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Saudi Arabia: How AlUla’s development reverberates a message of inclusion, sustainability and culture

The ‘Journey Through Time’ Masterplan is an enormous opportunity for the local residents

How e-scooters could be a key part of GCC’s transport mix

Micro-mobility is stepping up to serve as an essential tool for shorter distances

UAE’s health ministry provides in-house Covid-19 vaccinations to elderly people

The health ministry called on the elderly to contact the toll-free number 800-11111 or call the ministry’s health centres to schedule an appointment

Upto 31% UAE residents concerned about overcrowding on flights – survey

Many people remain nervous and are hesitant to use public transport due to the pandemic

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Covid-19: UAE vaccinates 8% of its population, aims to inoculate 50% during Q1 2021

As many as 826,301 doses of the Covid 19 virus vaccine have been administered to date

Abu Dhabi launches free Covid-19 vaccination campaign

The free Covid-19 vaccine is available for all UAE residents and nationals

Abu Dhabi updates entry guidelines for visitors, international tourists

The emirate has said Covid-19 testing centres located at entry points will now be closed

Saudi health minister gets Covid vaccine as kingdom offers free shots

Saudi Arabia earlier this week asked citizens and residents to sign up for its vaccination programme

Abu Dhabi allows residents, non-residents to obtain freelancer licences

The freelancer licences will allow the applicants to practice around 48 economic activities

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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

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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

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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