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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 19 June 2018

PODCAST: UAE in a minute for August 23, 2017

Making today's headlines: Tax, Sharjah Wanderers and Eid Al Adha.

An astronomer looks out for the Ramadan crescent moon in Mushrif Park in Dubai. Pawan Singh / The National
An astronomer looks out for the Ramadan crescent moon in Mushrif Park in Dubai. Pawan Singh / The National

The cost of cigarettes and energy drinks will double as of October 1, the country's tax authority has said.

>Cigarettes and energy drinks to double in price on October 1

Sharjah Wanderers rugby club are preparing for their 40th anniversary season today.

>Report coming soon.

The first day of Eid Al Adha is expected to be on the 1st of September.

>UAE public sector holidays for Eid Al Adha 2017 announced