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UAE plans Mars Mission

The United States, India and European Space Agency have sent successful missions to Mars. China is now preparing to launch its first Mars rover in July. Now United Arab Emirates is to join the elite club of sending a probe to Mars. Highlights UAE is the first country in the Arab world to plan a ..

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Zakat

The Grand Mufti of Dubai announced that the zakat for this year can be paid to COVID-19 patients and disadvantaged persons in the form of food and urged the people of UAE to support the 10 million meals campaign. About Zakat Zakat is a religious obligation under Islamism, next in importance only to prayer (or ..

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UAE mulling the postponement of World Expo 2020

In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, UAE is discussing the possibility of postponing the World Expo 2020 Dubai with other stakeholders. About The organisers of the 2020 World Expo have been considering the postponement of the event in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the economy. It was originally scheduled to ..

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New Natural Gas Reserves discovered in UAE

On February 2, 2020, the United Arab Emirates discovered shallow natural gas reserves of about 80 trillion cubic feet. The reserve was discovered between the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Highlights In November 2019, UAE announced the discovery of 7 billion barrels of oil. This raised the crude reserves of the country to 105 ..

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UAE declared ‘Reciprocating Territory’ by India

Indian expatriates if convicted in a civil case in the UAE would no longer be able to seek safe heaven back in India as the Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India during the second week of January 2020 issued an Extraordinary Gazette Notification, which declared the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to be a ..

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