- NewsAl Arabiya English
Saudi Arabia has appointed six cultural attaches, three of which are women, marking the first time women have been named to the diplomatic post, the Saudi Gazette reported on Sunday. Last Update: Monday, 03 August 2020 KSA 11:03 - GMT 08:03
- BusinessAl Arabiya English
The earliest possible appointment for a rapid COVID-19 laser test that allows people to enter Abu Dhabi on the border without organizing a test elsewhere is on Sunday, August 23, according to the testing center’s website. A screengrab from the Ghantoot website showing a lack of options to book an appointment on August 21, 2020. The earliest available slot, as of August 3, was 00.30 on August 23, 2020.
- ScienceEgypt Independent
The center of the storm was forecast to regain strength and approach the southeast coast of Florida Sunday morning, then travel up the state’s east coast throughout the day. It is expected to remain a hurricane through Monday then slowly weaken as it tracks up or just off the Atlantic seaboard. Heavy rain, flooding and high winds could batter much of the East Coast this week.
- BusinessArabian Business
India and UAE have agreed to extend the special flight services between the two countries under an ‘air bubble’ arrangement until the end of this month, which allows carriers of both countries to operate repatriation flights. The two countries earlier agreed on an initial 2-week period for the arrangement, which ended on July 26. The official permission has now been granted by both the countries for extension of the earlier special flights scheme till August-end, and we have already started taki...
- HealthAl Arabiya English
Nurses take a sample from Parham, a 7-year-old, to test for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a hospital, in Tehran, Iran, July 8, 2020. (WANA)
- PoliticsThe National
Bahrain's private sector employers will be able to resume hiring foreign workers in August as the kingdom looks to restart economic activity after the Covid-19 pandemic led to the temporary suspension of work permit issuances. Bahrain’s Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) will begin accepting new work permit requests from August 9, it said in a statement. The move followed a decision issued by the Government Executive Committee, chaired by crown prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa.