UAE authorities say they have changed fire safety rules in the territory to address the rising danger from burning buildings, but haven't offered many details.
A blaze erupted today in a residential complex under construction near Dubai's biggest shopping mall and a hotel ravaged by fire on New Year's Eve in 2015, authorities said. That building, which is due to reopen before the end of 2017, is located close to Fountain Views.
The world's tallest tower, a 2,717-foot-high structure called Burj Khalifa, is part of the Downtown Dubai development.
Civil defence services evacuated four people who were trapped by the fire, including one in serious condition, Lieutenant Colonel Ahmed Ateej told Dubai television. Every few minutes, small blasts could be heard, presumably from exploding propane or welding tanks left behind by construction workers.
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The Dubai media office tweeted: "Fire at Fountain Views towers has been brought under control; cooling operations are underway".
Emaar, which built both the Dubai Mall and the tower struck by the 2015 blaze, issued a statement saying it was "awaiting the final report" of investigators.
Dramatic fires have hit skyscrapers in Dubai and other fast-growing cities in the United Arab Emirates in recent years.
Smoke rises from a fire at a construction site next to Dubai Mall in Dubai. An investigation into the cause is now under way, said a report in The National website.
Florentino Perez has been accused of creating a fake website to push pro Real Madrid propaganda, according to reports in Spain. But in its first match since a long worldwide break, Madrid faded in the second half and Alaves threatened to snatch a draw .
Magnus said the department is still asking for tips and that he believes people might know something about happened to Isabel. We ask for privacy during this time so that we can do that'. "We appreciate the fact that this case has been very traumatic".
The Spaniard kicked things into gear against the unseeded Fognini by winning the final five games of the first set. Federer's progression means a meeting with long-time rival Rafael Nadal in Sunday's final remains a possibility.
If you must travel, make sure to check the weather conditions, watches, warnings and advisories before venturing out the door. Winds will eventually turn southerly and that will help boost temperatures back into the 80s Saturday and Sunday afternoon.
OPEC and non-member oil-producing countries were meeting in Kuwait to review progress with their global pact to cut supplies. That's bad news for national budgets, like Iran's, Iraq's, Russia's, and Venezuela's, that rely on oil revenues.
Rose said at the time that he didn't believe that the injury was anything serious that would need to be surgically repaired. The following season saw him tear the meniscus in his other knee, which limited 2013-14 to just 10 games.
Although seemingly, and suddenly, fit again, Sanchez could still start Sunday's game against Manchester City on the bench. If Arsenal lose this they are going to really struggle to make up the gap in the remaining fixtures of the season.
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The news will come as a further blow to Switzerland, which is already facing considerable global pressure to tackle tax evasion. Credit Suisse is cooperating with the authorities, the bank said in a statement Friday from Zurich.
Maybe he really does believe it, maybe he doesn't, but LaVar is doing well to keep his son's name in the news stream. In typical Ball family fashion, Lonzo was not about to let Fultz have the final say in this pre-draft quarrel.
The spokesperson confirmed that this is Luckey's last week at Oculus but declined to confirm if he was sacked or left voluntarily. Brendan Iribe, Luckey's cofounder, stepped down as Oculus CEO to lead the company's PC VR division in December.
Federer appeared poised to cruise to victory after such a dominant set, but Berdych was undeterred by his slow start. The Swiss superstar was locked in during the early going, as he broke Berdych in his first service game.
Islamic State overran about a third of Iraq in 2014, benefiting from the Sunni-Shi'ite rift that weakened the army. But Iraqi forces, with the backing of the US-led airstrikes, have since recaptured much of the area.
It is part of the National Highway Authority of India's project between Jammu and Srinagar , along National Highway 44. On the features of the tunnel, Jain said the tunnel has a three-tier power system to keep the tunnel illuminated.
Chance added that he has raised $2.2 million for CPS since his first announcement through donations from other notable figures. He also announced the creation of New Chance Arts & Lit Fund to help fund arts programs in schools hit hard by budget cuts.
Guentzel got up briefly before stumbling to the ice and didn't return after being escorted to the locker room. On two separate occasions, Crosby put out one arm to shield a defender's stick from knocking away the puck.
Men doubles: 4-Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (Ina) bt 6-Ricky Karandasuwardi and Angga Pratama 21-11, 21-15. This is where the Spaniard is considered to be a unsafe opponent as she can change the tempo of the match at will.
The original diagnosis was a sore knee, and Rose had missed three consecutive games - including Sunday against the Celtics. It's likely going to end with a one-year, make-good contract for Rose, which doesn't fit into New York's long-term plans.
Will Hurd , R-Helotes, demonstrated a talent for winning positive notice and using social media to engage a large audience. The former businessman's decision to run for Senate is an idea that he has reportedly toyed with for some time now.
I used to be telling you the same last season and before this season when you had been talking in regards to a brand new contract. My contract is not running out. "I 've another year here". 'I have a good relationship with both of them, ' Bilic said.
The increases extended two days of gains which supported Brent well above $50 a barrel and lifted WTI within sight of that level. Analysts polled by Reuters predicted that data will show USA crude oil stocks rose 1.4 million barrels in the latest week.
As part of its repeal provision, House Bill 142 does away with this and doesn't replace it. "I am happy to have HB2 behind us". As for transgender people who need to use a bathroom, they are basically back where things started in North Carolina.
Cohen-Watnick is a former Defense Intelligence Agency official who was originally brought to the White House by Michael T. Spicer added during the Thursday briefing that he does not know who cleared Nunes into the White House.