Umm Al Quwain

70% of polygamists in 4 emirates are non-Emiratis

Courts in Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain and Fujairah issued marriage certificates to 388 men, who already had more than one wife. Polygamy is more common among expatriates residing in northern emirates, compared to Emiratis and other emirates in the...

UAE fights coronavirus: Commercial fines cancelled, 50% discount on fees announced in Umm Al Quwain

UAQ Ruler issues decree on economic incentives to support businesses, individuals. His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, has issued Emiri Decree No. 02 for 2020 on an economic incentive...

Worker dies in UAQ after wall falls on him at construction site

The incident took place at a construction site. A worker has died in UAE after a concrete wall collapsed on him at a construction site. According to statement issued by the Umm Al Quwain Civil Defense on Monday, rescue teams rushed...

Combating coronavirus: Have your house disinfected for free in UAE

The department announced about the innovative initiative on its official Instagram account. Here is good news for Emirati nationals who want to get their houses disinfected for free in Umm Al Quwain. They just have to give a call to...

UAE reopens responsibly: More cinemas, malls to resume operations

Businesses and residents to adhere to coronavirus precautionary measures. Umm Al Quwain government has announced the reopening of public places, including shopping centres, cinemas and parks among others. In a statement issued on social media, the Executive Council of government of...

Ramadan 2020: Umm Al Quwain Ruler pardons prisoners ahead of Ramadan

The move comes as part of Sheikh Saud's keenness to give pardoned inmates an opportunity to start a new life and ease the suffering of their families. His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of...

Coronavirus: Meet the UAE’s healthcare frontliners

Health workers tackling the pandemic share their daily routines and experiences Dubai: The UAE’s health care frontliners have been thrust into the centre stage with a recent video on twitter posted by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum,...

Fighting Covid-19: Meet the heroes who work for others in UAE

Here are some of the most inspiring stories. The UAE has launched an integrated, multi-faceted and scientific battle against an invisible enemy. In an unprecedented manner, doctors, nurses, healthcare professionals and local authorities have been working seven days a week, night...

Coronavirus deaths worldwide top 150,000; global response intensifying

More than 2,207,730 declared cases have been registered in 193 countries since the epidemic first emerged in China in December. The worldwide death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic rose to 150,142 on Friday, according to a tally from official...

Coronavirus news bulletin from UAE: 477 new cases confirmed; Dubai extends 24-hour sterilisation programme; Muslims can perform Taraweeh at home

A round-up of major developments related to Covid-19 across the country. Here's a round-up of all the latest Covid-19 developments you need to know: UAE reports 477 new cases, 2 deaths, 93 recoveries The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Friday...

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