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Huge crowds of pilgrims circle Kaaba as hajj begins in Saudi Arabia
6 months

The largest hajj pilgrimage in several years began on Sunday as large throngs of robed Muslim believers made solemn loops around the Kaaba, the black cube inside Makkah's Grand Mosque, in the sweltering Saudi sun. More than two million...

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UAE: Sharjah announces new housing programme for citizens
6 months

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, the esteemed Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has taken a significant initiative to address the housing challenges faced by citizens employed outside the Sharjah government...

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Eid Al Adha 2023 Prayer timings in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah
6 months

The residents of the United Arab Emirates are eagerly anticipating the upcoming break, which will mark Arafat Day and Eid Al Adha. This significant holiday period, beginning on Tuesday, June 27, will provide UAE residents with a six-day break, thanks...

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Dubai flights:clear passport control within seconds, skip crowd in Eid
6 months

Authorities reported that up to nine million people used DXB's smart gates in the first half of the year.

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Eid Al Adha 2023: UAE announces AED704 million pension distribution
6 months

The UAE GPSSA is critical to ensuring the financial well-being of retirees and their dependents.

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Sheikh Mohammed announces inaugurates phase 5 of Dubai solar park
6 months

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, has officially opened phase 5 of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which has a total capacity of 900 megawatts (MW)....

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UAE: MoHAP coordinates early childhood development programs workshop
6 months

The MoHAP (Ministry of Health and Prevention) has sponsored a three-day national workshop to improve and coordinate early childhood development programming across the country.  

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United Arab Emirates University launches its COP28 roadmap 2023
6 months

Prior to the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) unveiled its strategic plan of action. In November 2023, the UAE will host COP28 in Dubai...

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Saudi Arabia: L&T inaugurates pressure vessel facility in Jubail
6 months

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has opened a new advanced heavy wall pressure vessel factory in Saudi Arabia as part of the Aramco and Saudi Vision 2030 IKTVA programme to increase local content.

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Dubai trains over 170 government employees in generative AI
6 months

More than 170 government personnel in Dubai have been informed to use generative artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in their work as part of a course offered by the Dubai Future Academy, an initiative of the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF).

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UAE Emiratisation: 15 Days to Avoid Dh42,000 Fine Deadline
6 months

Companies will need to add another 1% by the end of 2023 after July 8, which means their trained workforce must include 4% Emiratis by December 31 of the current year.

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Dubai: Sheikh Hamdan announces digital strategy for emirate
6 months

Dubai's Digital Strategy has been unveiled by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai.

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Ministry of Environment reveals comprehensive plan for Eid Al Adha
6 months

The Ministry of Climate Change and the Environment has revealed a comprehensive plan for the Eid al-Adha season. The plan aims to ensure environmental sustainability and promote responsible practices during the holiday period.

World
All five passengers on the missing Titanic submersible dead after catastrophic implosion
6 months

After a four-day search, debris from the lost submersible Titan was discovered Thursday morning by a remotely operated underwater vehicle. All five individuals in the sub are presumed dead.

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Haj 2023: Unauthorized transport banned for Makkah entry from today
6 months

Anyone found carrying pilgrims without a permit faces fines of up to 50,000 riyals (Dh48,957) and imprisonment for up to six months.

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Titanic director James Cameron accuses OceanGate of negligence
6 months

James Cameron, the filmmaker of the 1997 film Titanic, told the BBC that the company that created the submarine that imploded, killing five people, had "cut corners."

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Dh50,000 fines, jail time for illegal transportation of Haj pilgrims
6 months

As the annual pilgrimage of Haj resumes its colossal magnitude after three years of severe restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, Muslim pilgrims poured into the holy city of Mecca on Friday ahead of the start of Haj next week.

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UAE launches major vehicle insurance rules 2023
6 months

The UAE has established a new rule governing the entry of foreign automobiles into the nation.

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UAE announces Groundbreaking Mission to Asteroid Belt 2023
6 months

Scientists from the Emirates Mission to the Asteroid Belt (EMA), the first multiple-asteroid tour and landing mission to the main belt, will be present at ACM 2023, the premier international conference for small body scientists, which will be held in...

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UAE Flights: Prohibited Luggage List for Eid Al Adha Holiday 2023
6 months

Before packing their bags, passengers must ensure that they do not include any goods that could cause problems at airports.

World
Missing Titanic submarine LIVE : running out of oxygen
6 months

In a critical race against time, search teams scouring the depths for the missing Titan submersible face a dire situation with only a few hours of oxygen left. The urgency amplifies as fresh underwater noises have been detected, heightening the hope...

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UAE: Corporate tax exemption for free zone companies
6 months

The recently implemented UAE corporate tax law, Federal Decree-Law No. 47 of 2022 on the Taxation of Corporations and Businesses, has resulted in substantial changes in the taxation landscape for free zone enterprises. Farahat & Co.'s...

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Emiratisation in UAE: Company fined Dh100,000 for fraudulently evading
6 months

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MoHRE) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) penalized a corporation with Dh100,000 for "fraudulently evading" Emiratization targets. As Companies with 50 or more employees are mandated to hire...

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Haj 2023: Comprehensive guide to UAE's health protocols
6 months

As the annual Haj pilgrimage approaches, the UAE government has released health guidelines for the safety of pilgrims. With the pilgrimage set to commence on June 26, As pilgrims from various countries are already making their way to Saudi Arabia.