Starting May 17, wedding parties can be held in Dubai, with the attendance capped at 100 if the ceremony is held at hotels or other venues.
Starting today, fully vaccinated individuals can enjoy a host of activities and events in Dubai.
The UAE's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and the US Secretary of State have reviewed the current situation in the Middle East and means for easing tension.
Dubai is offering free entry to its museums on Tuesday, May 18.
As many as 179 beggars were arrested in Abu Dhabi during the holy month of Ramadan.
Another 38,706 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
An attempt to smuggle over 51,000 narcotics pills and more than 115 kg of other illegal substances has been foiled in Sharjah.
The UAE confirmed 1,229 new cases of COVID-19 from 141,947 tests on Monday.
The UAE has strongly condemned the storming of the Al-Aqsa mosque and the displacement of Palestinian families from the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.
Another 2,406 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
The UAE confirmed 1,251 new cases of COVID-19 from 103,918 tests on Sunday.
Decisions taken by the Dubai Government since the COVID-19 outbreak began last year have significantly helped reduce the pandemic's impact on vital sectors.
As many as 458 beggars were arrested in Dubai during the month of Ramadan, including 23 during the Eid holidays.
Authorities in Abu Dhabi are continuing COVID-19 screenings in Khalifa City area.
Taxis in Abu Dhabi will start accepting cashless fare payments from customers from today.
The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has launched the first phase of its vaccination programme for refugees in Jordan and Iraq.
The UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has temporarily suspended flights to Tel Aviv, in response to the ongoing conflict in Israel.
The UAE has strongly condemned an explosion that targeted a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, which left 12 people dead.
2,683 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
The UAE announced 1,321 new cases of COVID-19 from 161,182 tests on Saturday.
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has expressed the UAE's grave concern over the escalating violence in Israel and Palestine and offered condolences to all victims of the recent fighting.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President & Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai visited His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi & Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces in Abu Dhabi.
Etihad Airways and Emirates have announced the suspension of its flights to Manila, following the decision of the Philippines government to restrict entry to "all travellers from Oman and the UAE".
The UAE has announced 1,452 new cases of COVID-19 from 186,370 tests.
As many as 23,115 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
Starting May 18, fully vaccinated citizens and residents of the UAE can enjoy quarantine-free travel to Greece.
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Bill Gates have discussed ways to enhance cooperation to step up response to COVID-19, particularly in poor communities.
The UAE has approved the emergency use of the Pfizer- BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged between 12 and 15 years.
The UAE has announced 1,512 new cases of COVID-19 from 212,212 tests.
As many as 55,611 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
Healthcare workers in Abu Dhabi’s public and private hospitals will be treated to special breakfast meals during Eid Al Fitr.
Starting May 13, UAE citizens and residents will not need to quarantine on arrival at Seychelles when they present their vaccination certificates.
The UAE and Serbia have adopted a safe travel corridor for vaccinated travellers to come into effect on May 15.
A total of 24 beggars and illegal street vendors have been arrested in Dubai’s Al Raffa area.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, performed Eid al Fitr prayers this morning alongside worshipers at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.
SEHA has announced Eid al Fitr timings for its facilities.
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre has announced that Eid Al Fitr prayers will be performed at 8:00 am on Thursday, Shawwal 1 [May 13].
The 31st emergency meeting of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union to discuss the situation in Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque began on Wednesday.
SEHA has started offering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine shots in Dubai and Ajman.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has received greetings on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr from Kings, Presidents and Emirs of Arab and Islamic countries.
Authorities in Abu Dhabi have been holding regular COVID-19 screenings for those living in Al Ain industrial area as part of efforts to protect the community from COVID-19.
The first images of the atomic hydrogen surrounding Mars have been released.
The UAE has announced 1,508 new cases of COVID-19 from 210,362 tests.
As many as 93,610 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
The UAE will be hosting a virtual emergency meeting to discuss the situation in Jerusalem and Al Aqsa Mosque.
Abu Dhabi’s Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee has approved a list of COVID-19 preventive and precautionary measures for Eid Al Fitr.
The UAE’s National Ambulance has raised emergency preparedness for the Eid al-Fitr holiday in the Northern Emirates.
The UAE has condemned a school shooting incident which took place in Kazan, the capital of the Russian Republic of Tatarstan.
The UAE has sent 30 metric tonnes of food supplies to Saint Vincent.
The first day of Eid Al Fitr will be marked in the UAE on Thursday, May 13.
The UAE's Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has listed seven categories of people exempt from having the COVID-19 vaccine.
As many as 86,996 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
The UAE has announced 1,614 new cases of COVID-19 from 177,688 tests.
Dubai's Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department (IACAD) has clarified the guidelines for performing Eid Al Fitr prayers in the emirate.
Dubai Police are reminding the public to comply with safety and security regulations as well as COVID-19 protocols during the Eid holidays.
The traditional Eid Al Fitr cannon has been set up across five locations in Dubai.
Those caught hosting parties in Abu Dhabi will be slapped with a fine of AED 10,000 and AED 5,000 handed out to those attending it.
The Eid Al Fitr prayer will be held in approved mosques and Eid Musallas in the UAE with the duration limited to 15 minutes, including the Khutbah (sermon).
The UAE has started the process of gaining global approval for its locally-made COVID-19 vaccine called 'Hayat-Vax'.
The UAE has sent 37 metric tonnes of food supplies to Afghanistan, as part of its initiatives to help disadvantaged communities during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
The Dubai Police have called for volunteers to ride along with their mounted unit to help raise awareness in the fight against COVID-19.
The UAE and Bahrain have set up a quarantine-free travel corridor for citizens and residents who are vaccinated against COVID-19.
Another 40,414 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
Dubai Police have warned of strict action against those flouting COVID-19 rules during the Eid Al Fitr break.
All those working in the UAE federal government will have to return to their offices from next week.
All travellers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka will be barred from entering the UAE.
Cleaning and sanitisation operations are being stepped up in Dubai in preparation for Eid Al Fitr.
The UAE announced 1,507 new cases of COVID-19 from 142,603 tests on Monday.
Students in Ajman’s private schools have been given the all-clear to return to their classrooms.
Housing loans and repayment waivers worth AED 2.21 billion have been announced for more than 1,600 Emiratis in Abu Dhabi.
One of the UK’s most wanted criminals has been arrested by Dubai Police.
Parking will be free across most public spaces in Dubai during the Eid Al Fitr holidays.
Dubai Health Authority's (DHA) COVID-19 vaccination centres will be closed for three days during the Eid Al Fitr break.
Surface parking bays in Abu Dhabi will be free to use during the Eid Al Fitr holidays.
Another 19,045 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
The UK's decision to keep the UAE on the 'red list', despite the country carrying out extensive COVID-19 vaccination drives and rapid testing systems is disappointing.
Emirates Airline is stepping up efforts to help India in its fight against COVID-19, offering to fly medical supplies to nine cities free of charge from this week.
The UAE has expressed its deep concern over the violence in occupied East Jerusalem.
As many as 5,067 violations of COVID-19 precautionary measures were registered in Abu Dhabi over the past week.
The World Health Organization announced on Friday it had approved a COVID-19 vaccine from China's state-owned drugmaker Sinopharm for emergency use.
Senegal and Sierra Leone are the latest countries to benefit from the UAE's food aid campaigns during the holy month of Ramadan.
More than 11 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE so far.
The loop, leading to Emirates Road, in the direction of Sharjah, around Al Ruwayyah Interchange will be closed this weekend.
The UAE sent a plane carrying 50 metric tonnes of food supplies to Bangladesh on Thursday as part of its initiatives during the holy month of Ramadan.
More than 10.9 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE so far.
Organisers of Expo 2020 Dubai are confident about hosting the event in October despite the challenges posed by the pandemic.
The UAE has confirmed 1,724 new cases of COVID-19 from 196,777 tests.
The Dubai Press Club (DPC) concluded the sixth edition of the Emirati Media Forum (EMF) with a call for urgently developing an integrated media strategy that can enhance the sector’s ability to keep pace with the UAE’s achievements and ambitions.
Medlab Middle East in partnership with Frost and Sullivan, has revealed a 14 per cent growth in demand for COVID-19 testing.
A fog warning has been issued by Abu Dhabi Police and motorists are being advised to take care on the roads due to the reduced visibility.
Updated pandemic precautionary rules for all tour guides working for tourism, hotels, operators and desert camps have been issued by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces held talks with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince on Wednesday.
A total of 1,422,704 fresh meals have been delivered to beneficiaries in Dubai and the northern emirates, with a value of more than AED 14 million during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi is starting a new educational programme called "Next Generation Nurses".
More than 900 food establishments were fined in Abu Dhabi last year for flouting health and safety regulations.
The Dubai Police have intensified its crack down on illegal domestic workers during the Holy Month of Ramadan, arresting 45 maids of different nationalities.
Another 55,290 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
The UAE has confirmed 1,954 new cases of COVID-19 from 204,724 tests.
The UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has said that supporting and advancing the national Armed Forces and defence industries will remain a strategic priority.
Dubai Police are reminding the public about the risks involved in the sale and use of illegal fireworks.
A lifeguard at Mirage Hotel Fujairah has been hailed a hero after she saved a toddler from drowning.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has been discussing bilateral relations during his first call with the US President, Joe Biden.
Abu Dhabi’s Hope Consortium has expanded its delivery capacity in the UAE by 1.1 million doses a day, with a specialised transport fleet.
Authorities in the UAE have reiterated the importance of avoiding family gatherings and visits during Eid Al Fitr as part of ongoing measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.
As many as 17 private healthcare service providers in Dubai will now provide the COVID-19 vaccine to the public in addition to the DHA's centres.
The UAE's Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has announced the Eid Al Fitr holiday dates for the private sector.
A series of legislations have been issued in Dubai related to the restructuring of certain government entities.
More than 10.7 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE so far.
Dubai Municipality has received international recognition for the application of safe work procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
All passenger flights from India to the UAE will remain suspended until further notice.
Additional sample collection centres have been launched as part of the Emirati Genome Programme’s expansion in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.
The UAE has confirmed 1,699 new cases of COVID-19 from 179,453 tests.
The Eid Al-Fitr holidays for UAE's public sector workers will start on Tuesday, May 11.
Smart Dubai has launched a new bundle of residency services on its flagship application, in collaboration with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs.
A new video has been released on social media showing Abu Dhabi’s proactive COVID-19 testing drive in action.
A total of 85 per cent of Dubai’s school staff have now had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Misinformation about food on social media platforms should be reported to the authorities in Abu Dhabi.
More than 83 million people in 82 countries benefited from Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives’ (MBRGI) humanitarian and social projects in 2020.
As many as 34 vehicles were involved in an accident which took place on Dubai's Emirates Road during a dust storm on Monday afternoon.
Heavy rain and hail hit Sharjah's Kalba area on Monday.
Another 32,231 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
The UAE has confirmed 1,772 new cases of COVID-19 from 156,940 tests.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) has urged the public to be extra cautious as blowing dust could reduce visibility in different parts of the emirate.
The UAE has dispatched two aid planes carrying food supplies to Niger and Kyrgyzstan.
Abu Dhabi's Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee has updated the quarantine and testing procedures for citizens and residents flying into the emirate.
Two of the UAE's leaders held discussions on the country's post-pandemic development plans during a meeting in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has been meeting two US representatives in Abu Dhabi.
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre in Abu Dhabi is distributing 15,000 Iftar meals per day during the Holy Month of Ramadan, to staff at labour sites across the emirate.
Smart Dubai and the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) have developed a novel epidemiological prototype to predict the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Another 24,743 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
As many as 177 beggars have been arrested in Dubai since the beginning of the month of Ramadan.
The UAE has confirmed 1,847 new cases of COVID-19 from 205,625 tests.
Those who've taken both shots of the COVID-19 vaccine in Dubai are being treated to free access to 55 gyms in the city.
A prestigious AA9 car number plate has been sold for AED 38 million, becoming the second most valuable in the world, at an auction for the '100 Million Meals' initiative.
A new drive-through COVID-19 screening centre has opened in Al Ain.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has been meeting Prince Faisal bin Farhan, the Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention has announced that 62,366 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered over the weekend.
The UAE has confirmed 1,712 new cases of COVID-19 from 202,881 tests.
The Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection (CCCP) Sector in Dubai Economy has launched a smart service for the public to protect the public from random promotional calls.
A social media celebrity has been convicted in Abu Dhabi for reckless driving on a public road at speeds exceeding 205 kmph.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today announced the launch of the first phase of Food Tech Valley.
India’s Foreign Secretary, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, has said that in fighting a surge in COVID-19 infections, "we have got a lot of assistance and also commitments of assistance from the Gulf region.", highlighting the UAE in particular.
The UAE has sent an aid plane, containing 51 metric tonnes of food aid, to the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The UAE has sent a special cargo containing medical supplies to help India battle a devastating second wave of coronavirus.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has congratulated the winners of the 15th edition of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award.
The UAE has confirmed 1,974 new cases of COVID-19 from 204,093 tests.
More than 10.5 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE so far.
The suspension of passenger flights from India to the UAE has been extended until May 14.
Authorities in Dubai have announced the partial closure of a "loop on Emirates Road" from Friday.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent a cable of condolences to King Abdullah II of Jordan on the death of Prince Muhammad bin Talal.
A man has been arrested in Dubai within 24 hours of a fatal hit-and-run incident.
Several areas of the UAE have been hit by rain for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday.
Another 58,479 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
The UAE has confirmed 1,961 new cases of COVID-19 from 193,693 tests.
Dubai Municipality has announced that electric scooters are now banned in public parks.
The UN Children's fund (UNICEF) has praised His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, for his support in the fight against COVID-19.
Students in Dubai are getting more sleep, having regular breakfasts and enjoying better relationships with their teachers than in 2020, according to a new survey.
Petrol prices in the UAE are set to increase slightly next month.
His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and the Saudi Arabian Minister of Defence's "promising vision" for the Kingdom has been praised by the UAE.
The UAE will be hosting an emergency exercise known as "ConvEx-3" in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) at Abu Dhabi's Barakah Nuclear Power Plant in the last quarter of 2021.
Inspections are being stepped up in Dubai's food establishments ahead of Eid Al Fitr.
It's been raining in several parts of the UAE as predicted by the weather bureau.
Ten suspects have been arrested in Dubai for their role in a violent brawl that left three people dead.
As many as 71,558 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
The UAE has confirmed 1,710 new cases of COVID-19 from 195,166 tests.
Inspectors from Dubai Municipality have ordered two more closures as they continue their crackdown on firms failing to abide by the COVID-19 precautionary measures.
Mosques in the UAE are allowed to hold 'Tahajjud' prayers (special night-time prayers) during the last 10 days of Ramadan.
From providing accommodation for frontliners directly exposed to COVID-19 to the approval of disinfectant companies, Dubai authorities have shored up workers' safety during the pandemic.
Consumers in Abu Dhabi are being offered tips and free kits to help them to reduce their water and electricity use.
A cancer hospital named after the late Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum will be established in Dubai.
The UAE has announced a Higher Education Scholarship Programme for frontline workers and their children.
The UAE has confirmed 2,094 new cases of COVID-19 from 185,007 tests.
More than 10.3 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE so far.
Syria has received a third shipment of COVID-19 vaccine doses from the UAE.
Rashid Al Falahi will take on as the first Chief Storytelling Officer (CSO) at the UAE Federal government.
The UAE has sent aid planes to Sudan and the Union of Comoros as part of its humanitarian initiatives during the Holy Month of Ramadan to meet the needs of thousands of families with limited income.
Precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus are being extended in Ras Al Khaimah until June 8.
Abu Dhabi Police says an Emirati citizen, an Arab woman and three Asians have been killed in a crash between two vehicles in the Assab area of Al Dhafra.
Checks by Dubai Municipality on adherence to the COVID-19 rules are being strengthened throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Unilabs, the European diagnostic group with laboratories in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, has passed the 10 million COVID-19 test mark, after increasing its sampling and testing capacity.
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