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Respect and peace among Eid messages across the U.A.E.

Posted on 29/07/2014: 64 views.

The importance of peace, solidarity, tolerance, respect and following the teachings of Islam and the Prophet Mohammed were prominent in sermons across the country to mark the start of Eid Al Fitr on Monday. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman, performed Eid prayers at Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi Mosque. Sheikh Hussein Al Hosani, director of the Islamic Scientific Institute in Ajman, congratulated Muslims on the start of Eid, urging them to strictly adhere to teachings of ...  Read More


Eid brings together diverse cultures, nationalities

Posted on 29/07/2014: 38 views.

A stark contrast from the quiet daytimes during the holy month of Ramadan, Monday afternoon saw swarms of Muslim and non-Muslim expatriates alike flock to the malls and streets of Dubai to mark the first day of Eid. A country which has more than 200 different nationalities living together as one, ...  Read More

Eid week to be ‘busiest to date’ for U.A.E. airports

Posted on 29/07/2014: 28 views.

An influx of passengers is expected at U.A.E. airports over the Eid break, with a core of travellers from within the GCC supplemented by others flying further afield. "The U.A.E. widely enjoys international stature as a go-to place for retail and other shopping activities, and Eid Al Fitr provides ...  Read More

Emirati scientists and engineers needed to make space programme a reality

Posted on 29/07/2014: 43 views.

The education and development of Emirati scientists and engineers will need to be a priority in the coming years to ensure the country gains the maximum benefits from its space programme. New research bodies will need to be established to train the next batch of students, and universities will need ...  Read More

U.A.E., S. Korea enter collaborative deal

Posted on 29/07/2014: 37 views.

The U.A.E. Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Strategy and Finance of the Republic of Korea are set to implement the second phase of their collaborative agreement, seeking to further develop the U.A.E.'s intellectual property rights infrastructure as a step towards establishing the country's ...  Read More

Emirates to avoid Iraqi airspace as threat by insurgents grows

Posted on 29/07/2014: 34 views.

Emirates airline said on Monday it would stop using Iraqi airspace, amid rising security fears as Islamic insurgents continue to control large parts of the country. The announcements comes as airlines globally start rethinking flight paths following the shooting down of Malaysian Airline flight ...  Read More

New U.A.E. entry visa fee from August 2014

Posted on 29/07/2014: 35 views.

The General Directorates of Residency and Foreign Affairs at the Ministry of Interior has completed its technical and services preparations to ensure a flexible implementation of the new visa and fees system across the naturalisation, residency and ports affairs sector. The system will be effective ...  Read More

Abood and the Freej ladies series are coming to Emirates Palace

Posted on 29/07/2014: 32 views.

A mischievous young boy named Abood and four larger-than-life Emirati grandmothers will be at Emirates Palace from Thursday through to Saturday as part of the Abu Dhabi Summer Season line-up. Freej Live: Abood's Dream will be launched in Arabic and English and features the U.A.E.'s favourite ...  Read More

Khalid Al Balooshi, ‘fastest Emirati on four wheels’, races to win on birthday

Posted on 29/07/2014: 32 views.

SONOMA, CALIFORNIA: Khalid Al Balooshi, the fastest Emirati on four wheels, celebrated his 35th birthday with his fourth Top Fuel drag racing victory, topping out at 497 kilometres per hour in the winning pass at the Sonoma Nationals. Al Balooshi won four knockout races on Sunday en route to his ...  Read More