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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 17 January 2021

Highest daily UAE cases, Dubai to stop temperature checks, public buses between emirates return - The Daily Update

The Sinopharm vaccine is 79% effective, less than previously thought. In Yemen an airport blast kills dozens and the US sends more B-52 bombers to the Gulf in warning to Iran

Correction: The buses that are to resume are within regions of Abu Dhabi and not between emirates as was reported on the podcast.

On today's update we have the latest coronavirus figures, Abu Dhabi to resume inter-city bus services and businesses in Dubai no longer need to carry out temperature checks in the new year.

The Sinopharm vaccine is 79 per cent effective, less than previously thought. In Yemen an airport blast kills dozens and the US sends more B-52 bombers to the Gulf in a warning to Iran.

Thoraya Abdullahi joins us for what's trending including Brexit, Jakarta and the UK flight ban.

Updated: January 5, 2021 04:48 PM

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