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UAE
RTA Unveils Latest Updates on Metro Red Line, as it doesn't stop at 3 stations
1 month

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently announced updates regarding the operation of the Dubai Metro's Red Line.

UAE
Flydubai suspend all Flights to Iran After Reported Israel Attack
1 month

According to reports, an attack inside Iran was carried out by Israel, prompting Dubai airline flydubai to temporarily halt flights.

UAE
Etihad Airways Resumes Normal Operations After Weather-Related Disruptions
1 month

Etihad Airways has confirmed the resumption of its flight operations to normalcy following adverse weather conditions encountered by the country in recent times.

UAE
Dubai Authority Unveils Update on Sheikh Zayed Road Opening to Motorists
1 month

Motorists may now use Sheikh Zayed Road again between the Trade Center roundabout and Intersection No. 9, where it meets Al Maktoum Airport Road on the way to Abu Dhabi, according to a recent announcement from Dubai's Roads and Transport...

UAE
Urgent UAE: Three Filipinos died in Floods, Philippine Official Confirms
1 month

The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai has affirmed its commitment to supporting affected Filipinos in the wake of tragic events resulting from heavy rainfall in the UAE on April 16.

UAE
UAE: Air Arabia announces Resumption Scheduled Operations from Sharjah Airport
1 month

After being temporarily grounded due to extreme weather in the United Arab Emirates and the surrounding regions, Air Arabia has resumed regular flights from Sharjah International Airport as of 4 am today, April 18.

UAE
UAE to launch 23,500 vacancies in the travel and tourism sector within 2024
1 month

In a decade, projections indicate that the travel and tourism sector will encompass 928,000 positions, employing approximately one out of every nine residents.

UAE
Abu Dhabi authority shut down Happy Grassland Restaurant & Grill for this reason
1 month

The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority has taken decisive action against the "Happy Grassland Hot Pot" restaurant and grill on Airport Road in Abu Dhabi.

UAE
Dubai: Terminal 3 Check-ins Resume for Emirates & flydubai Flights
1 month

Following heavy rains on Tuesday, operational challenges persist at Dubai International Airport, potentially causing delays. While check-ins have resumed at Terminal 3 for Emirates and flydubai flights, the airport remains congested.

UAE
UAE: Indian, Pakistani Embassies Aid Flood-Affected Citizens Amidst Record Rains
1 month

The Pakistani and Indian diplomatic missions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have established dedicated helpline numbers for their respective citizens in response to the unprecedented rainfall experienced in the country on Tuesday.

World
Indonesia volcano eruption prompts mass evacuation, tsunami warning issued
1 month

Mount Ruang's eruptions triggered urgent evacuations and airport closures in Indonesia. The volcano, situated in a remote region, erupted multiple times, spewing lava and ash into the air.

UAE
The UAE and Costa Rica sign a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
1 month

The United Arab Emirates and Costa Rica recently inked a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), marking a significant milestone in their efforts to strengthen bilateral trade and investment bonds.

UAE
The UAE announces end of heavy rains and unstable weather conditions
1 month

The UAE has officially declared the end of the recent heavy rainfall that wreaked havoc across the country.

UAE
Rain in UAE: Insurance Claims May Face Rejection in Certain Cases
1 month

The Emirates experienced a substantial downpour on Tuesday, resulting in extensive flooding of roads, parking areas, and wadis.

UAE
Dubai announces the resumption of regular service at metro and tram stations
1 month

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently announced the reinstatement of several Dubai Metro stations following temporary closures due to heightened rainfall during a recent weather disturbance.

UAE
Dubai Roads Authority introduces four guidelines for driving in rainy weather
1 month

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority has released a set of four vital precautions aimed at ensuring the safety of motorists when driving in rainy conditions, with the primary objective of facilitating safe and hassle-free journeys.

UAE
DXB: 884 Flights Cancelled in 2 Days; Terminal 1 Resumes Select Arrivals
1 month

Dubai International (DXB), renowned as the world's busiest international airport, faced significant challenges due to adverse weather conditions in recent days.

UAE
UAE: Flydubai Partially Restores Flights from Dubai International Airport
1 month

All flights departing from Dubai International Airport have been grounded lately due to operational issues experienced by low-cost airline Flydubai.

UAE
Rain in UAE: Dubai Metro Guide Today Amid Service Disruption on Red & Green Line
1 month

On Tuesday, about 200 passengers were left stuck across different stations as Dubai Metro services were severely disrupted by the record rains in the UAE.

UAE
Dubai Global Village extends its closure for the 2nd day due to bad weather
1 month

Dubai's renowned attraction, Global Village, has declared its closure for today, April 17, in response to ongoing circumstances.

UAE
NCM Refutes Cloud-Seeding Rumors Amid UAE Record-Breaking Rainfall
1 month

The region encountered multiple weather disturbances, with the most severe occurring from late afternoon to late last night, according to a weather expert.

UAE
Dubai announces 2-day extension of "Remote learning"
1 month

The government has decided to enforce distance learning measures across Dubai for the remainder of the week to ensure the safety and security of all educational institutions and their surroundings.

UAE
UAE Breaks Rainfall Record as the Biggest Downpour in 75 Years Sweeps Country
1 month

The United Arab Emirates recently experienced an unprecedented deluge, marking the heaviest rainfall in 75 years since its establishment.

UAE
Emirates School announces opening of registration for the “second period”
1 month

The Emirates School Education Foundation has initiated the enrollment process for citizen students and their equivalents in government schools for the upcoming academic year 2024-2025, marking the commencement of the "second period" of...

UAE
UAE announces remote work for the 3rd day in Sharjah government
1 month

Government employees in Sharjah will be working remotely on April 18, as stated on Wednesday, due to the severe weather conditions prevalent in the UAE. Government institutions in the emirate have been ordered to operate remotely for three days in a...

UAE
Dubai court orders 50,000 dirhams in compensation for a hit-and-run accident
1 month

The Civil Court in Dubai recently issued a ruling that adjusted the compensation awarded to a victim of a traffic accident, following an appeal lodged by an insurance company.

UAE
UAE: Emirati Man died after his vehicle drifted in Wadi Isfani, Ras Al Khaimah
1 month

Authorities have issued a warning to the public, urging them to stay away from rushing valleys during dangerous rainstorms.

UAE
UAE Launches Taxpayer Charter to Enhance System Transparency, Outline Tax Rules
1 month

The UAE has introduced a new Taxpayer Charter aimed at providing clear guidelines for taxation within the country. Issued by the Federal Tax Authority (FTA), this document outlines the rights and responsibilities of taxpayers, ensuring transparency...

UAE
Emirates Suspends Check-ins in Dubai Till Midnight Amidst Bad Weather
1 month

Emirates, the renowned airline based in Dubai, has announced a temporary halt in passenger check-ins at Dubai International Airport (DXB) due to adverse weather conditions and road challenges.

UAE
UAE Issues Red Alert as Hazardous Weather Intensifies Countrywide
1 month

The National Centre for Meteorology of the UAE released a red alert in multiple regions.

UAE
UAE announces temporary closure of the Ring Road in Kalba
1 month

The Sharjah Police General Command recently issued a directive through its official social media platform, urging the public to prioritize staying indoors and venturing out only when absolutely essential, in light of current weather conditions across...

UAE
UAE Roads Department Issues an Important Notice for Dubai Tram Users
1 month

The Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai, operating through its official account on the social networking site "X," previously known as Twitter, has issued a notice regarding service disruptions at stations 1 to 8.

UAE
UAE Extends Remote Work Until Wednesday for Federal Government Employees
1 month

Today, Tuesday, the Council of Ministers issued a directive to prolong the period of remote work for all federal government staff until the upcoming Wednesday, April 17.

UAE
Dubai airports urge travelers to check status of their flights amid bad weather
1 month

Dubai Airports has issued a call for passengers to directly verify the status of their flights with the airlines serving the airport. The corporation took to its official platform, "X," to communicate that adverse weather conditions have...

Arab News
Sultanate Oman announces holiday in 5 regions, enforces remote work due to rain
1 month

Oman has taken precautionary measures in response to challenging weather conditions by announcing the suspension of work in certain regions.

UAE
Dubai announces auction for exclusive 3-digit vehicle number plates
1 month

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is gearing up to host a private auction in the city, offering a collection of exclusive three-digit vehicle number plates to eager bidders.

UAE
UAE announces the Eid Al-Adha holiday dates for 2024
1 month

UAE residents are gearing up for a substantial five-day weekend in anticipation of the upcoming Eid Al Adha, with expectations pointing towards its occurrence on Monday, June 17.

UAE
UAE: Torrential Rain Floods Onpassive Dubai Metro Station, Disrupts Services
1 month

As a result of the torrential rains that fell early on Tuesday, the Onpassive Metro station in Dubai became flooded. Service interruptions were severe due to the inflow of water from outside the station.

UAE
UAE issues Stay-home advisory as heavy rains lash all 7 Emirates
1 month

Residents of the UAE are urged to remain indoors amidst severe weather conditions, where heavy rainfall has inundated streets and even led to the collapse of certain roads.

World
Qatar Airways Announces Flight Resumption to Iran 
1 month

Qatar Airways has made a significant announcement regarding the resumption of its flights to Iran amidst recent regional tensions.