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Middle East · Kabul

Taliban to sign pact with UAE on running Afghan airports

47% Right coverage: 17 sources
Taliban government signs deal to run ground-handling operations at three airports in Afghanistan. Under 18-month contract, control and management of airports in Kandahar and Herat will also be handed over to the UAE company. GAAC was handling ground operations in Kabul until August 15, 2021, when the Taliban insurgency seized power.See the Story
Europe · Dubai

Qatar to invest $5 billion in Spain's EU-funded recovery, Emir says

46% Right coverage: 13 sources
Qatar's $300 billion sovereign wealth fund plans to invest $5 billion in Spanish projects. The amount shows how confident Qatar is in the Spanish economy's strength, Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani said. Spain wants to build up an energy hub around Liquefied Natural Gas imports and re-export terminals.See the Story
Emmanuel Macron · Dubai

World leaders pay respects in UAE after death of pro-West president

44% Center coverage: 27 sources
Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan was named the UAE's third president on Saturday. He has been a driving force in Middle East politics, championing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the West. The UAE, along with Bahrain, upended decades of Arab consensus by forging relations with Israel.See the Story
International Space Station · Dubai

UAE to send astronaut on 6-month mission to space station

40% Right coverage: 20 sources
A UAE astronaut will head to the International Space Station next year for the first time ever. Axiom Space will fly a UAE astronaut to the orbiting lab on SpaceX's Crew-6 mission. A UAE astronaut has been to the ISS once before; Hazza Al Mansoori lived there for eight days.See the Story
Business · Dubai

Dubai delivery workers go on second rare strike this month

40% Right coverage: 15 sources
The foreign workers contracted by Talabat began their walkout late Monday. They are pressing for a modest pay increase from their current rate of $2.04 per delivery. Strikes and unions remain illegal in the United Arab Emirates. The subject of labor standards has grown contentious in recent years.See the Story
Tourism · Dubai

Dubai fire forces evacuation of luxury hotel; no injuries

57% Left coverage: 7 sources
Several fire engines and police cars were deployed at the five-star Swiss�tel Al Murooj hotel in downtown Dubai. After emergency workers battled the blaze for around an hour, the fire appeared extinguished and damage was not visible. Videos posted on social media showed giant orange flames leaping out of the ornate roof.See the Story
Business · Dubai

Dubai's busy airport to shut one runway for overhaul

83% Right coverage: 6 sources
Dubai's main airport will overhaul one of its two runways for 45 days, starting in May. The closure will likely lead to flight reductions ahead of the traditional start of the summer season. Some carriers will redirect flights to Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central.See the Story
Europe · Dubai

In shadow of war, Russians, Ukrainians mark Easter in UAE

34% Center coverage: 6 sources
Hundreds of Russians and Ukrainians alike crowded into the only Russian Orthodox Church on the Arabian Peninsula on Sunday. The two nationalities typically celebrate Easter in harmony in this strange corner of the world where they've forged new lives as expats. But this year there was unspoken tension even as children in floral dresses played on the stone steps and priests blessed bread baskets.See the Story
Dubai, United Arab Emirates · Dubai

UAE announces new classification system for companies starting 1st June

The Minister highlighted that the new classification of companies, which will come into effect on 1st June, 2022, and its relevant resolutions meet business owners' demands and protect workers' rights while encouraging innovation and promoting the SME sector.See the Story

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