Food safety rate in Sharjah reaches 98%

The Sharjah Municipality has announced that the food safety rate in the emirate reached 98 per cent in 2016. Last year, officials have conducted almost 45,000 inspections at restaurants, canteens, supermarkets, fish traders and other sites in Sharjah. Aside from inspection visits, the municipality had also provided technical support to ...

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63-year-old woman gives birth in Dubai

A Sri Lankan woman has given birth to a healthy baby girl at the age of 63 in Dubai, making her a third time-mum after a year-long IVF treatment. The 63-year-old miracle mum, however, was diagnosed with gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia and placenta previa, and was rushed in for an emergency ...

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UAE Armed Forces Chief of Staff meets with military leaders

The Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces, Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, has met with military leaders from Sudan, Bahrain and Tunisia. Across separate meetings, Al Rumaithi spoke about ways of enhancing defence relations with each country in order to serve common interests. A number of ...

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UAE and Saudi can lead the way for the region

The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia can create historic opportunities for the whole region by combining their capabilities. That’s the word of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. His Highness spoke at a retreat attended ...

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UAE spend at IDEX exceeds AED 15 billion

Over 30 new arms procurement deals worth more than AED 4 billion have been announced by the UAE Armed Forces. The agreements were struck on the third day of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. This takes the UAE’s total spend at the region’s ...

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