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Electronics ban on flights begins
Dubai: A controversial ban on carry-on laptops and tablets on flights from the Middle East to the United States and Britain went into effect on Saturday. From Dubai to Doha, passengers on dozens of flights checked in their electronic devices, many shrugging off the measure as yet another inconvenience of global travel. “It’s a rule. I follow the rules,” said Rakan Mohammed, a Qatari national who flies from Doha to the US
   
Blow for Trump over Obamacare
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump suffered a bitter defeat on Friday in his first major legislative challenge as Republican lawmakers shot down his effort to repeal Obamacare. It was the latest in a string of major setbacks to have hit his two-month-old presidency. Barely two months into his term, Trump was forced to withdraw an embattled Republican health care bill, moments before a vote, leaving his campaign pledge to
 
 
Bad weather affects flights
DUBAI: Fifteen inbound flights were diverted on Saturday from Dubai International Airport (DXB) and a number of outbound flights were delayed due to weather conditions, according to the Dubai’s airport operator. The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) has confirmed that unstable weather will continue for the next 24 hours, where the amount of clouds will increase over scattered areas associated
   
New traffic rules, fines to help reduce accidents
DUBAI: The new traffic rules in the UAE that will take effect from July 1, 2017, have not been randomly decided. The amendments came to bring down the fatalities in road accidents to 3 per 100,000 people by 2021 based on accurate studies and research, revealed Major General Mohamed Saif Al Zafeen, Assistant Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police and Chairman of the
 
 

 IN A LEAGUE OF HIS OWN 
Dr Abdullah Omran Taryam, who passed away in Sharjah on Thursday at 66, was a national symbol who played a key role in the formation of the United Arab Emirates. He was Minister for Education and Justice Minister in the Cabinet of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Dr Abdullah as Chairman of Dar Al Khaleej revolutionised the dynamics of the media in the UAE.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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