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Amazon Prime Arrives In The UAE

Amazon Prime Arrives In The UAE

11 June 2019

It has been a busy few weeks for Amazon in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), firstly with the launch of www.amazon.ae on 1 May, seeing the end of www.souq.com and now with the latest announcement that Amazon Prime is available in UAE

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No More Single-Use Plastics At DXB

No More Single-Use Plastics At DXB

10 June 2019

In a further step to do more for the environment, Dubai Airports has pledged to ban the use of single-use plastics from 1 January next year. The operator that runs Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC), already

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Eminem Comes To The UAE

Eminem Comes To The UAE

10 June 2019

Iconic hip hop legend Eminem is returning to the UAE as part of his current Kamikaze world tour. The US rapper will be performing what is expected to be a a show stopping performance at Abu Dhabi’s du Arena on 25 October this year, the same

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Coca-Cola Arena Opens Its doors

Coca-Cola Arena Opens Its doors

09 June 2019

Dubai’s all new indoor entertainment venue, the Coca-Cola Arena, opened it’s doors on 6 June to wide acclaim from the thousands that gathered. The purpose built arena in City Walk’s inaugural show saw international comedian Russell Peters

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The Royal Wedding Reception In Pictures

The Royal Wedding Reception In Pictures

08 June 2019

The wedding reception took place at Dubai World Trade Centre on 6 June of three of the sons of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

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Seventeen Die In Tragic Accident In Dubai 

Seventeen Die In Tragic Accident In Dubai 

07 June 2019

In a tragic accident in Dubai, seventeen passengers lost their lives after a bus crashed into a signboard on Thursday evening. According to a police report, there were 31 passengers in the Oman registered bus and the accident happened while the

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JESS Dubai Student Julian Lamadrid Signed By Sony Music

JESS Dubai Student Julian Lamadrid Signed By Sony Music

02 June 2019

A former JESS Dubai student Julian Lamadrid has made an impactful entry in the entertainment world after he signed a contract with Arista Records, an American Record Label owned by Sony Music Entertainment. The label’s president and CEO

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No Traffic Fines This Eid

No Traffic Fines This Eid

02 June 2019

Police in the UAE will be issuing ‘second chance’ traffic tickets during this Eid holiday. Police in Ras Al Khaimah and Ajman have taken up new initiatives to create awareness on road safety among drivers this week instead of hitting them with penal

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Here’s Where To See Fireworks This Eid

Here’s Where To See Fireworks This Eid

02 June 2019

If you are one of those who like to be greeted by colourful skies every Eid then yiou will not be disappointed. You can see the stunning firework displays at Al Seef and La Mer on the first day of Eid (expected to be either Monday, 3 June or Tuesday

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Malls To Open For 24 Hours

Malls To Open For 24 Hours

30 May 2019

We have good news for shoppers out there. If you have not yet made any plans for the upcoming Eid Al Fitr holiday, then head down to Abu Dhabi or Al Ain on Wednesday 5 June for an amazing retail therapy experience.A 24-hour mega sale at 16 malls a

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Cinemas Open 24/7

Cinemas Open 24/7

30 May 2019

A long holiday is ahead of us, and those who will be spending it in Dubai are in for a pleasant surprise, specially movie buffs. Whether you are an early bird or a night owl, you can go and see a movie at Novo Cinemas and Reel Cinemas, Dubai Mall at

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Travelling Over The Next Few Days? Arrive At The Airport Early

Travelling Over The Next Few Days? Arrive At The Airport Early

30 May 2019

The long Eid holiday is a great excuse to travel for short breaks, which leads to busy hours at Dubai Airports. Emirates Airline has anticipated Friday 31 May to be the busiest day for departures at Terminal 3 with over 80,000 passengers expecting

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Watch The Champions League In The Sky

Watch The Champions League In The Sky

30 May 2019

With a major football match scheduled for Saturday, 1 June,  Dubai based Airlines Emirates does not want passengers to miss any moment when in air. Airline has created “Stadium in the Sky” to screen this seasons Champions League Final

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Petrol Prices Are Set To Increase In June 2019

Petrol Prices Are Set To Increase In June 2019

29 May 2019

IThe Ministry of Energy has announced the new fuel prices for June 2019 which sees an increase in the cost of a litre of petrol and diesel. The new prices will take Super 98 up to Dhs 2.53 per litre from Dhs 2.48 per litre in May

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