Monthly Archives: August 2012

Police arrests 39 illegal residents in ‘Pre-Dawn’ Surprise Raid

Dubai: In a predawn surprise raid carried out by Residency inspectors, 39 illegal residents were nabbed in Dubai Thursday morning.

The operation codenamed ‘Before Daybreak’ was planned and executed by the Search and Investigation Department at the Dubai Residency and …

Foreign Ministry Director discusses bilateral ties with Brazil

Abu Dhabi: Director of Economic Affairs and International Cooperation at the Foreign Ministry Jassem Mohammed Al Qasimi met today with the Brazilian Ambassador to UAE Jose de Mendonca e Lima at the ministry headquarters in Abu Dhabi.

They reviewed a …

Hazza bin Tahnoun, ADSIC chief discuss e-transformation

Al Ain: Sheikh Hazza bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Undersecretary of Court of Ruler’s Representative in Eastern Region, received today Rashed Bin Lahej Al Mansouri, Director General of Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre and discussed ways to explore avenues of …

Dubai Crown Prince issues executive orders

Dubai: Crown Prince of Dubai HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as the chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, has issued five executive orders, each relating to the Community Development Authority, use of treated …

Etihad Airways suspends flights to Damascus

Abu Dhabi: Etihad Airways has suspended flights between Abu Dhabi and Damascus with immediate effect and until further notice.

The decision, while not taken lightly, has been made due to the deteriorating security position in Syria, said a statement from …

Khalifa orders dispatch of plane to bring Emiratis injured in Oman car accidents

Abu Dhabi: President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered dispatch of a plane with medical specialists and officers from the Interior Ministry onboard, to bring back four Emiratis and two Yemenis who were injured in two …

Mohammed bin Rashid receives well-wishers on winning Endurance title for 2nd day

Dubai: Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received for the second consecutive day at Zabeel Palace a host of well-wishers who came to congratulate him on winning the 2012 FEI …