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UAE
UAE Cybersecurity: Monitoring 50,000 Suspicious Websites in Just 13 Months
3 weeks

The Dubai Electronic Security Center has initiated a groundbreaking project named "ASAS" aimed at expediting the auditing process of government agencies' systems while monitoring vulnerabilities through an advanced system.

UAE
Dubai Health Authority Launches Disaster & Crisis Management Office in Emirate
3 weeks

The Dubai Health Authority has unveiled a significant overhaul of the health security framework in Dubai, introducing a dedicated disaster and crisis management office within its organizational structure.

UAE
UAE Offers Travelers Affordable Ticket Prices with Extended Summer Vacation
3 weeks

Tourism and travel industry experts anticipate a unique summer season this year, spanning from the mid-June Eid al-Adha holiday to the late August start of the school season.

UAE
UAE announces the reopening of Sharjah-blocked roads After rain
3 weeks

Following heavy rains in Sharjah, the local Emergency, Crisis, and Disaster Management Team has confirmed the reopening of previously blocked roads in the emirate.

UAE
Dubai police Waives April 16 Traffic Violation Fines Amid Unstable Weather
3 weeks

This announcement was made on Wednesday by the Commander-in-Chief of the Dubai Police, Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri.

UAE
The UAE police confirms the return of life to normal in Fujairah emirate by 100%
3 weeks

Major General Mohammed Ahmed bin Ghanem Al Kaabi, the Commander-in-Chief of Fujairah Police and leader of the local emergency, crisis, and disaster team, has confirmed the complete restoration of normal life in the Emirate of Fujairah within just 48...

UAE
UAE skies to witness a pink supermoon tonight; check when and where to catch it
3 weeks

Tonight, a spectacular celestial event awaits as the "pink supermoon" graces the skies of the UAE. While the moon reached its peak size at approximately 3:48 am, fret not if you missed it; there's still a chance to witness this...

UAE
UAE government introduces Dh2 billion fund to help repair rain-damaged homes
3 weeks

The UAE's recent devastating rainfall and subsequent flooding have prompted the establishment of a ministerial committee to evaluate the extent of destruction and allocate compensatory funds. To assist citizens in repairing their homes, the UAE...

UAE
UAE Landlords and Developers to Burden of Weather-Related Property Damages
3 weeks

Homeowners in Dubai and Sharjah are actively participating in the restoration process, striving to reestablish services for tenants and return their properties to their pre-flood state.

World
Hong Kong and Singapore Ban Indian Brands MDH, Everest Spices
3 weeks

The Centre for Food Safety in Hong Kong has taken action against certain Indian spice products, banning several variants from popular brands MDH and Everest.

UAE
UAE schools send books and laptops to flood-affected students
3 weeks

After an exceptional downpour the week before, a considerable number of inhabitants residing in Al Suyoh, Sharjah, were compelled to seek refuge in hotels as a consequence of the inundation caused by a rampaging wadi.

Arab News
UAE-Oman Railway: Entering Implementation Phase for Hafeet Rail Project
3 weeks

The highly anticipated railway project linking the UAE and Oman has taken significant strides forward, as revealed by a top official on Tuesday. The ambitious endeavor, now dubbed Hafeet Rail, has progressed into the implementation phase, marking a...

UAE
UAE announces the reopening of Emirates Road Near Al Qudra to ease Traffic Flow
3 weeks

The Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai announced the reopening of Emirates Road near the Al Qudra Street Bridge to traffic.

UAE
New Schengen visa regulations for Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain and India announced
3 weeks

The Schengen area, consisting of 29 European countries, has long been a symbol of borderless travel within Europe. Recently, the European Union made significant revisions to its visa policies, particularly concerning citizens from Saudi Arabia, Oman,...

UAE
UAE: Restaurant & 2 Supervisors Ordered to Pay Worker DH500,000 in Compensation
3 weeks

The Dubai Civil Court recently rendered a verdict that mandates a restaurant and two of its supervisors to pay 500,000 dirhams to an employee who tragically lost his right hand in a workplace accident involving a meat-mincing machine. The incident...

UAE
UAE: Insurers Must Repair Vehicles Within 1st-Year Registration at Agency Works
3 weeks

The Minister of State for Financial Affairs, Mohammed bin Hadi Al-Husseini, has reaffirmed the regulations concerning vehicle insurance policies.

Autos
Abu Dhabi Yas Marina hosts 300kmph driverless car race with $2.25M prize
3 weeks

In a landmark event poised to redefine the landscape of motorsport, the Yas Marina Circuit is set to host a groundbreaking competition where four autonomous cars will race simultaneously.

UAE
Sharjah Authority directs to receive urgent aid requests for stranded families
3 weeks

The Sharjah Emergency, Crisis, and Disaster Management Team has issued directives to the Sharjah Social Services Department to facilitate the provision of essential food supplies and medications to families facing hardship due to unprecedented...

World
Canada Reports 28 Serious Eye Injuries from Solar Eclipse in Quebec
3 weeks

The Quebec Ministry of Health disclosed that 28 incidents of eye complications were documented in connection with the solar eclipse on April 8, traversing several southern regions of the province.

UAE
Etihad airways announces the launch of Airbus A380 to New York
3 weeks

Etihad Airways inaugurated its latest offering, the A380 double-decker service, marking a milestone with the arrival of its maiden flight, EY1, from Abu Dhabi to New York at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday.

UAE
Dubai launches a New initiative on Jood platform to Aid Flood-Affected people
3 weeks

Dubai's Community Development Authority (CDA) has initiated a campaign on its 'Jood' platform to mobilize community support for those affected by recent heavy rainfall and flooding across the UAE.

UAE
Sharjah government approves draft law establishing Rental Disputes Centre
3 weeks

The Sharjah Consultative Council (SCC) has recently given its approval to a draft law that proposes the establishment and regulation of a Rental Disputes Center within the emirate. This decision comes after a thorough review process involving several...

UAE
UAE hospitals witnessed a surge in waterborne diseases spread by mosquitoes
3 weeks

Hospitals and clinics in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are grappling with a surge in waterborne diseases following unprecedented rainfall that has inundated several neighborhoods.

UAE
UAE: Spinneys IPO Launches at Dh1.42 per Share, Subscriptions Open Today
3 weeks

Investors in the UAE keen on participating in Spinney's initial public offering (IPO) can commence subscription today, April 23, with share prices ranging from Dh1.42 to Dh1.53.

UAE
UAE to open a New church next to BAPS Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi
3 weeks

The inauguration of a new Church of South India (CSI) parish facility marks a significant milestone in Abu Dhabi, the first of its kind in the region.

UAE
UAE Mandates 6-Month Payment Deferrals for Banks and Insurers After Heavy Rains
3 weeks

UAE's banking and insurance sectors are directed to provide relief to customers affected by severe rain without incurring additional expenses.

UAE
RTA urges citizens to avoid Dubai Metro during peak hours.
3 weeks

Dubai's Metro system faces ongoing challenges stemming from severe weather conditions, particularly heavy rainfall, prompting authorities to advise commuters to avoid peak travel times.

UAE
UAE Introduces On-the-Spot Job Offers, 800 Vacancies at Abu Dhabi Career Fair
3 weeks

The Industrialists Career Exhibition in Abu Dhabi is a platform that connects Emirati job seekers with opportunities in various sectors, aiming to fill over 800 positions offered by approximately 80 companies.

UAE
Dubai: No Visa Overstay Fines for Rain-Cancelled Flight Passengers
3 weeks

The UAE introduced streamlined visa regulations in 2023, imposing a fixed penalty of Dh50 per day for overstaying. This measure aimed to provide clarity and consistency regarding fines for individuals exceeding their permitted stay.

UAE
Sharjah Ceases Single-Use Plastic Production Post January 2024 Ban
3 weeks

Sharjah made headlines on Monday with a significant environmental initiative: the discontinuation of single-use plastic bag manufacturing by the municipality. Effective immediately, all manufacturers are required to cease production in alignment with...

UAE
Sharjah Grants Private Schools Flexibility in Weekday Working Hours Selection
3 weeks

The Sharjah Private Education Authority has introduced a measure allowing schools to adopt one of three instructional models—traditional in-person, remote learning, or a hybrid of both—during the upcoming period spanning from Tuesday to the...

UAE
UAE rains: Sharjah will drop all traffic violations during the weather crisis
3 weeks

During the recent time of uncertain weather in the UAE, particularly in Sharjah, Major General Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi, Commander-in-Chief of Sharjah Police, issued an order waiving any traffic offenses committed by motorists.

UAE
UAE Cybersecurity cautions against the danger of fraudulent applications
3 weeks

The Cyber Security Council of the UAE Government has issued a stark warning about the growing threat of malicious applications that target user data and device security.

UAE
Dubai Global Village: Free Entry for Children 12 and Under Announced
3 weeks

Before the current season ends, Dubai's Global Village is attempting to get more families to come visit. Until the end of of season 28, the multicultural park will provide free entry to children under the age of 12.

UAE
UAE Opens 9 Centers for Obtaining "Replacement of Lost" Vehicle Plates in Dubai
3 weeks

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has designated nine centers for obtaining replacements for lost vehicle plates, following the recent weather depression. Requests for plate replacements can be made through the RTA's website, with...

UAE
Dubai Metro Red Line: Four Stations Remain Closed in Latest Update
3 weeks

Residents all around Dubai are still dealing with the effects of the ongoing interruptions to the Metro system, which occurred after the UAE had tremendous rains last week.

UAE
UAE announces Free damage certificate now for affected residents in Sharjah
3 weeks

Sharjah Police has recently made a significant announcement, offering free damage certificates to individuals affected by the recent unstable weather conditions in the emirate.

World
British Airways announce resumption of Abu Dhabi-London flights after four years
3 weeks

The resumption of British Airways flights between London and Abu Dhabi represents a significant step in facilitating travel and fostering closer ties between these key international destinations.

UAE
The UAE government issues tax warning
3 weeks

UAE authorities have issued a directive urging taxpayers to promptly file their applications or face penalties. The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has specifically targeted juridical persons residing in the country and falling under the corporate tax...

UAE
UAE allocates WhatsApp Support number for Weather Damage Requests in Dubai
3 weeks

Dubai residents who have lost property in the storm may now reach out to officials via WhatsApp to get assistance.