Thanks to the promising efforts of Al Hilal Bank, UAE residents can now use their Emirates ID as an ATM card too. The Bank will be the first to provide this service. Hopefully this service will come into practice within the next three months. This achievement is a direct outcome of the partnership agreement signed by Al Hilal Bank and Eida in January 2013.
Cash-rich Dubai police has added Aston Martin, Bentley and Mercedes to its existing fleet of luxurious supercars which includes Ferrari and Lamborghini, making it the most stylish security force in the world.
Following recent unveilings of a Ferrari FF and a Lamborghini, the force has shown off new cars from luxury UK auto maker Aston Martin, Bentley and Mercedes.
The UAE is ready to track and counter the outbreak of infectious diseases like the coronavirus. A frenchman was admitted in a hospital in France due to a potentially fatal respiratory virus which is closely associated with SARS, a few days after his visit to Dubai.
There were heavy rains and thunderstorms in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi and other parts of the Emirates. The unstable weather has been continuing to affect parts of UAE and Oman, since last Thursday. The weather forecast predictions are that this unstable weather would continue till Wednesday. There will be scattered rains and occasional thunderstorms.
An earthquake preliminarily measured at 7.8 magnitude hit the Iran-Pakistan border on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The earthquake was felt as far away as Abu Dhabi, where buildings shook for 40 seconds or more, but it's not yet clear what damage has been caused across region.
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