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Dubai announces ambitious clean energy initiative to electrify domestic manufacturing sector’s competitiveness and sustainability efforts

Landmark decarbonisation move, to be implemented from 1 January 2024, will advance D33 goals and Dubai's green economy plans DEWA-led initiative will empower industries to pursue net-zero targets by...

Dubai launches US$ 136 million venture capital fund designed to finance technology startups

DUBAI, UAE - Media OutReach - 10 November 2023 - Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Dubai ...

Dubai upholds extradition of financier accused of fraud

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A court in Dubai on Monday rejected the appeal of a British financier fighting extradition to Denmark, where he is accused of orchestrating a $1.7 billion tax fraud....

Dubai fire races up high-rise near world's tallest building

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A fire broke out early Monday morning at a 35-story high-rise building in Dubai near the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building. It wasn't imm...

Dubai court orders man to pay $1.25B to Denmark in tax case

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A British man accused by Denmark of masterminding a $1.7 billion tax fraud has been ordered by a Dubai court to pay Copenhagen's tax authority $1.25 billion, court f...

Dubai to charge for plastic bags, aims to outlaw in 2 years

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The city-state of Dubai announced Monday it would begin charging a fee on plastic bags used in the sheikhdom, with an aim of outlawing them entirely in two years ove...

Detainee says China has secret jail in Dubai, holds Uyghurs

A young Chinese woman says she was held for eight days at a Chinese-run secret detention facility in Dubai along with at least two Uyghurs, in what may be the first evidence that China is operating a ...

Teen with US ties again on the run from China with fiancee

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A teenager who says he’s a U.S. permanent resident and his fiancée are once again on the run from the threat of extradition to their homeland, China, in a sign ...

Fiery explosion erupts on ship at major global port in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A fiery explosion erupted on a container ship anchored in Dubai at one of the world’s largest ports late Wednesday, authorities said, sending tremors across the comm...

Photo shows Dubai princess, focus of UN concern, in Spain

A Dubai princess who has been the subject of concern from a United Nations panel after being seized trying to flee the sheikhdom in 2018 appeared in a social media post early Monday that described her...

UN rights body to 'raise' missing Dubai princess with UAE

LONDON (AP) — The United Nations’ human rights body said Wednesday it will seek information from the United Arab Emirates about a daughter of Dubai’s powerful ruler after she said in video messages th...

Missing Dubai princess re-emerges in videos at 'jail villa'

LONDON (AP) — A daughter of Dubai's powerful ruler who tried to flee the country in 2018 only to be detained by commandos in a boat off India has re-emerged in new videos published Tuesday, saying she...

Dubai closes bars, limits activities after virus cases spike

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai announced Monday it would close all bars and pubs for the entire month of February and limit other activities after a spike in coronavirus cases followed New Y...

Dubai blamed for virus cases abroad; questions swirl at home

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — After opening itself to New Year's revelers, Dubai is now being blamed by several countries for spreading the coronavirus abroad, even as questions swirl about the c...

Built for a global economy, Dubai now threatened by virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai built a city of skyscrapers and artificial archipelagos on the promise of globalization, creating itself as a vital hub for the free movement of trade, people ...