SCIENCE | United Arab Emirates Set To Launch Mission To Mars

DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates launches its first mission to Mars early on Monday as it strives to develop its scientific and technology capabilities and move away from its reliance on oil. The  Hope Probe will launch from Japan’s Tnegashima Space Center at 1:58 A.M. UAE time/ 6:58 A.M. Japanese time Monday (2158 GMT … Continue reading SCIENCE | United Arab Emirates Set To Launch Mission To Mars

POLITICS | Mohamed Bin Zayed, German Chancellor Discuss Cooperation, Number of Regional And International Issues

ABU DHABI – Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and the German Chanceller, Angela Merkel discussed cooperation channels and ways to enhance the existing overall strategic partnership to achieve the aspirations of the two peoples to accomplish development and progress. In … Continue reading POLITICS | Mohamed Bin Zayed, German Chancellor Discuss Cooperation, Number of Regional And International Issues

BUSINESS NEWS | Abu Dhabi Fund Suspends Debt Service Repayments For Countries, Companies

ABU DHABI – Abu Dhabi Fund For Development has suspended debt service repayments for some countries and companies for the year, the state-financed fund said on Sunday. The fund provides financial assistance to companies in the United Arab Emirates and to developing countries, which has included Pakistan, Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia. Debt service repayments would … Continue reading BUSINESS NEWS | Abu Dhabi Fund Suspends Debt Service Repayments For Countries, Companies

TRAVEL ALERT | UAE Says Residents, Citizens Cannot Travel Abroad For Tourism Yet

DUBAI – United Arab Emirates authorities on Wednesday said residents and citizens were not yet allowed to travel abroad for tourism and leisure purposes and all travel abroad needed a permit, as part of restrictions aimed at stemming the spread of the new coronavirus. A spokesman for the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | UAE Says Residents, Citizens Cannot Travel Abroad For Tourism Yet

ABU DHABI | Sheikha Fatima Orders Launch Of Virtual Market For Productive Families

ABU DHABI – Sheika Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the Genera’ Women’s Union, GWO, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, FED, instructed the establishment of a virtual market for productive families, in light of her belief in the importance of adopting innovative solutions to … Continue reading ABU DHABI | Sheikha Fatima Orders Launch Of Virtual Market For Productive Families

CORONAVIRUS | Abu Dhabi Permits People With Negative COVID-19 Test To Enter The Emirates

ABU DHABI – Abu Dhabi will allow people to enter the emirate if they have tested negative for COVID-19 infection within the previous 48 hours, the local government media office said on Monday. Abu Dhabi, the largest and wealthiest member of the United Arab Emirates federation, had has a ban on people entering since June … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Abu Dhabi Permits People With Negative COVID-19 Test To Enter The Emirates

TRAVEL | Countries UAE Citizens, Residents Can Travel To Starting From June 23

DUBAI – The UAE on Wednesday announced a list of countries that citizens and residents can travel to starting from June 23 as part of the government’s efforts to loosen coronavirus restrictions. The country have been divided into three categories: high risk, moderate risk, and low risk. Citizens and residents of the UAE will only … Continue reading TRAVEL | Countries UAE Citizens, Residents Can Travel To Starting From June 23

NEWS | UAE Citizens, Residents Are Allowed To Travel As Of June 23: WAM

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The United Arab Emirates announced on Monday that citizens and residents are allowed to travel to specific destinations as of June, state news agency (WAM) reported. A list of the destinations, the groups authorized to travel, and the procedures that must be adhered to before, during, and after returning from … Continue reading NEWS | UAE Citizens, Residents Are Allowed To Travel As Of June 23: WAM

BUSINESS | Dubai Tourism Launches ‘Dubai Virtual Backgrounds’

Users of video conferencing apps can download free images showcasing the beauty and diversity of Dubai’s destination and use them as their backdrop, announced the emirate’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Tourism. In a statement, the Department said, ‘With the world’s business ecosystem embracing a virtual environment due to the global pandemic and … Continue reading BUSINESS | Dubai Tourism Launches ‘Dubai Virtual Backgrounds’