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Dubai Police Offer Military Training and Horse Riding Lessons for Students
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Dubai Police is set to launch summer courses on July 1, targeting students aged 11 to 18. These courses, spanning scuba diving, horseback riding, and military training, are open to students from both private and public schools, irrespective of...

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UAE announce new short vocational education program for underperforming students
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Students who did not do well in school but would still like to get vocational training can now do so through a new "career accelerator track" at a college in Dubai.

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UAE Launches New Initiative Granting Professors 30-Day Extra Paid Leave
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Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) electrical engineering professor Yaser Qudaih, 52 years old, has jumped at the chance to play the part of a student again. While on leave from his teaching position, Qudaih has sought out internship-style practical...

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UAE Pensions Authority launches Improved Registration Process
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As part of its continuous efforts to improve its services, the General Authority for Pensions and Social Security has made major enhancements to the insured's registration service.

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UAE: A tragic fire in Fujairah home claims the lives of two children
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In a heartbreaking incident in Fujairah, two Emirati children, aged 8 and 7, lost their lives due to a fire that engulfed their home.

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Emirates School Foundation announces Year-End Results and Make-up Exam Schedules
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The Emirates School Education Foundation has meticulously outlined the schedule for releasing the results of the 2023-2024 academic year for all academic levels.

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UAE Abortion Law: All You Need to Know About the Five Permitted Cases
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The UAE has introduced new regulations governing the circumstances under which abortions can be performed, aiming to ensure both the safety and legality of the procedure.

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Sharjah Ruler authorizes new logos for three municipalities within the emirate
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Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, the Ruler of Sharjah and a Member of the Supreme Council, granted approval for new logos for three municipalities in the eastern province.

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UAE Ministry of Education Introduces Comprehensive Curriculum Overhaul
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The Ministry of Education has released a list of extensive curriculum revisions that will take effect for the forthcoming school year.

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Dubai ruler unveils Dh30-billion project for rain drainage network
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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced the approval of a comprehensive project aimed at upgrading Dubai's rain drainage network.

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UAE: Abu Dhabi's seized items sales amounted to 14.4 million dirhams
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The proceeds from the sale of the confiscated belongings in Abu Dhabi have reached 14,482,480 dirhams as a result of court orders. The sum encompasses the revenue generated by the sale of antiquities, gold jewelry, 101 automobiles, and 5 boats.

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UAE Police alert public on new tactics used by drug dealers to attract new users
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The Anti-Narcotics Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police has issued a stern warning about the perilous effects of drugs that induce hallucinations, violence, and erratic behavior among users.

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Mohammed bin Rashid announces issuing a decree regarding Dubai Camel Racing Club
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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister, in his role as Ruler of Dubai, issued Decree No. 38  of 2024 concerning the Dubai Camel Racing Club.

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UAE launches new Al Ain check-in service for Abu Dhabi airport passengers
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A new city check-in service has been inaugurated in Al Ain for passengers traveling from Abu Dhabi's Zayed International Airport.

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Emirates Airlines reveals strides in reducing carbon emissions
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Emirates Airlines has reported significant reductions in fuel consumption and carbon emissions for the fiscal year 2023-2024, underscoring its commitment to environmentally friendly practices through its "Green Ops" initiative.

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UAE: A cricket player died in tragic loss for this reason
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The unexpected passing of Mandeep Singh, described as a "fantastic all-rounder" and a cherished teammate, has sent shockwaves through the UAE cricket community.

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UAE launches festivals celebrating arrival of the King of Fruits
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In the UAE, the arrival of mango season marks the commencement of vibrant festivals celebrating this revered fruit.

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UAE: An Arab woman accuses her ex-husband of deliberate car misuse
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In a complex legal saga unfolding in Dubai, an Arab woman took her ex-husband to court, demanding that he transfer ownership of two cars registered under her name into his possession.

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UAE starts summer with record-breaking 49.9 degree temperatures
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The UAE has seen blistering temperatures as summer arrives, with a high of 49.9 degrees Celsius, the highest so far this year. On June 21, a heatwave hit Mezaira in Abu Dhabi, resulting in high temperatures by mid-afternoon.

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UAE cautions against six flammable materials in vehicles during summer
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As temperatures rise during the summer months, ensuring vehicle safety becomes paramount.

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UAE: KHDA inspections unveil 23 schools rated "outstanding"
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In 209 schools in Dubai, which together educate over 360,000 children, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) carried out inspections this year.

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UAE Police cautions against swerving to ensure safety and avoid this penalty
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The "Your Commitment Means Safety" campaign, which was started by Ajman Police, exhorts drivers to follow lane regulations in order to avoid fines.

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Abu Dhabi launches Comprehensive Pre-Marital Genetic Testing Initiative
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Three main premarital test kinds are offered by the Abu Dhabi Department of Health.

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UAE Pilgrims Return Safely to Homeland After Completing Hajj
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The first batch of pilgrims from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) returned home yesterday, marking the conclusion of their Hajj pilgrimage.

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UAE: Drug Prevention Forum unveils Strategies to Prevent Child Drug Abuse
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Experts and security specialists have emphasized the significance of protective characteristics that lessen the possibility of abusing psychotropic and narcotic drugs.

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UAE Civil Defense announces initiatives for child drowning prevention
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Brigadier General Ali Obaid Al Tunaiji, Director of the Fujairah Civil Defense Department, underscores critical factors contributing to child drownings during the summer months.

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UAE announces Summer Season Start Date
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The summer solstice of 2024 falls on June 21, which is the astronomical start of the summer season in the Emirates.

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UAE Central Bank launches Digital Dirham to revolutionize financial landscape
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The Central Bank has revealed its plan to implement the "digital dirham," a step that will completely alter the banking and currency industries.

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UAE reveals the registration deadline date for graduate diplomas in education
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The Emirates College for Educational Development has extended the registration deadline for its prestigious graduate diploma programs aimed at university graduates and education college alumni.

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UAE launches New Measures to Stop Unwanted Marketing Calls and Protect Privacy
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The Communications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority has implemented steps to safeguard community members from the nuisance of unsolicited marketing calls.

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UAE police caution against dangerous behaviors during Eid Al Adha
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The Abu Dhabi Police have issued a warning about ten hazardous and irresponsible behaviors that pose risks to children and young people, potentially disrupting the celebration of Eid Al Adha.

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Flydubai unveils 2024 summer network featuring 7 new island escape destinations
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From Greece to Malaysia, Flydubai's summer network offers a variety of breathtaking island destinations. Passengers looking for unforgettable vacations will have more options with the Dubai-based airline's seasonal flights to numerous...

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan extends Eid Al-Adha Greetings
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In a gesture of goodwill and unity, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, conveyed warm greetings to various communities on the auspicious occasion of Eid Al-Adha.

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UAE Launches New Government Entity to Regulate Private Schools in Ras Al Khaimah
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A new government entity will oversee the regulation of private schools in Ras Al Khaimah, as announced on Friday.

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UAE Eid Al Adha: Public Park Timings Announced for Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah
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The Abu Dhabi Department of Municipalities and Transport has announced the operating hours for public parks, community parks, and playgrounds in the emirate during the four-day Eid Al Adha holidays, which span from June 15 to June 18.

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Dubai Court announces three important updates regarding divorced parents
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The recent easing of travel rules for divorced parents and their children in Dubai comes at an opportune time, coinciding with the onset of the Eid Al Adha holidays and the summer vacation.

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Dubai Police unveil Eid Al Adha 2024 Cannon Locations
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The Dubai Police have declared that all is ready to go for the ceremonial cannons that will be used to herald the coming of Eid.

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UAE retail outlets launch Innovative Eid Al-Adha Sacrificial Animal Services
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Retail outlets have recently introduced a novel service allowing consumers to reserve and purchase sacrificial animals directly from their branches for Eid al-Adha.

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Sharjah Livestock Market launches delivery services in Eid Al Adha 2024
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Prior to the celebration of Eid Al Adha this year, the Sharjah Livestock Market has implemented home delivery and advance booking options for sacrificial animals, in keeping with its mission to enhance customer satisfaction and streamline operations....

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UAE launches Groundbreaking Project Tracking Sea Turtles from Dubai to Thailand
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A remarkable tale of resilience unfolds as a turtle, once released from Dubai's shores, embarks on an extraordinary journey spanning over 3,000 km across the vast expanse of the Indian Ocean, finally arriving safely on the shores of Thailand.