advanced stages. That’s according to Energy Minister Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, who confirmed that work on the first of four reactors at the facility in Al Dhafra region is now 96 per cent complete. […]

Dubai International Airport registered another month of record passenger traffic in August. According to their monthly traffic report, more than 8.2 million passengers flew in and out of the hub. The figure is up by 6.6 per cent from the same time last year, when 7.7 million people travelled through the airport. The average number […]

The UAE is using the best technological solutions in order to ensure the highest standards of fire safety in buildings. That’s according to experts at the Windows, Doors and Facades Show being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. They say that authorities in the Emirates are eager to apply the best innovations around fire […]

The maiden test flight of the world’s first Autonomous Air Taxi has been carried out in the UAE. Undertaken at a location near Jumeirah Beach Park, the test was attended by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. The two-seat vehicle is powered by clean electricity and can […]

A wide range of regional and international issues have come up for discussion between the UAE and Egypt. This came during talks between the UAE’s leaders and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, who is on a two-day visit to the country. He was received at Dubai’s Zabeel Palace by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid […]

No injuries have been reported after a bus caught fire in Dubai Marina on Tuesday morning. Dubai Civil Defence have told ARN that emergency services arrived quickly on the scene and extinguished the blaze. On their official twitter handle, Dubai Police reported traffic delays after the “fire accident on Al Marsa St after Marina Mall […]


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