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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 23 June 2018

PODCAST: UAE in a minute for August 1, 2017 - Tax law, a terror plot and design awards

Making today's headlines: UAE tax law, Etihad Airways assist in an investigation and a Dubai student wins an architecture award.

Police stand on a street that has been blocked to the public after Australian counter-terrorism police arrested four people in raids late on Saturday across several Sydney suburbs in Australia. David Gray / Reuters
Police stand on a street that has been blocked to the public after Australian counter-terrorism police arrested four people in raids late on Saturday across several Sydney suburbs in Australia. David Gray / Reuters

President Sheikh Khalifa has issued a landmark tax law for the UAE which sets the foundations for the planned tax system.

> Sheikh Khalifa issues landmark tax law for UAE

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways is assisting the Australian authorities with an investigation into an alleged "Islamic-inspired" plot to bring down a plane.

> Etihad Airways helps Australian police with plane attack probe

A student from the American University of Dubai’s architecture programme won gold at the 10th Annual International Design Awards in Los Angeles for her project honouring the UAE’s maritime heritage.

> American University of Dubai architecture student wins international design award