UAE: Umrah season to end soon; residents urged to book visas quickly
UAE residents wishing to perform the Umrah pilgrimage are being advised to hurry and book their tickets as the last visas for foreign travellers will be issued on May 15. The Umrah season will end on May 31 while the last day for visitors to leave Saudi Arabia is June 29.
UAE: Teen jumps to death from building after argument with dad in Sharjah
Sharjah Police is investigating the death of a 15- year-old Arab boy, who jumped from the 12th floor of a building in Al Tawoun area.
Dubai: Injured expat assaults on-duty paramedic as he treated him, jailed
A young Arab man has been sentenced to one-month imprisonment and fined Dh5,000 for assaulting an on-duty paramedic.
UAE: Man gets 10 years in jail, fined Dh1 million for illegal dealing of firearms
An Abu Dhabi resident, who was accused of possessing and dealing in illegal firearms on social media, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. The man was also fined Dh1 million.
Dubai: Six armed men rob cash, jewellery worth Dh1.1 million from villa
Six men entered a villa in Dubai’s Jumeirah Village Circle, assaulted the family and stole cash and jewellery worth Dh1,198,000.
Coronavirus: UAE reports 312 Covid-19 cases, 264 recoveries, no deaths
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Wednesday reported 312 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 264 recoveries and no deaths.
UAE weather: Hot, dusty day ahead; mercury to hit 37ºC
According to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), the UAE will experience another hot day as temperatures over some parts are expected to record highs of 37ºC, on Wednesday.