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UAE
UAE summer begins with scorching temperatures soaring to 49.9 degrees
Asma Ahmed - 12 hours

The summer season in the UAE has officially commenced, with temperatures soaring to a record high of 49.9 degrees Celsius.

World
A strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck near the coast of Venezuela
Asma Ahmed - 12 hours

On Sunday, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) announced that a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 struck near the coast of Venezuela.

World
UK Manchester airport experiences "widespread disruption" due to power outage
Asma Ahmed - 12 hours

The airport operator reported that a "significant" number of flights at the third-busiest airport in the UK were either delayed or cancelled on Sunday due to a massive power outage.

UAE
Traffic Violations: Police warn drivers in the UAE to avoid a fine of dh1,000 dirhams and 4 black points
rawda samy - 15 hours

Traffic Violations: The United Arab Emirates Police Department is warning drivers to avoid a fine of one thousand dirhams and four black points.

UAE
The UAE issues a new decision regarding residency laws
ahmed atef - 15 hours

Six cases of expulsion and expulsion of foreigners from the UAE have been identified by the executive regulations of the law on entry and residence of foreigners in the UAE.

UAE
Meteorology warns residents of a thunderstorm and heavy rains in the UAE
rawda samy - 18 hours

According to meteorology, there is a thunderstorm and heavy rainfall expected in the United Arab Emirates.

UAE
Urgent.. Abu Dhabi Police issues an important warning to all citizens and residents of the emirate
Abdallah Shahin - 1 day

In order to prevent a fire from breaking out while they were traveling, the Abu Dhabi Police General Command issued a call to citizens and residents, urging them to take the required preventative measures to safeguard their homes and goods and that...

UAE
Urgent UAE: Important warning to all travelers abroad
Abdallah Shahin - 1 day

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has implemented a system of alerts and warnings for citizens who are planning to travel abroad. This system is accessible through an interactive map on the Emirati Traveler page of the ministry's website and smart...

UAE
UAE launches new initiative to test effectiveness of treatments for thalassemia
Asma Ahmed - 1 day

Health facilities in Abu Dhabi, overseen by the Abu Dhabi Department of Health, are leading efforts in clinical trials to evaluate new treatments for thalassemia.

UAE
Dubai clarifies process for residents to claim deposited funds from local hotels
Asma Ahmed - 1 day

When making a reservation at a hotel in the United Arab Emirates, guests should be prepared to pay a security deposit and agree to the hotel's terms and conditions. The primary responsibilities of each party are outlined in the contract terms...

UAE
Dubai: Careem Launches Electric Delivery Motorbikes for Sustainable Revolution
Asma Ahmed - 1 day

In a significant move towards enhancing sustainability and urban efficiency, a pioneering initiative recently debuted with the launch of Dubai's inaugural fleet of electric delivery motorbikes, accompanied by an extensive infrastructure for...

World
SriLankan Airlines prepares for expansion across the Middle East with new routes
Asma Ahmed - 1 day

Sri Lanka Airlines is gearing up for substantial growth in the Middle East region following the acquisition of additional aircraft on lease this year.

World
India Launches E-Gates for International Arrivals at 21 Airports
Asma Ahmed - 1 day

In a landmark move aimed at enhancing the travel experience for Indian nationals and OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) cardholders arriving at Delhi airport, Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated the Fast Track Immigration—TTrusted Traveler...

UAE
UAE: A Step-by-Step Guide to Renewing Your Russian Passport
Asma Ahmed - 1 day

Ensuring the timely renewal and safekeeping of passports is critical for all expatriates living in the UAE, as it facilitates everyday life and international travel.

UAE
The UAE urges parents to install baby gates for child home safety
Asma Ahmed - 1 day

When children come into their lives, new parents face numerous adjustments, from maintaining a dedicated baby bag to adapting to disrupted sleep schedules.

UAE
UAE Social Media Influencers Request Clarity on New Licensing Regulations
Asma Ahmed - 1 day

The new requirement for both influencers and marketers to get licenses for advertising services, imposed by the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED), has content creators in the UAE hoping for a more organized relationship.

UAE
UAE doctors caution against heat exhaustion risks as Temperatures Approach 50°C
Asma Ahmed - 1 day

The UAE's hot temperatures, which reached as high as 49.9ºC in certain regions on Friday, have raised concerns about the potential health hazards associated with heat-related illnesses.

UAE
UAE Bans 31 Professions for Students During Vacations
Asma Ahmed - 1 day

The United Arab Emirates' Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has outlawed the practice of private companies hiring and training students in 31 distinct occupations during vacations from school.

World
WHO cautions users against counterfeit Ozempic batches
Asma Ahmed - 2 days

Three counterfeit quantities of Ozempic, a medication that contains the active ingredient found in Novo Nordisk's diabetes treatment and weight-loss drug, Wegovy, have been the subject of a stern warning from the World Health Organization (WHO)....

Business
Dubai Unveils Major $78 Mn Reservoir Project to Enhance Water Storage Capacity
Asma Ahmed - 2 days

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced the commissioning of a new water reservoir in Enkhali, a strategic move aimed at safeguarding Dubai's water supply in the event of emergencies.

UAE
UAE driving license: Who is responsible for paying traffic fines for trainees in the UAE
rawda samy - 2 days

In the United Arab Emirates, who is responsible for paying traffic fines for breaches committed while learning?

UAE
UAE restaurant offers complimentary buttermilk amid peak summer heat
Asma Ahmed - 3 days

One Sharjah restaurant is providing a welcome respite from the sweltering desert heat as the summer solstice approaches.

UAE
Dubai airports recorded over half a million travelers during 4-day Eid Al Adha
Asma Ahmed - 3 days

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai has affirmed its preparedness for the influx of travelers returning from the Haj pilgrimage. They have implemented special measures, including a designated stamp to welcome...

UAE
UAE banks grant $22.2bn loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs)
Asma Ahmed - 3 days

By the quarter's end in 2024, the total amount of loans made by UAE-based banks to SMEs had accumulated to AED81.7 billion.

UAE
The UAE warned companies and social media influencers of a fine of up to 10,000 dirhams
rawda samy - 3 days

A maximum fine of 10,000 dirhams was issued by the United Arab Emirates to businesses and social media influencers.

Business
Vietnamese EV manufacturer "VinFast" launches new regional headquarters in Dubai
Asma Ahmed - 3 days

The Dubai International Chamber has played a pivotal role in supporting VinFast Trading and Production Joint Stock Company, a pioneering electric vehicle manufacturer from Vietnam, in establishing its regional headquarters in Dubai.

UAE
Dubai RTA facilitated travel for 6.7 million passengers During Eid Al Adha 2024
Asma Ahmed - 4 days

During the Eid Al Adha holiday period from June 15 to 18, 2024, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) facilitated transportation for over 6.7 million passengers across the city.

UAE
UAE mandates firms to hire Emiratis within 10 days or face fines
Asma Ahmed - 4 days

The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has given private sector enterprises just 10 days to complete their Emiratization targets or face fines.

World
Indian Airlines Release Urgent Travel Advisory for UAE Visitors
Asma Ahmed - 4 days

Indian airlines have recently issued comprehensive guidance for travelers from India planning visits to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on visit visas. These advisories are crucial for ensuring a smooth travel experience and compliance with UAE entry...

Technology
UAE authority Urge Updating Google Chrome to Guard Against Attacks & Data Theft
Asma Ahmed - 4 days

Everyone in the United Arab Emirates who uses Google Chrome on their phones or tablets has to update their browsers right now. The Cyber Security Council (CSC) of the United Arab Emirates recently made an announcement about serious vulnerabilities...

UAE
Dubai Mall Paid Parking: Fees, Free Areas, Exemptions, All important Details
Asma Ahmed - 4 days

Starting July 1, significant changes are set to take effect in the parking arrangements at Dubai Mall, impacting both the cost and convenience for visitors.

Arab News
Kuwait Implements Power Cuts Amid Summer Heat and Increased Demand
Asma Ahmed - 4 days

Kuwait, a prominent member of OPEC and known for its scorching desert climate, has taken unprecedented measures to manage its electricity supply amid soaring summer temperatures.

UAE
Dubai Reveals DSS Schedule Featuring Deals, Prizes, Concerts, and More
Asma Ahmed - 4 days

The 65th annual Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) will take place from June 28th through September 1st, 2024, and will feature the same fantastic events, shopping, prizes, restaurants, and accommodation deals as in previous years.

UAE
Dubai: E-Scooter and Bicycle Accidents Claim 4 Lives, Injure 25 This Year
Asma Ahmed - 4 days

The Dubai Police Department released disturbing data on e-scooter and bicycle accidents in the first half of 2024, highlighting serious safety issues and the need for enforcement measures.

UAE
The accommodation deals in the UAE start at 159 dirhams
rawda samy - 4 days

The starting price for accommodations in the United Arab Emirates is 159 dirhams.

World
India: Delhi heat index crosses 50, prompting weather office to issue red alert
Asma Ahmed - 5 days

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted a reduction in the severe heatwave conditions prevailing over Delhi, starting from today (Thursday).

UAE
UAE clarifies Divorce rights for non-Muslim women seek separation from husbands
Asma Ahmed - 6 days

Non-Muslim individuals residing in the UAE have the option to apply the personal laws of their home country in matters of personal status, such as marriage, divorce, inheritance, wills, and proof of parentage.

UAE
The cases in which the UAE Labor Law allows denial of annual leave
rawda samy - 6 days

Is it permissible for employers in the UAE to refuse yearly leave because of other employees' absences?

UAE
Dubai Relaxes Travel Ban Regulations for Divorced Parents
Asma Ahmed - 1 week

Dubai has simplified the process for divorced parents to travel abroad with their children by easing the existing travel ban regulations.

Arab News
Kuwait announces deadline extension for illegal expats violating residency laws
Asma Ahmed - 1 week

Expats living in Kuwait illegally now have more time to either leave the nation or change their status. The official end date of a three-month visa "amnesty" has been rescheduled from Monday, June 17, to June 30.