Coronavirus: Four new rapid COVID-19 testing centres open for Dh50 tests
by Samihah Zaman, Staff Reporter on August 9, 2020 at 5:24 pm
Abu Dhabi: Four new rapid COVID-19 testing facilities have been opened up across the UAE to facilitate entry into Abu Dhabi emirate. The new centres – two in Dubai, and one each in Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah – offer laser-based DPI screenings, similar to the first tent set up in […]
Top stories of the Evening
by Gulf News on August 9, 2020 at 4:00 pm
UAE: How to check your visa application statusPassengers seen arriving at Terminal 3, Dubai International Airport as Dubai reopens International travel for tourists and residents. 8th July 2020. Photo: Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf NewsRead moreUAE: How to cancel your residence, employment […]
Abu Dhabi Police warn job-seekers against fake employment offers
by Sami Zaatari, Staff Reporter on August 9, 2020 at 1:37 pm
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Police called on job-seekers to be on the guard against fake employment schemes that are usually offered online through fraudulent websites or through phone scams. According to Abu Dhabi Police, the fraudsters are in many cases professional criminals who try to exploit […]
6 future possibilities: UAE, UN report explores opportunities for the next 25 years
by Gulf News Report on August 9, 2020 at 11:33 am
DUBAI / NEW YORK: The Government of United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United Nations Initiative to commemorate its 75th anniversary launched the “Future Possibilities Report 2020”, presenting six transformational trends that can add up to $30 trillion to the global economy by […]
Fire breaks out in Abu Dhabi
by Sami Zaatari, Staff Reporter on August 9, 2020 at 11:28 am
Abu Dhabi: A video posted over social media has shown a fire breaking out in a residential area of Abu Dhabi, with large plumes of black smoke visible. No word yet has been given on the cause of the fire or any injuries from official sources. Emergency sirens could be heard in the background making […]
Motorist caught speeding in Sharjah at 278km/hr
by Aghaddir Ali, Senior Reporter on August 9, 2020 at 11:09 am
Sharjah: A traffic radar in Sharjah has caught a motorist speeding at 278km/hr, police told Gulf News. Captain Saud Al Shaiba, Director of Traffic Awareness and Traffic Media Branch, said the speeding violation caught by the radar was the highest speed detected in the emirate since the beginning of […]
Dubai shuts down eight shisha cafes over violations related to COVID-19 measures
by Faisal Masudi on August 9, 2020 at 10:35 am
Dubai: Dubai Municipality has closed eight shisha cafes and fined 133 of them for violations, mostly related to not following COVID-19 precautionary measures. Violations since July 18 – when shisha cafes were allowed to reopen – included the use of expired honeyed tobacco products and […]
DEWA introduces blockchain ecosystem for owners of electric vehicles
by Anjana Kumar, Staff Reporter on August 9, 2020 at 10:13 am
Dubai: UAE residents who own electric vehicles can now use blockchain eco-system introduced by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) to obtain transactions including EV Green Charger registration, charging, billing and settlement on a trusted blockchain eco-system. According to DEWA, the […]
Dubai-Kerala Air India Express crash: Local Karipur grocer first to reach site, rescued six passengers from the ill-fated plane
by Suchitra Bajpai Chaudhary, Senior Reporter on August 9, 2020 at 10:02 am
Dubai: Even as the ill-fated Flight IX1344 from Dubai to Kozhikode skidded off the runway and broke into two at Karipur Airport last Friday, a young grocer staying close-by, who watched the horrifying accident, was the first person to reach the site. He personally rescued six people, […]
UAE announces 225 new coronavirus cases, 323 recoveries and 1 death
by Tawfiq Nasrallah on August 9, 2020 at 10:01 am
Abu Dhabi: The UAE’s total coronavirus infections have climbed to 62,525 after the country recorded another 225 new cases in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Sunday. One new fatality from the deadly virus has been also confirmed, taking the country’s […]
Air India Express crash: Families grieve children’s deaths
on August 9, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Relatives and friends of bereaved families spoke of the unbearable grief the accident had inflicted.
School heads in UAE confident ‘secure bubbles’ on campus will help fight virus spread
on August 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Secure bubbles are where students will study and work only with members of the same group all throughout their classes.
Combating coronavirus: Covid-19 test, 96-hour visa must for sailors to enter UAE
on August 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Seafarers would need to obtain a 96-hour entry visa and undertake Covid-19 tests to enter the country.
Four new Dh50 Covid-19 test centres open in UAE
on August 9, 2020 at 5:12 pm
One of the centres will open in Fujairah and one in Ras Al Khaimah.
Man loses eldest son a month before retiring from Dubai
on August 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm
An HR professional at a private firm in Dubai, the bereaved father said five members of his family were on the ill-fated plane.
UAE to launch a navigation satellite next year
on August 9, 2020 at 4:30 pm
Navigation satellites offer positioning signals for navigation functions in car navigation systems and smartphones.
Sanitisers can explode and cause car fire, warn civil defence officials in UAE
on August 9, 2020 at 4:15 pm
Sanitisers contain alcohol components that are flammable and shouldn’t be left inside cars.
Video: Fire in Abu Dhabi building put out, residents evacuated
on August 9, 2020 at 3:44 pm
The fire is believed to have started from the restaurant on the ground floor and spread upwards.
GCC seeks extension of Iran arms embargo
on August 9, 2020 at 2:38 pm
The embargo is currently set to end on October 18 under Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, which Washington quit in 2018.
Travellers from Lebanon welcomed with roses in Dubai
on August 9, 2020 at 2:22 pm
The touching gesture moved a number of travellers to tears, with some giving salutes to the officers at Dubai International Airport.
At least 29 killed in monsoon-triggered India landslide
on August 9, 2020 at 10:33 am
At least 29 bodies have been recovered after a massive landslide triggered by monsoon rains swept away dozens of tea estate workers in southwestern India, police said Sunday.The landslide in Idukki
Coronavirus: UAE detects 225 new COVID-19 cases, 323 recoveries
on August 9, 2020 at 10:13 am
The UAE detects 225 new cases of the novel coronavirus after conducting over 60,000 tests, which brings the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 62,525. -Developing
5.1 magnitude earthquake rocks western Iran: State TV
on August 9, 2020 at 10:08 am
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 struck the province of Kermanshah in western Iran on Sunday, Iranian state TV reported.It gave no immediate information on possible casualties or damage from the quake,
Lebanese President Aoun says international investigation ‘waste of time’
on August 9, 2020 at 9:46 am
Lebanese President Michel Aoun says that an international investigation into the Beirut port explosion is a “waste of time,” Al Arabiya reported.“The goal of calls for an international investigation
Trump official lands in Taiwan for first high-level US visit since 1979
on August 9, 2020 at 9:02 am
A senior member of US President Donald Trump’s administration landed in Taiwan on Sunday, the highest-level US visit to the island since Washington switched diplomatic recognition to Beijing in 1979.A
Lebanon’s information minister submits her resignation following Beirut explosion
on August 9, 2020 at 8:38 am
Lebanon’s Minister of Information Manal Abdel Samad submitted her resignation on Sunday following the deadly Beirut explosion and public outcry over the government’s response to the disaster.“After
Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch urges govt to resign, calls for early elections
on August 9, 2020 at 8:00 am
Lebanon’s Christian Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros al-Rai called on the cabinet on Sunday to resign if it cannot “change the way it governs” the country and help it to recover from Tuesday’s
Afghan assembly approves release of about 400 Taliban prisoners
on August 9, 2020 at 7:42 am
Thousands of prominent Afghans on Sunday approved the release of about 400 Taliban prisoners, including many involved in attacks that killed scores of Afghans and foreigners.The resolution
Beirut explosion leaves 43-meter deep crater: Security official
on August 9, 2020 at 7:27 am
The huge chemical explosion that hit Beirut’s port, devastating large parts of the Lebanese capital and claiming over 150 lives, left a 43-meter (141 foot) deep crater, a security official said Sunday
Two US senators introduce legislation on Arab anti-normalization policies with Israel
on August 9, 2020 at 7:18 am
Two United States senators have introduced legislation on Thursday that would require the State Department to provide an accounting of countries that punish individuals for engaging with
Khalifa University Launches ‘2020 Community Webinar Series’ for Development of Personal and Professional Skills
by WAM on August 9, 2020 at 9:10 am
Khalifa University of Science and Technology Saturday announced the launch of Khalifa University 2020 Community Webinar More…
Dubai Design District launches d3 Architecture Festival 2020
by WAM on August 9, 2020 at 7:56 am
Dubai Design District, d3, today launched the inaugural d3 Architecture Festival in partnership with the Royal More…
UAE aid plane carrying 40 tonnes of relief material arrives in Beirut in support of victims of massive blast
by WAM on August 9, 2020 at 7:54 am
A UAE plane carrying 40 metric tonnes of critical medical and food supplies as well as nutritional supplements for kids More…
Relief efforts for Air India Express flight survivors
by WAM on August 9, 2020 at 7:50 am
Resources and personnel of the state and central governments in India were deployed in full force Saturday to assist More…
UAE reunites Yemeni Jewish family after 15 years of separation
by WAM on August 9, 2020 at 6:41 am
A Yemeni family were reunited in the UAE after enduring 15 years of separation. The family, who are Jewish, were able More…
Over 5 million people used UAE Government official portal in H1 2020
by WAM on August 6, 2020 at 9:24 am
The official portal of the UAE government (U.AE) has seen a steady increase in the number of its visitors, achieving an More…
Al Ain Zoo reopens tomorrow with safety in mind
by WAM on August 6, 2020 at 9:23 am
With the Al Ain Zoo ready to reopen for visitors from tomorrow, the officials have announced that it will be open from More…
Under Mohamed bin Zayed’s directives, UAE to rush urgent humanitarian assistance to explosion-affected people in Lebanon
by WAM on August 6, 2020 at 9:21 am
Under the directives by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme More…
Hamdan bin Mohammed reviews KHDA’s preparations for the new school year
by WAM on August 6, 2020 at 9:01 am
H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince, and Chairman of The Executive Council of More…
Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak applauds graduates at 2020 virtual commencement ceremony
by WAM on August 6, 2020 at 8:58 am
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, President of the More…
السيطرة على حريق في مطعم بابوظبي
by متابعة موقع الإمارات اليوم on August 9, 2020 at 2:40 pm
سيطرت فرق التدخل السريع بمديرية الطوارئ […]
طقس الغد صحو إلى غائم جزئياً
by أبوظبي – وام on August 9, 2020 at 2:07 pm
توقع المركز الوطني للأرصاد أن يكون الطقس غدا صحوا […]
7000 طالب يؤدون “إمسات” غدا
by دبي – الإمارات اليوم on August 9, 2020 at 2:02 pm
يبدأ غدا تطبيق اختبار الإمارات القياسي (امسات) […]
“التربية” توضح حقيقة توجيهها استبدال الحقائب المدرسية بأكياس بلاستيك
by أمين الجمال – دبي on August 9, 2020 at 1:16 pm
أكدت وزارة التربية والتعليم عدم صحة ما تداوله […]
نظام جديد لرعاية بديلة لأطفال معلومي الأم مجهولي الأب
by دبي- الإمارات اليوم on August 9, 2020 at 1:05 pm
كشفت هيئة تنمية المجتمع في دبي عن استحداث نظام […]
جولة جديدة من «المبرمج الإماراتي» بمشاركة 860 طالباً
by أبوظبي – الإمارات اليوم on August 9, 2020 at 12:58 pm
أعلن صندوق الوطن عن جولة جديدة من مبادرة «المبرمج […]
خادمة تعاقب مخدومتها لعدم سداد مستحقاتها بطريقة قاسية
by محمد فودة-دبي on August 9, 2020 at 12:48 pm
عاقبت خادمة آسيوية مخدومتها بسرقة جميع […]
“الحب” وراء جريمة خطف امرأة في دبي
by محمد فودة-دبي on August 9, 2020 at 12:19 pm
باشرت محكمة الجنايات في دبي محاكمة خمسة آسيويين […]
توفير فحص «كورونا» السريع في دبي ورأس الخيمة والفجيرة لتسهيل دخول أبوظبي
by عمرو بيومي ووجيه السباعي – أبوظبي ودبي on August 9, 2020 at 11:57 am
بدأت شركة أبوظبي للخدمات الصحية «صحة» توفير خدمة […]
ضحية سرقة بالإكراه يتعرف على لص في دبي رغم “كمامة كورونا”
by محمد فودة-دبي on August 9, 2020 at 11:55 am
استطاع مستثمر آسيوي التعرف على رجل أفريقي اعتدى […]
Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways reaches out to Beirut
by Derek Issacs on August 9, 2020 at 7:51 am
Helping Beirutis and those affected… Read More » The post Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways reaches out to Beirut appeared first on Abu Dhabi World Online.
Abu Dhabi art competition launches for kids to young adults
by Derek Issacs on August 9, 2020 at 5:23 am
Registration deadline 24th August… Read More » The post Abu Dhabi art competition launches for kids to young adults appeared first on Abu Dhabi World Online.
UAE’s Mars Mission commemorated by new stamp
by Derek Issacs on August 4, 2020 at 4:40 am
They will become collector’s items… Read More » The post UAE’s Mars Mission commemorated by new stamp appeared first on Abu Dhabi World Online.
Emirates Palace reopens two restaurants
by Derek Issacs on August 3, 2020 at 10:02 am
We’ve been waiting for these two… Read More » The post Emirates Palace reopens two restaurants appeared first on Abu Dhabi World Online.
4 staycations that showcase the UAE’s fascinating heritage
by Derek Issacs on August 3, 2020 at 9:00 am
Offer lasts until the end of September 2020 Read More » The post 4 staycations that showcase the UAE’s fascinating heritage appeared first on Abu Dhabi World Online.
Here’s Yas Island firework show… just in case you missed it!
by Derek Issacs on August 3, 2020 at 4:56 am
These were spectacular… Read More » The post Here’s Yas Island firework show… just in case you missed it! appeared first on Abu Dhabi World Online.
Yas Waterworld is ready to reopen
by Derek Issacs on August 2, 2020 at 2:34 pm
Mondays and Thursdays are women-only days… Read More » The post Yas Waterworld is ready to reopen appeared first on Abu Dhabi World Online.
5 cooking trends that were a hit during lockdown
by Derek Issacs on August 2, 2020 at 9:24 am
These are great for Eid… Read More » The post 5 cooking trends that were a hit during lockdown appeared first on Abu Dhabi World Online.
Is this the best beach staycay in Abu Dhabi city?
by Derek Issacs on August 2, 2020 at 3:42 am
Beach goers will love this… Read More » The post Is this the best beach staycay in Abu Dhabi city? appeared first on Abu Dhabi World Online.
Here’s Abu Dhabi in all its photogenic glory
by Derek Issacs on August 2, 2020 at 3:06 am
These will make you love the capital even more… Read More » The post Here’s Abu Dhabi in all its photogenic glory appeared first on Abu Dhabi World Online.