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Sharjah issues new guidelines for travellers, residents can now return without prior approval

Travellers must present negative Covid-19 results prior to boarding and take another test upon arrival in Sharjah

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Abu Dhabi scraps need for individual alcohol licence

Residents and tourists will be permitted to buy and possess alcohol from licenced retail shops

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Saudi extends validity of expired residency visas for expats stuck aboard

The decision comes since international passenger flights to and from the kingdom remain suspended

Dubai airport

UAE residents flying back to Dubai still require GDRFA approval

A directive that went into effect on Wednesday had said all expats with UAE residency visas can enter the country without prior approvals

Dubai’s Emirates to operate repatriation flights to India

The flights will be operated to the Indian cities of Bengaluru, Delhi, Kochi, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram, between July 12-26, 2020

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UAE citizens abroad with Covid-19 symptoms, virus should inform embassy

The total number of cases in the UAE has risen to 49,069

UAE residents, visitors need negative Covid-19 test to enter Abu Dhabi

Test results must be presented via the Alhosn app or text messages from any UAE-based hospital or screening centre that is affiliated with the National Screening Programme

Dubai airport

UAE says all returning residents from abroad require Covid-negative test results

Those who are unable to present a Covid negative test within 72 hours of departure will not be allowed to board their flight

Dubai’s DMCC adds new dog park to its JLT community

The park, open seven days a week, from 8am to 9pm, includes a sand pit, an open green space, a shaded seating area and dog play equipment

UAE launches initiative to repatriate residents holding valid visas

The initiative targets the return of nearly 200,000 people

Massive fire breaks out at Sharjah residential tower

All the residents from the 328 apartments were evacuated with only minor injuries reported

Abu Dhabi’s new support programme helps residents pay for education and healthcare

The cutoff date for fee assistance applications is April 23, 2020 

Abu Dhabi residents do not require movement permits during sterilisation programme

The sterilisation programme takes place in residential areas of the emirate daily from 8pm-6am

Dubai Police to post pictures of ‘reckless’ residents; clarifies outdoor exercises not allowed

The UAE has reported a total of 2,359 confirmed coronavirus cases to date