Thursday 22 October 2020 - 4:03:44 pm
2020 Oct 22 Thu, 12:19:41 pm
1,000 aircrafts fly over UAE airspace a day: GCAA
2020 Oct 21 Wed, 09:44:00 pm
UAE Cabinet approves amendments to provisions of bankruptcy law
2020 Oct 21 Wed, 02:16:49 pm
Sharjah Ruler opens Al Subaihiya Suburb Council in Khorfakkan
2020 Oct 21 Wed, 09:13:23 pm
Abdullah bin Zayed leads Emirati side to UAE-Turkmenistan Joint Committee
2020 Oct 21 Wed, 07:56:10 pm
Hazza bin Zayed inaugurates ‘Al Samha’ housing project for Emiratis in Abu Dhabi
2020 Oct 21 Wed, 03:47:19 pm
Sheikha Fatima Virtual Humanitarian Campaign begins in Sudan
2020 Oct 21 Wed, 03:26:45 pm
Emirates honoured with Best Airline Worldwide award at Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2020
2020 Oct 21 Wed, 02:48:36 pm
UAE, Israel sign air transport services agreement
2020 Oct 21 Wed, 02:34:58 pm
UAE announces 1,538 new COVID-19 cases, 1,501 recoveries, 2 deaths in last 24 hours
2020 Oct 21 Wed, 06:28:17 pm
US Envoy optimistic about 4-5% growth to $25 billion bilateral trade with UAE

Emirates News

UAE Press: The world reads from Sharjah

ABU DHABI, 22nd October, 2020 (WAM) -- On November 4th, the Sharjah International Book Fair, SIBF, will open its doors to book lovers again. Not virtually, as almost all exhibitions have done around the world this year, but an actual exhibition at its usual location, the Sharjah Expo Centre. "With the coronavirus pandemic engulfing the world, Sharjah sends a clear message that life must go on. This is especially so in the UAE, where the virus is being properly handled, economic activities and businesses have...

'I’m Very Impressed'- Khabib Nurmagomedov makes surprising statement about Justin Gaethje

ABU DHABI, 21st October, 2020 (WAM) -- Khabib Nurmagomedov will lock horns with Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 with the Lightweight Championship hanging in the balance. Khabib enters the fight as the recognized champion, but not the undisputed one. Khabib vs. Gaethje is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will take place on October 24, 2020 at the Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. While speaking to Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports, Khabib revealed something positive about...

Sharjah Film Platform to feature over 60 films

SHARJAH, 21st October, 2020 (WAM) -- The Sharjah Art Foundation, SAF, today announced an expanded programme for the third edition of its annual film festival, Sharjah Film Platform, SFP, which provides a vital platform for emerging and established filmmakers from across the UAE and around the world. The 2020 edition of the SFP presents a robust line-up of film screenings online and in cinemas, including award-winning films as well as new and never-before-seen films. Alongside these screenings, SFP features public talks on contemporary topics in...


Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy: 10 years of moving forward

ABU DHABI, 10th October, 2020 (WAM) -- Today, October 10th, 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA), one of the largest women's sports organisations in the Middle East. The Academy's first support came from H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), "Mother of the Nation", who has always believed in the abilities of Emirati women and...
Asian Football Confederation thanks UAE Football Association for COVID-19 test kits
UFC Markus Perez promises ‘intelligent’ display In Abu Dhabi’s return to Fight Island

World News

China reports 14 new coronavirus cases

SHANGHAI, 22nd October, 2020 (WAM/Reuters) -- China reported 14 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for 21st October, compared with 11 cases a day earlier, the health commission said on Thursday. All 14 of the new infections were imported, according to a statement by the National Health Commission. China reported 25 new asymptomatic patients, compared with 15 a day earlier. As of 21st October, mainland China had 85,729 confirmed coronavirus cases, the health authority said. The COVID-19 death toll remained at 4,634.

Germany passes 11,000 daily coronavirus infections for the first time

BERLIN, 22nd October, 2020 (WAM/DPA) -- Germany has again surpassed its record of daily coronavirus infections, with the country's Robert Koch institute for disease control reporting 11,287 new cases on Thursday. The previous highest figure for cases recorded in a 24-hour period since the pandemic began was 7,830 on Saturday. Germany is currently recording more daily coronavirus cases than at the start of the pandemic in March, although testing has been ramped up significantly since then. There were likely many more undetected cases earlier in...

Global coronavirus cases cross 41.04 million, death toll at 1,127,177

LONDON, 22nd October, 2020 (WAM/Reuters) -- More than 41.04 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,127,177​ have died, according to a Reuters tally published on Thursday. With 221,073 deaths and around 8.3 million confirmed cases, the United States tops the list of twenty countries with the highest recorded infections and deaths in the world, followed by India, Brazil and Russia. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified...