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19th WETEX and 2nd Dubai Solar Show successfully concluded

Dubai, UAE: Today is the last day of the 19th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2017), and the 2nd Dubai Solar Show. These were both organised by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), under the directives of HH ...

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Etisalat, Dubai Municipality sign agreement on smart ticketing

Etisalat, Dubai Municipality sign agreement on smart ticketing

DUBAI- H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, attended the signing of an agreement between Etisalat and Dubai Municipality. According to the agreement, paper tickets will be replaced ...

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A dance of life for a better tomorrow

What do you think about life? And what about death? What scares you? We live in a crazy world: so what will be our future? What is your action for a better tomorrow? Simply wishing is not enough. These questions, ...

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Dubai's Meraas opens first phase of Al Seef at Dubai Creek

Developer Meraas has completed the first phase of its Al Seef project on Dubai Creek. The government-owned company said that the 1.8km-long project contains 500 shopping and dining outlets, including a floating market, floating restaurants, an authentic souq and a ...

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UAE to open Arab Gulf's first nuclear reactor in 2018

AFP Last updated: September 26, 2017 The United Arab Emirates on Monday announced plans to open a nuclear power plant next year, in what would be a first for the emirate and the Arab Gulf region. The $ 20-billion Barakah ...

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Long-delayed Louvre Abu Dhabi to open its doors in November

Housing 600 works of art, including 300 loaned by 13 French museums for the inaugural year, the Louvre Abu Dhabi is described as the “first universal museum” in the Arab world. It will open to the public on November 11, ...

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Dubai developers unveil mega projects despite downturn

AFP Last updated: September 12, 2017 Property developers in Dubai showcased new multi-billion-dollar mega-projects on Monday despite falling prices, in the hope of stimulating demand and helping to end a three-year market downturn. Exhibitors at the three-day Cityscape Global showed ...

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Iraqi Shiite cleric visits United Arab Emirates

AFP Last updated: August 14, 2017 Influential Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has visited the United Arab Emirates, its official news agency said Monday, his second trip in weeks to a Sunni-ruled Gulf country after Saudi Arabia. Late Sunday, Sadr ...

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Dubai bans popular business website over 'false news'

AFP Last updated: July 30, 2017 Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have banned a leading business website and magazine for one month for allegedly publishing “false news” on failed real estate projects in Dubai. Arabian Business has withdrawn the ...

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Medics in pink: Dubai launches women-only ambulances

Natacha Yazbeck Last updated: July 15, 2017 Four women in pink remain on standby 12 hours a day, seven days a week, to come to the aid of their “sisters” in the Gulf emirate of Dubai. The four — two ...

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