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Video: Four people found dead in Sharjah as floods swept Wadi

Two people were airlifted to the Kalba Hospital and the other was a child who was saved by residents in the area.

27 May 2020 3:10 pm
This Emirati contracted coronavirus twice

The 34-year-old went through it all despite being extremely careful about his hygiene.

27 May 2020 3:10 pm
Live blog -1:10pm: Jobless man pins hope on 'dynamic'Dubai

KT journalists are fanned out across Dubai, bringing you live updates as the emirate reopens responsibly.

27 May 2020 1:20 pm
Live blog -12:25pm: Expats ready for mall experience

KT journalists are fanned out across Dubai, bringing you live updates as the emirate reopens responsibly.

27 May 2020 1:20 pm
Live blog 11.30am: Ski Dubai reopens to visitors

KT journalists are fanned out across Dubai, bringing you live updates as the emirate reopens responsibly.

27 May 2020 1:10 pm
UAE stock markets gain as Dubai economy reopens

Dubai Financial Market jumped more than 2.5% while Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange gained 1.1% in the first hour of trading.

27 May 2020 1:10 pm
3-person limit per car remains even as Dubai opens up

The limit on three persons per vehicle was introduced as a precautionary measure against the spread of Covid-19.

27 May 2020 11:10 am
Reopening responsibly: DIFC reveals reopening plan

All offices are allowed to resume to normal operations and working hours.

27 May 2020 11:10 am
UAE traffic: Tailbacks towards Dubai as businesses reopen

Motorists are advised to drive with caution to avoid delays.

27 May 2020 9:10 am
Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia extends tourist visas for 3 months for free

The extension is done automatically through the system and does not require travel to the Directorate's offices.

27 May 2020 9:10 am
UAE weather: Cloudy, humid conditions forecast for coming days

Winds could cause blowing dusts at times, too, NCM says.

27 May 2020 6:10 am
Coronavirus: Worldwide death toll nears 350,000

At least 5,541,590 cases of coronavirus have been registered in 196 countries and territories.

27 May 2020 2:10 am
Over 1,100 alcohol bottles seized from pit in middle of Dubai desert

Most of the bottles had been hidden in a pit in the middle of a desert.

26 May 2020 11:10 pm
Combating coronavirus: Dubai Metro timings extended till 12 midnight

The announcement was made by the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai.

26 May 2020 7:10 pm
Combating coronavirus: Dubai offices to resume normal working hours; can have 50% staff

All elevators must have markings on the floor that indicate appropriate social distances.

26 May 2020 6:10 pm
Digital tax stamp: UAE postpones ban on tobacco products

FTA said the extension was to address the challenges posed by the current conditions.

26 May 2020 5:10 pm
Dubai fights coronavirus: 50% capacity, no swimming pools as fitness centres reopen tomorrow

Stringent Measures have been put in place to ensure the safety of those visiting these centres.

26 May 2020 5:10 pm
Gritty man rescues his wife and 6 children from UAE house fire

The fire was caused by a gas cylinder which was left open after use.

26 May 2020 5:10 pm
Are you going my way?

The desire to fly and get away from Covid-19 is so overwhelming even crying babies are like a Bach symphony.

26 May 2020 5:10 pm
Dubai's training institutes to reopen at 50% capacity

KHDA has confirmed sharing certain regulations with the coaching institutes for a phased reopening.

26 May 2020 4:10 pm
Masks, 30% capacity: Rules for Dubai cinemas as they reopen

Dubai is set to reopen business activities on Wednesday.

26 May 2020 3:10 pm
UAE reports 779 new Covid-19 cases, 325 recoveries

Authorities have conducted over 2 million tests so far.

26 May 2020 3:10 pm
Coronavirus: Dubai Tourism unveils post-pandemic strategies

Key officials extremely confident that Dubai will remain a world-leading tourist destination, as they stress that health and safety will be to the fore.

26 May 2020 3:10 am
Combating coronavirus: Dubai businesses that are set to reopen from May 27

Cinemas, gyms, retail stores, clinics and recreational venues will open but by following social-distancing rules.

26 May 2020 3:10 am
Coronavirus: UAE reports 822 new Covid-19 cases, 601 recoveries

The authorities urged the public to avoid social gatherings and follow social distancing guidelines.

25 May 2020 11:10 pm
Dubai curfew time revised to 6am-11pm from May 27

International guidelines for co-existing with Covid-19 were also taken into consideration before making the decision.

25 May 2020 11:10 pm
Video: Sandstorm, heavy rain hits parts of UAE

Police and patrols have been working round the clock to prevent the water from reaching the main roads.

25 May 2020 7:10 pm
Combating coronavirus: 336 quarantined kids in Dubai receive Eid gifts

The ministry also seeks to alleviate any psychological burden they may be experiencing during their stay in quarantine.

25 May 2020 6:30 pm
Combating coronavirus: Cops grant two Emirati girls' wish on Eid

The Ajman Police received the request from the mother of the girls, aged 11 and 12.

25 May 2020 6:10 pm
Practice, because you have the time

You have the time, hone your skills, fine tune your capabilities so that when Covid-19 recedes you are on top of the game and because of that immensely marketable.

25 May 2020 4:55 pm
Maid dies after falling from fourth floor of building in UAE

The body of the deceased was transferred to the forensic laboratory for autopsy.

25 May 2020 4:10 pm
Screams from all directions: Survivor recalls PIA crash

No Eid in our home: Pakistani families mourn crash victims.

25 May 2020 3:55 pm
Air India can operate non-scheduled international flights with middle seats booking

The airline is conducting a massive repatriation mission to fly back stranded Indians.

25 May 2020 2:55 pm
Now, swap pre-loved dresses for face masks in Dubai

Through this new Facebook group, people can meet their needs without losing their sense of dignity, because they do not need to beg - just barter.

25 May 2020 2:55 pm
India reports 6,977 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, 154 deaths

At least 3,280 corona patients have recovered since Sunday.

25 May 2020 1:55 pm
New Zealand media company Stuff Limited sold for just NZ$1

Stuff Limited operates the country's largest news website, Stuff.

25 May 2020 1:55 pm
Indian President, PM Modi greet people on Eid Al Fitr

'The special occasion furthers the spirit of compassion'

25 May 2020 1:55 pm
Video: Earthquake interrupts New Zealand PM's TV interview

She appeared unfazed by the quake, agreeing to continue the interview.

25 May 2020 1:10 pm
India reports 6,977 new cases in last 24 hours, 154 deaths

At least 3,280 corona patients have recovered since Sunday.

25 May 2020 1:10 pm
Photos: New landmark inaugurated in UAE on first day of Eid Al Fitr

Designed in the shape of a traditional Arabian Incense Burner Statue - a symbol of 'Mabkhara'.

25 May 2020 11:55 am
Photos: Sheikh Khalifa spends Eid Al Fitr with grandchildren

The pictures have garnered thousands of likes and shares on social media.

25 May 2020 10:55 am
Dusty, rainy weather forecast for UAE during Eid Al Fitr break

Heavy rain lashed parts of the country on Sunday.

25 May 2020 8:55 am
Dubai expat marks Eid by praying for aunt in coma

Indian expat Salman Khan, 29, has been staying with his maternal aunt Habibabi from 2013 since he came to Dubai and picked up a job.

25 May 2020 12:10 am
Covid-19 gives Dubai chance to put tech to the test

Many tech options were already at Dubai's fingertips when the pandemic struck, and the emirate was quick at putting its technology to a variety of uses.

24 May 2020 9:10 pm
Video: Warnings issued as heavy rain hits parts of UAE on first day of Eid

The UAE weather authority had earlier predicted rainfall in the country for Sunday, May 24.

24 May 2020 6:10 pm
Kuwait confirms 838 more coronavirus cases, eight deaths

2,935 tests have been conducted in the past 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 271,089.

24 May 2020 5:10 pm
Former pro wrestling star Shad Gaspard found dead on beach

His body was recovered near Venice Pier on Wednesday and identified by the coroner's office.

24 May 2020 2:10 pm
Lungs of dead Covid-19 patients show distinctive features: Study

While the lungs shared some common features, there were distinctive features related to blood vessels seen in the lungs of patients who had died of Covid-19.

24 May 2020 1:10 pm
Maruti Suzuki employee tests positive for Covid-19

The employee tested positive on Friday and there was a possibility of a second infection as of Saturday.

24 May 2020 12:10 pm