#Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi introduces Covid-19 saliva test to more schools across the emirate

The second phase was launched across 25 schools in December

UAE weather update: Rain, fog hit parts of the country

The lowest temperature recorded over the UAE today was 6.3°C in Raknah at 3.15am local time

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Aldar Properties sells Abu Dhabi Golf Complex for Dhs180m

The complex includes The Westin and an 18-hole championship course

Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC Distribution to acquire 15 fuel stations in Saudi for $10m

The stations, located in the eastern region, with sites on both the highway and within communities, will be refurbished

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Abu Dhabi to host fireworks across the emirate on New Year’s Eve

Shows will be held at the Corniche, Yas Island, Al Maryah Island and Al Wathba on Thursday night

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Abu Dhabi announces e-learning for all school students for first two weeks of new term

The decision was made to protect the health and safety of students, teachers and school staff, officials said

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Turkish Airlines resumes UAE flights

The carrier has restarted its operations from Dubai, scheduling seven flights per week

New Abu Dhabi testing Centres

Abu Dhabi opens 18 new drive-through Covid-19 laser test centres at its borders

The new testing stations have been established on both sides of Al Faya Road, before Ghantoot

Researchers in Abu Dhabi build first national crypto library for the UAE

Library to safeguard vital and confidential sources of information

Abu Dhabi updates entry guidelines for visitors, international tourists

The emirate has said Covid-19 testing centres located at entry points will now be closed

UAE’s Taqa confirms financial closing for Al Dhafra solar power plant

Upon full commercial operation, the plant is expected to reduce Abu Dhabi’s CO2 emissions by more than 2.4 million metric tons per year

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad updates rules for passengers coming from UK

PCR tests must be conducted at a government accredited medical facility

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Abu Dhabi to start specialised courts as part of legal overhaul

The specialised courts will review family lawsuits and other civil cases including rental disputes

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Italian luxury hypercar brand unveils masterpiece in Abu Dhabi

The vehicle is the brainchild of luxury car connoisseurs Paolo Mancini, Giorgio Pirolo, and Carlo Pirolo

Abu Dhabi’s Hope Consortium expands reach via four key partnerships

The four companies cover 80 per cent of the world’s countries and transported over four million tons of air freight cargo globally last year

Students from grades 4-11 will answer their exams remotely

Students with chronic medical conditions can return to private schools in Abu Dhabi

Last month, ADEK announced that all private school students in Abu Dhabi will have the option to return to in-classroom education for the new academic term

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala to invest in Asper’s Dhs2.1bn investment vehicle

Dorothea aims to develop a pipeline of large-scale sustainable heating networks in the Netherlands

Covid-19 vaccine: List of centres where you can get your shot in the UAE

The vaccination is available across several healthcare facilities in the UAE

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Abu Dhabi jails six, slaps fines of Dhs160m on money laundering charges

The accused, also involved in drug trafficking, were found guilty of using exchange houses to transfer illegal funds to Pakistan

Over 70,000 register for Abu Dhabi’s toll gate system

The system is hoped to help reduce traffic congestion

Hope Consortium flies two million Covid-19 vaccine doses from Beijing into Abu Dhabi

Etihad Cargo chartered seven Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to fly the temperature-sensitive cargo into Abu Dhabi International Airport

UAE taps Occidental to boost oil capacity as OPEC cuts rankle

The Supreme Petroleum Council last month approved a $122bn budget to help ADNOC boost production capacity by a fourth to 5 million barrels a day by 2030

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Abu Dhabi to resume all activities in two weeks

All economic, tourism, cultural and entertainment activities to resume in a fortnight

Citigroup names Antonios as first female head of MENA business

She will continue as country officer for the UAE, a role she assumed in 2016

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways launches region’s first aircraft carbon offset programme

The initiative is the airline’s attempt to reduce 2019 CO2 emission levels to 50 per cent by 2035

Abu Dhabi-based Yas Heat Esports partners with Microsoft to boost esports in the region

Esports team to adopt sports science offered by Microsoft Intelligent Cloud

Abu Dhabi’s toll gate system to go live on January 2, 2021

Motorists need to register and activate their toll accounts

Abu Dhabi sheikh buys stake in Israel’s Beitar soccer club

The money will be used to invest in the club’s infrastructure as well as help purchase players

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Abu Dhabi seeks volunteers for phase III trials of Russian Covid-19 vaccine

Up to 500 volunteers from Abu Dhabi will initially be invited to participate in the trials

Abu Dhabi lenders invest Dhs19bn in debt securities for Jan-Sep 2020

The balance of the investments in debt securities by Abu Dhabi lenders totalled Dhs182.5bn at the end of 2019