News Agencies Feed

    Stock Market

    DIFC 4,928.22

    Abu Dhabi Police Air Wing: 1015 Missions in 6 Months

    Abu Dhabi Police Air Wing: 1015 Missions in 6 MonthsAugust 30, 2014

    The Air Wing Department at the Abu Dhabi Police flew 1015 missions during the first half of 2014. The operations included 72 air-ambulance missions covering road accidents and patient transport between hospitals; 6 search and rescue missions; 224 police patrols; 522 training flights; 132 maintenance-related sorties; and some 59 missions for different police and humanitarian purposes.

    Brigadier Staff Pilot Ali Mohammed Al Mazroui, Head of the Air Wing Department at Abu Dhabi Police, said: “We have 15 aircrafts operating at the department. They provide the necessary"...

    Continue Reading

    Jebel Hafeet biodiversity trail an eye-openerAugust 30, 2014

    The Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAD) has discovered hundreds of new species of insects and plants on Jebel Hafeet and in its surrounding wadis in Al Ain, with many of the finds believed to be unique.

    The presence of these species in a mountainous environment with its abundance of valleys is significant. The discoveries have been made through the Abu Dhabi Terrestrial Baseline Survey, initiated by the EAD in 2012. The survey aims at collecting data about terrestrial biodiversity all year round. The programme has successfully documented"...

    Continue Reading

    Zara opens in ABC Achrafieh

    As part of one of the largest retail groups worldwide, Inditex Group, and since it opened its first store in 1975, Zara has carried out a progressive expansion that has taken it to 87 markets across all five continents. Today, Azadea Group, representing more than 50 international franchises in the Middle East and North Africa, inaugurates Zara’s seventh store in Lebanon in ABC Achrafieh, showcasing the brand’s unique approach to fashion to a demanding and fashion conscious audience.

    Nowadays, Zara has more than 1,900 stores located in hundreds of cities"...

    Continue Reading

    Ras Al Khaimah reaps benefits of International Hotel Groups

    Ras Al Khaimah is flourishing with newfound benefits from the rise of International Hotel Groups that are making the emirate their latest target for expansion.

    The emirate has experienced an increase of tourists from their top five source markets including the UAE and Germany followed by Russia, England and India. A total of 330,048 people visited the emirate in the first half of the year, generating approximately $118.7 million.

    “The driving force"...

    Continue Reading

    IEC plans all-new 18th edition of SGI Dubai expo in January

    The show is the most anticipated event of the year in the MEASA region with the successful history of creating a great platform for exhibitors and visitors in the signage, digital signage, retail signage solutions, outdoor media, screen and digital printing industries. SGI Dubai 2015 will be held from 11th to 13th January 2015 at the Sheikh Saeed Halls 1, 2, 3 and Arena Hall within the Dubai World Trade Centre. This show has been an official Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) event for the last three consecutive years.

    Abdul Rahman Falaknaz;"...

    Continue Reading

    Microsoft: ‘XP users in limbo, it’s time to upgrade’

    Microsoft bid farewell to its Windows XP operating system by ending security support earlier this year.

    What’s more, in July 2015, the IT developer will also stop offering users anti-malware support, in a move, experts say, that will effectively “put the nail in the coffin” for the second most widely used operating system, which has sold more than one billion copies.

    Launched in 2001, Windows XP"...

    Continue Reading