May 2022 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

May 31, 2022 no comments 171
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Monday announced that the emirate has relinquished its share in Zayed Housing Programme to the other emirates, noting that the Sharjah Housing Programme was covering the emirate’s needs as it...

May 31, 2022 no comments 191
The UAE on Monday strongly condemned the storming of Al Aqsa Mosque courtyard by extremist settlers under the protection of Israeli forces. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) reiterated its firm position on the need to provide full...

May 30, 2022 no comments 139
The Sharjah Police General Command, represented by the Traffic and Patrols Department, launched a traffic awareness campaign, entitled "Traffic Safety for Electric Bicycle Users," which lasted for a month, starting from the beginning of this May, as an embodiment of the vision of Sharjah Police...

May 30, 2022 no comments 246
Her Highness Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) and member of the Dubai Council, revealed that Dubai consolidated its status as a global cultural hub and investment destination, ranking first in Middle East and...

May 30, 2022 no comments 113
An Indian airline staff and a doctor saved the life of a passenger who suffered a cardiac arrest in midair. The Go First flight from Kannur to Dubai suddenly complained of chest pain and fell unconscious. Other passengers on the flight raised an alarm, prompting the staff to calm them...

May 27, 2022 no comments 211
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 395 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 906,236. The Ministry stressed in a statement on Thursday that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the...

May 26, 2022 no comments 145
The Sharjah Child Friendly Office (SCFO), an affiliate of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFO), has marked its first participation at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF 2022). The entity is showcasing its innovative strategies and programmes to strengthen the emirate’s status...

May 26, 2022 no comments 136
Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) has launched a new Mobile Visa Screening Clinic that can visit employees at workplaces across the UAE capital. The move aligns with the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company's continuous efforts to expand and improve access to visa screening...

May 26, 2022 no comments 177
On Wednesday, the World Health Organization issued a statement recommending interim guidance for countries to strengthen surveillance and investigation of monkeypox cases, contact tracing and treatment, to break chains of transmission and stop the outbreak. The World Health...

May 24, 2022 no comments 165
Ensuring that our educational systems adapt to this new world of tomorrow, defined by its own set of jobs, opportunities, and uncertainties, will empower future generations and reinforce our economy further, the managing director of DIAC said As the ongoing digital revolution, further...

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