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UAE reveals new regulations sparking concerns among cold callers
4 weeks

For Mohammed A, a Sri Lankan expat in Dubai, the prospect of a job wasn't just about employment; it was a chance at redemption.

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8 UAE Universities in the Top 20 Arab Rankings for 2025
4 weeks

UAE universities have clinched the spotlight in the latest QS classification for 2025, securing the highest number of positions among the top 20 Arab universities.

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid announces approval of 2,160 housing decisions
4 weeks

In testament to his unwavering commitment to the welfare of his people, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, continues to spearhead transformative housing initiatives.

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UAE Ministry of Climate Change launches Integrated Eid Al Adha Preparation Plan
4 weeks

As Eid Al Adha approaches, the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has embarked on an extensive strategy to guarantee the safety and health of sacrificial animals entering the country.

Technology
UAE: Hamdan Bin Mohammed declares approval of 22 AI CEOs
4 weeks

Under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai is forging ahead in developing a model for future government work that is enhanced by artificial intelligence (AI) solutions.

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Dubai Hotels unveil sustainability efforts with Zero Plastic Initiatives
4 weeks

Dubai's hotel and hospitality sector is embracing sustainability initiatives at an accelerated pace, with a particular emphasis on achieving "zero plastic" goals.

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UAE launches Smart Accommodation Initiative for Pilgrims in Hajj Season 2024
4 weeks

The UAE Pilgrims Affairs Office has embarked on a revolutionary journey by introducing smart accommodation for pilgrims visiting the Holy Sites this year.

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10 Countries Announce Commencement date of Eid Al Adha 2024
4 weeks

The forthcoming Islamic festival of Eid Al Adha, symbolizing sacrifice, holds immense significance for millions of Muslims worldwide.

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UAE doctors warn against sharing Shisha pipes over respiratory risks
4 weeks

Healthcare experts in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are warning citizens about the serious threats to their respiratory health posed by the growing incidence of shisha smoking among them.

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UAE Police cautions travelers from implicating in money laundering crimes
4 weeks

The Fujairah Police General Command has issued a stern warning against disregarding laws pertaining to money laundering.

Technology
The UAE announces controls and mechanisms for regulating marketing via telephone
4 weeks

The Ministry of Economy, in collaboration with the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority, has introduced a new decision aimed at regulating telemarketing via phone calls.

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UAE strongly condemns Israeli non-stop violations urging immediate ceasefire
4 weeks

In response to the escalating conflict between Israel and Palestine, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has issued a stern condemnation of Israeli violations.

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UAE: Exploring Eid Celebrations Diversity and Unity Among Residents
4 weeks

As the Eid Al Adha holidays approach, residents of the UAE are gearing up to make the most of the extended weekend, with some planning journeys spanning hundreds of kilometers.

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UAE Police unveil the number of drivers benefited from "on your path" initiative
4 weeks

Dubai Police recently disclosed that the "On Your Path" initiative has assisted 395 individuals, encompassing seniors, individuals with disabilities, and expectant mothers.

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Eid Al Adha 2024: A Gastronomic Journey Through Emirati Cuisine
4 weeks

When the Islamic holiday of Eid Al-Adha draws near, people in the UAE look forward to the long weekend that lies ahead.

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UAE introduces 6,000 rest areas for delivery workers during the "noon work ban"
4 weeks

A novel program to improve the well-being of delivery service employees around the country has been introduced by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization in partnership with public and private organizations.

Business
UAE: Banks introduce discounted financing rates for Golden Visa holders
4 weeks

Banks in the United Arab Emirates are rolling out the red carpet for Golden Residency holders, offering a suite of financial products tailored to meet their unique needs and preferences.

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Dubai unveils Exclusive Family Beach Access for Eid Celebrations
4 weeks

The recent declaration made by Dubai Municipality on the public beaches' exclusive use by families for the upcoming Eid Al Adha holiday highlights their steadfast dedication to offering an alluring cityscape with integrated tourist and...

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Emirates Airlines declares launch of Dubai to Madagascar flights
4 weeks

Emirates, one of the world's leading airlines, is poised to expand its global footprint with the launch of flights to Madagascar, a vibrant island nation in the Indian Ocean.

Arab
UAE Firms Warn of Fake "Cheaper" Insurance Schemes on Social Media
4 weeks

Insurance brokerage companies are sounding the alarm about scammers posting deals on social media that are too good to be true.

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UAE to launch new moon-shaped project rising "above the clouds" in Sharjah
1 month

A new crescent-shaped architectural marvel is currently under construction atop a hill in Sharjah’s Kalba.

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Dubai Government announce early salary disbursement for its employees ahead Eid
1 month

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum Accelerates Salary Disbursement for Dubai Government Employees Ahead of Eid Al Adha

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The UAE Ministry strongly condemns the attack on the US embassy in Beirut
1 month

The UAE strongly denounced the recent attack targeting the United States Embassy in Beirut, emphasizing the imperative of safeguarding diplomatic buildings in accordance with international norms and charters governing diplomatic operations.

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Abu Dhabi Police raises awareness on drug dangers for public safety
1 month

In conjunction with the Protocol and Public Relations Department and the Drug Control Department, Abu Dhabi Police recently conducted a lecture. The objective was to increase awareness of the hazards of substance abuse and to develop methods to...

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UAE Introduces Exclusive Benefits in Golden Visa Programme for Residents
1 month

The Golden Visa program was introduced by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a ground-breaking effort to draw and keep investors, skilled workers, and important contributors to the Emirates.

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UAE meteorology reveals the «longest day» in 2024 date
1 month

June marks a pivotal moment in the annual weather cycle, with shifting atmospheric patterns influencing conditions across the region.

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UAE Weather: Meteorology Forecasts Increasing Rain Chances as June Progresses
1 month

The National Center of Meteorology has released its forecast for the month of June, indicating that the country will experience sporadic cloud cover in certain regions.

Technology
Dubai reveals plan for public transport to be carbon-neutral by 2050
1 month

The Honorable The 82nd meeting of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy was chaired virtually by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum.

Business
UAE declares significant fuel price decrease for June 2024
1 month

Recently, news of lower fuel prices starting in June 2024 from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) grabbed headlines.

Business
Emirates Airlines announces the exclusion of Boeing 777X deliveries
1 month

Emirates Airlines, a leading global carrier, continues to navigate the dynamic aviation landscape with strategic decisions aimed at enhancing operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.

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UAE Declares Registration for Dubai Health Specialties Program
1 month

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced that registration for the Dubai Program for Health Specialties is now open.

Business
UAE announces an annual noon work ban to protect workers starting from this date
1 month

In a steadfast commitment to safeguarding worker health and well-being, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reinstated its annual noon work ban.

Arab
UAE introduces Aid Ship from Larnaca Port in Collaboration with USAID for Gaza
1 month

In a joint effort with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the UAE has announced the dispatch of a new aid shipment to the Gaza Strip.

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UAE and Saudi Arabia unveil joint effort to combat smoking
1 month

As World No-Tobacco Day rolls around on May 31, the UAE's Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) is issuing a fervent call to action.

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Dubai launches Gems Founders School to Enhance Education System on this date
1 month

To further improve Dubai South's educational system, a brand-new British school is about to open.

Business
UAE, Qatar sign agreement to prevent double taxation
1 month

The United Arab Emirates and Qatar have recently entered into an agreement aimed at preventing double taxation and combating fiscal evasion of income taxes.

Arab
UAE: Speeding Tops List of State Road Violations Last Yea
1 month

According to data released by the Ministry of Interior, traffic accidents across the country last year were largely influenced by violations, with exceeding the speed limit being the most prevalent among drivers. This violation led to numerous...

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UAE Implements new Medical Tech to Slash Diagnosis Time from 3 Years to 1 Day
1 month

The potential benefits of incorporating genomic medicine and AI into healthcare delivery extend far beyond the UAE, providing prospects for enhanced precision in diagnoses and individualized therapeutic approaches.

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Abu Dhabi Maritime launches the second edition of the Marina Awards
1 month

Abu Dhabi Maritime, a division of the AD Ports Group, has recently unveiled the start of submissions for the second installment of the esteemed 'Abu Dhabi Maritime Awards'.

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Dubai announces ban on single-use bags from June 1; fines, exemptions revealed
1 month

The city-wide prohibition on single-use bags, including paper and plastic ones, is set to take effect in Dubai in less than three months.