Thursday , March 23 2017

UAE condemns London terror attack

The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in London that left at least five people dead. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said the UAE stands in solidarity with the government and people of the United Kingdom. It has called on countries to step ...

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Dubai police rescue trapped passengers in 3 separate accidents

Police officials and rescue teams on Wednesday handled three different serious accidents in Dubai. That’s according to a recent report, which clarified that in all three accidents, trapped passengers inside the damaged vehicles were rescued. In one accident, a 20-year-old motorist had driven into lamppost leaving the driver in a ...

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Dubai launches second edition of Reading Box initiative

The Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has launched the second edition of its ‘Reading Box’. Based in City Walk 2 until April 1, the initiative has been designed to support the UAE National Reading Strategy. Also supporting the National Month of Reading in March, the hub will be ...

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Initiative gives abuse victims a chance to get jobs

Victims of abuse and human trafficking are being given job opportunities through a new initiative. The Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC) has partnered with a company called OnTime Government Services to train and employ them. They’ll also be exempted from paying certain government fees. The foundation is calling ...

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Unstable weather conditions predicted for the weekend

UAE residents can expect cloudy skies, rainfall and even thunder starting from Friday until Monday next week. High speed winds are likely to persist, causing poor visibility for motorists due to sand and dust. Rough sea conditions will also continue along the Arabian Gulf and the Oman Sea. Authorities are ...

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UAE boasts 80 organic crop farms

Officials say there’s growing demand for organic local produce in the UAE. There are now about 80 organic crop farms in the country consisting 65 fruit and vegetable varities. Dr. Majid Sultan Al Qassimi is the Director of animal health and development department at the Ministry of Climate Change and ...

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