Tags : Sharjah

Pink Caravan rallies nationwide ahead of Breast Cancer Month

SHARJAH: The UAE-based Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP)’s Pink Caravan initiative is calling on public and private sector organisations to come together and get behind the targeted efforts and community-wide activations they are planning to roll out in observance of the international Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer became the most common cancer globally as […]...Read More

Miralem Pjanic joins Sharjah FC after leaving Barcelona

Sharjah: Miralem Pjanic has officially bid goodbye to FC Barcelona and signed for Sharjah FC, the UAE-based outfit have confirmed. The Bosnian midfielder travelled to the UAE recently as revealed in a photograph that he himself posted on his social networks, to finalise the conditions of his contract with his new club, Sharjah Football Club […]...Read More

Sharjah Cricket Stadium breaks world record to host the maximum number of international matches

Sharjah: Sharjah Cricket Stadium recently broke the Guinness Book of World record by becoming the stadium to host the maximum number of international matches. Saturday marked another historical day for the Sharjah stadium with the 28th T20 between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan making it the number one venue for staging internationals, pushing Sydney Cricket Ground […]...Read More

Suhail star spotted in UAE skies, marks the end of the summer. Learn about the significance behind Suhail star

SHARJAH: The Emirates Astronomy Society reported the sighting of the much-anticipated Suhail star at dawn on Wednesday, marking an end to the sweltering summer heat. The sighting comes as a relief to many as the mercury hit 50 Celsius multiple times this summer. The Suhail star (or the Canopus) is the most-anticipated star in the […]...Read More

Sharjah to ban single-use plastic bags from January 1, 2024

Sharjah: In continuation of the efforts of the environmentally friendly emirate and its supportive plans of conservation, Sharjah has banned single-use plastic bags and materials in the Emirate of Sharjah as of January 1, 2024. The decision to ban was taken during a meeting of the Sharjah Executive Council (SEC) at the Sharjah Ruler’s office […]...Read More

A new adventure project to open in Khorfakkan

Sharjah: Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has revealed details of its new adventure project coming up in the Eastern area of Khorfakkan, overlooking the serene Luluyah Beach and adjacent to the spectacular Soueifa mountain. Ahmed Obaid Al Qaseer, Acting Chief Executive Officer of Shurooq, said that the project set for completion in the fourth […]...Read More

MoHAP launches a campaign to encourage healthy living

Sharjah: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has organised a community health event to enhance public awareness of healthy food and highlight the value of physical activity during the summer. Held under the theme “Summer with you”, the campaign is the latest in a series of awareness-raising initiatives the ministry has developed to promote […]...Read More

Sharjah Police reports over 22,000 calls during the Eid Holidays

Sharjah: Zero traffic deaths were recorded in the Emirate of Sharjah during the Eid al-Adha holiday, from July 9 to 11, while the call centre of the Central Operations Room received 22,112 phone calls varying between emergency and non-emergency. Lt. Col. Humaid Obaid Al Hajri, Deputy Director of Operations Department of Sharjah Police, confirmed that […]...Read More