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Your Children Belong In The Back Seat Of Your Car

Your Children Belong In The Back Seat Of Your Car

27 August 2018

You’re safe, so why isn’t your child? Road accidents happen almost every day in the UAE and you want to make sure that your passengers are safe, especially if they are children. Last year, the UAE issued a law ensuring that backseat passengers

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An Island In Dubai For Less Than A Penthouse On Palm Jumeirah

An Island In Dubai For Less Than A Penthouse On Palm Jumeirah

27 August 2018

Lebanon island, located within Nakheel’s World Islands just off the Dubai coast, is up for sale. The island is reported to be owned by an Indian businessman based in Dubai who is now currently looking for a buyer for his 420,000-square-foot

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Essentials Supplied To Needy School Children Ahead Of The New Year

Essentials Supplied To Needy School Children Ahead Of The New Year

26 August 2018

Just ahead of the new academic year 2018-2019, students from low income families received school kits under a Dubai Cares initiative. A total of 10,000 students, from kindergarten to grade 12, in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah

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Dubai Police Officer Honours The Late Sheikh Zayed In The Most Epic Way

Dubai Police Officer Honours The Late Sheikh Zayed In The Most Epic Way

26 August 2018

After completing his third mountain climb this year, Ahmed Zein Al Yafei has flown the flag for the Year of Zayed. Al Yafei reached new heights by climbing the highest peak in Europe - Mount Elbrus. The airport security officer

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Academic Calendar For 2018-2019 Year Released

Academic Calendar For 2018-2019 Year Released

26 August 2018

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) has released the confirmed 2018-2019 academic calendar for private schools. The calendar states the dates for private schools that start their academic year in September and April.

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Great News, It's Going To Cool Down Soon!

Great News, It's Going To Cool Down Soon!

26 August 2018

For a lot of the world, summer sunshine is the best time of the year. For the UAE, however, it’s admittedly getting tiresome. But, we have good news! It’s finally going to start cooling down. As we move into the month of September

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed And Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Unite For Eid Celebrations

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed And Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Unite For Eid Celebrations

23 August 2018

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces spent Eid Al Adha with UAE President His Highess Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan in his French home.

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The Dubai Police Received A Surprising Phone Call Over Eid

The Dubai Police Received A Surprising Phone Call Over Eid

23 August 2018

The Dubai Police received an unexpected, but incredibly exciting, call during the Eid Al Adha break. His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, called Dubai Police to wish them a “Blessed Eid".

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There Are More Holidays Coming Up In 2018

There Are More Holidays Coming Up In 2018

23 August 2018

For those of us who are back at work today, don’t be down! There’s more holidays just around the corner, if you’re feeling a bit “where did those three days go?” The below dates are subject to moon sighting and can alter closer

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A Dubai Cafe Is Under Investigation For Using A Wild Cheetah As A Promotion

A Dubai Cafe Is Under Investigation For Using A Wild Cheetah As A Promotion

19 August 2018

A Dubai-based cafe has come under fire when it showed a cheetah in the venue. The social media story was filmed at the cafe and featured a cheetah roaming around the cafe and eating meat off the floor. According to the cafe’s owner

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Watch: Tom Cruise Talks About THAT Stunt Over Abu Dhabi

Watch: Tom Cruise Talks About THAT Stunt Over Abu Dhabi

19 August 2018

As the king of action movies, Tom Cruise is not one to shy away from terrifying stunts. And where better to perform one of his most epic stunts than in our very own UAE? The HALO jump, (High Altitude, Low Open parachute jump

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UAE Leaders Step In To Aid Kerala Floods

UAE Leaders Step In To Aid Kerala Floods

19 August 2018

Over the past few months, severe flooding in Kerala has left increasing devastation. With the death toll rising to 192, the Indian state has seen over 300,000 others seeking shelter from their homes. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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British Tourist Has Paid Off His 35 Speeding Fines

British Tourist Has Paid Off His 35 Speeding Fines

19 August 2018

The story of the British tourist who racked up Dhs 170,000 in fines has come to a close. The driver, Farah Hashi, has paid off Dhs 117,000 in fines at the Dubai Traffic Police Headquarters on Thursday morning. In the four hour stint, from 2.31am

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6 Days of Free Parking During Eid

6 Days of Free Parking During Eid

15 August 2018

For the celebration of Eid Al Adha, there will be six days of free parking. From Sunday 19 August until Friday, 24 August, all public car parks will be free during the period, except for the multi-level parking terminals.

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