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Covid-19: Kuwait ends quarantine for vaccinated travellers, eases some restrictions

Restaurants and cafes can offer dine-in services starting from Sunday, May 23

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Covid-19 vaccine: UAE approves plan for Sinopharm booster dose

Priority for the booster dose will be given to the elderly and those with chronic diseases

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,270 cases, four deaths

The case count in the UAE has risen to 548,681

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,229 cases, 2 deaths

The case count in the UAE has risen to 547,411


Covid-19: Dubai issues new precautionary measures for restaurants, weddings and events

The new rules issued by Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management are effective immediately

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,251 cases, 2 deaths

The case count in the UAE has risen to 546,182

Covid passports ‘inevitable’, says Dubai Airports chief

Covid passports are the only way to restart mass international travel, he said


Emirates Red Crescent launches first phase of vaccination programme for refugees

The effort will vaccinate tens of thousands of refugees and displaced persons

Philippines eases virus curbs, suspends entry of travellers from UAE, Oman

All travelers coming from Oman and United Arab Emirates or those with travel history to these countries will be prohibited from entering the Philippines effective May 15-31

Italy expands ‘Covid-free’ flight routes to the UAE, Canada and Japan

Italy, Europe’s original pandemic epicenter, is easing restrictions on businesses and travel across the country

Oman’s National Gas Company terminates CEO

Covid-19: Oman lifts movement ban, commercial activities resume with some restrictions

The number of visitors to commercial complexes and restaurants will be capped at 50 per cent of capacity

UAE adds Greece to its ‘safe travel corridor’ for vaccinated travellers

Citizens and residents will be required to show documentation that they have received the last dose of a Covid-19 vaccine

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Children between the age of 12-15 in the UAE now eligible for Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

The health ministry said that the decision follows clinical trials and a strict assessment conducted to approve the emergency local use of the vaccine

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UAE reports 1,512 new Covid-19 cases, four deaths

The total number of Covid-19 deaths in the country has reached 1,623

UAE adds another country to its ‘safe travel corridor’ for vaccinated people

Citizens and residents will be required to show documentation that they have received the last dose of a Covid-19 vaccine

UAE and Serbia set up quarantine-free travel corridor for fully vaccinated people

Citizens and expatriate residents who want to benefit from the exemption will need to show evidence confirming they have received the last shot of the Covid-19 vaccine

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Covid-19: UAE announces 1,508 new cases, two deaths

The new cases were reported after 210,362 additional Covid-19 tests were conducted over the past 24 hours

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UAE declares eligibility criteria for Covid-19 vaccine exemptions

Exemption certificates will be issued by accredited health centres, clinics and hospitals in the country


Kuwait to lift partial curfew for Eid; indefinitely bars entry from four countries

Kuwait’s DGCA has suspended direct commercial flights from Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

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UAE: Fines announced for gatherings during Eid Al Fitr 2021

Those found hosting gatherings in Abu Dhabi will be fined Dh10,000, while each guest will also be fined Dh5,000

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Saudi Arabia introduces 7-day paid institutional quarantine for unvaccinated arrivals

The cost of the quarantine will be included in the ticket prices, with airlines responsible for arranging the accommodation

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,507 cases, 2 deaths

The nationwide case count stands at 537,524

UAE suspends entry of travellers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka

The directive is effective starting May 12, 2021, at 11.59pm

Dubai’s DHA to close vaccination centres during Eid holidays

Private and public sector employees have been given a holiday break from Ramadan 29 until Shawwal 3

Expo 2020 international participants meet in Dubai to discuss event preparedness

Over 173 delegates from 190 participating countries assembled for the final International Participants Meeting before the start of the Expo in October

Two men imprisoned in the UAE for flouting Covid-19 precautionary measures

The individuals flouted quarantine requirements and filmed themselves not wearing masks

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,572 cases, 3 deaths

The case count in the UAE stands at 536,017

Dubai’s Emirates launches India humanitarian airbridge to transport Covid-19 relief items

Emirates will offer cargo capacity free of charge on flights to nine cities in India, to help international NGOs deliver relief supplies

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,735 cases, 3 deaths

The case count in the UAE stands at 534,445

Challenges and opportunities facing marketers during the Covid-19 crisis

Marketers plan with painstaking detail, and in these unpredictable times, flexibility and caution must be exercised