July 2020 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

July 11, 2020 no comments 216
As the third safest nation in the world, the UAE enjoys a safety index score of 84.55 points The UAE secured the rare distinction as the world's only country with three of its cities ranked among the planet's top ten safest cities, according to a newly released global crime index....

July 11, 2020 no comments 174
Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as Petrobras is formally known, confirmed in a filing that Mubadala had submitted the best offer and was invited to negotiate Abu Dhabi's investment fund Mubadala Investment Co will enter into exclusive talks with Petrobras to purchase Brazil's second-largest...

July 10, 2020 no comments 185
The permission for UAE residents to return to the country has been initially granted for 15 days from July 12-26 UAE residents stranded in India will now be able to return to the country on the outbound leg of Vande Bharat flights from India operated from July 12-26. The Vande...

July 10, 2020 no comments 174
Sheikh Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi passed away in London Sheikh Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, passed away on Thursday in London, the Sharjah Ruler’s Court confirmed. A three-day mourning period has been announced in Sharjah, during which UAE flags will be...

July 10, 2020 no comments 152
The emirate's PMI headline reading rose to 50.0 in June, marking a notable improvement from the severe downturn Non-oil private sector businesses in Dubai saw a tentative rise in new work in June as the region relaxed restrictions to stop the spread of COVID-19, signaling an end to the...

July 10, 2020 no comments 167
More than 49,000 new Covid-19 tests have been carried out, the health ministry said. The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Thursday reported 532 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 1,288 recoveries. One new death was also reported. More than 49,000 new Covid-19...

July 8, 2020 no comments 219
Industry representatives praise authorities for their management of the pandemic, making it possible for the city to revive its tourism sector As Dubai rolled out the red carpet for tourists today, hotels across the city confirmed experiencing an increased level of engagement....

July 8, 2020 no comments 182
Dubai further strengthened its position as MENA's most transparent real estate market The UAE's real estate sector became more transparent as both Dubai and Abu Dhabi introduced fresh measures, improving their global ranking as well as maintaining their top regional position in the...

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He also called for the establishment of a specialised zone within Dubai dedicated to 3D printing entities A new 3D Printing Strategic Alliance, the first of its kind that creates a network of government bodies, academia and 3D printing companies from around the world, has been...

July 8, 2020 no comments 204
During the launch phase, customers in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah can book from over 70 services Amazon has launched its Amazon Home Services, a new marketplace for on-demand professional services, in the UAE on Tuesday. During the launch phase, customers in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and...

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