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Dubai authorities intensify crackdown on beggars

Authorities in Dubai are pulling their resources together to crackdown on non-needy individuals who pose as beggars during Ramadan. Dubai Police have revealed that of the 1,021 people who were arrested for begging last year, more than half were caught during the holy month. They say that those who are ...

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Over 275,000 goods recalled in Q1 2017

The Ministry of Economy says it recalled more than 275,000 goods in the first quarter of this year, with vehicles making up 60 per cent of them. They also included more than 90,000 electronic devices and almost 20,000 children’s items. The consumer protection department has a new policy on informing ...

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Ministry fixes prices of 4,500 commodities during Ramadan

The UAE Ministry of Economy announced on Sunday that prices of 4,500 commodities will be fixed during the Holy Month of Ramadan. It said the number is up 15 per cent over 2016, thanks to negotiations with cooperatives and hypermarkets. More than 450 inspections have been planned to ensure outlets ...

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Most dangerous time of day on the roads during Ramadan

Most traffic accidents during the Holy Month of Ramadan happen between 9am and 10am. That’s according to new research which compiled data on insurance claims on road mishaps last year. It also found that Wednesday is the most dangerous day of the week during the Holy Month, while Sunday, between ...

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince arrives in Riyadh for summit

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has arrived in Riyadh to lead the UAE delegation in the GCC and US summit. The meeting is part of the Arab American Islamic Summit which gets underway ...

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