Sharjah

SCI provides 3200 job opportunities within 5 years

Sharjah 24: The Sharjah Charity International (SCI), through the productive hands project, which represents one of the pioneering projects launched by SCI, from 2015 until the middle of this year, managed to provide 3,200 production projects.

UAE

VP exempts financially distressed citizens from loans repayment

Sharjah 24 – WAM: Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered the exemption of financially distressed citizens, whose monthly income is below AED15,000 and families of deceased citizens, from repaying the remainder of housing loans to the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme.

Arabic

Gunmen kill 19 people near protest site in central Baghdad

Sharjah 24 – Reuters: Gunmen killed at least 14 people, including three police, near a Baghdad protest site on Friday.

UAE

Pope Francis: UAE is role model of tolerance, coexistence, peace

Sharjah 24 – WAM: His Holiness Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church praised the UAE's approach that enhances the pillars of tolerance, coexistence and peace.

Sharjah

WEEGS 2019 to enhance women’s capacities with 29 workshops

Sharjah 24: Twenty-nine action and result-oriented workshops touching upon a diverse range of topics, and which seek to promote women’s economic participation and advancement across sectors, will be amongst the key highlights of the second edition of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS) to be held from December 10 – 11, at the Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre (JRCC) in Sharjah.

Environment

Australia braces for heatwave as more than 100 fires burn

Sharjah 24 – AFP: Out of control bushfires forced residents in eastern Australia to flee their homes on Saturday, as other parts of the country braced for a heatwave due next week.