April 2021 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

April 30, 2021 no comments 187
An outstanding piece of UAE flag made with mosaic, and measuring 498-square-metre has been added to the Guinness World Records. The UAE flag was the result of an initiative by Nefsy – an e-commerce company – during the celebrations to mark the UAE's 49th National Day last year. This...

April 30, 2021 no comments 153
Fuel prices in the UAE rose slightly by no more than 0.4 per cent or 1 fils for May over April prices, while diesel prices dropped by 2.2 per cent or five fils, according to suppliers. The price of Super 98 rose by 0.4 per cent for May to Dhs2.30 per litre including VAT, up from Dhs2.29 in...

April 30, 2021 no comments 197
Firm now authorised to run a multilateral trading facility for virtual assets in ADGM Dubai-based crypto currency platform BitOasis has secured new regulatory approvals that will enable it to start operations at the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM). In a statement on Thursday, the...

April 29, 2021 no comments 255
National Corporation for Tourism & Hotels expects conditions in the industry to improve in the near term The ongoing restrictions on travel in the region and around the world continue to weigh on the hospitality business, the UAE’s National Corporation for Tourism & Hotels...

April 29, 2021 no comments 296
Three countries recorded biggest traffic during first three month of 2021 India has retained its position as the biggest outbound market for airlines operating in Dubai, with passenger traffic for the first quarter of the year reaching more than 1.3 million, Dubai International said on...

April 29, 2021 no comments 121
Lender's net profit reached $232mln in first quarter of 2021 Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), the largest Islamic lender in the UAE, will continue to run its business with extreme prudence this year, as the “headwinds” of the pandemic remain, its top official said. The bank, which has...

April 27, 2021 no comments 286
Airline, healthcare authority integrate systems for faster boarding times UAE-based passengers flying with Emirates can now board their flights without the need for presenting a physical COVID-19 certificate. The airline and the Dubai Health Authority announced on Sunday that they...

April 27, 2021 no comments 196
The deal, if finalised, would be among the most significant developments since Israel and the United Arab Emirates agreed to normalise ties last year JERUSALEM - Delek Drilling said on Monday it has signed a non-binding deal to sell its stake in the east Mediterranean natural gas field...

April 26, 2021 no comments 180
Based on astronomer’s forecast, residents are expected to have long breaks during both Eids UAE residents will celebrate the first-day of Eid Al Fitr from Thursday, May 13, said Ibrahim Al Jarwan, Member of the Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Sciences. Al Jarwan told UAE Barq...

April 26, 2021 no comments 207
The chamber says the growth is a long-term trend, not a COVID-19-led rebound, and that there is untapped export potential of $545mln Dubai’s exports to Latin America have seen a 69 percent leap, with Brazil and Mexico taking the largest market shares, according to Dubai Chamber of...

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