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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 19 December 2018

PODCAST: UAE in a minute for September 5, 2017

Making today's headlines: A girl suffocates in a car, Virgin Mobile is launched and the UAE national football team faces off against Iraq

UAE manager Edgardo Bauza is tasked with building for the future after the improbable hopes of reaching the World Cup ended in defeat. Chris Whiteoak / The National
UAE manager Edgardo Bauza is tasked with building for the future after the improbable hopes of reaching the World Cup ended in defeat. Chris Whiteoak / The National

A girl died of suffocation in Abu Dhabi after being forgotten in a parked car for six hours.

> Girl dies after being left in car for 6 hours in Abu Dhabi

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), the owner behind du, has launched Virgin Mobile in the UAE, the company said on Tuesday.

> Virgin Mobile now available in the UAE giving mobile phone users third option

The UAE national football team will face off against Iraq today in Jordan and manager Edgardo Bauza says he has “great confidence” the team will get the victory they need to keep their World Cup dreams alive.

> Bauza undeterred even as depleted UAE take on Iraq in must-win World Cup qualifier