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Kuwaiti military says those flying drones without permits will face legal action

Kuwait has strict regulations governing the usage of drones in the country

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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

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Up to six-month imprisonment or Dhs5,000 fine for insulting people in the UAE

The Public Prosecution said that it would be considered an aggravating circumstance if the libel or insult is addressed to a public servant

UAE to allow 100% foreign business ownership: Key points to note

The new decision is hoped to enhance the UAE’s attractiveness for investment and business growth

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Sweeping changes to UAE laws on inheritance, alcohol consumption, cohabitation and honour crimes

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan approved the federal law decrees which have now come into effect

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Financial tribunal delivers verdict against Al Masah; issues statement regarding Shailesh Dash

The tribunal noted that Shailesh Dash exhibited “a formidable mastery of the arguments”

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Fines of up to Dhs30,000 for home tutoring, private lessons in the UAE

Those responsible for the involved venues will be fined Dhs20,000

Dubai Land Department fines 10 real estate companies, warns 30 for non-compliance with advertising laws

Each fine starts at Dhs50,000, and may escalate leading to cancellation of the licence of the violating real estate company

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Sheikh Mohammed’s new law to regulate all drone operations in Dubai

The law will govern the creation of ‘drone airports’ and outlines the framework for permissions surrounding all drone activities too

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Photographs of those violating UAE’s Covid-19 precautionary measures published

Officials have warned that if violations continue to occur, it could lead to a “tightening of restrictions” in the UAE

UAE Public Prosecution warns against misusing national currency

The punishment includes fines and/or jail sentences of up to 25 years

Saudi’s Shoura Council calls for study on keeping expat fee unchanged in 2020

The study will look into the expatriate fee charged on companies and as well as the dependents fee that foreign nationals pay