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Emirates NBD: The Emirates Constellation

In the past decade, the United Arab Emirates has progressed at an exponential pace. Recently, with the Expo 2020 in Dubai, tourism campaigns, and evolving societal and political policies, all eyes of media worldwide have been on the UAE. So, on UAE’s iconic 50th National Day, FP7 McCann and Dubai Astronomy Group have teamed up with Emirates NBD, a leading UAE-based banking group in the MENAT region, to celebrate the country, its vision, its people and its future with an idea t...
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France Says UAE Arms Deal Secures Supply Chain, Jobs

PARIS (Reuters) - A 17-billion-euro ($19.23 billion) French arms deal with the United Arab Emirates will secure the industrial supply chain for...
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UAE Agrees to Buy French Warplanes as Macron Visits Gulf

France says the United Arab Emirates has purchased 80 French-made Rafale warplanes for 16 billion euros.
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UAE and France Sign Deal for 80 Rafale Fighter Jets

DUBAI (Reuters) - France and the United Arab Emirates confirmed on Friday that they had signed deal on the supply of 80 Rafale warplanes,...
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UAE’s postal operator issues first NFT stamps in the Middle East

The United Arab Emirates’ postal operator is issuing nonfungible token stamps to commemorate the federation’s 50th National Day, offering further evidence that digital collectibles are gaining mainstream appeal globally. Emirates Post Group, or EPG for short, announced this week that it has become the first postal organization in the Middle East and North Africa to issue digital-collectible stamps. The UAE has adopted a progressive attitude towards blockchain technology and digital assets, with...
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United Arab Emirates: New Federal Labour Law Issued In The UAE - Littler Mendelson

It will apply across the UAE, in each of the seven emirates and its free zones.
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France's Macron Nears UAE Rafale Fighter Jet Deal

By John IrishDUBAI (Reuters) - France will sign several major deals with the United Arab Emirates on Friday, with two sources saying Paris could...
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United Arab Emirates: Dubai's Five-Year Multiple Entry Visa - Mayer Brown

The United Arab Emirates' ("UAE") most recent five-year multiple entry visa was launched by the Dubai General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs ("GDRFA") on November 22, 2021 aiming to create flexibility for professionals, especially the employees of multinational companies.
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Oil buoys #Saudi, #Qatar stocks; OPEC+ decision in focus | Reuters

Oil buoys Saudi, Qatar stocks; OPEC+ decision in focus | Reuters Saudi and Qatari indexes extended gains on Thursday, supported by higher oil prices as investors adjusted positions ahead of an OPEC+ decision on supplies, while markets in the United Arab Emirates were closed for a public holiday.Brent crude futures rose 35 cents, or 0.5%, to $69.22 a barrel by 1215 GMT while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures gained 29 cents, or 0.4%, to $65.86.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (...
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#Saudi shares little changed in early trade, banks support Qatari index | Reuters

Saudi Arabian shares were little changed in morning trade on Thursday as investors kept to the sidelines after the state news agency said the kingdom had reported its first case of the Omicron COVID-19 variant.Qatari stocks, meanwhile, were supported by gains in the banking sector.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) edged down 0.1% and was on track for its biggest weekly decline in three.Al Rajhi Bank (1120.SE) and Sulaiman Al-Habib Medical Services Group (4013.SE)declined 0.3% and 0.7%, resp...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Reuters, Tasi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Al Rajhi Bank, Qatar Islamic Bank QISB QA, Qatar National Bank QNBK QA, Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Services Group 4013 SE


Omicron variant fuelling ‘exponential’ rise in Covid cases, say South Africa officials

Nearly three-quarters of virus genomes sequenced last month were of new variant, say South African health officialsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Omicron variant has fuelled a “worrying” surge in coronavirus cases in South Africa and is rapidly becoming the dominant strain, local health officials have said, as more countries including the US detected their first cases of the new strain.The United Arab Emirates and South Korea – which is already battling a worseni...
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Saudis, UAE Detect First Cases of New Coronavirus Variant

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates say they have detected their first cases of the new coronavirus variant, marking the first known instances of omicron infections in the Persian Gulf region.
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FIFA Club World Cup Threatens To Upend Chelsea’s Season

European champions Chelsea will play Al Hilal, Al Jazira or Auckland City in the semi-final of the Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates in February. UAE champions Al Jazira and Oceania representatives Auckland meet in the first round, with the winner of that tie facing Asian champions Al Hilal. Recently crowed Copa Libertadores winners Palmeiras will face Al Ahly or Monterrey in the other semi-final The tournament, which includes the champions of each continent (although Auckland were se...
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Gulf markets rebound after virus-fuelled rout | Reuters

Gulf markets rebound after virus-fuelled rout | Reuters Most stock markets in the Gulf ended higher on Wednesday, tracking a wider rebound in oil prices and equities after a selloff triggered by worries that the Omicron variant of the coronavirus could resist existing vaccines.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) gained 0.8%, with Al Rajhi Bank (1120.SE) rising 1.7% and Banque Saudi Fransi (1050.SE) finishing 8.1% higher.Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair (4240.SE) gained 1% after signing franchis...
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Man Utd’s Glazer buys T20 franchise in new UAE league

London (AFP) – Manchester United co-chairman Avram Glazer has acquired a franchise for a new T20 professional cricket league in the United Arab Emirates, organisers announced on Wednesday. Glazer, also an owner of NFL Super... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Man Utd co-owner Avram Glazer buys UAE T20 league franchise team

Manchester United co-chairman Avram Glazer buys a team in the new United Arab Emirates Twenty20 league.
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Most Gulf bourses rebound after virus-fuelled rout | Reuters

Most Gulf bourses rebound after virus-fuelled rout | Reuters Most stock markets in the Gulf rose in early trade on Wednesday, rebounding from a sell-off triggered by comments from Moderna's chief executive that existing COVID-19 vaccines would be less effective against the new Omicron variant.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) rose 0.7%, with Al Rajhi Bank (1120.SE) advancing 2.1% and petrochemical maker Industries Qatar (IQCD.QA) putting on 1.3%.Elsewhere, Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair (4240.S...
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Despite Crisis, Lebanese Free to Travel to UAE -Emirati Official

By John IrishPARIS (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates will not stop Lebanese from travelling to the country despite a diplomatic dispute between...
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UAE to Sign Major Deals During French President's Visit - Emirati Official

By John IrishPARIS (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates and France will sign major contracts when President Emmanuel Macron visits Dubai on Dec. 3...
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UAE to Send Delegation to Iran Soon, Senior Emirati Official Says

By John IrishPARIS (Reuters) - A senior Emirati official said on Tuesday the United Arab Emirates would soon send a delegation to Iran as part of...
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United Arab Emirates: UAE Issues A New Trade Mark Law - Rouse

The definition of a trade mark has been expanded. It now provides more explanations around non-conventional and geographical trade marks.
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United Arab Emirates: What Are The New Key Amendments To The Federal Tax Procedures Law In The UAE? - Hassan Elhais

Federal decree law number 28 of 2021 has been issued amending the provisions of the Federal Decree law no. 7 of 2017.
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United Arab Emirates: Have SPAC Listings Hit ‘The Wall'? - BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP

SPACs, or special purpose acquisition companies, have been the subject of a drastic surge where they emerged as the preferred route for public fund-raising in 2020.
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Chelsea discover Fifa Club World Cup route - Al Hilal, Al Jazira or Auckland City in semis

Chelsea will play Al Hilal, Al Jazira or Auckland City in the semi-final of the Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates in February.
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How the Middle East Has Enticed Hollywood With Stunning Locales and Generous Incentives

When Denis Villeneuve got the thumbs up from Warner Bros. and Legendary to shoot “Dune,” he knew he was headed back to the Middle East. Specifically, to the deserts of Jordan and the United Arab Emirates, which are inextricably tied to the Canadian director’s passionate vision of the planet Arrakis. These countries have also played […]
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#Dubai faces up to rivals as it plans stock exchange revival with IPO offerings | Financial Times

Dubai faces up to rivals as it plans stock exchange revival with IPO offerings | Financial Times Competition is heating up in the capital markets of the United Arab Emirates, as Dubai seeks to revive its ailing stock exchange with a flurry of initial public offerings.  The government of the UAE’s commercial hub plans to privatise 10 state-backed companies, listing some of their shares on Dubai’s domestic bourse in a bid to rival the success of neighbouring emirate Abu Dhabi and regiona...
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House prices jump 21% as rich flock to #Dubai, but 2021 could be peak of current property cycle | ZAWYA MENA Edition

House prices jump 21% as rich flock to Dubai, but 2021 could be peak of current property cycle | ZAWYA MENA EditionHouse prices in Dubai jumped 21 percent this year thanks to the government's response in arresting the spread of COVID-19, which triggered interest in the property market from rich investors outside the emirate, according to a study by global property consultant Knight Frank.While developers are responding by pushing the envelope and bringing AED 10,000 per square foot homes to the ...
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Turkey's Erdogan Says He Will Visit UAE in February

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he plans to pay a return visit to the United Arab Emirates in February.
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UAE Eases Drug Laws: No More Jail for Those Bringing in THC

The United Arab Emirates has eased some penalties for travelers arriving in the country with products containing THC, the main intoxicating chemical in cannabis.
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Most Gulf bourses tumble as Omicron spooks investors | Reuters

Most Gulf bourses tumble as Omicron spooks investors | Reuters Most Gulf stock markets ended lower on Sunday, with the Saudi and Dubai indexes suffering their biggest single-day fall in nearly two years as fears of a potentially vaccine-resistant coronavirus variant spooked investors.The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday designated the Omicron coronavirus variant detected in South Africa as being "of concern" - the fifth variant to be given that designation. read moreSaudi Arabia's...
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