AlShorts is a revolutionary idea that shall keep you updated with the latest and happening news and events of UAE. We offer the user current affairs and breaking short news in 30 seconds.

AlShorts is a news app that offers latest and validated news from multiple national and international sources and summarises them in short and crisp format in English. All stories contain only headlines and facts, no opinions, to help you stay informed with the latest happenings.
Whether it’s the government policies or shake-ups in corporate affairs, we get them covered and delivered to you super fast.Know more with AlShorts! Anytime, Anywhere, Any day!

◉ Share News- • Share the most important stories in one touch!
• Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, e-mail, and other social platforms are also supported.

◉ Top – A feed of latest stories, videos, and other content personalised only for you!
• Without data mining your personal details, we intelligently learn your preferences as you swipe, and display stories personalised for you in TOP

◉ News Categories - A vast variety in the same app
• AlShorts curates all types of news and headlines from categories like Local, Regional, Travel, Health, Auto, Technology, Business, Entertainment, Food, World, Sports, Events and Jobs etc – all in one place
• News is sourced from various categories and multiple sources, making sure that you always get the latest news and stories
• Get limited daily notifications for the most important news and breaking news of the day
• Place our widget on your home screen to browse through headlines with articles sourced from various publishers and news portals

◉ Blogs- With trending blogs and infographics, a user can browse through the happenings from across the globe. Blogs help give users an insight with an engrossing feed.

◉ LIVE Score Card- With the latest feature, one can be updated on real time happenings of matches and tournaments across the globe. From cricket to rugby, one will know what’s happening on the field while being off the field.

Our mission: No matter what category or event, we at AlShorts assure you of the latest and best news in and around UAE and the world with an easy to use and elegantly designed interface. Download the app today for:
Regular updates: Customisation provides users with daily and regular updates in the categories they wish for.
Zero data mining: Get only what you seek. Give only what you want. We assure our users of Zero data mining for profits.
Forex: Powered by the GCC Exchange, AlShorts offers you real time updates in multiple Forex categories, namely, Gold and Currency rates.

Currency: With the fluctuating market and changing values of money, we offer our users the updated rates of multinational currencies. They are:
Indian Rupees
Pakistani Rupee
Bangladesh Taka
Philippines Peso
Nepalese Rupee
Sri Lankan Rupee
Australian Dollar
Canadian Dollar
Great British Pound
Hong Kong Dollar
Japanese Yen
New Zealand Dollar
Singapore Dollar
Swiss Franc
United States Dollar
All these currency rates are offered in ratio to AED.

With the vast market of Gold consumers in and around UAE, we at AlShorts offer you the current market rate per carat. Powered by Dubai Gold and Jewelry Group. Credit to Dubai City of Gold.
24 K (AED)
22K (AED)
21K (AED)
18K (AED)
The carats mentioned above are offered in the relation of 3 slots of time. They are:
Morning (9 am UAE)
Noon (12 pm UAE)
Evening (6 pm UAE)

Prayer Timings:
Concerning Islamic prayer timings, we offer you customised alerts. They remind you of the prayers 5, 10, 15, 20 minutes before time. Additionally, one can also choose where they are located in the 7 emirates to get precise prayer time. All 5 prayers which include Fajar, Duhur, Asr, Maghrib, and Isha.

What’s New

Version 3.9

We made performance improvements and fixed bugs so Alshorts is even better for you.

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

HILL0520 ,

Very convenient and user-friendly app

It’s a go-to-news app. I have been using this app for quite a time now and has kept me updated with short-n-crisp global on everyday basis.

Developer Response ,


Thank you for rating us 5-stars. AlShorts team is constantly working towards giving you best experience. Keep relishing the application. You're important to us.

Thank you,
Team AlShorts

Vedant Sh ,

Excellent App

User friendly app. Keeps you updated about latest happening across the world, especially UAE. Good Rates , Currency, and Prayer Timing functionality makes it stand out.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for taking out your valuable time and reviewing us on App Store. We are delighted to hear the honest reviews. Hope to continue the same and address you with same zeal.

rohan.lfc ,

Great app!

Keeps me updated about all the news going around with limited data. Very convenient for users.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the 5 star rating. Hope you continue to enjoy reading news on AlShorts.

App Privacy

The developer, ALSHORTS FZC LLC, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Identifiers
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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