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A Yacht Caught Fire In Dubai

A Yacht Caught Fire In Dubai

09 August 2018

An incident of fire on a yacht was reported early in the morning at 7am today. The incident occurred at Port Rashid Marina. After receiving the information about the fire, the Dubai Civil Defence team rushed to the location and extinguished the fire.

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Eid Al Adha Holidays Announced In These GCC Countries!

Eid Al Adha Holidays Announced In These GCC Countries!

08 August 2018

UAE’s neighbour countries, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, have announced the Eid Al Adha holiday dates. The holiday will begin on Friday, 17 August, and end on Saturday, 25 August. While in both the countries, government employees are set for 9-day

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The Lebanese Singer Who Collapsed On Stage In Dubai Has Revealed The Shocking Reason Why

The Lebanese Singer Who Collapsed On Stage In Dubai Has Revealed The Shocking Reason Why

08 August 2018

Lebanese singer, Elissa performed in Dubai in February this year. During the concert, Elissa was taken ill as she collapsed on stage, prompting intervention from members of her band who carried her off stage. The scary incident was caught on

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British Tourist Who Racked Up Over Dhs 170,000 In Car Fines Still Has The Car

British Tourist Who Racked Up Over Dhs 170,000 In Car Fines Still Has The Car

08 August 2018

The story of the British tourist, who accumulated fines over Dhs 170,000 while driving his rented Lamborghini Huracan supercar at speeds of over 200kmh, has now taken an interesting turn. It has been reported that the car rental company’s partner

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Ruler Of Dubai's Candid Moments With His Grandchildren

Ruler Of Dubai's Candid Moments With His Grandchildren

07 August 2018

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai recently shared three pictures on his official Instagram account, where he is seen spending some quality time with his

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Tourist Racks Fines Worth Over Dhs 170,000

Tourist Racks Fines Worth Over Dhs 170,000

07 August 2018

Tourists do get attracted to Dubai’s imagery of swanky sports cars being driven on roads as a very common thing. Making that image even more prominent, some latest Bollywood and Hollywood movies showed lead actors performing some speeding

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A Mural In Honour Of The Late Sheikh Zayed Has Been Unveiled

A Mural In Honour Of The Late Sheikh Zayed Has Been Unveiled

07 August 2018

Yesterday marked the 52nd anniversary of the start of Sheikh Zayed’s rule over Abu Dhabi. The founding father of the UAE assumed his role as leader of Abu Dhabi on 6 August, 1966 - making the date a very special one for residents and nationals alike

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Cooler Days Are On Their Way Soon

Cooler Days Are On Their Way Soon

06 August 2018

With temperature touching the high 40s, summer is taking its toll on everybody. However, the clock is ticking on hot and humid days as UAE astrologers have brought good news, predicting that the end of the super hot season is less than three weeks

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Do Not Post These Things On Social Media

Do Not Post These Things On Social Media

06 August 2018

Social media can be a wonderful way of keeping up-to-date with friends and family all over the world. But, we’ve all heard the stories of what happens when the platforms are used wrongly. There are laws of social media use in the UAE

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New System To Reduce Waiting Time For A Taxi

New System To Reduce Waiting Time For A Taxi

05 August 2018

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced its plans to launch a smart time management system at exhibitions, conferences and malls to reduce the times commuters spend in long queues waiting for taxis.

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Dubai Teen Puts UAE School On The World Map

Dubai Teen Puts UAE School On The World Map

05 August 2018

Vishnumaya Deepakchandran, a ninth grade student at GEMS Modern Academy has put the name of his school on the world map after beating more than 3,000 students from 55 countries to win the prestigious World Scholar’s Cup in the junior category.

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Here’s What The Weather Will Be Like This Week

Here’s What The Weather Will Be Like This Week

05 August 2018

Ask anyone in the region and they’ll tell you the same thing: “It’s hot!” Unfortunately, we don’t see that changing any time soon.

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A 74% Increase In Tourists From This Country In The First 6 Months Of This Year

A 74% Increase In Tourists From This Country In The First 6 Months Of This Year

02 August 2018

Russian tourists in the first half of this year increased by a staggerring 74% compared to last year which went towards Dubai's first half tourism numbers of 8.1 million international overnight tourists from January to June

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This Emirati Artist's Work Is On Display In New York's Times Square

This Emirati Artist's Work Is On Display In New York's Times Square

02 August 2018

It’s every artist’s dream to have their work on display. But, what about having it on display in one of the biggest, most popular spots in the world? That’s unbeatable. Emirati national, Fatma Lootah got just that when her work was chosen

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