Sheikh Mohammed announces 10 million Ramadan meals; UAE’s biggest-ever community programme

A website 10millionmeals.ae has been launched to promote this campaign and to explain how individuals can contribute to the initiative

UAE announces working hours for Ramadan 2020

It added that the public sector bodies must continue to abide by the relevant remote working circulars issued to their departments

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UAE reports 477 new cases, total tally at 6,302

The death toll from the virus in the country has also risen to 37

Dubai extends 24-hour sterilisation drive for another week, restrictions to remain

Dubai residents, excluding employees of vital sectors, will continue to require movement permits to leave their homes

Dubai moving permits

Update: Dubai residents can get only one movement permit every three days

Employees of vital sectors do not need to apply for the movement permit, but instead will require a letter from their employer confirming their necessity to commute


Emirati media person arrested for making ‘racist comments’ in online video

The video sought to “create divisions based on ethnicity and nationality”, officials said

NMC saga: Abu Dhabi’s ADCB begins criminal legal action against several people

ADCB is owed $963m by Abu Dhabi healthcare group NMC, which has now been placed under administration

Dubai’s Danube Group says will not lay-off any staff due to Covid-19 impact

Danube said it is continuing to operate some of its construction activities

UAE dismisses rumours that it is ‘spraying pesticides’ to curb spread of Covid-19

The UAE has warned people against spreading false information about the coronavirus outbreak

UAE confirms holiday dates for Commemoration Day and National Day

Long weekend coming up for public and private sector workers in the country

UAE announces Covid protocols for Eid Al Adha

UAE confirms holiday date for Prophet’s birthday

Public and private sector workers will have a day off to mark the occasion

Kuwait records world’s highest temperature this week

The temperature in the region of Mitribah touched 51.4 degree celsius on Tuesday

American woman on Emirates flight dies after landing in Dubai

Brandi Hodges, 40, was reportedly travelling to Dubai for a holiday

UAE unveils ‘golden card’ permanent residency scheme for expats

The move will see permanent residency granted to “exceptional” professionals

Dubai to observe a dry night on April 2

The decision is a result of the Isra and Mi’raj which falls on the 27th day of Rajab

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UAE public and private sector to have same number of national holidays

New decree aims at achieving a “balance between the two sectors”, the government said

UAE holiday dates for 2019 revealed

The first public holiday in 2019, after New Year, is expected to fall in April

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UAE Cabinet approves long-term visas for certain expats, lists conditions

Long term visas will be granted to investors, entrepreneurs, specialists in the medical, scientific, research and technical fields and outstanding students

Kuwait warns of severe weather conditions this weekend

Sea levels are expected to rise as strong winds are also forecast to cause low visibility

UAE law allowing 100% foreign ownership now in force

The law establishes ‘positive’ and ‘negative’ lists of sectors open to more than 49 per cent foreign investment

Saudi king extends National Day holiday

The kingdom’s labour force will now receive a two-day break

Saudi brings forward Eid Al Adha holiday

Some workers will receive an extra long Eid break this year

Top 20 salaries in Kuwait 2018

An insight into earnings in Kuwait from the 2018 Gulf Business Salary Survey

Saudi royals gather after death of Prince Bandar bin Khalid

The royal family member passed away on Monday, March 12

Saudi Prince Bandar bin Khalid dies

His funeral prayers will be performed at the Grand Mosque in Makkah on Tuesday

Saudi prince Bandar bin Fahd dies

His funeral prayers will be held in Riyadh on Thursday