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Visas of widowed or divorced women residing in the UAE and their children will be extended for one year from the date of the divorce or the death of the spouse. It’s part of the latest rules approved by the UAE Cabinet on Tuesday.  The one-year residence permit can be availed without the need for a sponsor […]

The UAE has lifted a travel advisory to the south Indian state of Kerala after the WHO reported that the Nipah virus had been contained. The Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap), however, urged UAE nationals and expats to take adequate precautions if travelling to the state this summer. In May, the ministry had asked […]

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has visited the motorist who sustained a serious road injury during the Eid holidays. As reported on ARN News on Sunday, Ali Redha Al Hashimi was air-lifted to a hospital after he drove his car into a […]

beIN sports is being accused of politicising their coverage of the World Cup. Thousands of football fans have signed an online petition claiming that the Qatari-financed broadcaster is aggravating the on-going diplomatic dispute between Saudi Arabia and Qatar. They’re saying that commentators have regularly made inflammatory comments on air about a range of political issues. […]

Authorities in the UAE are urging residents and citizens to avoid travelling to more than a dozen countries this summer. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC)’s travel advisory lists out 13 nations, including Ukraine, Brazil, Madagascar and Pakistan. Holidaymakers are warned against visiting these countries due to political, security and health reasons. […]

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