COVID-19: Saudi Arabia resumes passenger flights to and from UAE, South Africa and Argentina
Dubai: Saudi Arabia on Tuesday allowed the resumption of direct passenger flights to and from the UAE, South Africa and Argentina from Wednesday, state news agency SPA announced.
Dubai flights: Emirates to expand South Africa operations from October
Emirates announced on Wednesday that it will be expanding its operations in and out of South Africa, boosting its schedule to 28 weekly flights by October.
Covid-19: UAE has world’s highest percentage of fully vaccinated residents
The UAE leads the world when it comes to Covid-19 vaccination rates. According to ‘Our World in Data’ statistics, the country has the highest percentage of fully vaccinated residents.
Dubai: Man gets 2 years in jail for hitting fellow inmate’s head with iron bar
A man, who is serving a jail term at Dubai Central Jail, has been convicted of hitting a fellow inmate’s head with an iron bar and leaving him with a fractured skull.
Jail or Dh5,000 fine for failing to enrol a child in school in the UAE
Abu Dhabi: A jail term or a minimum fine of Dh5,000 will be imposed on anyone failing to enrol a child in school during the period of compulsory education, the UAE Public Prosecution has warned.
Dubai: Four minors held for driving parents’ cars without licence
Col. Mubrah Al Kuttbi, Director of Hatta police station, said that the young teens were caught during intensified inspections against reckless drivers during the first half of this year. Police patrols caught teenagers aged — between 13 to 16 — driving their parents’ cars without a licence in the Hatta area.
Coronavirus: UAE reports 833 Covid-19 cases, 1,127 recoveries, 3 deaths
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Tuesday reported 833 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 1,127 recoveries and 3 deaths.
UAE weather: Dense fog in Abu Dhabi, sunny in Dubai and Sharjah, temperatures to hit 47 °C
UAE residents can expect foggy conditions in parts of Abu Dhabi, while the weather is expected to be sunny and partly cloudy across the emirates.