August 2023 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

August 28, 2023 no comments 373
The strategy will develop the legislative and regulatory environment that supports and enables women’s quality of life Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak (The Mother of the Nation) has launched the National Strategy for Empowerment of Emirati Women in the UAE for 2023-2031, on the occasion of...

August 26, 2023 no comments 319
The central bank’s statistics showed these savings deposits increased by 5.8 per cent on a monthly basis Banks in the UAE held savings deposits to the tune of Dhs268.6bn by the end of June 2023, according to the latest statistics released by the Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE). This...

August 25, 2023 no comments 360
You can now enjoy free rides from La Mer to Al Sufouh via Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority's (RTA) new Electric Buses with various stops in between, which include popular tourist spots like the Burj Al Arab, and Wild Wadi. Picture used for illustrative purposes. Dubai: You can now...

August 25, 2023 no comments 326
The 34-match tournament will be held in stadiums in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah from January 19 to February 18, 2024 UAE cricket fans can rejoice. Season 2 of the DP World ILT20, the UAE’s biggest T20 cricket league and the second most watched league in India, will be played between...

August 24, 2023 no comments 328
The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department will oversee the emirate's penal and correctional institutions from January 1, 2024 At the beginning of next year, there will be a change of prison management in the UAE capital. The President of the UAE, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nayhan, as...

August 24, 2023 no comments 378
The heads of the BRICS countries adopted the Johannesburg Declaration on the results of the 15th summit, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said. Following the summit, the members of the organization agreed on a list of countries that will be invited to the club. Argentina, Egypt, Ethiopia,...

August 24, 2023 no comments 368
The 23rd edition of the Dubai Marathon will be held on Sunday, January 7, 2024 The 23rd edition of the Dubai Marathon will be held on Sunday, January 7, 2024. Sanctioned by the Dubai Sports Council, the marathon will start and finish on Umm Suqeim Road with three races – the 4km...

August 24, 2023 no comments 291
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, congratulated India on the successful landing on the moon on Wedesday. India on Wednesday made history as it became the first country in the world to land a spacecraft...

August 24, 2023 no comments 319
Saudi Arabia was the top destination for members’ exports in H1 2023, with the total value recording year-over-year growth of more than 15 per cent Dubai Chamber of Commerce has revealed that the GCC was the top export and re-export market destination for its members globally during H1...

August 24, 2023 no comments 277
From June to August, the airline operated nearly 50,000 flights to and from 140 cities, carrying over 14 million passengers Emirates marked one of its busiest summers travel seasons, carrying over 14 million passengers with average seat load factors exceeding 80 per cent across its...

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