Thursday , March 30 2017

Emirates A380 involved in Singapore wing clip incident

There have been no injuries reported after the wings of an Emirates Airbus A380 came into contact with another plane’s wing at Singapore Changi International airport. The Scoot Boeing 787-9 was taxiing before take-off when its left wing hit the A380 which was on pushback ahead of a flight to ...

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One killed, another injured in RAK runover accident

One man was killed and another injured after a car ploughed into them in Ras Al Khaimah. According to police officials, a 33-year-old woman driver lost control of her car and ran over the victims. She later drove into a lamppost and her car flipped over. The 44-year-old Asian worker ...

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UAE court issues verdicts in security cases

The Federal Appeals Court has sentenced a man to 10 years in jail for promoting extremist ideology online and damaging the UAE’s reputation. The Arab national was also found guilty of communicating with a secret wing of the Muslim brotherhood. Meanwhile, the defendant in another case was handed a 10-year ...

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Dubai could lower speed limits on two key roads

The speed limit on Dubai’s two major highways could soon be reduced. Dubai Police and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) are considering lowering the maximum limit on both Emirates Road and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road from 120 kph to 110 kph. The move is in response to the ...

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Fujairah in mourning as Deputy Ruler dies

A three-day mourning period has been declared in the emirate of Fujairah, following the death of Deputy Ruler Sheikh Hamad bin Saif Al Sharqi on Wednesday. A funeral prayer will be held on Thursday at Fujairah’s Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council ...

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UAE bans import of select poultry products from US, Malaysia

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCaE) in the UAE has banned the import of all types of poultry products from the USA and Malaysia that have not been heat-treated. The move comes after the World Organisation for Animal Health notified about the presence of avian influenza in commercial ...

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