BREAKING NEWS | UAE Temporarily Suspends Prayers In All Places Of Worship For Four Weeks

ABU DHABI – The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority and the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments have decided to temporarily suspended prayer in all places of worship across the nation, effective today at 9 p.m. local time on the 16th of March, for a period of four weeks out of concern … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | UAE Temporarily Suspends Prayers In All Places Of Worship For Four Weeks

EMIRATES | UAE To Become First Middle East Country To Host ICMA In 2022

DUBAI – At the International Congress of Maritime Arbitrators, ICMA, held in Rio de Janeiro, Dubai was announced as the next city to host this biennial event in 2022/2023. In showcasing the benefits of the UAE as a preferred jurisdiction for alternative dispute resolution, EMAC presented Dubai’s bid with the UAE to become the first … Continue reading EMIRATES | UAE To Become First Middle East Country To Host ICMA In 2022

NEWS | UAE Cancels Events, Flights Due To Coronavirus As Central Bank Announces Fiscal Plan

DUBAI| RIYADH – The United Arab Emirates said on Saturday it was shutting major tourism and cultural venues, including the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum and the Ferrari World theme park, from March 15-31, as Gulf states stepped up measures against coronavirus. The UAE central bank also announced a 100 billion (AED) ($27 billion) economic plan … Continue reading NEWS | UAE Cancels Events, Flights Due To Coronavirus As Central Bank Announces Fiscal Plan

SPORTS | Dubai Sporting Events May Be Canceled Over Coronavirus

DUBAI – Sporting events in Dubai this month which involved international participation may have to be canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak, according to a government circular seen by Reuters. The circular, issued by Dubai Sports Council, asked organizers to consult the council to confirm whether their events can take place. ‘All other normal sporting … Continue reading SPORTS | Dubai Sporting Events May Be Canceled Over Coronavirus

BUSINESS | Emirates Airline Asks Staff To Take One Month Unpaid Leave Over Coronavirus

DUBAI – Major international airline Emirates is asking staff to take unpaid leave for up to a month at a time due to the rapidly spreading coronavirus that has led to flight cancellations around the world. Emirates has canceled flights to Iran, Bahrain and to most of China because of the virus, and countries around … Continue reading BUSINESS | Emirates Airline Asks Staff To Take One Month Unpaid Leave Over Coronavirus

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Quarantine Measures Take At Two Abu Dhabi Hotels After Italian Cyclists Contract Coronavirus: WAM

DUBAI | Guests at two Abu Dhabi hotels who interacted with two Italian professional cyclists with coronavirus have been placed under quarantine in the hotels, the state news agency of the United Arab Emirates WAM reported on Friday. The final two stages of the UAE Tour, featuring some of the world’s leading riders, was canceled … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Quarantine Measures Take At Two Abu Dhabi Hotels After Italian Cyclists Contract Coronavirus: WAM

DUBAI ROYAL DIVORCE | U.K. Says Judgments In Case Between Dubai Ruler And Ex-Wife Should Be Published

LONDON - - London’s Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that two judgements in the legal battle between Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, and his former wife over the warship of their two children should be made public. Mohammed had said that the judgments of Andrew McFarlane, president of London’s High Court Family … Continue reading DUBAI ROYAL DIVORCE | U.K. Says Judgments In Case Between Dubai Ruler And Ex-Wife Should Be Published