VIDEO: Here’s how Hyperloop technology is redesigning transportation

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Hyperloop technology is fundamentally redesigning the future of transport so much so that it is about to produce a brand new mode of transport. Speaking on the subject at the recently held Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi, Harj Dhaliwal - Managing Director - Middle East and Africa, Virgin Hyperloop One, said this means, “for the first time ever we are able to produce a brand new mode of transport since the airplane was invented”. Dhalila also shed light on how Abu Dhabi is contributing ...

UAE team reinstates Maradona as manager days after dismissing him

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

UAE’s Fujairah announced on their official Twitter that Argentinian star Diego Maradona had been reinstated as manager three days after leaving the club.The club added in a tweet that “Under the direction of the president of Fujairah, Diego Maradona returns to lead the Wolves in the play-offs and renew the contract for another year,” read the tweet.Maradona’s lawyer, Matias Morla, then tweeted that “to this day, Diego Maradona did not renew his contract with ...

Maradona leaving UAE team after missing automatic promotion

Saturday, 28 April 2018

Diego Maradona has left his coaching job in the United Arab Emirates after his team failed to win automatic promotion to the top division. The former Argentina World Cup winner was managing UAE first division club Al-Fujairah, which was bidding for a place in the Arabian Gulf League, the UAE’s top flight. A 1-1 draw with Khorfakkan on Friday meant that Al-Fujairah could not finish any higher than third place, missing out on automatic promotion but still with a chance of going up via a ...

Lebanese expats in Middle East vote in parliamentary elections

Friday, 27 April 2018

Lebanese expats cast ballots in six Arab countries in the region on Friday, ahead of their country’s first parliamentary elections in nearly a decade, due on May 6.The voting abroad also marks the first time that Lebanese nationals living overseas are able to cast ballots in early voting. On Friday, balloting is being held in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Egypt and will be followed by voting Sunday for Lebanese residing in 33 countries in the Americas, Europe, ...

Two Dubai teenagers latest victims of ‘Blue Whale’ game, alarm in the region

Friday, 27 April 2018

Dubai Police are investing a suicide case involving two Filipino teenagers allegedly claimed to be the latest victims of the ‘Blue Whale’ game. The students’ death occurred nearly 24 hours apart, reported Gulf News. It has not been determined whether the Blue Whale link is true, but, sources close to the students claim it is. Speaking to the newspaper, Dubai police said that the victims had discussed the notions of suicide on their social media accounts. “Both students ...

WATCH: Dubai crown prince praises Mohammed bin Salman with a poem

Thursday, 26 April 2018

‘O ye, see this picture which shows The symbol and pride of Arabism and the people of Saudi Arabia Why I am just as excited as them is because their guardian I call him a man of passionate stances.’ These are the poetic verses that Dubai’s Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed al-Maktoum used to describe and praise Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. A video of Sheikh Hamdan reciting these verses surfaced on social media where he is seen on a treadmill, doing his exercise ...

UAE prosecution investigates ‘Happiness Executive’ baby case

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

After the UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority’s attempt at spreading happiness among its employees by “hiring” an eight-month-old baby, Abu Dhabi’s public prosecution has said on Tuesday that it would be investigating the case. The emirate’s judicial department said that the baby had been employed in an “entertainment position”. They are seeking to “investigate the case with the concerned authority”. The video of the young happiness ...

UAE civil aviation makes 8-months-old baby its youngest ‘happiness employee’

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority has appointed an 8-months old baby boy as its youngest ‘happiness’ employee, a local report said Tuesday.Mohamad al-Hashimi is the son of an employed mother at the authority, they told Al Emarat Al Youm Newspaper.The young boy apparently spreads happiness and positivity among the authority’s employees with his cute smiles and giggles during working hours.As a result, the head of the authority, Saif Mohammad al-Suwaidi appointed ...

UAE minister: Qatar’s ‘terrorist wedding’ undermined dozens of Doha’s PR efforts

Monday, 23 April 2018

UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash has hit out over Qatar’s Prime Minister recent attendance of a terror suspect son’s wedding saying Doha undermined the efforts of dozens of law and PR firms it hired to polish its image.“The attendance of the Qatari prime minister during the marriage of the son of the terrorist al-Qaeda financier Abdulrahman al-Nuaimi, and in his presence, has undermined the efforts of dozens of law firms and public relations ...

UAE says Qatari fighter jets intercepted civilian plane

Sunday, 22 April 2018

The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that Qatari fighter planes had intercepted a civilian aircraft carrying 86 passengers aboard a flight bound for Bahrain, UAE state news agency WAM reported. The agency added that the Emirati civilian craft had to take evasive manoeuvres to avoid a collision. The Qatari jet is reported to have flown within 200 meters of the civilian aircraft.The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority said the maneuver worked just seconds before the ...

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