Sunday, June 25, 2017

Local News

UAE backing Yemeni forces regain territory in Marib

Yemen’s legitimate government forces, backed by UAE forces operating within the Arab Coalition, have regained control over large swathes of territory in Marib province. Under heavy artillery fire and intense air cover, they retook control of several tactically-important positions in Serwah. According to a UAE military source and national news ...

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Eid Al Fitr to start on Sunday in UAE

The UAE’s moon-sighting committee has announced that Sunday, will be the first day of the month of Shawwal and the first day of Eid Al Fitr. The committee said the announcement was made after a number of legitimate measures, as well as discussions with several contacts in neighbouring countries. UAE ...

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UAE leaders to offer Eid prayers in Dubai, Abu Dhabi

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will offer the Eid prayers at Zabeel Mosque in Dubai. Meanwhile His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE ...

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UAE condemns attempted terrorist attack on Grand Mosque

The UAE has condemned the attempted terrorist attack on the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia. A man blew himself up in an apartment in the city after being cornered by Saudi security forces. According to the Interior Ministry, he was planning an attack on ...

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Dubai motorists to get 50 per cent discount on fines

Dubai motorists are set to get a 50 per cent discount on the traffic and impounding fines. The order was issued by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on the occasion of the Year of Giving. However ...

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