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UAE sends additional medical aid to Iran in fight against COVID-19

ABU DHABI, 27th June, 2020 (WAM) — The UAE sent an aid plane carrying 16 metric tons of urgent medical supplies to Iran to bolster the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. This aid will assist approximately 16,000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus. This aid plane is the fourth to be sent by the ...

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Netanyahu announces anti-coronavirus cooperation between Israel, UAE

Israel and the United Arab Emirates said June 25 that private companies from both countries will cooperate on developing technologies to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu broke the news, tweeting, ‘’Today the health ministers of the United Arab Emirates and Israel will announce cooperation in fighting the coronavirus. This cooperation will be expressed in research and development [and] technology in areas ...

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Higher capacity allowed at UAE restaurants

São Paulo – The government of the United Arab Emirates has authorized commercial centers and restaurants to work at 60% capacity, which comes as a relief in the wake of restrictions in place over the past few weeks. The authorization came from the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHaP) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA). Prevention ...

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COVID-19 impact: A bumpy ride ahead for UAE banks as risks begin to filter into earnings

Despite the overall negative outlook, analysts expect some of the banking sector stocks to perform well due to attractive dividends, pandemic getting under control the country, economy opening up and the steepening of US yield curve. According to a recent Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA) research note, the UAE banks continue to face pronounced risks, underpinned by a confluence ...

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Leading Gulf aircraft supplier showcases resilience of UAE industry

ABU DHABI –Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan toured Friday Strata, an Abu Dhabi-based major supplier of aircraft parts, where he met with the “young” workforce there, hailing Emirati efforts to tap into  a new generation of talent. “During a visit to Strata, I met young and talented individuals who are contributing to global excellence in the aerospace sector,” said ...

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COVID-19: UAE releases coronavirus guidelines for hotels

A new set of coronavirus guidelines for hotels across the UAE has been released by the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority. The guidelines, released late Thursday, require all employees to be tested for COVID-19 before reopening, and to be re-tested every 15 days. Hotels are expected to provide an infrared thermometer and thermal camera, with employee temperatures to ...

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Sisi: Egypt supports UAE in face of attempts to destabilise the Gulf

Egypt will support the UAE and other Arabian Gulf states to prevent attempts to destabilise the region, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said on Sunday, following the attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week. The Egyptian leader’s comments came during a meeting with UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed in Cairo. ...

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UAE celebrates Hamdan, Maktoum, Ahmad weddings

All eyes were on Dubai World Trade Centre on Thursday afternoon as the country celebrated the wedding reception of the three sons of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, from 4pm. Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the ...

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UAE to present findings to UN on tanker attacks

The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Norway will on Thursday present their findings to the United Nations Security Council after a probe into the May 12 attacks on oil assets off the Emirati coast. During an informal meeting at the UAE mission to the UN, Security Council ambassadors will be briefed on evidence uncovered during the investigation, diplomats quoted by AFP news agency said. UAE-owned channel ...

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UAE promotes sustainable fashion

The UAE’s ever-vibrant multicultural society offers a great deal of inspiration to the fashion industry which is now promoting sustainable fashion. Industry stalwarts are conscious and support the initiative of sustainable fashion not only locally but also on global level, as it helps living in the healthy society. Recently, Jessica Minh Anh, a producer of the world’s most innovative catwalks, ...

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