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UAE reports 865 new Covid-19 cases, total death toll reaches 403

The total number of infections reported in the country has now reached 83,433

Air India Express allowed to resume Dubai flights after brief suspension

The airline had been asked to suspend flights to and from Dubai for 15 days since it “erronously” permitted Covid-19 positive passengers onboard two flights

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 786 cases; 557 infections reported in Oman

The death toll in the UAE remains unchanged at 402

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Etihad confirms wristbands for residents returning to Abu Dhabi; mandatory 14-day self-isolation

Holders of diplomatic passports, those under the age of 18 or above 60, and individuals suffering from a chronic disease will not be required to wear the tracking device

SMEs lead post-Covid recovery in Bahrain

Individual commercial registrations in Bahrain are up by 109 per cent in June

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Netflix signs five-year partnership with Saudi studio Myrkott

The partnership will involve the production of new and exclusive seasons of the Masameer series

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 842 cases; 536 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 402

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Covid-19 update: Kuwait postpones fifth phase of reopening, 8 MPs test positive

Activities that were scheduled to resume in the fifth phase included restoring family gatherings, exhibitions and the reopening of cinemas

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UAE video streaming service Starzplay adds 600,000 subscribers so far this year

The increase was driven by user growth in Saudi Arabia and the UAE during the Covid-19 period

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UAE federal employees to lose three-day salary for flouting Covid-19 rules

Employees would be fined for breaches such as shaking hands and not wearing a face mask

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 674 cases, Saudi records 672 new cases, 33 deaths

The death toll in Saudi Arabia has risen to 4,338

Seven steps Dubai schools must take if someone tests positive for Covid-19

In July, KHDA issued a list of 100-plus protocols for the re-opening of private schools across the emirate

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Saudi set to soon resume Umrah service for domestic pilgrims – report

Those wishing to perform Umrah will reportedly require a Covid-19 negative test

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Dubai Police arrest DJ, two others for throwing party in breach of Covid-19 regulations

They were arrested after a video of the crowded party started circulating across social media platforms

UAE permits emergency use of new Covid-19 vaccine for frontline staff in the country

The country reported 777 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, September 14

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Covid-19: Dubai Tourism closes 4 establishments and issues final warnings to 19 more

Dubai Tourism is communicating with stakeholders, providing them guidance, insights and industry updates to help them comply with the necessary guidelines

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Dubai’s Emirates offers Dhs150 Covid tests at American Hospital branches

Home or office testing within Dubai for a minimum of two passengers is also available at Dhs250

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Saudi Arabia to permit residents to return from September 15; will lift all travel restrictions by January 1, 2021

International flights will be able to operate to and from the kingdom starting 6am on Tuesday, September 15

A CISOs guide to cybersecurity planning in 2020 and beyond

Fortinet CISOs Renee Tarun, Joe Robertson, and Courtney Radke share their advice on cybersecurity planning for the remainder of 2020 and beyond—including where to start, what to prioritise, and what to expect moving forward

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Restaurant shut in Dubai’s Blue Waters for flouting Covid-19 regulations

Authorities are carrying out daily inspections to ensure adherence to Covid-19 precautionary measures

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Dubai’s DHA reduces price of Covid-19 PCR tests to Dhs250

The DHA says that it is doing so to make testing more accessible to the public and encourage proactive medical examinations

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 640 cases

The total infections across the UAE have risen to 79,489

UAE issues updated list of fines for offenders of Covid-19 safety measures

The UAE reported its highest daily rise in infections on September 12

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Emirates and Etihad to resume flights from UAE to Casablanca

In addition to Casablanca, Etihad will also operate a direct flight from Abu Dhabi to Morocco’s capital, Rabat, from October 28

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Man arrested, fined Dhs50,000 for breaking Covid-19 quarantine rules in Dubai

The man, who posted a video on social media saying he had gone out to buy coffee despite being infected with the virus, was charged with “endangering his life and that of others”

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Covid-19: Police issue fines and warnings at Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates

The inspections were carried out over the weekend at four malls across Dubai

UAE reports 1,007 Covid-19 cases, highest since the outbreak

The UAE’s second highest daily rise in coronavirus infections, equalling 994, was reported on May 22

The things we buy in the pandemic to feel normal

Holding onto small culinary pleasures amid lockdowns and social distancing measures is helping people worldwide cope with the pandemic

Covid-19 impact: How significant is workplace wellness in UAE-based offices?

A healthy work environment starts with an empowered leadership that prioritises the mental and physical well-being of all employees

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UAE reports 931 new Covid cases, 517 recoveries

No new deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours