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UAE starts operation of Arab world’s first nuclear plant

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) started operation of the initial unit of its first nuclear power plant, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) said. The Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant located in Gharbiya which is on the Gulf coast west of Abu Dhabi. It is being built by Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO). The plant was […]

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UAE Space Mission: Hope orbiter successfully lifts off for Mars

United Arab Emirates (UAE) launched its first interplanetary mission to Mars, after making a successful liftoff from Japan. The Hope probe launched on an H2-A rocket from Tanegashima spaceport, and is now on a 500-million-km journey to study the planet’s weather and climate. Two previous attempts to launch the probe in the past week had […]

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Mubadala to invest Rs 9,093 crore for a 1.85% in Jio Platforms

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on June 5 said Mubadala Investment Company, the Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor, will invest Rs 9,093.60 crore in Jio Platforms for a 1.85 percent equity stake on a fully diluted basis. This will be the sixth investment in RIL in quick succession, following those by social media major Facebook, private equity […]

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Separatists in southern Yemen declare self-rule

Separatists in southern Yemen have declared self-rule, breaking a peace deal signed in November with the internationally recognised government. The Aden-based Southern Transitional Council (STC) declared a state of emergency, saying it would govern the port city and other southern provinces. The STC is supported by the United Arab Emirates. The Saudi-backed Yemeni government warned […]

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UAE warns of restrictions against nations that refuse to take back stranded citizens

The United Arab Emirates is considering imposing restrictions on work quotas of countries that refuse to accept their nationals who wish to leave the Gulf nation amid the coronavirus outbreak. The Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation is weighing plans to suspend its memorandum of understanding with certain countries, state-run WAM reported, citing an unidentified […]