Sir Keir Starmer’s grammar school to open campus in Sharjah

Keir Starmer’s old school, Reigate Grammar, is opening a new campus in Sharjah’s Masaar megaproject.

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Eid Al Adha 2024: Free parking and transport timings in Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman

The RTA has announced free public parking timings and operating hours for the Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram services


Traffic alert: 3-day partial diversion on Emirates Road E611 from Sharjah to Dubai

The temporary traffic diversion will last for three days, during which the two slower lanes on the main road will be closed

Air Arabia reports a 22% decrease in Q1 profit

Air Arabia’s Q1 net profit plunges by 22%, despite network expansion

The carrier said the seasonality shift in Ramadan, higher fuel prices and currency fluctuations in key markets hurt its profit in Q1 2024

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UAE rains: Dubai’s KHDA, Sharjah urge flexible learning at schools

KHDA officials have been onsite at various schools to ensure readiness to receive students

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Sharjah drops traffic fines for rain violations, issues free damage certificates

Submerged roads and rising floodwaters forced hundreds of residents to abandon their vehicles, navigating through murky waters to seek safety

Arada awards Dhs615m contracts for 565 housing units

Sharjah’s Arada awards Dhs615m contracts for 565 housing units

Construction on the project will begin immediately and all homes will be completed and handed over by the end of 2025


NCM weather advisory for UAE: Cloud cover with rain to continue in some parts

The NCM forecast the likelihood of low clouds forming over the East coast, with possible rain clouds developing by afternoon


Eid al Fitr 2024: Free parking dates announced for Dubai and Sharjah

The RTA notification said that free parking hours will be in effect from Ramadan 29 until Shawwal 3

Etihad Rail and ADNOC to launch passenger train service in Abu Dhabi Image courtesy Etihad Rail

Sharjah to connect to Etihad Rail network with new station

The Sharjah passenger station will be strategically located near Sharjah University City


Heavy rains to lash UAE: NCM weather forecast

The weather authority cautioned motorists to venture out only if necessary during wet weather as well as follow safety practices

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The secret to succeeding in the UAE’s competitive real estate landscape

The UAE’s real estate sector presents multiple avenues for success, but before entering the market investors must weigh various aspects based on past and present growth patterns as well as future prospects

Dubai unveils comprehensive New Year’s Eve safety plan

Dubai announces New Year’s Eve road closures, metro timings

The events committee said a total of 11,972 personnel and 1,525 patrols and civil defence and ambulance vehicles will be deployed around the city

Sharjah bans New Year’s Eve fireworks display

Sharjah bans New Year’s Eve fireworks in solidarity with Gaza

The decision was announced in a Facebook post and legal measures would be taken against those found violating the ban.

Ahmed Alkhoshaibi, Group CEO of Arada, and Poonam Bhojani, CEO of Innoventures Education partner to open new K-12 school in Sharjah Image Supplied

New K-12 international school coming to Sharjah’s Aljada project

Scheduled to open in 2026, the American curriculum school will have the capacity to house 2,000 pupils

Dubai announces new speed limit on Al Ittihad Road

Dubai: Speed limit on Al Ittihad Road starts from November 20

The decision is based on a recent study that reviewed the number of entrances/exits, proximity of intersections and recurrence of traffic accidents

Air Arabia announces record net profit for first nine months of 2023 image supplied.

Air Arabia nine-month net profit rises 53% to reach Dhs1.32bn

Revenue earned for the period rose by 16 per cent, taking the amount to Dhs4.45bn


Sharjah’s 4-day weekend as it confirms holiday for Prophet Muhammad’s birthday

The Sharjah government announced a holiday for public sector workers on Thursday, September 28

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Sharjah authority announces partial closure of Maliha Road

The Sharjah road closure is being implemented due to maintenance work set to be carried out on the street


Sharjah introduces rules regulating mosques, Islamic activities

The decision includes legal articles related to regulating the construction, modification and maintenance of mosques

voco to debut in Sharjah (Image: Supplied by IHG Hotels and Resorts)

IHG to enter Sharjah with voco property

The 191-key hotel is expected to open in 2027

Dubai Ferry to resume services to Sharjah Image RTA Twitter

Dubai Ferry to resume services to Sharjah

The marine transport service will run eight trips a day from Monday-Thursday, and six trips from Friday-Sunday

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Islamic New Year 1445: Saudi Arabia announces the first day of Muharram

Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court announced the first day of Muharram for Hijri New Year 1445 as July 19

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Sharjah: SRTA announces partial closure of key road from July 17

The road works will be carried out in two phases according to the emirate’s roads and transportation authority

Sharjah’s Arada posts 186% jump in H1 2023 sales

Sharjah’s Arada posts 186% jump in H1 2023 sales

The developer sold 1,616 homes at its communities during the first half of the year

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Shopping festival: Sharjah Summer Promotions begins, up to 75% in discounts

Considered one of the key events in Sharjah’s annual retail calendar, the 65-day shopping festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year

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Sharjah’s Eid Al Adha Mega Sales Fair 2023 returns; discounts up to 70-80% on offer

The fair is open from 11am to 11pm at the Expo Centre Sharjah

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Xpressions Style presents ‘Back to Home’ warehouse sale

The sale will feature products including cosmetics, fragrances, skincare essentials, haircare items and fashion accessories

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Air Arabia launches new city check-in facility

The city check-in service will allow travellers to drop off their bags and collect their boarding pass at a location near them


Air Arabia launches new route to Samara in Russia

The airline will operate three flights weekly, starting from October 1, 2023