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New UAE weekend: Work-from-home, flexible hours announced for Fridays

UAE to have weekend from Friday afternoon to Sunday; Details here - The Week

UAE changes official weekend to Saturday-Sunday



Federal government employees who live far from their workplaces or have exceptional circumstances will be given priority to work from home on Fridays. This came as the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources released new remote work regulations as the UAE transitioned into a shorter workweek.

UAE: New bus services introduced in Abu Dhabi


Abu Dhabi adds 244 daily public bus trips to ease peak hour travel |  Transport – Gulf News

140 new buses improve Abu Dhabi's public transport services | Transport –  Gulf News


The local transport authority in Abu Dhabi has added new services and modified some bus routes in the city and suburbs.

UAE-Kazakhstan flights: Flydubai cancels Almaty service after violent protests



Kazakh president sacks cabinet, declares emergency amid unrest | Protests  News | Al Jazeera


Kuwait's Jazeera Airways suspends Kazakhstan flights due to instability -  News | Khaleej Times



Budget carrier flydubai has cancelled its flights to Kazakhstan’s capital Almaty after violent protests rocked the Central Asian country and the government declared a state of emergency in the capital.

UAE: Worker jailed for stealing scraps worth Dh130,000

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The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced a 34-year-old Asian worker to nine months in prison for stealing scraps worth Dh130,000 from the warehouse of a company he worked for and sold for only Dh15,000.

Man jailed, fined for burying, selling drugs in Dubai

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Dubai: The Dubai Court of First Instance sentenced a drug dealer to 10 years in jail for possessing and promoting illegal substances via WhatsApp.

UAE: Two men jailed for assaulting, robbing at knifepoint

Dubai Criminal Court resumes normal hearings



The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced two men to two years in prison and a fine of Dh8,200.

German expat in UAE wins $1 million in Dubai Duty Free draw

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Dubai: A German expat in Dubai has become the first $1 million (around Dh3.67 million) winner of 2022 in the latest Dubai Duty Free (DDF) Millennium Millionaire draw held on Wednesday.

UAE weather alert: Temperature dips to 3.4°C; up to 10ft waves to hit shores

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The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) reported light rain over Ras Al Khaimah and some parts of Abu Dhabi.