Video: UAE to Mars in first 50 years; leaders have grander dreams for next 50

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed made the comments at the end of a two-day ministerial retreat. Ever since its formation, the UAE has presented a unique success story — and its dreams are only going to get bigger, according to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime […]

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Covid-19: New guidelines issued for travellers to India from UAE

The government of India has issued a new set of guidelines for international travellers coming from or after transiting through flights originating from United Kingdom, Europe and Middle East. The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare devised the new regulations which supersedes the protocols listed on […]

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Strong earthquake tremors felt in parts of Pakistan, India

A strong earthquake struck Tajikistan on Friday and the tremors were felt as far away as north India and Pakistan, witnesses said. Many residents ran out of their homes, but no major damage was reported. The U.S Geological Survey put the quake’s magnitude at 5.9 and centred 35 km (55 miles) west of Murghob in […]

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Houthis attack Abha airport: Saudi coalition

Houthi drones continue to target civilians in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi-led coalition engaged in Yemen said the Iran-aligned Houthi group launched an attack on Abha airport in southern Saudi Arabia that caused a fire in a civilian aircraft, state media reported Wednesday. Houthis regularly launch drones and missiles into Saudi, many of which Saudi says […]

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Covid UAE: Sharjah announces work from home for staff

New decision applicable from February 14. Authorities in Sharjah have activated remote working for all government employees starting February 14. The Sharjah Department of Human Resources announced the decision because of increasing Covid-19 cases. The department has issued a circular to all government departments, that allows them to take any or all of the decisions listed. […]

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UAE Covid rules: Will you be fined for not wearing a mask in a car?

First time violators will be fined Dh3,000 in the UAE. The UAE has intensified its Covid-19 precautionary measures following a spike in cases recently. The most important safety measure to follow is to wear a mask whenever one is outdoors or interacting with people outside one’s bubble. The authorities have time and again reminded people […]

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Covid-19: Pakistan consulate in Dubai closed after new cases detected

The Pakistan Consulate in Dubai has been closed for three days for sterilisation following the detection of some Covid-19 cases on the premises. The consulate said all consular services from Tuesday, February 9, till Thursday, February 11, will not be available and the consulate will remain closed for a thorough sterilisation process. The consulate will […]

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Tomorrow, we celebrate 50 years of UAE by reaching Mars: Sheikh Mohammed

Sheikh Mohammed posts inspirational video 24 hours before Hope Probe reaches Mars. With just 24 hours left for the UAE’s Hope Probe to reach Mars, the UAE Vice-President has posted an inspirational video and message. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, tweeted: «Tomorrow, we […]

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Coronavirus: UAE reports 3,093 new Covid-19 cases, 4,678 recoveries, 7 deaths

Over 26.8 million tests have been conducted across the country to date. The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Sunday reported 3,093 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 4,678 recoveries and 7 deaths. The new cases were detected through 192,241 additional tests. Over 26.8 million tests have been conducted across the country to […]

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