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    Emirates to cover virus-related medical costs

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 10:15pm on July 24, 2020

    Emirates, the largest airline in the Middle East, will cover customers’ coronavirus-related medical costs in a bid to ‘boost travel confidence’, the Dubai Media Office...

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    UN warns of alarming rise of hunger in Yemen

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:13am on July 23, 2020

    Acute food insecurity is forecast to rise sharply in war-ravaged Yemen over a combination of factors exacerbated by the coronavirus, a report by several UN...

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    UAE plans to launch Mars probe Friday after weather delay

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 11:09pm on July 14, 2020

    The United Arab Emirates said it plans to launch its ‘Hope’ Mars probe on Friday local time from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Centre after a two-day...

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    UAE Mars probe first for Arab world

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 11:38pm on July 11, 2020

    The oil-rich United Arab Emirates has built a nuclear power programme and sent a man to space, and now plans to join another elite club...

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    Yemen on brink of famine again: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 10:20pm on July 08, 2020

    War-torn Yemen is once again on the brink of famine as donor funds that averted catastrophe just 18 months ago have dried up, the country’s...

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    Millions of Yemen children may starve for lack of fund

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 11:22pm on June 26, 2020

    Millions of children in war-torn Yemen could be pushed to ‘the brink of starvation’ due to a lack of funding amid the coronavirus pandemic, the...

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    Pandemic accelerating, warns WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:20am on June 23, 2020

    The World Health Organisation sent out a fresh warning on Monday over the dangers of the new coronavirus even as France returned to life by...

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    Massive India repatriation begins from UAE

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 10:47pm on May 08, 2020

    The first wave of a massive exercise to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Indians stuck abroad began Thursday, with two flights landing in India from...

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    Yemen separatists declare self-rule in south

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 10:49pm on April 26, 2020

    Yemeni separatists early Sunday declared self-rule of the country’s south as a peace deal with the government crumbled, complicating a long and separate conflict with...

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    UAE launches online weddings amid coronavirus controls

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 10:00pm on April 13, 2020

    The United Arab Emirates has launched an online marriage service that allows couples to wed amid restrictions on movement and interaction imposed to counter the...

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