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Prophet’s birthday: UAE announces paid leave for private sector


UAE announces Islamic New Year holiday for public and private sectors –  Emirates WomanFile



UAE’s Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) has announced that Saturday, October 8, 2022 will be a paid leave for the private sector on the occasion of Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) birthday.

UAE: Masks still mandatory in these 3 public areas as Covid rules are eased


Will You Have to Wear a Face Mask When Flying Internationally to or From  the United States? Here's What We Know So Far

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The UAE has eased rules around mask wearing as the country introduced sweeping changes to Covid safety measures. Starting tomorrow, Wednesday, September 28, mask wearing is optional for all “open and closed facilities and spaces”, except three.

Dubai: Gang promises to sell man gold; steals Dh120,000 from him instead

Court news | Latest crime stories, criminal cases & police updates from  Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the Emirates | The National

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A gang of four people have been jailed after stealing Dh120,000 from a man to whom they had promised to sell 24 kg of gold.

Dubai: Two people ordered to pay Dh28,000, jailed for stealing 40 phones

Drunk Briton who told cops 'I've got Dubai Police in my pocket' is jailed  for six months in UAE | Daily Mail Online

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The Dubai Criminal Court has sentenced two people to six months in prison after they stole 40 phones from a store.


Dubai: Emirates says masks not mandatory onboard flights

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Emirates to operate flight with only vaccinated passengers


“Wearing a face mask is optional in the UAE and on Emirates flights. If you are travelling from or transiting through Dubai International, the mask rules of your destination will apply throughout your journey,” Emirates said on its website.





Coronavirus: UAE reports 334 Covid-19 cases, 379 recoveries, 1 death


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The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Tuesday reported 334 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 379 recoveries and 1 death.

UAE weather: Red, yellow alerts issued as fog descends upon the Emirates


UAE weather: sunny with a moderate breeze


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Fog continues to descend on the UAE on Tuesday, according to the National Centre of the Meteorology (NCM). Red and yellow alerts have been issued due to poor visibility.