DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iranians voted Friday in a presidential election dominated by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's hard-line protege after the disqualification of his strongest competition, fueling apathy that left some polling places largely deserted despite pleas to support the Islamic Republic at the ballot box.
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Russia and China reveal their roadmap to build a base on the MOON to rival NASA's Lunar Gateway - but admit they won't launch any astronauts until at least 2036
China and Russia signed a memorandum on lunar exploration back in March The new timeline suggests work on the project will begin as soon as 2026 This follows four years of scouting for potential sites to house a lunar base The International Lunar Research Station will also include a space station
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran began voting Friday in a presidential election tipped in the favor of a hard-line protege of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Polls opened at 7 a.m. local time for the vote, which has seen widespread public apathy after a panel under Khamenei barred hundreds of candidates, including reformists and those aligned with the outgoing president, the relatively moderate Hassan Rouhani.
DUBAI, June 17 (Reuters) - Some members of Abu Dhabi's ruling family are participating in a trial administering China's Sinopharm (1099.HK) COVID-19 vaccine to children aged 3-17, the emirate's media office said. The trial will monitor the immune response of 900 children "in preparation to vaccinate children in the near future", Abu Dhabi Media Office said in a Twitter post on Wednesday.
The airline made almost a third of its staff redundant Emirates, one of the world's most luxurious airlines, has made a loss for the first time in over three decades. Unsurprisingly, travel restrictions imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic last year and at the start of 2021 forced the airline's revenue to plunge a whopping 66 per cent and take eleven planes out of service.
China on Tuesday won their fourth match in a row under former Everton midfielder Li to enter the decisive third phase of qualifying for Qatar 2022. The 44-year-old Li took over from Lippi after the Italian World Cup-winner abruptly quit following a 2-1 defeat to Syria in November 2019 which left China's World Cup hopes in the balance.
Sardar Azmoun's first half goal earned Iran a 1-0 win over Iraq on Tuesday and a spot in the final round of Asia's World Cup preliminaries, as China also progressed to the next phase of qualifying for Qatar 2022 with a 3-1 victory over Syria. On a night when eight places in the 12-team third round remained unclaimed prior to kick-off, Saudi Arabia handed Uzbekistan a 3-0 loss to secure top spot in Group D to advance, ending the Central Asians' World Cup hopes in the process.
Last Updated A second half Safawi Rasid penalty settled the closely fought affair against Thailand which secures a direct spot in Asian Cup 3rd Round qualifiers. The much sought after win in the land of United Arab Emirates (UAE) was finally achieved in the final Group G of the joint 2022 World Cup/2023 Asian Cup qualification second round, a 1-0 win over the War Elephants which seals third spot in the group and with that a spot in the next qualifying group stage that is solely for the Asian Cup.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East’s largest airline, Emirates, announced on Tuesday a net loss of $5.5 billion over the past year as revenue fell by more than 66% due to global travel restrictions sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.
Recognized leader in digital healthcare leverages medical device data for data-driven, proactive patient care DUBAI, June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres, based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is using the Capsule Medical Device Information Platform (MDIP) to power its digital transformation initiative and prepare for future imperatives, Capsule announced today.
Hadeel Al Sayegh and Saeed Azhar DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai's stock market is set for another delisting, raising a question mark over the future of one of the Gulf's major exchanges, which was launched two decades ago. A $595 million bid to take DAMAC Properties private by the firm's founder Hussain Sajwani is the latest blow to the exchange, even as the Gulf city state's property market showed signs of life in the first quarter.
The United Arab Emirates have one final chance to overtake opponents Vietnam in the World Cup Qualifying Group G table on Tuesday, as the top two meet in Dubai. Their visitors, meanwhile, will be looking to extend an eight-game unbeaten run which has seen them all but seal progress to the next stage of the Asian qualifying process.
Thailand and Malaysia will fight for third place in Group D in Asia's second round of World Cup qualifying when they meet on Tuesday. It has been a frustrating campaign for the two countries, who are both unable to make it through to the next stage of qualifying.
About two-thirds of people eligible for inoculation against COVID-19 have now received two doses of the vaccine in Dubai, the tourist and business hub of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) said. Dubai is the most populous of the seven emirates that make up the UAE and has one of the world's busiest airports.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says this year’s hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them from within the kingdom, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The kingdom made the announcement Saturday on its state-run Saudi Press Agency.
A profoundly deaf entrepreneur from Nantwich has been awarded the MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Steven Mifsud, founder of Nantwich-based disability accessibility firm Direct Access, has been awarded it for services to International Trade. Direct Access is a disability accessibility consultancy that advises organisations on how to improve access to premises and services for disabled people.