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Solar panels will be installed on close to 650 villas in Hatta for free. The announcement is part of DEWA’s Shams Dubai Initiative, which aims to promote environmental sustainability among home-owners. The photo-voltaic panels are expected to be put on the homes by next February. Dubai’s Clean Energy Strategy 2050 hopes to transform 75 per […]

Businesses in the UAE are being warned about a hacking group that is trying to gain insight into strategic sectors. Security firm FireEye say that APT 33 – a group which allegedly has ties to Iran – uses phishing emails to trap employees and acquire classified information.  They say the group has already targeted organizations […]

Mobile users across the UAE woke up on Wednesday morning to a message rolled out on the top of their screens which read “UAE KSA Together.” According to telecommunications providers, the message is to celebrate Saudi Arabia’s 87th national day, which will be on September 23. It will continue to appear on mobile phones until Sunday.  Abdulwahed […]

Dubai’s Rental Disputes Centre (RDC) has resolved more than 1,850 cases so far this year. That’s according to the Dubai Land Department, who say it has also successfully cleared 326 appeals since the beginning of 2017. The system, which came into being in 2013, provides a platform to adjudicate appeals made against decisions and judgements. […]

The UAE is looking to create greater cohesion and integration throughout the Northern Emirates. That’s according to H.E. Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the Federal Authority for Land and Maritime Transport. Speaking exclusively to ARN News, he explained that a master plan is in the works to help local communities strategically […]

The UAE has given AED27.7 billion in international and domestic grants in the first half of this year. The Ministry of Finance says the figure is 73.8 per cent higher than the same period last year. The amount comprises a tenth of total government spending from January to June, which was estimated at AED 266 […]


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