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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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Saudi Aramco confirms data leak after reported cyber ransom

The state-owned driller was reportedly offered the chance to have the data deleted for $50m in cryptocurrency

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Brisbane is selected as host of the 2032 Summer Olympics

The International Olympic Committee approved Brisbane’s bid in a 72-5 vote

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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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Saudi Arabia to extend visa validity of expats stranded abroad until August 31

It will be extended automatically and at no additional cost to the visa holders

Jeff Bezos pull off Blue Origin’s first spaceflight with people

The mission caps a landmark month for space-tourism ventures

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed makes official Saudi visit

He met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday

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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

American father-son duo sentenced to jail for helping Carlos Ghosn escape

Michael Taylor, 60, received a sentence of two years and his 28-year-old son, Peter Taylor, was handed a 20-month sentence

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

Four-year-old child dies after being left behind in a bus in Ajman

The boy, who was left unattended for at least four hours after he fell asleep in the bus, died of suffocation

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

Abu Dhabi updates travel green list with France, Seychelles and Canada among new additions

The green list now includes 35 countries, with 12 countries added and eight removed since the previous update

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

Sharjah announces free public parking for Eid Al Adha

Public parking will not be free on Arafat Day, which falls on Monday, July 19

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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’s Sharaka initiative settles all private sector dues from the government in Q1    

The platform enables private companies based in Abu Dhabi to file complaints and address grievances regarding outstanding dues

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

Richard Branson’s space jaunt a ‘marketing coup’ for Virgin Galactic

The 70-year-old billionaire and five employees completed a long-awaited test flight to space on Sunday

Video: Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates new roads connecting various emirates

New infrastructure projects worth Dhs1.95bn have been launched in 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

Oman’s Sultan Haitham arrives in Saudi in first foreign visit

The two countries are signing agreements in a slew of fields including commerce, culture, investment promotion and post and transport

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

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UAE declares public sector holidays for Eid Al Adha

The first day of Eid Al Adha will fall on Tuesday, July 20

Saudi confirms Eid Al Adha date

Sunday, July 11, is the first day of the month of Dhu Al Hijjah