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Tag Archives: UAE

UK allows direct flights from Qatar, UAE

Representative image) LONDON – The United Kingdom has allowed direct flights from Qatar and the United Arab Emirates from June 8, But these flights must arrive at dedicated terminals at Heathrow and Birmingham airports, the British government said on its website. Different requirements may apply for arrivals into Scotland, Wales ...

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IPL to be completed in UAE later this year

IPL (Reuters) – The remaining matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which was suspended earlier this month, will be completed in the United Arab Emirates in September and October, the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) said on Saturday. The BCCI said in a statement that they had asked the International ...

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Sanjay Dutt receives UAE’s golden visa

BOLLYWOOD actor Sanjay Dutt on Wednesday thanked the UAE government for granting him the golden visa. Dutt took to his social media handles to share clicks of himself holding his passport with the golden visa. Sharing the photos, Dutt wrote, “Honoured to have received a golden visa for the UAE ...

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Israel, UAE agree visa-free travel for nationals: Netanyahu

DUBAI: Israel and the United Arab Emirates agreed on Monday to reciprocal visa-free travel, making Emirati citizens the first in the Arab world to not require Israeli entry permits. The deal was signed after the first-ever official delegation from the UAE landed in Israel for a day of talks following ...

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Adjusting to UAE heat biggest challenge for AB de Villiers

DUBAI: South African star AB de Villiers believes the biggest challenge for all teams in the upcoming Indian Premier League will be adjusting to the prevailing hot and humid conditions in the UAE. Most games will be played in the night but the conditions would still be challenging. “I am ...

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UAE-Israel agreement followed many years of discreet talks

DUBAI: Secret talks and quiet ties – that’s what paved the way for last week’s deal between the United Arab Emirates and Israel to normalize relations. Touted by President Donald Trump as a major Mideast breakthrough, the agreement was in fact the culmination of more than a decade of quiet ...

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UAE starts up Arab world’s first nuclear plant

DUBAI: The oil-rich United Arab Emirates on Saturday announced the startup of its Barakah nuclear power plant, scoring another first for the Arab world. The announcement, coinciding with the Muslim holiday of Eidul Azha, comes hot on the heels of the UAE’s launch of the Arab world’s first probe to Mars. “UAE ...

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UAE tells Turkey to keep out of Arab affairs

ABU DHABI: A United Arab Emirates official urged Turkey to stop interfering in Arab affairs, mockingly referring to the Ottoman empire which collapsed a century ago. The backlash came after Turkey condemned what it termed “malicious” actions by the UAE in Libya, where the two countries support opposing sides in ...

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Emirates airline to cut up to 9,000 jobs amid virus pandemic

DUBAI: Emirates airlines has cut a tenth of its workforce during the novel coronavirus pandemic in layoffs that could rise to 15 percent, or 9,000 jobs. This was announced by the airline’s president Tim Clark, according to a report. The Middle East’s largest carrier, which operates a fleet of 270 ...

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