Abu Dhabi’s Tadweer signs four contracts worth Dhs235m

These include the complete management of controlled waste landfills as well as pest control services in the emirate

Emirates Dubai USA

Dubai’s Emirates suspends flights to nine US destinations

The airline cited operational concerns with the planned deployment of 5G mobile network services at certain airports in the US

Marc Jones Motivate Talent

Five minutes with…Marc Jones, head of Motivate Talent

Part of the Dubai-headquartered Motivate Media Group, Motivate Talent aims to be the platform of choice for global personalities seeking inroads within the region

UAE launches Etihad 7 programme to fund renewable energy projects in Africa

The programme aims to supply clean electricity to 100 million people by 2035

UAE security

UAE says it “reserves right to respond” to Houthi militia attack in Abu Dhabi

The UAE added that those responsible for the targeting of its civilian facilities on Monday will be held accountable

Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Sharjah’s Arada enters Dubai property market, purchases Dhs240m land at Palm Jumeirah

The 20,500 square metre plot located on The Palm’s East Crescent has been bought from Nakheel

Injazat UAE National Security Council

Intersec 2022: Injazat signs MoU with UAE National Cyber Security Council

The agreement focuses on cyber-attack detection and response services and will enable all government and semi-government entities in the country to be safeguarded

Expo 2020 Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai announces special Dhs10 tickets for visitors on January 16

The announcement was made as the event prepares to mark the milestone of achieving 10 million visits


Video: DEWA launches nanosatellite to aid network planning and maintenance in UAE

DEWA-SAT 1 was launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Launch Complex in Florida on Thursday

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai at Infinity Bridge Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed visits new Infinity Bridge in Dubai

It improves connectivity between Deira and Bur Dubai by raising the total number of lanes crossing the Dubai Creek from 48 to 60

Bal Krishen CEO and chairman Century Financial

UAE’s Century Financial to invest $100m in Jammu and Kashmir

The investment will cover three hotels and one commercial-residential complex in the union territory

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority DEWA

DEWA commissioned 1,310 11kV distribution stations in Dubai in 2021

These stations are mainly spread across Mohammed bin Rashid Gardens, Airport City, Wadi Al Safa, and Al Yafra 2

Hisham Khalid Tawfiq Abdulkhaliq

ADQ appoints new chairman of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange

Hisham Khalid Tawfiq Abdulkhaliq Malak also serves as the undersecretary of the Department of Finance


Emirates suspends flights between Dubai and six African destinations

The airline will operate one-way flights from Dubai to six other countries

UAE covid-19 vaccine

Covid-19: Health ministry issues guidelines on eligibility, timelines for booster jabs in UAE

Vulnerable individuals who took the Sinopharm vaccine have been advised to take their booster shot three months after the second dose

Abu Dhabi government employees

Booster shots mandatory for Abu Dhabi government employees to enter workplace

Additionally, they must continue to present a negative PCR test results every seven days

Air Arabia

Air Arabia resumes city check-in service in Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Ajman

The centres will accept baggage for direct transportation to the airport and generate boarding passes between 8-24 hours prior to departure

Dubai Duty Free

Dubai Duty Free achieves Dhs3.56bn sales in 2021, up 40% y-on-y

The top five selling categories for the year included perfumes followed by liquor, cigarettes and tobacco, gold and electronics

Covid-19: Kuwait advises citizens in UK to leave country

The Embassy also called on citizens to adhere to the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry’s recommendations to postpone travel to the UK

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed approves Dubai budget of Dhs181bn for 2022-2024

It includes an expenditure of nearly Dhs60bn in 2022

Abu Dhabi removes UK, Qatar, Russia, others, from green list

All travellers arriving from the green list destinations are exempt from mandatory quarantine measures after landing in Abu Dhabi

OPEC+ seen reviving output in sign of confidence for 2022 demand

The 23-nation alliance is likely to proceed with another modest monthly hike of 400,000 barrels a day as it restores production halted during the pandemic

Covid-19: UAE reports 2,556 new cases, 1 death

The total number of recorded infections in the UAE stands at 764,493

Emirates dubai

Emirates suspends entry of passengers from 10 African countries to Dubai

Outbound passenger operations from Dubai to these destinations will remain unaffected

Sharjah private schools

Sharjah: Covid-19 PCR tests required for some students to return to school in January

All school staff and students aged 12 and over are required to present a negative PCR test result not older than 96 hours to return to their campus in January after the winter break

Dubai New Year's Eve Covid-19

Dubai announces precautionary measures for New Year’s Eve celebrations

Failure to wear a mask at indoor and outdoor events can attract a fine of Dhs3,000


Abu Dhabi schools to implement distance learning for two weeks

During this period, ongoing testing campaigns will be intensified for educational personnel


UAE reports 1,846 new Covid-19 infections, 1 death

The total number of recorded cases in the country stands at 754,911

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi updates entry rules for individuals from within the UAE

Starting December 30, unvaccinated individuals will have to show a negative PCR test result not older than 96 hours to be allowed to enter the emirate

Expo 2020 Dubai

Over eight million visits recorded to Expo 2020 Dubai

The organisers have revealed the events lined up for New Year’s eve celebrations at the Expo