July 2020 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

July 5, 2020 no comments 719
GlobalData slashes construction output growth forecast for the region for 2020 to -2.4% Total construction output in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is expected to witness a big slump for the rest of the year and the sector is expected to face headwinds in 2021 with a...

July 4, 2020 no comments 392
They are required to get a Covid-negative result before traveling ABU DHABI - The United Arab Emirates, represented by the National Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Management Authority, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Federal Authority for Identity...

July 4, 2020 no comments 785
New law lists operational guidelines and penalties for violations UAE - A new law to regulate drone activity in Dubai has been announced on Saturday. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, issued law No....

July 3, 2020 no comments 356
The Expo run from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022 UAE - Terminus Technologies, a China-based leader in smart technologies such as artificial intelligence and robotics, has been named the Expo 2020 Dubai's latest Premier Partner and has signed a long-term lease at District 2020 as...

July 3, 2020 no comments 286
The total number of infections in UAE and Saudi Arabia stands at 49,469 and 197,608 respectively The UAE reported 400 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, July 2. A total of 49,469 cases of the virus have now been detected in the country. The latest infections followed 56,000 tests...

July 3, 2020 no comments 243
A few beaches and parks will reopen in the first phase starting July 3, with occupancy capped at 40 per cent of the total visitor capacity Abu Dhabi’s Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) has said that a few beaches and parks will reopen across the emirate beginning Friday,...

July 3, 2020 no comments 255
Dubai-based carrier is operating a limited numbers of flights on a reduced network DUBAI: Emirates, one of the world's biggest long-haul airlines, has processed close to 650,000 refunds over the past two months, refunding over 1.9 billion dirhams ($517 million), it said on Thursday....

July 2, 2020 no comments 271
Representatives from Spanish clubs among 169 people who took part in the webinar that discussed “Football Clubs’ Strategy for Recovery Post COVID-19” DUBAI -- Maite Ventura, LaLiga’s Managing Director for the Middle East and North Africa, is confident football will return resilient and...

July 2, 2020 no comments 284
The Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence is the world’s first graduate-level, research-based AI university The Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) has signed an MoU with the California-based Virgin Hyperloop to collaborate on research and...

July 2, 2020 no comments 206
The planemaker and the US Federal Aviation Administration began a series of flights this week to test whether the revamped aircraft is safe to resume operations The United Arab Emirates is expected to approve the return of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max soon after the US Federal Aviation...

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