UAE Announces Eid Al – Fitr Holiday Dates For Private Sector, Federal Employees

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates announced on Tuesday the Eid al – Fitr holiday dates for private sector and federal employees. Employees in both sectors will get a paid three – day holiday starting on May 11, which falls on the 29th day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The first day of … More UAE Announces Eid Al – Fitr Holiday Dates For Private Sector, Federal Employees

Iraq’s PM Meets With Abu Dhabi Crown Prince In UAE To Discuss Bilateral Ties

Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa al – Kadhimi met with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed on Sunday during his official visit to the United Arab Emirates, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported. ‘It was a pleasure to welcome our  brother Mustafa al – Kadhimi, Prime Minister of Iraq to the UAE where he … More Iraq’s PM Meets With Abu Dhabi Crown Prince In UAE To Discuss Bilateral Ties

Qatar Resumes Condensate Exports To UAE After Blockade Lifted, Data Shows

Qatar has resumed exports of condensate to the United Arab Emirates after a three – year blockade was lifted, with a tanked offloading at the port of Dubai’s Jabel Ali port this week, Refinitiv Eikon data showed. The Abu Dhabi III tanker, chartered by the Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), loaded 80,000 tonnes of condensate, … More Qatar Resumes Condensate Exports To UAE After Blockade Lifted, Data Shows

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | UAE Reports 3,977 New Coronavirus Cases

DUBAI – The UAE on Wednesday reported 3,977 new coronavirus cases, the highest daily figure since the first infection was reported in the country, pushing the caseload to 313,626. The Ministry of Health and Prevention also announced 12 COVID-19 related deaths overnight, bringing the death toll to 878, a report from state news agency WAM … More CORONAVIRUS ALERT | UAE Reports 3,977 New Coronavirus Cases

NEWS ALERT | UAE Adopts Amendments To Grant Citizenship To Investors And Other Professional

DUBAI – – The United Arab Emirates has adopted amendments that would allow the Gulf state to grant citizenship to investors and other professionals including scientists, doctors and their families, the government said on Saturday. ‘The UAE cabinet, local Emiri courts and executive council will nominate those eligible for the citizenship under clear criteria set … More NEWS ALERT | UAE Adopts Amendments To Grant Citizenship To Investors And Other Professional

BUSINESS | UAE Confirms It Inked $23 Billion To Buy F-35 Jets, Drones From U.S.

WASHINGTON – – The United Arab Emirates confirmed that it signed agreements with the United States on former President Donald Trump’s last full day in office to purchase up to 50 F-35 jets, 18 armed drones and other defense equipment in a deal worth $23 billion. The UAE embassy in Washington said in a statement … More BUSINESS | UAE Confirms It Inked $23 Billion To Buy F-35 Jets, Drones From U.S.

TRAVEL | Denmark Suspend Dubai Flights Amid Doubts Over Virus Tests

 DUBAI – Denmark has temporarily suspended all flights from the United Arab Emirates for five days after suspicion arose that the coronavirus tests that can be obtained before leaving Dubai are not reliable, authorities announced Friday. The development, which comes amid a surge of infections in the UAE, poses a direct challenge to the mass … More TRAVEL | Denmark Suspend Dubai Flights Amid Doubts Over Virus Tests

ENTERTAINMENT | Dubai Suspends Live Entertainment Permits As Covid-19 Cases Surge

MILAN – – Dubai has suspended live entertainment permits for hotels and restaurants amid a surge in COVID-19 cases according to an official circular issued by Dubai Tourism. ‘The Department observed, through field inspection, an increase in number violations during entertainment activities in hotels and restaurants. Accordingly. the Department directs all concerned in hotel establishments … More ENTERTAINMENT | Dubai Suspends Live Entertainment Permits As Covid-19 Cases Surge

NEWS ALERT | Trump Issues Formal Threat To Veto Effort To Block Massive UAE Arms Sales

MILAN – – U.S. President Donald Trump issued a formal threat on Wednesday to veto congressional efforts to block his plans for $23 billion in military sales to the United Arab Emirates. The Senate is due to vote on resolutions of disapproval of the sales later on Wednesday. In its policy statement, the White House … More NEWS ALERT | Trump Issues Formal Threat To Veto Effort To Block Massive UAE Arms Sales

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Says Resolution Of Gulf Dispute Seems Within Reach

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday a resolution to a bitter dispute with Qatar seemed ‘within reach’ after Kuwait announced progress towards ending a row that Washington says hampers united Gulf front against Iran. The United States and Kuwait have worked to end the dispute, during which Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and … More NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Says Resolution Of Gulf Dispute Seems Within Reach