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Early movers: #UAE and #Australia begin economic stimulus as world scrambles 

Early movers: #UAE and #Australia begin economic stimulus as world scrambles 

| April 6, 2020

The outbreak of coronavirus has had repercussions far beyond public health. Effects are now being felt on the global markets as social distance restriction begins to restrict international commerce, writes Lisa Moore. Communities are also feeling the impact as businesses begin closing operations to slow the spread of the virus. In the United States, for […]

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Legal battle shuts down #YzerChat messenger in UAE

Legal battle shuts down #YzerChat messenger in UAE

| March 10, 2020

Etisalat, one of two UAE national telecoms, says it is shutting down a popular local online call and messaging app YzerChat, writes Martin Banks. Khaleej Times, a daily English language newspaper published in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, reported, with reference to the official Etisalat announcement, that all functions of YzerChat were blocked on February 29, […]

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UAE astronaut makes history as first Arab aboard #ISS

UAE astronaut makes history as first Arab aboard #ISS

| September 27, 2019

Karim Sahib, AFP |A photo taken on September 25, 2019, shows the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest skyscraper, lit with an image of 35-year-old Emirati astronaut Hazzaa al-Mansoori An Emirati has made history as the first Arab to reach the International Space Station, after blasting off from Kazakhstan, writes AFP. The Russian spacecraft carrying Hazzaa […]

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