Uber suspends Abu Dhabi services

Uber said on Sunday that it had suspended services in Abu Dhabi due to “unforeseen circumstances.”

Observers suggest that the company is facing potential difficulties with local regulators.

Uber has operated in the UAE since 2013.

Dubai-based Careem said in a statement to The Associated Press that it had also decided to suspend services in Abu Dhabi after some of its cars were stopped by authorities.

Associated Press reported that the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport could not be reached for comment.

Both companies’ operations in Dubai, which has a different transport regulator, were unaffected by the suspension, Associated Press reported.
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