A AED 1 billion endowment fund, in honour of mothers, has been launched in the UAE, ahead of Ramadan.
The UAE's Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) has outlined the working hours for federal entities during the holy month of Ramadan.
A budget of AED 6.4 billion has been approved for the Nafis scheme to empower Emirati talent and facilitate the entry of 36,000 citizens into the private sector workforce in 2024.
Dubai's taxis clocked around 114 million trips in 2023, transporting more than 198 million passengers.
The working day for employees in the UAE private sector will be shortened by two hours during Ramadan, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) announced.
UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan visited Captain Mohammed Salem Al Nuaimi at Zayed Military Hospital, where he is receiving treatment for injuries sustained during a recent terror attack in Somalia.
Four people were rescued after their boat capsized off the coast of Sharjah.
The UAE's total federal assets amounted to a "remarkable" AED 481.5 billion until the third quarter of 2023, leading the country to rank first globally in four international financial competitiveness indicators.
UAE astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi has marked the first anniversary of his historic six-month space mission with a special message on social media.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has viewed the plans for the AED 800 million "Billion Meals Endowment" tower, to be built on Sheikh Zayed Road.
The fourth and final reactor at the UAE's Barakah nuclear energy plant has come on line.
Another spell of wet weather is forecast for much of the UAE for the first half of next week.
Two astronauts from the second batch of the UAE Astronaut Programme will graduate from the 2021 NASA Astronaut Candidate Class training programme on March 5 at the Johnson Space Centre in Houston.
The UAE has unveiled the XPRIZE Water Scarcity competition, which has a total prize purse of $119 million, to encourage global innovators to focus on transforming the reliability, affordability and sustainability of water desalination technologies.
Starting March 1, commuters on Dubai Metro and Tram will not be allowed to take their e-scooters onboard.
The UAE has strongly condemned Israeli forces targeting thousands of Palestinians waiting for an aid delivery in the Gaza Strip, leaving more than 100 dead.
The UAE has opened 300 housing units in Syria's Latakia, as part of the ongoing 'Gallant Knight 2' operation.
The UAE humanitarian team in Chad's Amdjarass is continuing its efforts to provide relief aid to Sudanese refugees to alleviate the suffering of displaced families and improve their living conditions.
An official platform has been unveiled in Dubai for individuals and organisations to contribute to humanitarian, charitable and social development initiatives.
Dubai is set to begin trial operations for a smart robot to detect violations among users of bicycles and electric scooters.
A joint operation has been launched by the UAE and Egypt to air-drop humanitarian aid in northern Gaza.
Motorists in the UAE will be paying slightly more for fuel in March.
School and university students can get up to 70 per cent discount and avail of other offers at a wide range of retail outlets within Dubai and nationwide with a new Nol card.
UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has greenlighted an initiative that will address global water scarcity.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has been honoured with the Order of the Union for efforts taken to remove the UAE from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)'s grey list.
The UAE's National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) has said it's fully prepared to deal with any issues arising from the current spell of wet and windy weather.
Dubai Cares has launched its "Gaza In Our Hearts" Ramadan fundraising campaign to support the people of Gaza.
The UAE has intensified its humanitarian operations in Kurdistan, to help those suffering in harsh winter conditions.
A cafeteria in Abu Dhabi has been shut down for repeatedly breaching food safety rules.
UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has honoured the country's vice presidents with the Order of Zayed for their pivotal role in successfully hosting COP28.
Authorities in Abu Dhabi have announced a new public transport fare structure, integrating their city and suburban bus routes from February 28.
Dubai Taxi Company (DTC) has beefed up its fleet with 94 new vehicles on the back of growing demand for daily trips.
A new bus service between Sharjah and Muscat is now operational.
Restaurants and eateries in Sharjah have been asked to apply for permits to serve food during the holy month of Ramadan.
The UAE's President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed enhancing cooperation across various sectors, with a special emphasis on economy and development.
Rain is expected across the UAE over the next few days, with temperatures continuing to drop, the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) confirmed.
The head of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) urged member countries to cooperate and deliver concrete results at the ongoing Ministerial Conference in Abu Dhabi.
Motorists involved in certain traffic offences in Ras Al Khaimah now face stiffer penalties to secure the release of their impounded vehicles.
Iraqi pharmacist Tala Al Khalil has been crowned the 2024 Arab Hope Maker for her initiative to support children with Down Syndrome and cancer.
Rain has been forecast for several parts of the UAE on Monday, with overcast skies and a noticeable drop in temperatures.
The UAE floating hospital, stationed at the Port of Al-Arish, has started operations, aiding Palestinians in need.
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the development of Al Khail Road, in a project costing AED 700 million.
The UAE has underscored the need to intensify international joint efforts to end the humanitarian crisis of the Palestinian people and achieve an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, in an extraordinary session of the Islamic Conference of Information Ministers (ICIM) held by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul, Türkiye.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will crown the 'Hope Makers' in the Arab world tomorrow.
Watch out for a number of road closures in Dubai this weekend for the annual Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge.
The global body in charge of combatting money laundering and terrorism financing has announced the UAE's completion of all 15 recommendations of its action plan.
Several roads in Abu Dhabi will be temporarily closed on Saturday, February 24 to make way for the sixth stage of the UAE Tour cycling event.
Parts of the UAE will experience rainfall of varying intensities over the weekend, with temperatures set to drop further on Monday.
The UAE is gearing up to host the 13th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Abu Dhabi from February 26-29.
A group of seven hikers who lost their way in Wadi Shehah has been rescued by the Ras Al Khaimah Police.
The audit firm Baker Tilly Middle East Limited has been fined $50,000 (AED 183,600) by Abu Dhabi Global Market's (ADGM) registration authority.
The UAE's Operation Gallant Knight 3 has distributed 29,374 packs of Arabic bread to 293,830 individuals in Gaza.
Additional relief supplies for Gaza have been airlifted from Dubai, following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has warned of delays on the roads between 12:30 pm and 4:00 pm on Thursday as the fourth stage of the UAE Tour reaches Dubai.
Eleven more trucks carrying humanitarian aid has entered the Gaza Strip as part of the UAE's 'Gallant Knight 3' relief operation.
The UAE Field Hospital in the Gaza Strip has opened a Prosthetic Limb Centre, as part of Operation "Gallant Knight 3".
"Israel must end its siege of Gaza, let aid in and stop the forcible transfer of the Palestinian population," the UAE's Permanent Representative to the UN, Lana Nusseibeh told the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday.
UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Argentina's leader Javier Milei have discussed enhancing and developing relations between their two countries.
More than 75,000 violations linked to non-compliance with labour laws were detected in the UAE in 2023.
The UAE said it was "deeply disappointed" with the outcome of Tuesday's vote in the UN Security Council on the Gaza humanitarian ceasefire draft resolution, which was supported by 13 of the 15 members.
The comprehensive strategic partnership between the UAE and Germany, and ways to develop areas of bilateral cooperation, have been discussed on a working visit to Germany by the UAE's Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Dr. Anwar Gargash, Diplomatic Adviser to the UAE President, discussed the latest developments related to the Syrian crisis in a meeting with Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Syria, Geir O. Pedersen, on Tuesday.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai's Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council has approved a number of resolutions aimed at improving the quality of life of citizens.
Authorities in Abu Dhabi are taking further measures to combat illegal street vending.
COP28 President Dr. Sultan Al Jaber has called for "unprecedented action" from every government, business and industry to deliver the "historic" UAE Consensus on Tuesday.
An aid convoy of fourteen trucks has entered the Gaza Strip through Egypt's Rafah border crossing as part of the UAE's 'Gallant Knight 3' humanitarian operation.
The UAE's Federal National Council Speaker, Saqr Ghobash, has met with Jordan's King Abdullah II to discuss the deep-rooted ties between the two countries.
An historic commercial area in Deira has been transformed into a vibrant pedestrian tourist corridor.
A nest of green turtles has been spotted for the first time in Abu Dhabi.
The Public Prosecution has demanded the maximum sentence for 84 individuals, accused of establishing a terrorist organisation, during its final arguments, citing their proven intent to inflict harm on the community, endanger public safety and jeopardise state institutions.
The UAE has sent five automatic bakeries to the Egyptian city of Al Arish, ahead of their entry into the Gaza Strip, as part of the "Gallant Knight 3" humanitarian operation to support the people of Palestine.
An awareness campaign against domestic violence has been launched by the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department to educate on family rights and underscore penalties for offenders.
Speaker of the UAE Federal National Council, Saqr Ghobash, and Speaker of the Jordanian Lower House of Parliament, Ahmed Safadi, have discussed boosting historical ties between the two nations.
Ras Al Khaimah Police have rescued eight foreign nationals after they were stranded at an altitude of 3,500 feet in a rugged mountainous region.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has touted the country's achievements in non-oil foreign trade as it reached a record high of AED 3.5 trillion ($952.93 billion) in 2023.
Around 702 million riders used public transport in Dubai in 2023, marking a 13 per cent increase year-on-year.
The second UAE aid ship for Gaza, carrying 4,544 tonnes of humanitarian supplies, has arrived at Egypt's Al Arish port.
The UAE has has expressed its sincere condolences and solidarity with Philippines after the death toll from a landslide in the southern parts of the country crossed over 90.
The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has launched the 'Giving Caravan' to provide comprehensive humanitarian care to the public until Sunday, February 18, in Al Selaa City, Abu Dhabi.
UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain, discussed ties between the two nations, the depth of their cooperation, and collective efforts across various sectors.
Police in Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah have reminded pedestrians about the dangers of crossing roads at undesignated places via social media videos.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has announced that the next World Governments Summit will be hosted between February 11 and February 13, 2025.
Sharjah Police have seized 11 cars after their drivers were caught performing stunts and driving recklessly in the rain, endangering their lives and those of other road users.
UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan has explored prospects for accelerating joint cooperation with UNESCO, during a meeting with its Director General Audrey Azoulay in the UAE.
The Traffic Control Department reported that in 2023, there were 247 instances of vehicles being modified in their engines or structures without proper authorisation from licensing bodies.
UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has extended his condolences to the families of two Emirati servicemen who were martyred in a terror attack in Somalia.
The UAE has announced plans to introduce high-speed satellite broadband at its field hospital in the Gaza Strip, to enable potentially life-saving medical consultations via real-time video calling.
Two elderly people were rescued in Hatta after teams from Dubai Police prevented their car from being swept away in flash floods triggered by heavy rain.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has highlighted the need for governments around the world to be inclusive, transparent, tech-savvy and corruption-free.
The UAE’s AI Office has signed three agreements with Austria, Mongolia and Colombia to promote artificial intelligence.
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Etihad Rail have signed an MoU to develop the service's ticket booking and fare payment solutions system.
Dubai Public Prosecution has successfully brought to court a case against a company manager for misusing work permits.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed ways to advance relations between the two countries.
Dubai Customs officials have successfully thwarted a drug smuggling attempt at one of the emirate's land border crossings.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi opened a grand Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, capping off a two-day visit to the UAE.
Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has confirmed that all diversions on Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road have been removed.
Dubai Metro services on the Red Line resumed after suffering delays on Wednesday morning.
UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan discussed ways to advance bilateral ties with India during his talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Abu Dhabi.
Dubai Municipality and UN-Habitat sign cooperation agreement to support artificial intelligence projects and techniques.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, met with world leaders on the second day of the World Governments Summit.
UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Turkey's leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan have called for international efforts to halt hostilities in the Gaza Strip.
Dubai Police received 25,107 calls during the recent adverse weather conditions, with 21,300 calls made to the emergency number (999) and 3,807 calls to the Call Centre (901).
The UAE has dispatched a plane loaded with 55 tonnes of relief and medical supplies to support those affected by the conflict in Ukraine.
Sam Altman, CEO OpenAI, has reassured future generations that they needn't fear if ChatGPT will take away their jobs. Instead, it will "create endless opportunities".
UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has extended his condolences to the families of Emirati servicemen who were killed in a terror attack in Somalia.
The COP28 presidency has announced a partnership with future hosts of the UN Climate Summit to maintain momentum and ensure the implementation of climate action commitments.
The UAE's Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has distributed 6,700 items of clothing with over 3,000 winter jackets, along with essential food and relief items to the people of Gaza, as part of Operation Gallant Knight 3.
Heavy rain will continue to hit parts of the UAE on Tuesday morning, with traffic on key roads in Dubai and Abu Dhabi diverted due to water logging.
Dubai Municipality has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with global companies to produce sustainable aircraft fuel at the World Governments Summit 2024.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, met with leaders from Egypt and Qatar during the World Governments Summit (WGS) in Dubai.
As many as 50 companies, representing over 40 per cent of global oil production, have signed the Oil and Gas Decarbonization Charter (OGDC), committing to near-zero methane emissions and ending routine flaring by 2030, and to total net-zero operations by 2050 at COP28.
Some 117 governments pledged to triple the world's renewable energy capacity by 2030 at the U.N.'s COP28 climate summit on Saturday, as a route to cut the share of fossil fuels in the world's energy production.
The COP28 Presidency joined with the World Health Organisation to announce a new 'COP28 UAE Declaration on Climate and Health' to accelerate actions to protect people’s health from growing climate impacts.
Global business leaders and philanthropists have announced a range of transformative climate and nature initiatives, and commitments to mobilise $5 billion in collective funding at COP28.
The UAE's leaders have confirmed the country's readiness to host COP28 in 2023.
COP28 climate conference will be held at Expo City Dubai, President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has announced.
The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has officially announced that the UAE will host the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) in 2023.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, will step in as the chairman of the COP28 Higher Committee.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairman of the Higher Committee responsible for preparations of COP28 UAE, convened members to discuss preparations in the lead-up to the climate summit.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, says COP28 will be the most important event in 2023.
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates have looked at how the foundation could join forces with COP28 to address the impact of climate change on human health.
Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, and COP28 President-Designate, has emphasized the crucial role of Caribbean nations in aligning support for climate action at COP28.
COP28 President-Designate Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber has called on governments, industry and all stakeholders to "disrupt business as usual" and take decisive action to tackle the climate crisis.
The COP28 Presidency has announced its two-week thematic programme, geared towards delivering real world solutions to climate change at the November summit in Dubai.
Wearing a facemask is no longer mandatory in most public spaces across the UAE, including educational institutions.
The first COP28 Presidency-hosted and youth-led event, 'Road to COP28', aims to accelerate global climate action.
The UAE's expanded visa and immigration rules will come into effect in early September, providing more flexibility and greater benefits.
The validity of the Green Pass on the UAE's AlHosn app has been reduced from 30 days to 14 days.
"A meeting of a lifetime". That’s how delivery rider Abdul Gafoor describes his meeting with Dubai’s Crown Prince.
If you are planning to carry any medicines for personal use while travelling to the UAE, make sure to double-check the type and quantity of drugs that you will be carrying as pre-approvals are required for certain substances.
The UAE Cabinet has approved 78 new environmental projects and initiatives as the country gears up to host the UN climate change conference (COP28) later this year.
Hamish Harding, a long-term Dubai resident will continue his mission to explore the most undiscovered places when he catches a flight to space this weekend.
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has issued its guidelines for confirmed cases of Monkeypox and their close contacts.
Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, COP28 UAE President-Designate, emphasised the need to mobilise resources and partnerships toward a bold and transformative approach to climate action.
The recent visa and economic reforms announced by the UAE government are luring more tenants to become homeowners.
UAE residents are increasingly opting for second passports, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic.
Abu Dhabi and Sharjah have announced free public parking for the Eid holiday.
Expats in the UAE are being reminded to use only certified movers while planning their relocation after a former resident took to social media to flag a company for stalling the shipment of her belongings.
As the end of the academic year approaches, enterprising students can turn their attention to looking for a summer job and securing a teen work permit.
The Sharjah Press Club (SPC) of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB), has revealed the agenda for the 11th edition of the annual Sharjah Ramadan Majlis.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has launched an e-platform named SPHERE to strengthen early surveillance of future pandemics
The Department of Health-Abu Dhabi has announced the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is now available for walk-in citizens and residents.
The 'Darb' toll system on Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Khalifa, Sheikh Zayed, Al Maqta and Mussaffah bridges have gone live today.
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