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UAE Ministry of Health launches the “Easy Payment Plan” initiative for customers
1 month

The Ministry of Health and Community Protection unveiled its latest initiative, the “Easy Payment Plan,” designed to facilitate installment-based payment of service fees for customers using credit cards issued by eight local banks.

Arab
Emirati Diplomat Calls for Global Recognition of Palestinian Statehood
1 month

Speaking at the Arab Media Forum in Dubai, Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, the diplomatic advisor to the UAE President, delivered a compelling message regarding the imperative need to swiftly establish and recognize a Palestinian state as a fundamental...

Technology
UAE: EtihadWE unveils the new tariff structure for industrial growth
1 month

The challenge for the Northern Emirates region is to strike a balance between sustainable energy usage and industrial growth.

Arab
Dubai Shortens Travel Times Through Major Road Improvements
1 month

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has successfully completed infrastructure upgrades on Streets A11 and A26 in the Al Mizhar area, marking a significant milestone in the city's efforts to alleviate traffic congestion.

Mix
UAE Court rejects an ex-wife claim in nursery rent case
1 month

The Khorfakkan Federal Court recently acquitted a man accused by his ex-wife of failing to pay the rent for the nursery housing over the past five years.

Arab
UAE: Rain-Damaged Cars Enter the Market for Sale After Recent Floods
1 month

Industry insiders have reported that damaged vehicles in the United Arab Emirates started showing up for sale on unregulated markets, such as classified websites, following the country's historic rainfall on April 16.

Mix
UAE: Russian expat swiftly passes away after Islamic conversion in Sharjah
1 month

Liodmila Shtshebynia, a 62-year-old Russian exile who converted to Islam, died tragically 48 hours later.

Mix
UAE announces the third period for public school registration
1 month

The Emirates School Education Foundation has unveiled an opportunity for citizen students and their counterparts in government schools to register for the upcoming academic year, spanning from kindergarten to grade 12.

Mix
UAE: The Second Most Hardworking Nation with a Thriving Leisure Scene
1 month

Based on data from the International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Arab Emirates has been classified as the second-most hardworking country in the world, right after Bhutan.

Mix
UAE: "Islamic Affairs" introduces changes to Hajj and Umrah protocols
1 month

The General Authority for Islamic Affairs, Endowments, and Zakat has introduced significant amendments to the Hajj and Umrah systems.

Business
Abu Dhabi Chamber unveils UAE Digital Commerce and Innovation Growth Plans
1 month

A study showcasing the substantial expansion and promise of digital commerce in the United Arab Emirates was released by the Ministry of Economy and the Abu Dhabi Chamber.

Business
UAE Cybersecurity unveils strategies for secure remote work
1 month

The UAE Government Cybersecurity Council is sounding the alarm on the pressing need to fortify remote work environments.

Mix
UAE doctors warn against buying medicines online due to significant health risks
1 month

The trend of selling medicines and nutritional supplements through websites and social media has seen a significant rise recently.

Arab
Dubai Metro announces the full resumption of its operations
1 month

Dubai's infrastructure sector is undergoing rapid development, presenting a significant opportunity for real estate investment in 2024.

Arab
Dubai Implements Single-Use Plastic Ban Starting June 1st
1 month

Effective June 1, 2024, Dubai will implement a comprehensive ban on all single-use plastic bags. This decision marks a significant step towards environmental sustainability and underscores the city's commitment to reducing plastic pollution.

Mix
The UAE urges residents to prepare for summer heat by checking tires and AC
1 month

As the National Centre of Meteorology forecasts temperatures in the UAE to exceed 44 oC in the coming weeks, automobile experts are advising residents to prepare their vehicles for the intense heat. Proper maintenance is essential for ensuring safe...

World
EU Council introduces Major Changes to Schengen Rules
1 month

The Council of the European Union has finalized and approved a significant update to the Schengen Borders Code, introducing tighter border control measures and new health regulations for non-EU travelers.

Business
Dubai World Trade Center unveils the Work-from-Home License Initiative
1 month

Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) has introduced commercial license packages tailored for remote work within "Expo Village," situated in the vibrant Expo City of Dubai.

Business
UAE President announces his visit to China on this date
1 month

The UAE President, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, is scheduled to undertake a significant state visit to the People’s Republic of China, beginning on Thursday, May 30.

Technology
DEWA and Parkin launch the EV Charging Initiative in Dubai Paid Parking Zones
1 month

By adding charging stations to its pay parking spaces, Dubai hopes to improve the infrastructure for electric vehicles (EVs).

Business
Emirates unveils a codeshare agreement with Avianca for expanded connectivity
1 month

Emirates, the esteemed Dubai-based airline renowned for its global reach, has embarked on a new venture in partnership with Avianca, a prominent Latin-American carrier.

Mix
UAE mourns Lt-Gen Hamad bin Suhail Al Khaili passing
1 month

On May 23, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan's personal adviser, Lieutenant General Hamad bin Suhail Al Khaili, an eminent member of the Emirati military, died.

Mix
UAE announces three main differences between “personal” and “real estate” loans
1 month

Two banking experts have highlighted three primary distinctions between personal and real estate loans: value, repayment period, and interest rate.

World
Norway, Ireland, Spain Set to Recognize Palestinian Statehood on May 28
1 month

The recent decision by Ireland, Spain, and Norway to recognize a Palestinian state has ignited a diplomatic response from Israel, resulting in the immediate recall of Israeli ambassadors from these countries.

World
UAE: Non-resident Indians Exclusion in Indian Elections Sparks Expat Concern
1 month

The exclusion of non-resident Indians (NRIs) from participating in Indian elections is a pressing issue that demands immediate attention and reform.

Mix
UAE unveils Mohamed bin Rashid Leadership Development Program registration date
1 month

The Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Leadership Development, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, is thrilled to announce the commencement of...

Mix
UAE strongly condemns the attempted takeover in Congo
1 month

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) expressed their condemnation of the attempt to overthrow the government in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on May 21, as reported by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).

Business
UAE unveils the deadline date for emiratisation targets in private firms
1 month

Reminders on the deadline for enterprises with 50 or more employees to complete their Emiratization aim by June 30 were sent out by the UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (Mohre) on Tuesday.

Technology
Dubai RTA announces new areas to include electric bus routes
1 month

The electric bus network operated by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai is set to expand service coverage to encompass a range of routes, including notable destinations like "Dubai Mall," "Business Bay," and "Al...

Business
UAE warns against fake job ads in educational institutions
1 month

In the UAE, there has been a concerning increase in fake job advertisements on websites and social media platforms, falsely promoting employment opportunities in schools and universities.

Mix
Dubai introduces a new grievance system to enhance military governance
1 month

As part of an initiative to strengthen governance and increase transparency in its military structure, the Dubai Government Human Resources Department has introduced Resolution No. 1 of 2024.

Arab
Iran declares its president and entourage deceased in a helicopter crash
1 month

President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Amir Hossein Abdollahian, and their group perished tragically in a helicopter crash near the Iranian-Azerbaijani border on Sunday, according to confirmation from Iranian authorities on Monday.

Mix
Dubai announces a major cycling network expansion with New Paths
1 month

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is working on a huge infrastructure project that will include a dedicated lane for bicycles, scooters, and pedestrians.

Business
UAE launches Blue Residency Visa to Champion Sustainability
1 month

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, announced the initiation of a special visa, recognizing outstanding contributions to environmental sustainability.

Mix
The University of Sharjah reveals collaborative educational ventures in Egypt
1 month

The University of Sharjah recently embarked on a five-day journey to Egypt, sparking discussions about potentially establishing a branch in the Arab Republic of Egypt.

Business
UAE: Your Step-by-Step Guide for Residency Renewal
1 month

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced adjustments to the residence and renewal fees, affecting both locals and foreign nationals residing in the country.

Business
"Emirates Insurance" guarantees compensation for car agencies damage claims
1 month

The Emirates Insurance Federation announced that insurance companies are cooperating fully and are committed to compensating for damages sustained by car agencies according to the terms of their contracts.

Arab
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Launches $71 Flight Subscription Service
1 month

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has unveiled an expanded version of its innovative flight subscription service, Wizz MultiPass. This revolutionary offering provides travelers with a fixed price for flights and baggage throughout the year.

Arab
Emirates announces flight resumption from Dubai to Lagos in Nigeria on October 1
1 month

Emirates Airlines launched a statement announcing the resumption of its services to Nigeria, commencing on October 1, 2024. 

Arab
UAE Flights Unaffected After Munich Airport Closure Due to Climate Protest
1 month

Flagship carriers Emirates and Etihad Airways have confirmed that flights between the UAE and Germany remained unaffected by the brief closure of Munich International Airport on Saturday.