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Dubai Ruling Family’s First Female Pilot

Dubai Ruling Family’s First Female Pilot

27 September 2018

A video has gone viral depicting a female pilot from Dubai. The pilot is none other than Sheikha Mozah bint Marwan bin Mohammed bin Hasher Al Maktoum of Dubai’s ruling family, who can be seen addressing passengers via the aircraft’s speaker system.

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JLT Restaurant 'Axe House' Closure: Is It For Good?

JLT Restaurant 'Axe House' Closure: Is It For Good?

26 September 2018

Earlier this week, it was announced that beach-club royalty, El Chiringuito had closed, and now another popular Dubai outlet, Axe House has also closed its doors. Although there has been no official announcement from the restaurant as of

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A New Beach Club To Open In Dubai

A New Beach Club To Open In Dubai

26 September 2018

Good news for disappointed fans of the beach club El Chiringuito, which closed down last week. A new beach club called Playa Nomade, is set to open in its place next month on Friday, 5 October at Rixos The Palm. As the weather starts

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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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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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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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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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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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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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