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Heavy rains, hailstorms paralyze Riyadh

Severe rains engulfed roads and hampered traffic in Riyadh Monday, to continue over the next 24 hours.

May 3, 2010 1:49
 
Feel safer on the roads

Feel safer on the roads

According to official figures, the number of road deaths in the UAE declined sharply in 2009.

January 6, 2010 3:47
 
Flu fears deterring Haj pilgrims

Flu fears deterring Haj pilgrims

Four pilgrims have died of the H1N1 virus during the Haj this year, but officials say they have taken adequate precautionary measures to prevent an outbreak.

November 25, 2009 10:19
 
Saudi gears up for Haj

Saudi gears up for Haj

The kingdom is taking several measures to prevent the spread of swine flu during Haj this year.

August 6, 2009 11:37
 
Changing lanes

Changing lanes

Traffic departments across the UAE are enforcing several new measures to reduce accidents and make the country’s roads safer.

June 22, 2009 11:21
 
Are you worried about the swine flu reaching the UAE?

Are you worried about the swine flu reaching the UAE?

The results are in.

May 3, 2009 11:32
 
Tackling Swine flu

Tackling Swine flu

The World Health Organization declared that a swine flu pandemic is imminent, prompting GCC states to take measures to prevent an outbreak.

April 30, 2009 9:53
 
Don’t mention the crisis. Yet

Don’t mention the crisis. Yet

The UAE government has asked the Federal National Council to postpone discussing the financial crisis.

April 21, 2009 11:47
 
Beating domestic violence in Bahrain

Beating domestic violence in Bahrain

A large number of women are abused in the country, say activists, but measures are now being taken to fight the issue.

March 12, 2009 4:07