June 2021 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

June 30, 2021 no comments 201
The UAE has announced a slight increase in fuel prices during the month of July, according to the new petrol and diesel prices announced on Tuesday by the UAE fuel price committee. Super 98 petrol will now cost Dhs2.47 per litre, up from Dhs2.38 in June, while Special 95 will cost...

June 30, 2021 no comments 135
Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways on Tuesday announced that all Etihad flights from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka remain suspended until July 21. It said that this has been done due to the ongoing restrictions because of pandemic. Etihad Airways says its contact...

June 30, 2021 no comments 106
Revenues to grow 12% on higher oil prices and taxes, says Emirates NBD Dubai’s biggest lender Emirates NBD expects the UAE’s GDP to grow at 1.5 percent this year, with the non-oil sector growing at 3.5 percent, slightly lower than the UAE central bank’s forecast of 4 percent. In a...

June 29, 2021 no comments 156
The decision is in line with the emirate’s strategy to combat the Covid-19 pandemic ABU DHABI: After vaccinating more than 93% of target groups in the emirate and enhancing precautionary measures to preserve public health, Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee approves...

June 28, 2021 no comments 137
Government and private firms in the UAE can unite together to identify future opportunities, create innovative solutions to future challenges DUBAI: The Government Development and the Future Office of the UAE Government has launched 'Future Partnerships', a unique initiative, and the...

June 28, 2021 no comments 151
With more than 20,000 people tested, the results showed a high degree of effectivenes ABU DHABI: The Department of Health - Abu Dhabi has approved the use of EDE scanners to detect Covid-19 infections, after studying the results of the pilot trial conducted at various locations in the...

June 26, 2021 no comments 188
Under the supervision of the UAE Space Agency, a research team from Khalifa University of Science and Technology developed a new gyroscope with a precise electromechanical system and a magnetometer. The aim of the new device is to create a system capable of controlling the trajectory...

June 26, 2021 no comments 132
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced on Friday that it conducted 293,212 additional COVID-19 tests and detected 2,223 new coronavirus cases. The new cases bring the total number of infections in the UAE to 622,532. The Ministry statement said all infected...

June 26, 2021 no comments 156
Iraq is targeting 20 to 25% of energy coming from renewable sources, rather than fossil fuels, equivalent to 10 to 12 GW ABU DHABI - Masdar, a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company and one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, announced that it has signed a strategic...

June 25, 2021 no comments 160
According to the DLD weekly report, 98 plots were sold for $185.91mln, 1,336 apartments and villas were sold for $705mln DUBAI - Dubai Land Department (DLD) reported a total of 1,982 real estate and properties transactions with a gross value of 7.7 billion during the week ending 24th...

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