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Iran: drone crashes near border with Azerbaijan

The drone’s identity and cause of its crash in the area are being investigated’ Armenia and Azerbaijan have for decades been locked in a dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh TEHRAN: Iran said an unidentified drone crashed near its border with Azerbaijan on Tuesday,...

What does Trump’s Covid-19 diagnosis mean for your investment portfolio?

Experts say investors should 'sit tight' and not worry about short-term market shifts Just when investors thought the US election couldn’t get more complicated, President Donald Trump’s shock coronavirus diagnosis gave stock markets something else to get in a flap...

British Airways chief executive Alex Cruz steps down

Airline has been battered during coronavirus pandemic British Airways has announced its chief executive Alex Cruz is stepping down "with immediate effect" but gave no reason for his departure. Parent group IAG said Mr Cruz, who has been BA chief executive...

UK to announce three-tier lockdown alert in coronavirus hotspots

Prime Minister Boris Johnson to shutter restaurants and pubs in England as Britain reaches tipping point British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to issue new coronavirus restrictions that would force the closure of pubs, restaurants and gyms in England’s worst-hit...

Turkey’s Syrian militias in Nagorno-Karabakh ask: ‘Why are we here?’

From northern Syria to Libya to Azerbaijan, Turkey has sent thousands of fighters across the region The men, far from home, signed up for money but under the barrage of strikes they only think of their families in Syria. Turkey sent...

Is Britain’s V-shaped recovery over?

Britain's lacklustre economic growth in August caught out economists that were expecting a much healthier recovery on the back of Rishi Sunak’s much-lauded Eat Out to Help Out campaign. The dining discount scheme, which saw more than 100 million meals...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle demand end to ‘structural racism’ in UK

Royal couple want Britons to understand issues faced by black people Prince Harry says he woke up to the issues faced by black people after meeting his wife Meghan as the royal couple called on the UK to end “structural...

EU starts legal action against UK over plan to break Brexit deal

Pound drops against the dollar after EU announcement The European Union has started legal action against the UK over Boris Johnson's plan to breach parts of its Brexit divorce deal. The UK government has previously admitted that breaching parts of the...

Revealed: Covid-19 test validity for Indians travelling to 3 UAE cities

The test should have been taken 96 hours before departure for Abu Dhabi and Dubai flights, and no later than 72 hours for flights to Sharjah. Indian passengers travelling to Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah have different requirements when it...

America: Ship caught fire at Naval Base San Diego, 21 people injured

Highlights 17 Navy officers and four civilians, who were burnt by fire, have been admitted to the hospital. Around 160 people were on board the Navy Ship at the time of the accident, contact is being made with everyone...

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Steinreich bags UAE-Israel Business Council deal

The UAE-Israel Business Council was established to help foster shared opportunities. The UAE-Israel Business Council, comprised of business leaders from...

22 Salik services added on Dubai Drive app

The new batch of services include nine main services and 13 subsidiary ones. The latest update on Dubai Drive app has included 22 new services...

Invest in post-graduate education from Curtin University Dubai

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3 scammers to pay Dh350,000 each for using others’ Emirates ID to encash cheques

The defendants were also convicted of criminal complicity, fraud and attempted fraud. Three men have been sentenced to two years in jail and fined Dh350,000...

Saudi Aramco and SABIC reassess crude-oil-to-chemicals project

The decision comes as oil companies globally re-assess energy projects to conserve cash Dubai: Saudi Aramco and Saudi Basic Industries have decided to re-evaluate their...