Category Archives: Politics

Countdown to Dubai 2020: change has already begun: UAE Press

ABU DHABI, With exactly two years to go before Dubai welcomes the first of millions of visitors from around the world, Expo 2020 is already changing the landscape, both literally and metaphorically, commented a local daily.

Impressive, sustainable buildings and …

Civilian casualties in raids by the International Coalition east of Syria

BAGHDAD, Civilian casualties were caused by raids by the International Coalition in the eastern city of Deir al-Zour.

“The International Coalition aircraft targeted in more than one raid civilian houses in the neighborhoods of Sousse town in the eastern suburb …

DEWA awards AED 131 mn contract for water pipeline project

DUBAI, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has awarded a contract to supply, extend and commission 19.5km of water pipelines, at a total cost of AED 131 million to connect different areas of Dubai.

“Awarding this project supports our efforts …

Moahmmed bin Rashid receives UAE Paralympics team

DUBAI, Vice President, Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received today members of the UAE Paralympics team, who clinched 11 medals at the 2018 Asian Para Games which concluded recently …

Implementation of new residency visa for widows, divorcees, entry permit extension from this Sunday

ABU DHABI, The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, ICA, will begin implementing various decisions on the extension of visas to nationals and granting of entry permits to visitors from this Sunday, 21st October.

Brigadier Saeed Rakan Al Rashidi, Acting …

Alef Education launches its first project in US

ABU DHABI, Alef Education, a UAE-based education technology company, has announced the launch of its innovative Alef education system in the United States. The system will be used at Harlem Children’s Zone, HCZ, schools in New York city, starting from …