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Gold shatters record highs, heads for third straight weekly gain

US gold futures settled 1.6 per cent higher to $2,345.4

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Abu Dhabi announces road closures, traffic rule change

Motorists should be aware of changes to traffic movement and road closures announced by Abu Dhabi’s transport regulatory authority

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Eid al Fitr 2024: Free parking dates announced for Dubai and Sharjah

The RTA notification said that free parking hours will be in effect from Ramadan 29 until Shawwal 3

Oman

Oman announces Eid al Fitr 2024 holiday dates for public, private sector

Those working in the public and private sector will mark the Eid al Fitr holiday from April 9 and will resume work from April 14

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Over-7 magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan, Japan with tsunami warnings issued

The 7.5 magnitude earthquake impacted Japan, Philippines, Taiwan, and China with tsunami warnings issued

UAE WEATHER - RAIN - FLEXIBLE WORK - REMOTE LEARNING

Rain alert: NCM forecasts light showers across UAE

There is a likelihood of light rain, on Wednesday and Thursday, particularly in the western and coastal regions of the country.

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New truck movement timings on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road: RTA

These measures are aimed at reducing congestion during peak traffic hours, particularly along this critical artery connecting Dubai to Sharjah

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Eid al Fitr 2024 holiday dates announced for private sector in UAE

MOHRE has announced the Eid al Fitr break will be from Ramadan 29 to Shawwal 3, according to the Islamic calendar, for private sector employees

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Eid al Fitr 2024 holiday in UAE: 9-day break for public sector confirmed

The Eid al Fitr holiday dates have been announced for public sector employees

OMAN-EID AL FITR

Eid al Fitr likely to fall on April 10 in Oman, notes astronomical society

According to astronomical data, there is a high probability that the first day of Eid al Fitr will be observed on April 10 in Oman

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Fog, rain alert for UAE: NCM issues advisory for motorists

The NCM warned of low visibility for areas under a red alert warning

Plastic ban

What you need to know about Dubai’s ban on single-use plastic: Fines and exemptions

The aim of the plastic ban is to mitigate plastic waste and instigate a shift towards recycling practices

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Kuwait announces 5-day Eid al Fitr holiday

Those employed in the public sector will be off for Eid Al Fitr from Tuesday, April 9 to Thursday, April 11

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India extends ban on onion exports indefinitely ahead of general election

Traders estimate that India accounts for more than half of all onion imports by Asian countries

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UAE to announce fuel prices for April 2024: Will petrol, diesel rates increase?

The UAE announces the price of petrol and diesel, to be sold at retail outlets, at the end of each month

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Weather alert: Convective cloud activity, rainfall warning for parts of UAE

The UAE’s weather agency has issued a yellow alert for parts of the country

Eid Al Fitr holiday dates Saudi Arabia

Eid al Fitr 2024: Saudi Arabia announces holiday dates for public and private sector

The holiday will begin at the end of the work day on Sunday, April 7, with most employees getting four days off to mark the festival

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UAE braces for cloudy days and rain across emirates: NCM forecast

As the UAE navigates through this fluctuating weather pattern, residents are advised to stay updated on weather forecasts and exercise caution

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Eid Al Fitr 2024 likely date predicted by UAE astronomers

According to the latest calculations based on the Islamic astronomical calendar, the month of Ramadan is expected to be a 30-day one

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Abu Dhabi: ITC announces two road closures for this weekend

A partial road closure will be in place on Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Street in Abu Dhabi over the weekend

Saudi Manpower Solutions Company gets CMA nod to list IPO on Tadawul

Saudi Manpower Solutions Company gets CMA nod to list IPO on Tadawul

The IPO will offer 120,000,000 shares, representing 30 per cent of SMASCO’s total issued share capital

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Ramadan fireworks to light up Dubai skyline starting today: Where to watch

Visitors to Bluewaters and The Beach, JBR can watch a spectacular fireworks show, from March 15 to 17

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Saudi Arabia to see rain, thunderstorms on first Ramadan weekend

Light-to-moderate rain is expected in parts of Riyadh region, including the capital, Diriyah, Al-Muzahmiyah, and Al-Hareeq

Eid al Fitr

When is Eid al Fitr 2024? Here’s how it could be a 9-day long holiday

The official Eid date depends on the spotting of the moon closer to the end of the month of Ramadan

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Ramadan 2024 dates announced by Saudi Arabia, UAE

Saudi Arabia has announced the dates for the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan

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UAE, Oman issue alerts for heavy rain and thunderstorms

Authorities in the UAE and Oman have issued a severe weather warning for Saturday, March 9

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UAE: NCEMA warns of severe weather event, announces road closures

Authorities have warned of a severe weather event impacting certain parts of the UAE in the coming days

UAE WEATHER

UAE wet weather alert: NCEMA to hold media briefing

Oncoming rainy conditions are forecast for most parts of the UAE

UAE RAIN

Heavy rains to lash UAE: NCM weather forecast

The weather authority cautioned motorists to venture out only if necessary during wet weather as well as follow safety practices

Ramadan working hours

Private sector working hours announced for Ramadan 2024

According to the notification, working hours for the private sector have been curtailed by two hours on a daily basis