Afkar Ali Ahmed

Imams of all mosques slam terrorist attacks

DUBAI/SHARJAH/AJMAN - The imams of all the mosques in Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman have condemned the terrorist attacks in Sharm Al Shaikh and London during the Friday sermons on July 29.

Al Hubal bridge to go down

SHARJAH — Al Hubal Bridge located at the end of Al Wahda Street will soon be demolished and replaced by a new one at King Faisal Interaction, Engineer Khawlah Al Noman, Director-General of Sharjah Public Works Department, has said.

Ajman bakeries fined for flouting health standards

AJMAN — As part of its intensified food inspection campaign during summer, the Health Section of Ajman Department of Municipality and Planning has inspected a large number of bakeries in the emirate to ensure compliance with health regulations set by the civic body.

Ajman revs up for transport operations

AJMAN — Ajman Transport Corporation will start its operations by the end of this year with a fleet of 1,000 taxis and vans, Abdul Kareem Al Abdul, Chairman of the Corporation's Council Board, said yesterday.

Illegal car lifts thrive

SHARJAH — Despite the Federal Traffic law banning use of private and rented vehicles for business and passenger transportation, the phenomenon of car lift continues to thrive on Sharjah roads.

Illegal car lifts thrive

SHARJAH - Despite the Federal Traffic law banning use of private and rented vehicles for business and passenger transportation, the phenomenon of car lift continues to thrive on Sharjah roads.

Workers want promised cash, not gold

DUBAI — In a unique case, over 3000 construction workers belonging to Sharjah-based Classic Labourers Supply Company staged a protest against payment of wages in gold in lieu of cash the company owed them.

Heat takes toll on workers

AJMAN — Despite the four-hour mid-day break rule, the incidence of heat-stroke cases among construction labourers in Ajman has gone up by over 40 per cent this year, Dr. Abdul Karim Mamoud Hilmi, Head of the Emergency Section of Khalif Hospital, has said.

Heat takes toll on workers

AJMAN - Despite the four-hour mid-day break rule, the incidence of heat-stroke cases among construction labourers in Ajman has gone up by over 40 per cent this year, Dr. Abdul Karim Mamoud Hilmi, Head of the Emergency Section of Khalif Hospital, has said.