Dubai news roundup: February 22

Grammy for Dubai Fountain song, earthquakes and more UAE news.

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Seismologists state that seismic activity that led to five minor earthquakes in northern emirates over the last month is ‘not worrisome’.
Full story: Gulf News

Dubai Fountain performance song “Baba Yetu” wins this year’s Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists.
Full story: Emirates 24/7

Mandatory premarital testing for genetic and sexual transmitted diseases for all UAE residents is on the increase.
Full story: Gulf News

Inspections at Indian and Pakistani schools in Dubai show that over 4,000 pupils are not receiving acceptable education.
Full story: The National

Relatives to sailors onboard of UAE cargo ship hijacked by pirates last year fear the crew will die in captivity, living under inhuman conditions.
Full story: 7days

Dubai’s popular Italian joint is getting a “cheesy facelift”

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