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UAE-US joint exercise ends
ABU DHABI: A joint military exercise between the United Arab Emirates and the United States ground forces has concluded successfully in Abu Dhabi. Named Iron Claw 3, the training is part of the military exercises the UAE Armed Forces carry out throughout the year, with the aim of enhancing capability, gaining more field experience and understanding military doctrines. All joint exercises follow the directives of President His
United reaches deal with flyer pulled off flight
CHICAGO: United Airlines and the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month have reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, they said on Thursday, in the carrier’s latest step to contain damage from an incident that sparked international outrage. Viral videos of Dr David Dao being dragged down the aisle of a United jet and Chief Executive Oscar Munoz’s handling of the incident touched off a public
World’s 1st portable ‘amber mosque’ in Dubai
DUBAI: The Dubai-based Amber Palm Group has unveiled worth $1 million (Dhs3.37 million) “portable amber stone mosque” at the iconic Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai. The awesome works of art enthralled an exclusive VIP audience at the elite Burj Al Arab. The focus of the display was the breathtaking portable mosque – the world’s first ever! Portraits of the Rulers of UAE made from crushed amber stones also caught the attention of the
RTA plans diversions for Expo on Ibn Battuta Street
DUBAI: The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will make a traffic diversion on a sector of Ibn Battuta Street to carry out the work related to the Route 2020 Project. Eng. Maitha Bin Adai, CEO of RTA’s Traffic & Roads Agency, said, “One lane of Ibn Battuta Street would be closed in the sector between Intersection 2 and Intersection 6. The diversion would remain in place until the completion of the required works.”
Hospital bill for babies touches Dhs1.4 million
SHARJAH: The cost of a set of quintuplets’ treatment and stay, three males and two females, for two months in the intensive care unit of preterm infants in a hospital amounted to Dhs1.4m, despite the death of one of them two days after birth, according to their father. He told Al Khaleej he had the quintuplets after five years of marriage and as a result of a normal pregnancy. He added that the health insurance company refused
Girl with three legs ‘walks, runs’ after surgery
SYDNEY: A toddler born with three legs — because body parts of a twin had grown inside her — was returning home to Bangladesh on Friday after complex and rare surgery in Australia enabled her to walk and run, her doctor said. Three-year-old Choity Khatun was given little prospect of survival until she was brought to Melbourne last year by Australian charity Children First Foundation. A team of surgeons spent several months
Pope flays violence
Cairo: Pope Francis urged tolerance and denounced “demagogic” populism and violence committed in God’s name on Friday as he visited Egypt to promote dialogue with Muslims and support its embattled Christian minority. His visit comes as Egypt’s Coptic Christians reel from a series of extremists suicide bombings in December and April that killed dozens of worshippers. Francis is scheduled to visit the Cairo church bombed in
Energy in distress
Though perhaps best known as Facebook’s No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg is also a mentor, a mother, a billionaire and an author. When her husband Dave Goldberg died suddenly in 2015 while they were vacationing in Mexico, she added “widow” to the list. “The grief felt like a void, like it was sucking me in and pushing on me, pulling me in and I couldn’t even see or breathe,” she said in an interview with The Associated Press.

Dr Abdullah Omran Taryam, who passed away in Sharjah on Thursday at 66, was a national symbol who played a key role in the formation of the United Arab Emirates. He was Minister for Education and Justice Minister in the Cabinet of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Dr Abdullah as Chairman of Dar Al Khaleej revolutionised the dynamics of the media in the UAE.
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