The UAE must 'stay the course', Eid Al Fitr, clear skies and more
Hello from The National in Abu Dhabi. Here are your morning updates:
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, said the UAE must “stay the course” in order to emerge from the pandemic successfully.
Mosques and prayer grounds were empty yesterday as worshippers performed Eid prayers in unison from their homes.
A new study has revealed that Covid-19 patients are no longer infectious after 11 days of being ill.
Clearer skies prompted by a drop in air and road traffic have provided an unexpected boost to solar power production.
The UAE announced 781 new cases of coronavirus yesterday, with 561 people recovering and one further death.
Follow our live blog for the latest coronavirus news from the region and beyond.
LATEST GLOBAL NUMBERS
Confirmed cases: 5,375,648
As of 1.00am GMT on May 25, 2020.
IN OTHER NEWS...
The Arabian Gulf is renowned for its hot summer temperatures. New research suggests it may get hotter still.
Addressing the nation on the first day of the new ceasefire, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani vowed to speed up the release of Taliban prisoners.
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Deputy Editor-in Chief
Updated: May 25, 2020 04:51 AM