#Precautionary measures

In pics: Pilgrims arrive in Makkah for Hajj amidst strict Covid-19 guidelines

The pilgrimage will be restricted to 60,000 Saudi residents and citizens this year

Dubai Tourism steps up inspections to check compliance with Covid-19 guidelines

A total of 274 violations were recorded and 47 facilities closed, marking a compliance rate of 89 per cent

Dubai announces new Covid-19 restrictions: Mall capacity reduced, bars closed

The new measures are effective from February 2 until the end of the month

New Year celebrations: UAE urges people to adhere to protocols, warns of fines for violators

Several firework shows and other events have been organised in Dubai and Abu Dhabi to ring in 2021

Dubai reveals guidelines for social gatherings on New Year’s Eve with stiff fines for violators

Family gatherings and events organised in tents and homes are allowed to accommodate a maximum of 30 people

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Covid-19: UAE reports 1,292 new cases, Dubai Police record 14,831 violations

The country also announced two deaths due to Covid-19 complications, bringing the total death toll to 510

Five top Dubai attractions that are now open

The world’s largest fountain made its debut on October 22

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Weddings and social events allowed to resume in Dubai

Event halls can accommodate a maximum of 200 people while the duration cannot exceed four hours

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Saudi resumes Umrah at 75% capacity, allows prayers at the Grand Mosque

The number of pilgrims allowed to perform Umrah has increased to 15,000 per day

Oman’s National Gas Company terminates CEO

Oman orders two-week night curfew, shuts all beaches

The sultanate has warned of strict action against violators

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Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,075 new cases, Dubai Economy shuts service centre

The service centre in Dubai’s Al Twar area was shut down after its opening ceremony was found to be “overcrowded”

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Dubai says all entertainment activities must end by 1am

Hotels will also have to suspend the provision of food and beverage services after 3am

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Dubai Police arrest actress for flouting Covid-19 precautions at parties

The woman posted videos from the parties on Snapchat, which showed no social distancing, police said

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Pilgrims selected to perform Hajj this year begin arriving in Jeddah

Only about 1,000 pilgrims – all from inside Saudi Arabia – have been permitted to perform Hajj this year

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Prayer rooms in UAE commercial centres to reopen

The capacity limit has been set at 30 per cent