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All logos and/or registered trademarks appearing on the website are the property of the Emirates News Agency (WAM). Excepting use permitted by law or legislation, using these trademarks is prohibited without prior permission from the Emirates News Agency.


In accordance with the terms and condition of use, WAM prohibits the use of its website for any prohibited or illegal purposes. It is prohibited to use the website in a way that damages it or causes it to fail or break down. WAM also prohibits the use of the website to transfer, disseminate, distribute or circulate any defamatory, obscene, unethical, illegal or non-legislative materials. It is not allowed to breach any laws, local or international, related to intellectual property rights, copyright and trademarks.


WAM website users are not allowed to send unauthorised or unwanted e-mails to or through the website. This includes advertising products, services and publications, in addition to falsifying any address of Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), Internet Protocol (IP) or any part of the address information in any e-mail. Additionally, the sending of spam, or perpetuating its propagation via this website is not allowed.


Users, surfers and visitors are prohibited from conducting any attempt to test, survey or examine the possibility of abusing the website, including its network and system. It is also prohibited to violate any protocols or procedures, or abuse their integrity and documentation.


Users, surfers and visitors are prohibited from attempting to interfere with any service provided by the Emirates News Agency, WAM, to any user, surfer and visitor. It is prohibited to increase loading, carry out DDoS attacks, or seek UDB flooding by sending e-mails or using botnet technology in any efforts to destroy the website, or undermine its integrity.