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Covid-19: UAE announces 1,547 new cases, 3 deaths

The total number of recorded cases in the UAE now stands at 667,080

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Saudi bans citizens from travelling to Indonesia over Covid-19 concerns

It urged its citizens in Indonesia to exercise caution and to return to the kingdom at the earliest

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Covid-19: UAE reports 1,506 new infections, 3 deaths

The total number of recorded cases in the UAE now stands at 665,533

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UAE sends 300,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Comoros

The aircraft was received at the airport in Moroni by Azali Assoumani, President of the Union of the Comoros

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Covid-19: UAE reports 1,541 new cases, four deaths

Over 68.4 per cent of the UAE’s population is now fully vaccinated

Covid-19: Oman goes into complete lockdown, Sur exempt due to heavy rains

All commercial activities and the movement of individuals and vehicles are banned during the Eid Al Adha holidays

Brent oil steadies near 8-week low after market selloff on Covid-19 resurgence

Oil has run into stiff headwinds in July after rising in seven of the past eight months

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

The total death toll in the country has reached 1,900

Covid-19: Saudi citizens will need to be fully vaccinated to travel outside the country from Aug 9

The only exemptions include children aged under 12 and those who have recovered from Covid-19 less than six months prior to the date of travel

Tokyo Olympics: Toyota pulls TV ads, CEO to skip opening ceremony

Two South African footballers have tested positive for Covid-19 at the athletes’ village

Etihad begins operating direct flights to Vienna

The new service will be operated on Thursdays and Sundays using a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft

Abu Dhabi’s SEHA opens new Covid-19 drive-through centre offering vaccination, testing services

The centre has the capacity for 200 vaccinations and 1,000 nasal swabs and laser tests per day

Eid Al Adha: Abu Dhabi announces Covid-19 precautionary measures

Authorities have recommended avoiding social gatherings, and urged people to meet their families and friends virtually

In pics: Pilgrims arrive in Makkah for Hajj amidst strict Covid-19 guidelines

The pilgrimage will be restricted to 60,000 Saudi residents and citizens this year

UAE says Covid-19 drug Sotrovimab resulted in ‘100% prevention of death’

The drug was administered to 6,175 high-risk patients with Covid-19 in Abu Dhabi between June 30 and July 13

Covid-19: All the new Abu Dhabi guidelines that will take effect from July 19

The emirate has restricted movement between midnight and 5am daily and reduced operating capacity at malls, gyms and restaurants

Saudi Arabia’s vaccination rate spikes as deadline approaches

From August 1, vaccination will be required to enter government or private entities, educational facilities, malls and any entertainment or sporting activity

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Covid-19: UAE reports 1,541 new cases, five deaths

Earlier this week, the UAE issued protocols for the Eid Al Adha celebrations to avoid the spread of Covid-19

UAE remains on UK’s red list in latest update

The UK added the UAE to its red list in January this year

Bahrain announces ‘orange alert level’ during Eid holidays to enforce restrictions

The kingdom will adopt the green alert level from July 16 to July 18

Qatar reopens to fully vaccinated international travellers with no quarantine

The decision will only cover travellers inoculated by vaccines approved by Qatar

Bahrain adds 16 countries to travel ‘red list’ including the Philippines, Indonesia

Only citizens and residents of Bahrain are permitted to enter from the red list countries

Covid-19: UAE issues Eid Al Adha protocols to avoid hike in cases during the holidays

Studies conducted by the health sector found a “significant” increase in the number of infections and deaths following the last three holidays

Oil touches highest level since Oct 2018 on warning about supply crunch

Oil has rallied more than 50 per cent this year as the vaccine rollout boosts demand in key economies

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Covid-19: UAE announces 1,522 new cases, six deaths

The total number of recorded cases in the UAE has reached 653,284

Abu Dhabi hotel occupancy rises to highest since pandemic began

Hotels in the UAE capital were 68.5 per cent full last month

Kuwait to shut all clubs offering activities for children from July 25

The clubs have been closed as a precautionary measure to curb the spread of Covid-19

Emirates says flight ban from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in place until July 21

Passengers who have connected through India, Pakistan, Bangladesh or Sri Lanka in the last 14 days will also not be accepted to travel from any other point to the UAE

UAE announces private sector holidays for Eid Al Adha

Officials have urged the public to maintain Covid-19 precautionary measures during the holidays

Covid-19: UAE reports 1,518 new cases, six deaths

The new cases were detected after 280,747 additional Covid-19 tests were conducted over the past 24 hours