Now, women aged 25 and above, wishing to travel to Saudi Arabia alone, can be granted a tourist visa, stated a spokesman for the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH). This move signifies that it will not be necessary for women over 25 to travel with any family member or companion.
However, women under 25 must be accompanied by a family member.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, on Tuesday attended the graduation ceremony of the 25th batch of student cadet officers of the Dubai Police Academy.
The ceremony was also attended by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of the Dubai Air Authority and chairman of Emirates Group; Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin
The UAE economy is geared to grow at an accelerated pace at 3.9 per cent in 2018, the Ministry of Economy said on Tuesday.
Citing a forecast by the UAE Central Bank, Abdullah Al Saleh, Undersecretary for Foreign Trade at the Ministry of Economy, said government investment in infrastructure projects and growth in foreign trade would spur gross domestic prod
Dubai: Emirates and Etihad Airways have been named among the safest airlines on earth, according to an annual study of the world’s biggest airlines.
According to AirlineRatings, the two UAE-based carriers are among the “who’s who” in the aviation industry for 2018 and are leading the charge in terms of safety, innovation and fleet e
Unlike thousands of tourists who come to the UAE every year for sightseeing and leisure activities, 57-year-old Shailendra Khairnar came to the country with a focus - to meet football legend, Diego Maradona.
Khairnar's goal was to gift Maradona an extraordinary book of 25 dot sketches he made of the sporting superstar. He has created each image using the m
Chairing the cabinet meeting on Sunday, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, approved the distribution of revenue from value-added tax (VAT) and said local government would receive 70
Known for its skyscrapers and great architecture, Dubai continues to add on its long list of skyscrapers with three out of five tallest buildings completed in 2017 were in Dubai, says the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) report.
Overall, UAE saw
Dubai: The auction of a distinguished number plate — Z 1971 — dedicated in honour of Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Father of the UAE, will be among a series of 20 initiatives launched by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to mark the Y
Dubai: It’s not only the small shops that don’t have small change — 1 fil, 5 fils, and 10 fils — but even some big supermarkets and banks in Dubai,Gulf News can reveal.
The issue of not getting the small change back is getting public a
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