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Petrol prices set to drop in July

Petrol and diesel prices are set to drop in July. The UAE Ministry of Energy has announced Tuesday that Super 98 will cost AED 1.86 per litre, while motorists will have to pay AED 1.75 per litre for Special 95. Both will be 10 fils cheaper than current prices. Meanwhile ...

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Muslim scholars urged to take a firm stand against terrorism

The Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies has urged scholars to take a firm stand against extremist views and terrorism. According to national news agency WAM, an official from the Abu-Dhabi based group said thinkers, the elite and the general public in Muslim countries must stand in solidarity. Citing ...

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Arab human rights group urges Qatar to stop violations against workers

The Arab Federation for Human Rights has given its support to the Free World Labour Union’s request of the Qatari government to look into the situation of expatriate workers in the country. According to national news agency WAM, labourers especially from Asia, have been subjected to serious violations of human ...

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ERC distributes Eid gifts to patients in Mukalla hospital

Patients at the Maternity and Child Hospital in Mukalla, Yemen have celebrated Eid Al-Fitr with gifts from UAE, state news agency WAM said. That’s after a team of Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has visited them on the special occasion. An ERC official in Hadhramaut said the visit aimed to cheer ...

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Abu Dhabi Police urges motorists to abide by traffic laws

Abu Dhabi Police are urging the motorists to abide traffic laws to ensure safety and order during the Eid Al Fitr celebration. It comes after the main roads in the capital experienced traffic congestions during the first day of Eid holidays. The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi ...

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Major fire breaks out in Sharjah

A major fire has broken out in Sharjah’s industrial area on Monday. It reportedly started in a garden furniture warehouse and spread to three others near it. According to the media, Sharjah’s Civil Defence team rushed to the scene after the incident was reported around 12.15 pm. Police have cordoned ...

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