August 2021 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

August 15, 2021 no comments 110
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to President Arif Alvi of Pakistan on the occasion of his country's Independence Day, which is marked on 14th August. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President,...

August 15, 2021 no comments 151
Effective from Thursday, August 12, hotels can operate at full capacity UAE - Authorities in Dubai have increased operational capacity at hotels, restaurants and cafes and wedding and event halls. Effective from Thursday, August 12, hotels can operate at full capacity, according...

August 14, 2021 no comments 107
The UAE recorded the lowest COVID-19 infection on Friday since the beginning of 2021, with 1,215 cases. Earlier, the lowest reported cases since the spread of the pandemic was in December of the year 2020, with 944 cases. On Friday, the UAE Ministry of Health announced that it had...

August 14, 2021 no comments 90
Dubai, which contains the region's largest transhipment port at Jebel Ali, said in January that bilateral trade since September 2020 stood at $272mln DUBAI - Israel and the United Arab Emirates, which normalised relations a year ago, are looking to Dubai's Expo world fair in October to...

August 13, 2021 no comments 130
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre has announced that it has issued the Hijri calendar for the year 1443 AH, which began on Aug.10, 2021. The calendar is available at Al Jami’ Library. The package contains a printed calendar and a notebook. They provide crucial information on prayer...

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UAE Nationals form the backbone of Expo 2020 Volunteers’ young workforce, demonstrating the enthusiasm and pride of Emirati youth in sharing the country’s hospitality and culture with millions of visitors to the next World Expo. Emiratis make up 61 per cent of all 18 to 24-year-olds...

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Net profit spikes 35% year-on-year to $288mln in first half UAE - Aldar Properties on Wednesday reported its financial results for the first half of 2021, with second-quarter development sales at Dh2.35 billion, the highest-ever the developer has recorded for a three-month period....

August 12, 2021 no comments 106
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) said on Wednesday that it is expanding its COVID-19 home vaccination drive to include people of determination, Emiratis above 50 years and Dubai residents over 60. The DHA said it would begin administering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to eligible members...

August 12, 2021 no comments 95
The resort is in the final stages of development in the World Islands archipelago Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has announced an addition to its Middle East portfolio with Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort. The luxury brand operates nine hotels and resorts in the region,...

August 12, 2021 no comments 119
In May 2020, Zawya had reported that 70% of the project had been completed Emaar Malls, the developer of premium shopping mall and retail assets, said that its Dubai Hills Mall is expected to open in the first quarter of 2022. Launched in August 2017, the mall was originally...

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