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VP greets Armed Forces, Rulers receive well-wishers
ABU DHABI: The Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, congratulated the UAE Armed Forces, currently in the field of duty, on the occasion of Eid Al Adha. In a speech carried on a live video-link, Their Highnesses, expressed their pride
 
 
UAE Rulers offer Eid Al Adha prayer
DUBAI: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, this morning offered Eid al-Adha prayers at the Sheikh Rashid Mosque in Zabeel. Dr Omar Al-Khateeb, who led the prayer, delivered the Eid al-Adha sermon in which he highlighted the significance of sacrifice in Eid al-Adha. Dr. Al-Khateeb prayed for good health and longevity to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa
   
‘Parents must look for sustainable lifestyle swaps’
DUBAI: As the new school and nursery year approaches fast, UAE parents are becoming more ‘eco-aware’ with their back-to-school purchases. But that does not mean simply opting for higher-priced products, marketed as organic, said an expert. “Organic natural products often come with a higher price tag, but they are not all created equal. There is a lot of clever marketing out there,” explained Eggs & Soldiers’ founder Sofi
 
 
Time to sacrifice selfishness and enjoy
SHARJAH: It is Tuesday and we are in Sharjah. It is celebrating Eid Al Adha and the ways are exciting for the fun-loving and the romantic. There is activity and there is joy. The difficult weather has failed to slow down the enthusiasm of the Eid revellers. From Abu Dhabi to Dubai to Sharjah to Ajman to Fujairah to Ras Al Khaimah to Umm Al Qaiwain the mood is one of thrill and geniality. Let’s shift to a Sharjah hotspot.
   
Civil Defence control fire in Ajman Corniche
AJMAN: Civil Defence personnel extinguished a fire in the air-conditioning room of a residential tower at the Ajman Corniche last night. The teams also evacuated the building’s residents, with the assistance of the Ajman Police Fire Department, the National Ambulance, the Federal Authority of Electricity and Water, Human Appeal International, HAI, and the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC. Brigadier Abdulaziz Ali Al Shamsi, Director
 
 
ERC provides Eid meat in Yemen
HODEIDAH: The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, continued its campaign of distributing sacrificial meat in the liberated areas of Yemen on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. The ERC distributed meat to the residents of Ad Durayhimi and Al Munthar in the governorate of Hodeidah. The project targets the distribution of 15,000 sacrificial livestock to over 500,000 Yemenis across the recently liberated areas of Yemen. The beneficiaries
   
From an architect to an entrepreneur
SHARJAH: The entrepreneurship world is full of productive women who come from academic backgrounds that often have no relationship with their current work requirements. Ruba Al Nashash, 30, is a Palestinian entrepreneur who owns 3Dinova startup company, based in Sharjah. She used to work in a construction company and then a production company nine years ago. “We had a recession period where there was no payment coming to the
 
 
Diving in pathbreaking depths
SHARJAH: When you make your hobby a serious business, you are destined to get a fair share of recognition in the world, Mariam Hamed Fardous, a Saudi doctor who holds the record for being the first Arab lady to dive in the icy waters of the North Pole, told The Gulf Today in an exclusive interview in Dubai. But do not mistake her by judging her as just an adventure enthusiast. Her focus and message is completely different.
   
Great food, beach, travel on expats’ plans
SHARJAH: Holidays are welcome in a world where God had appointed a day each week for rest and relaxation. Let us read what some among the over nine million residents of the UAE would do this Eid Al Adha. Redempta Rodriguez-San Jose, University of Dubai-External and International executive: “A good time to finish reading a book—“Flashes of Thought”—by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime
 
 
Meet and greet, cooking delicacies on expats’ agenda
SHARJAH: Eid Al Adha, commonly known as ‘Bari Eid’ or big Eid, is one of the two major occasions of celebrations for Muslims around the world. Faithful belonging to different nationalities and residents of the UAE also celebrate Eid with religious fervour and harmony along with their brethren. Talking to The Gulf Today, a number of residents in Dubai and Sharjah shed light on their feelings on this blessed occasion and how they
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