July 2020 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

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Dubz has partnered with Mediclinic for the service with results available between 24-48 hours of testing DUBZ, dnata’s baggage technology and logistics company, has partnered with Mediclinic to offer Covid-19 testing bundled together with its home check-in services to travellers in...

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Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will start its operations with flights to Egypt, operating two Airbus A320 aircraft The UAE’s new low cost airline Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will begin operations on July 14, 2020, with direct flights to Egypt. The inaugural flight will take off from Abu Dhabi to...

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All properties monitored by the VPI saw monthly capital values decline by as high as 2% The residential capital values in Dubai for June registered a 12 per cent drop compared to the previous year, standing at 69.3 points, dipping 1.9 per cent monthly, continuing the same accelerated...

July 7, 2020 no comments 155
Tourists and visitors arriving in Dubai will get a special stamp on their passports After a three-month break, Dubai rolls out the red carpet for tourists starting today. On March 24, Dubai authorities closed the air space as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of Covid-19....

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Emergency relief estimated to be worth around $54 million Over 1,000 commercial tenants that employ 10,000 workers in Dubai, including small firms and entrepreneurs, will get another three to six months of rent-free period. His Highness Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, deputy...

July 6, 2020 no comments 195
The death toll in the UAE and Saudi Arabia has risen to 323 and 1,916 respectively UAE The Ministry of Health and Prevention reported 683 new infections and 440 recoveries on Sunday, July 5. The newly diagnosed cases were detected as a result of more than 47,000 tests conducted...

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Holiday home rates in Dubai is seeing signs of recovery and will pick up gradually The holiday homes sector is passing through a challenging phase in the wake of a dramatic fall in tourism numbers due to the coronavirus outbreak, however industry executives are confident of a quick...

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Customs officials at the Thiruvanathapuram international airport had foiled a gold smuggling attempt The UAE has condemned the misuse of diplomatic channels to smuggle gold to India and denied having any role after customs authorities in Kerala on Sunday seized 30kg of the precious...

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DUBAI – Dubai Sports Council held a medals ceremony for the winners of the Pocari Sweat 10K Run at its headquarters on Sunday with His Excellency Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, presenting them special-edition commemorative medals. Organised jointly by Dubai Sports...

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Dubai's tourism sector remains optimistic due to positive factors and indicators including the gradual reopening of borders Marking a turning point in the tourism sector's road to recovery, the world's sought-after destination for tourists is all set to welcome holiday-makers from July...

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