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Hope To Take Off For Mars
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Less than a year after the UAEs first astronaut went into space, space history will be made again in the early hours of tomorrow (15 July) morning, when the UAE becomes the first Arab country to send a probe to Mars.


Are You In Need Of A Laugh? The Laughter Factory Returns
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Have you missed te great comedy nights that come to Dubai? Then you are in for a real treat as the cities favourite monthly comedy club is back after a long absence.


New Low Cost Carrier Announces First Routes From Abu Dhabi
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A new low cost carrier that is scheduled to start operations in October this year from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, has announced the first 6 routes it will operate.


New Laser Based Test Available At Abu Dhabi Border
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People wanting to enter Abu Dhabi can now be screened at the border and enter without the need of taking a COVID-19 test.People wanting to enter Abu Dhabi can now be screened at the border and enter without the need of taking a COVID-19 test.


Fireworks And Light Show Launches DSS 2010
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The world's tallest building, The Burj Khalfa, displayed a fantastic light and firework show to mark the launch of the 23rd edition of the annual Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS).


Hot And Dusty Day Ahead
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The start of the week in the UAE will see at hot and dusty day, with temperatures reaching up to 45ºC in Abu Dhabi and 44ºC in Dubai, with some light winds will be blowing between 18 to 30 kmh through the day, causing dust.


Renewals Of Expired Residence Visas And Emirates ID Cards Recommences
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A decision announced in April this year where visas and entry permits that expired after 1 March were extended until 31 December 2020, has been amended.


Emirates, Etihad And Air Arabia Announce Repatriation Flights To Indian Cities
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An agreement has been reached between the UAE government and the Indian government that will see UAE based airlines operate special repatriation flights from Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah, various cities across India over the next two weeks.


Route 2020 Officially Inaugurated
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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has officially inaugurated Route 2020, the Dubai Metro extension.


Dubiai Sees Record Number Of Tourists Visiting In 2019
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A report on tourism reveals that Dubai welcomed 16.73 million tourists in 2019, its highest number yet, an increase of 5.1% compared to the previous year, and ranks Dubai as the fourth most visited destination in the world


Dubai Summer Surprises Starts Today
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The 23rd edition of the annual Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) starts today, 9 July, and Dubai residents and visitors are in for a real treat over the next 7 weeks, wth retail offers, dining promotions, events, entertainment and hotel staycations offers


Field Hospital To Close As Last COVID-19 Patient Is Discharged
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The field hospital set up at Dubai World Trade Centre to treat patients of coronavirus COVID-19 has discharged its last patient after testing negative for the virus.


COVID-19 Home Test Launched For Travelers
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DUBZ, the dnata company that offers home check-in service for passengers flying out of Dubai, now also provides COVID-19 testing for passengers at their home or any location of their choice in Dubai


Low Cost Airline Starts Flying From UAE
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The new low cost airline will launch its inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi next week. The newest airline and the UAE's fifth carrier, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, was announced last year is a joint venture between Sharjah based Air Arabia

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