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Brexit and the GCC – What lies ahead?

With Brexit having come into full effect on January 1, how will the UK’s ties with the GCC evolve?

DXB Entertainments posts net loss of Dhs2.7bn for 2020

The company reported revenues of Dhs144m for the year ended December 31, 2020, 71 per cent lower than Dhs491m in 2019

In pictures: Passengers arriving to the UAE receive ‘Martian ink’ passport stamp

The ink is created from same rocks found on the red planet

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Dubai ‘ready to welcome world’ for Expo, tourism chief says

The Expo is meant to be one of the biggest events globally this year

Dubai bets on speedy vaccine rollout to keep Expo 2020 on track

The Expo is meant to be one of the biggest events globally this year and generate billions of dollars for the government

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Covid-19 update: Oman to reopen its borders on December 29

The sultanate had closed all its borders on December 22 to prevent the spread of the new strain of the coronavirus

Expo Centre Sharjah delays SteelFab event to June 2021

The 17th edition of the event was scheduled to be held in January 2021

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Saudi to resume Umrah and visits to the Grand Mosque in phases

The first phase will begin on October 4, with international visitors expected to be allowed from November

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’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

Dubai permits swimming pools to reopen, water sports to resume

A strict set of guidelines has been issued for operators and visitors

Saudi extends tourist visas for three months free of charge

The kingdom suspended all international flights in March