Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia allows Umrah from Oct 4 with 30 pct capacity
Saudi Arabia will begin gradually allowing Umrah pilgrimage starting from October 4, state news
Daily recoveries from COVID-19 more than new infections reported per day for past four days: Health Ministry
First kosher restaurant opens in UAE
The restaurant started operating in Dubai from September 17.Armani/Kaf is the first kosher certified dining destination in the UAE and is located inside the Burj Khalifa and Armani Hotel Dubai. The restaurant started operating in Dubai from September 17, 2020.
UAE weather warning: Beware of fog, poor visibility this morning
Abu Dhabi Police among the UAE authorities reinforcing the warning by urging motorists to exercise caution.The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) has warned of fog formation and deteriorating horizontal visibility�over some internal and coastal areas�between 1am and 9.30am on Wednesday morning.
No more butts for this smoker after heart stops nine times
Doctors at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi's emergency section called it "an extraordinary case".It took a near-death experience for 59-year-old Adel Mahmoud Shawqi to give up smoking for good. The Abu Dhabi resident suffered a massive heart attack and had to be revived not once nor twice - but nine times. Doctors at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi's emergency section called it "an extraordinary case".
Gang busted as UAE resident is duped of Dh96,000 in SMS fraud
One of the gang members had allegedly sent a text message to the unsuspecting customer, telling him to update his bank records.A gang of fraudsters allegedly embezzled Dh96,000 from the account of a bank customer, the Sharjah Police have said. The cops have busted the nine-member gang that sent bogus text messages to residents, claiming to be their bank's representatives.
Dubai records 29 road accidents due to fog
Motorists in Abu Dhabi were also reminded to stick to the 80kmph speed limit during the foggy weather.Twenty-nine traffic accidents were reported in Dubai from Sunday until Tuesday morning as fog blanketed several parts of the country. Col Jumaa bin Suwaidan, acting director of the General Department of Traffic at the Dubai Police, urged motorists to keep a safe distance between cars and slow down.
721 beachgoers in Dubai fined for violating anti-Covid measures
The police will spare no efforts to deter the violatorsA total of 721 fines were issued by the Dubai Police against people on beaches for violating the prescribed precautionary measures to stymie the spread of Covid-19 pandemic.Colonel Saeed Al Madhani, acting-director of Dubai Ports Police Station, said that the violations were issued from March until September 20 this year.
Suicide in a bowl of water: Woman in Dubai kills self
Investigation revealed the woman was suffering from serious psychological issues and emotional distress.In a strange case of suicide, the Dubai Police said a young Asian woman killed herself by putting her head in a bowl filled with water in the bathroomThe woman, who was in her late 20s, was found dead under mysterious circumstances with her head inside a water bowl.
Coronavirus: Total Covid-19 cases down 21%; deaths reduced by 5.7% in UAE
Diabetics must take extra care as they are prone to developing complications if they contract the virus.The UAE ranked first in testing its residents for Covid-19 in July and August, a top official said on Tuesday. During these two months, the total number of cases went down by 21 per cent. The country also saw its Covid mortality rate go down by 5.7 per cent.
Coronavirus:100% e-learning for Abu Dhabi students in grade 6 and above
The move has been taken in accordance with preventive measures implemented to curb the spread of Covid-19.All students studying in grade 6 and above in Abu Dhabi will e-learn from the safety of their homes, authorities announced on Tuesday.
Some Sharjah students get back to school from Sunday
The schools will be seeing students on campus about six months after they were closed.Schools in Sharjah are upbeat about welcoming students back on campus starting Sunday, September 27. The Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA) announced on Tuesday that schools will see a "gradual return" of its students as some will continue learning from home. However, only a few students have opted for in-person learning.
#NextStopZero: UAE-based family loses sole breadwinner to Covid
Mohamed Eissa and his five siblings are still grieving their father's death but they have to stay strong - as their mother, a breast cancer patient, is also fighting the virus.The family of a paramedic has appealed to residents to follow all safety rules after losing their 63-year-old father - their sole breadwinner - to Covid-19.