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Israel to end Covid travel restrictions to several countries including UAE, UK and US

The travel ban was put in place in December as an effort to prevent people infected with coronavirus from entering the country

Expo 2020 Dubai records almost 9 million visits in first three months

From October 1 until December 31, almost 30 per cent of all visitors came from outside the UAE

Covid-19: Kuwait advises citizens in UK to leave country

The Embassy also called on citizens to adhere to the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry’s recommendations to postpone travel to the UK

Rolls-Royce to get Qatari funding for small nuclear reactors

Qatar will invest $112m in Rolls-Royce SMR, the separate unit created for the project

GCC-UK strategic partnership to create jobs and drive economic growth in the Middle East

The GCC and UK already cooperate in many areas including security, foreign policy, trade and investment

Qatar’s record bet on London homes sees $900m of sales

With construction complete on roughly 80 luxury homes at Chelsea Barracks, 92 per cent of the finished properties have found owners

In pictures: Expo 2020 Dubai records 5.66 million visits until Dec 5

More than a quarter of November visitors came from outside the UAE

Covid-19: Emirates announces flight restrictions over Omicron concerns

The UAE, UK and Singapore have announced restrictions on travel from certain countries

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Qatar adds UAE, UK to travel red list

Effective Monday, November 15, there are 21 countries on Qatar’s red list

Expo 2020 Dubai pavilions: Uzbekistan, US, Spain, Finland, UK, Oman, Sri Lanka, Brazil

Here’s a list of eight participating country pavilions and their offerings

UK starts trade deal process with Saudi Arabia, Gulf

British trade with the GCC was worth about $61bn in 2019

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Abu Dhabi updates green list, adds 27 destinations including US, UK

Last month, the emirate scrapped the quarantine requirement for all vaccinated travellers arriving into Abu Dhabi

UK to approves UAE vaccination certificates from October 4

The UK’s Secretary of Transport Grant Shapps took to Twitter to announce the directive

Dubai Airports sees doubling of visitors in 2022 as curbs ease

Dubai is “very confident” that from October 4, the UAE will be included among countries not deemed by the UK as high-risk for coronavirus infections

UK to remove quarantine requirement for UAE travellers next month

The new decision is anticipated to take effect on October 4

UAE to invest $690m in UK’s CityFibre as Sheikh Mohamed visits

The investment in the digital infrastructure group is part of a larger raising of capital by CityFibre

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince to visit the UK on Thursday

Sheikh Mohamed’s UK trip comes after his visit to France on Wednesday, where he met with President Emmanuel Macron

Dubai’s Emirates to reinstate flights to Newcastle, boost services across Europe

By the end of October, the airline will offer 77 weekly flights to the UK

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Dubai’s Emirates ramps up network to adapt to looser travel restrictions

The airline is restoring capacity on 29 routes including to cities in the UK, US and Africa

UAE remains on UK’s red list in latest update

The UK added the UAE to its red list in January this year

Kuwait resumes flights to the UK following suspension in Jan

Kuwait Airways, Jazeera Airways and British Airways have been licenced to operate direct flights to and from London Heathrow airport

Abu Dhabi removes UK from ‘green list’ destinations in latest update

Malta has been added to the list, which includes 28 destinations in total

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Emirates to restart flights from Dubai to the UK this month

The airline said that travel restrictions remain in place as the UAE is still on the UK’s red list for travel

Paul Griffiths Dubai Airports CEO

Dubai Airports CEO expresses uncertainty over UAE being removed from UK’s travel red list soon

Paul Griffiths added that the UAE is working on a vaccine passport system which will help facilitate travel

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Saudi lifts entry ban for travellers coming from UAE, UK, other countries

The directive is effective from 1am, on Sunday, May 30

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The UAE should be off UK’s red list “very soon” – Emirates chairman

He pointed to the fact that there are over 150,000 people from the UK currently living in the UAE

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Dubai Police arrest UK fugitive Michael Paul Moogan in the UAE

Extradition procedures for Moogan, accused of being part of a large-scale international drug trafficking plot, are currently underway

Abu Dhabi adds nine countries, including the UK, to its ‘green list’

Passengers arriving from the green list destinations are exempt from mandatory quarantine measures

UAE could continue to remain on UK’s ‘red list’ for travel

The UK is expected to lift its ban on non-essential international travel from May 17

Saudi to retain ban on 20 countries including UAE, India and UK when international flights resume in May

The kingdom will resume international flights on May 17