NEWS | Pompeo To Visit Israel And UAE With Peace, Iran And China On Agenda, Sources Say

MILAN | ITALY – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Israel on Monday and the United Arab Emirates a day later to discuss the countries’ normalization deal, two sources briefed on his itinerary said. Also on Pompeo’s agenda will be the security challenges posed by Iran and China in the region, said the … Continue reading NEWS | Pompeo To Visit Israel And UAE With Peace, Iran And China On Agenda, Sources Say

NEWS | UAE Seeks To Verify Credentials Of Pakistani Pilots In Its Airlines

ABU DHABI – The United Arab Emirates is seeking to verify the credentials of the Pakistani pilots and engineers employed in its airlines after the South Asian government grounded 262 pilots for holding ‘dubious’ qualifications. Pakistan grounded pilots on June 26 on suspicion that they allegedly falsified their examinations to qualify  for flying aircraft, leading … Continue reading NEWS | UAE Seeks To Verify Credentials Of Pakistani Pilots In Its Airlines

NEWS ALERT | UAE Lifts Coronavirus – Related Curfew: Tweet

DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates’ government has lifted its coronavirus – related curfew, it posted on Twitter on Wednesday. ‘All members of society are allowed to freely enter and exit throughout the day without restrictions’, it said in an announcement also tweeted by the country’s National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority.

BUSINESS | Sharjah To Reopen Cinemas, Entertainment Centres, Valet Services, Fitness Facilities, Auction Houses

SHARJAH – Sharjah’s Economic Development Department (SEDD) has said that cinemas, auction houses, entertainment centres, valet services and fitness facilities in the emirate can re-open with 50 per cent capacity provided they follow the necessary safety guidelines. The guidelines including taking temperature checks, providing visitors with sanitisers and ensuring safety distance of 2 metres in … Continue reading BUSINESS | Sharjah To Reopen Cinemas, Entertainment Centres, Valet Services, Fitness Facilities, Auction Houses

NEWS ALERT | UAE Lauds Saudi Decision On This Year’s HAJ

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The UAE Hajj Affairs Office, HAO, announced today that it will not participate in the 1441 H/2020 AD Haj season, following Saudi Arabia’s decision, whereby, a very limited number of pilgrims who already reside in Saudi Arabia, would be able to perform it. HAO’s made the announcement after consulting and … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | UAE Lauds Saudi Decision On This Year’s HAJ

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

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia, UAE Mosques To Stay Closed For Eid Prayers

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Mosques will remain closed for prayers on the Eid Al-Fitr holiday, Saudi and United Arab Emirates officials said on Friday, calling on the population to adhere to safety guidelines to avoid the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Eid, which marks the end of the holy fasting month Ramadan, may … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia, UAE Mosques To Stay Closed For Eid Prayers

NEWS | Saudi – Emirati Media Project Launched In Support Of People of Determination

RIYADH| SAUDI ARABIA – Two organizations from the Saudi Arabia and UAE have joined forces to launch a media project in support of People of Determination on social media platforms. The Zayed Higher Organisation for People of Determination and the King Salman Centre for Disability Research Sunday announced the campaign, ‘To Be Closer To You’, … Continue reading NEWS | Saudi – Emirati Media Project Launched In Support Of People of Determination