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British navy ship docks at Ras Al Khaimah port

British Navy ship HMS Middleton arrived at Ras Al Khaimah port on Wednesday where it will stay docked for two days. It’s the first visit by a British military ship to the port in five years.   His Highness Sheikh Ahmad bin Saqr al Qasimi, Chairman of Ras Al Khaimah Economic ...

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Partial closure of Dubai Metro stations starts tomorrow

Services on some Dubai Metro stations will be partially suspended this weekend as work begins on extending the Red Line to the Expo 2020 site. Trains will not run between Jumeirah Lakes Towers and Ibn Battuta stations on weekends from July 28 to October 14. Passengers will be able to use ...

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Three killed in Oman car crash

Two Emiratis and a Saudi Arabian national were killed in an accident involving three cars in Oman on Monday evening. It’s reported that two of the three cars caught fire on impact, and left 12 more people injured.  According to media reports, the investigations showed that the collision occurred when ...

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UAE, Indonesia renew economic ties

The UAE and Indonesia are looking to renew economic relations that will positively impact business communities in both countries. According to state news agency WAM, this comes on the back of a visit paid by a delegation from the Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry to Indonesia where ...

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UAE Central Bank orders freezing of accounts linked to terrorism

The UAE Central Bank has issued a circular ordering that all accounts linked to terrorism be frozen. According to the national news agency WAM, the letter states that all financial institutions should search for and block any accounts, investments and deposits that may be held by individuals or entities mentioned ...

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UAE seeks removal of restrictions on Al-Aqsa mosque

Ahmed Al Mahmoud, member of the Permanent Mission of the UAE to the UN, called for the removal of all restrictions limiting worshipers’ access to Al Aqsa Mosque. Speaking before members of the UN Security Council, Al Mahmoud emphasised that the historical and legal status of Al-Aqsa Mosque must be ...

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