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Expo 2020: Sheikh Mohammed tours main operations centre ahead of opening this week

A five-lane drive-through PCR testing facility and a PCR screening centre with a capacity of 10,000 tests per day have been set up at the Expo site

Dubai Council for Border Crossing Points Security

New entity created to oversee protection of Dubai’s borders

The board of the Dubai Council for Border Crossing Points Security will be chaired by Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Dubai Police uses AI to secure Expo 2020 site

Officials reviewed the security measures for all the upcoming events to be held across the venue

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UAE places 38 individuals, including four Emiratis, on terror list

The country also added 15 organisations to the list

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Dubai Police arrests gang involved in Dhs13m watch and jewellery heist

The police caught the thieves, who it identified as being of European nationalities, in less than 10 hours of being notified of the incident

Dubai monitored by 300,000 cameras, one of the world’s safest cities – Sheikh Mohammed

A new initiative will see the use of drones by the Dubai Police to respond to criminal and traffic incidents across the city

UAE’s Transguard Group posts 86.2% dip in profit for FY20/21

The company posted revenue of Dhs1.87bn for FY 20/21

Jordan arrests senior officials for ‘security reasons’

A royal family member and a former minister are among those who have been arrested

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UAE Armed Forces sign over Dhs7bn deals on day two of IDEX and NAVDEX 2021

On day two, the UAE Armed Forces signed Dhs6.983bn worth of contracts with international companies, representing 95 percent of the total deal value for the day

Emirates Group Security picks Huawei to build digital command and control centre in Dubai

The two organisations collaboration also incorporates an exchange program

Saudi Arabia Makkah

Video: Man drives car into Grand Mosque in Makkah

The Saudi national has been referred to the Public Prosecution

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Dubai Police foil plot to sell 40kgs of drugs in the UAE

They arrested two Asians as part of the operation named Black Bag

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Dubai Police completes over 1.3 million transactions via its smart platform this year

The Dubai Police Smart Police Stations have also processed 60,216 transactions in the corresponding period

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Israel to participate in Abu Dhabi defence exhibition IDEX in 2021

The upcoming edition of IDEX and NAVDEX is expected to feature over 1,300 companies

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Saudi busts ‘terrorist cell’ trained by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards

Several weapons and explosives have been confiscated at a house and a farm

How video conferencing app Zoom achieved peak awareness in the UAE

Video conferencing app Zoom is looking to address security concerns as UAE users top one million

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Sheikh Mohammed authorises Dubai Police to use security cameras in public spaces

Police officers are prohibited from transferring, storing, transmitting or publishing any security footage without written consent from relevant authorities

UAE denies reports that it has signed an agreement with Israel on security

Reports claimed contacts had been established at the ministerial level between the two countries to conclude a security agreement

Video: Dubai officials arrest international criminal wanted by Interpol in sting operation

Amir Faten Mekky, a Danish national, reportedly entered the UAE in November 2018

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UAE consulate in New York issues advisory regarding George Floyd protests

Protests have erupted across several cities in the US following the death of 46-year-old George Floyd in Minneapolis last week

Helping ensure business continuity during the Covid-19 crisis

Micro Focus is offering a series of packages to help companies transition to new ways of working in the current environment

Saudi Arabia changes law for juvenile offenders in the kingdom

Minors will no longer face the death penalty

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