Members of the UAE Armed Forces.


Don’t take photos of security drills in UAE, ministry warns


DUBAI – Security drills started across the UAE on Sunday (April 11), with the Ministry of Interior warning the public against taking photographs of the drills.

According to the ministry, the exercises started at 9am and may include the movement of military units.

The ministry urged the public to give way to military units on roads, and to stay away from security drill sites.

In the UAE, it is illegal to take photos or videos of military areas, palaces, courts, embassies and government buildings. Taking photos or videos in restricted areas can result in a jail term of up to three months or a fine of up to Dh5,000. ICA/Expat Media

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