Over 30 million children and young people across the Mena region do not have access to digital and broadcast remote learning.
In a tumultuous year marked by economic and social upheavals worldwide as nations battled the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, and compounded by tragic disasters such as the Beirut port blasts and several natural calamities including devastating floods in Sudan
The Sharjah-based global humanitarian organisation, The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), has announced the allocation of $500,000 to boost healthcare capacities in sites hosting refugee and internally displaced people (IDP) in Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Bangladesh and Kenya.
Faithful in the UAE and all around the world are busy accumulating the virtues of Ramadan in the time of lockdowns and social distancing.
Medical test for Coronavirus disease does not invalidate fasting, said eminent Islamic scholar Sheikh Abdullah Al Hammadi. However, he stressed that those who are not well or have doubt that they might be affected by the Coronavirus should not fast. They should make up for the lost days after Ramadan when they are healthy.
The UAE has expressed its sincere condolences and solidarity with the Republic of Iraq over the victims of the fire in Nineveh province, which resulted in hundreds of deaths and injuries.
The suspect was later tracked down in Matrouh governorate, west of the capital, where he "committed suicide by shooting himself with the same weapon" used in the murder.
This milestone accolade positions Emirates Park Zoo as a global leader in the zoo industry, joining an elite group of zoological facilities worldwide that have earned the revered AZA accreditation