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47 minute 11 second

Can landlord mention higher rent in tenancy contract in UAE?

I am a Sharjah resident. My tenancy contract will be expiring soon and I'm searching for a new apartment. I am facing a peculiar issue as some landlords want to make a tenancy contract for me with an annual rent that is Dh5,000 higher than the actual rent.This means that for a flat with an annual rent of Dh50,000, they will give me a tenancy contract that states the rent as Dh55,000. I would have to pay only Dh50,000 for the first year. If the "market conditions improve", I would have to pay Dh55,000 from the following year. Is this...
47 minute 14 second

UAE doctors save woman who swallowed her dentures

A timely surgery at a hospital in Ras Al Khaimah helped saved the life of a woman, who accidentally swallowed her denture. Surgeons at the Ibrahim bin Hamad Obaidullah Hospital performed an endoscopic operation that took just 15 minutes. Dr Mariam Al Khattari, head of the endoscopy department at the hospital, said the medical team she led used an endoscope to extract the denture from the patient's stomach. "The denture was stuck in the middle part of the esophagus of the 38-year-old Filipina patient." The mishap took place on Tuesday when the woman slept without removing the denture. "Later, when...
54 minute 50 second

ERC-funded artesian well opened in Al Khawkhah, Yemen

HODEIDAH, 23rd September, 2018 (WAM) -- Dr. Al Hassan Ali Taher, Governor of Hodeidah, has opened an artesian well in the Moshaj District of Al Khawkhah Directorate, which will provide more than 30,000 gallons of clean drinking water per day. The project was funded by the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, as part of the UAE Water Aid, Suqia, launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, which aims to provide water to five million people in countries suffering from scarcity in this vital source. The move is inline with...

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Prince Mohmmed bin Salman attend Mohammed bin Salman Camel Race Festival.

9/23/2018His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Saudi Crown Prince, on Saturday, watched the concluding event of the Mohammed bin Salman Camel Race Festival, the largest race in the world, at Taif Camel Racecourse.His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed congratulated Prince Mohmmed bin Salman on the success of the festival and presented mementoes, including the Gold Dagger and Gold Sword, to winners of the races.His Highness said he was extremely happy to visit the Kingdom of...

US Special Olympics athletes preparing for World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 get a taste of Emirati hospitality.

9/23/2018Special Olympics athletes from across the United States who attended the Special Olympics USA Training Camp at the University of Delaware were given a taste of the "Emirati hospitality" they will receive when they visit Abu Dhabi in March of 2019 to compete in the World Games. The cultural event was hosted by officials from the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC, and showcased cuisine and traditions that are common in the UAE.Over 300 athletes, coaches and support staff will represent the US during the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, which will be held this coming March. It will...
2 hour 45 minute

Indian low cost carrier IndiGo to launch daily flight from Amritsar to Dubai

Indian low cost carrier IndiGo to launch daily flight from Amritsar to Dubai Aarti Nagraj Thursday 20 September 2018 Indian low cost airline IndiGo has announced the launch of a new daily direct flight from the city of Amritsar to Dubai. The new route will be launched on October 28. Flight 6E-47 will depart from Amritsar at 2.40am, arriving in Dubai at 4.45am. Return flight 6E-48 will leave from the UAE city at 5.45am and arrive in Amritsar at 10.50am. Tickets are now available on the airline’s website with prices starting at 6,999 rupees ($97). The new route aims to...

2 hour 50 minute

Saudi’s Al Haramain train ticket prices officially revealed

Saudi’s Al Haramain train ticket prices officially revealed Aarti Nagraj Thursday 20 September 2018 The ticket prices for Saudi Arabia’s high speed Haramain Express train – expected to begin operations this month – have been revealed. The prices for the rail line vary depending on the class and the destination, and start at SAR20, and  the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The ticket rate for the journey between the two passenger stations in Jeddah and Makkah has been priced at SAR40 in the regular class and SAR50 in business class. The trip between Makkah and Madinah costs SAR150 in...
3 hour 5 minute

Boss accused of sexually harassing female worker in Dubai

A supervisor stood trial at a Dubai court accused of sexually harassing a female staff member. According to public prosecution records, the 28-Indian man seized the opportunity that he was alone with a Nepali female worker while both were working at a flat, to make sexual moves on her. He allegedly hugged and groped her. He also inappropriately touched her. Prosecutors referred him to the Court of First Instance, charging him with sexual harassment. He denied the charge at court. The incident was reported on July 17 to Bur Dubai police station. The complainant, 30, said she was on the...
3 hour 17 minute

NMC's Youth Council hosts dialogue session to mark Saudi National Day

ABU DHABI, 22nd September, 2018 (WAM) -- The Youth Media Council of the National Media Council, NMC, on Saturday, organised a dialogue session to mark the 88th National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Titled "Together Forever", the event saw a group of researchers, thinkers, mediapersons, influential persons and poets speaking about the depth and history of Saudi-UAE ties. The role of young mediapersons in advancing and supporting policies of the UAE and Saudi Arabia to counter terrorism and extremism and other current challenges in the region took centre-stage of the debates. They also congratulated the Saudi leaders, government...

4 hour 32 minute

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad operates first A380 to the Maldives

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad operates first A380 to the Maldives Aarti Nagraj Wednesday 19 September 2018 Abu Dhabi airline Etihad Airways operated an Airbus A380 jet to the Velana International Airport in the Maldives to mark the opening of the airport’s new runway. The new 3,400 metre-long and 60-metre-wide runway is the first in the Maldives capable of supporting an A380. The special Etihad operation was piloted by first officer, Ali Ahuson, who is from the island nation, a statement said. Etihad Airways’ A380 features a total capacity of 496 seats – including two seats in The Residence, nine in first...

President, VP, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed condolences on death of Vietnamese president.

9/23/2018President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolences to Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, Vice President of Vietnam, on the death of President Tran Dai Quang.Similar cables were sent to the Vietnamese Vice President by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.​

President, VP, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed congratulate Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques on Kingdom's National Day.

9/23/2018President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent a message of congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, on the occasion of the Kingdom's 88th National Day.His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also sent similar messages to King Salman Al Saud.​