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World’s Most Expensive Shoes Are Coming To Dubai

World’s Most Expensive Shoes Are Coming To Dubai

25 September 2018

Dubai is a home to extravagance. From the tallest building to the biggest mall and the only seven star hotel in the world, Dubai has it all. Next in line is the world’s most expensive pair of footwear which will be displayed at the only

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BREAKING NEWS: Final Act For Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Announced

BREAKING NEWS: Final Act For Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Announced

25 September 2018

Billboard award-winning American superstar, Post Malone has officially been announced as the headline performer for the Yasalam after-race concert. The concert will see Post Malone joining The Weeknd, who will be performing on Friday.

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Watch: Sheikh Hamdan Rushes To Rescue Distressed Oryx

Watch: Sheikh Hamdan Rushes To Rescue Distressed Oryx

25 September 2018

The nation’s resident animal whisperer, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, has done it again. Yesterday, HH Sheikh Hamdan, affectionately known as Fazza, posted a video to his social media

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Former Editor Requests Sentence Reduction

Former Editor Requests Sentence Reduction

25 September 2018

Francis Mathew, 62, former editor of Gulf News, who was jailed for 10 years for killing his wife with a hammer, appealed to reduce his sentence length during a court hearing on Sunday. The court’s verdict on his latest appeal is expected next

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Take Part In The Camel Trek

Take Part In The Camel Trek

24 September 2018

As the weather starts to cool down, the more adventurous among us are invited to train to participate in the upcoming 5th edition of the annual Camel Trek. Scheduled to take place from 16-25 January, 2019, the Camel Trek involves covering a total

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Will India Meet Pakistan Again In Asia Cup Final?

Will India Meet Pakistan Again In Asia Cup Final?

24 September 2018

India convincingly beat Pakistan again on Monday evening in their Super Four round match, winning the match by nine wickets. Pakistan scored 237 runs in 50 overs with a loss of 7 wickets, while India replied with 238 in only 39.3 overs

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Dubai Beach Club, El Chiringuito, Closes Down

Dubai Beach Club, El Chiringuito, Closes Down

24 September 2018

It looks like another legendary hotspot will be closing its doors. El Chiringuito Dubai will bid the city a farewell as it closes for good at its beachside location. A statement was issued earlier this week stating, “El Chiringuito and

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Dubai Police: "Do Not Be An Easy Target For Car Thieves"

Dubai Police: "Do Not Be An Easy Target For Car Thieves"

24 September 2018

Dubai police took to their official Twitter account this morning to warn residents of an increasing amount of car thefts. The tweet urged car owners to “never leave the engine on while the vehicle is unattended”. This has come following the

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Online Service To Check Criminal Status Of Financial Cases

Online Service To Check Criminal Status Of Financial Cases

23 September 2018

A new service has been launched by Dubai Police which makes it easier for residents to check their criminal status in financial cases. Brigadier Khalid Nasser Al Razooqi, director of the Artificial Intelligence Department at Dubai Police.

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New Carriages For Dubai Metro

New Carriages For Dubai Metro

23 September 2018

The Dubai Metro is introducing new members to its fleet. 50 new carriages will be added to the metro after its new design proved a success. The carriages were tested on a 500 metre track in Poland and went off without a hitch.

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Retailers Urged To Register For Tourist VAT Refunds

Retailers Urged To Register For Tourist VAT Refunds

23 September 2018

UAE retailers will now be subject to a VAT refund scheme for tourists. Following the introduction of the 5 per cent Value Added Tax on goods and services, retail outlets are being asked to sign up for an online scheme.

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Good Conduct Certificate For Teachers

Good Conduct Certificate For Teachers

23 September 2018

According to a new rule announced by Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), school teachers in Dubai now need to get a good conduct certificate from the previous country they were working in, to obtain a federal UAE.

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India Win In Dubai

India Win In Dubai

20 September 2018

In one of the most highly anticipated one day cricket matches in the UAE over recent years, India beat Pakistan convincingly in the Asia Cup at the Dubai Cricket Stadium yesterday evening. Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat first, however

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Abu Dhabi And Dubai Ranked Among The Safest Cities In The World

Abu Dhabi And Dubai Ranked Among The Safest Cities In The World

19 September 2018

Abu Dhabi has officially been ranked as the safest city in the world. The data was gathered by ‘Numbeo,' a crowd-sourced global database of reported consumer prices, perceived crime rates, quality of health care and other statistics.

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