After the approval of new civil aviation rules, drone users caught flying without a valid licence could face a fine of up to Dh20,000 ($5,445).
One of the topics covered at the Cybersecurity Ethics conference in Hull at the end of last year, was the digital governance of the countries of Kuwait and Oman, examining how the idea of the Common Good has been defined by both countries and how it has shaped the governance of the internet.
The head of Dubai’s Roads and Transportation Agency has announced that a drone capable of carrying people will begin regular operations from July.
In the first week of October, a booby-trapped drone exploded in Iraq, north of Mosul, killing two Peshmerga soldiers and wounding two French soldiers. It is still unclear if it was remotely detonated or carried a timed bomb.