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Off Duty Drunk Pilot Threatens To Blow-Up A Plane

Off Duty Drunk Pilot Threatens To Blow-Up A Plane

02 August 2018

In a court hearing on Wednesday, a pilot has been accused of assaulting a stewardess, threatening to blow up an aircraft and behaving rowdily after getting drunk on-board the aircraft, while off duty. The pilot was a passenger on an Emirates flight

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Skywards Members Can Now Earn Points With flydubai

Skywards Members Can Now Earn Points With flydubai

01 August 2018

As of today, Emirates Skywards is flydubai’s official loyalty programme. Passengers can now earn points when they travel in the form of Skywards Miles and Tier Miles when travelling on either Emirates and flydubai. Members of flydubai’s

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Second Dine-in Cinema Is Coming To Dubai Here!

Second Dine-in Cinema Is Coming To Dubai Here!

01 August 2018

Renowned US TV Chef Guy Fieri is soon opening a second Dine-in Cinema kitchen at Reel Cinemas in Dubai Mall. However, this time around, there will also be a standalone Guy Fieri’s Kitchen for non-cinema goers- featuring an extensive signature

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Spend And Get Your Money Back At This Mega Mall

Spend And Get Your Money Back At This Mega Mall

31 July 2018

‘Shop for free on Tuesday’ is back by popular demand in the final week of the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS). Early bird shoppers at Deira City Centre can shop for free today as they can obtain a full refund on their purchases with a maximum

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Al Habtoor Group's Hotels Are Undergoing Some Big Changes

Al Habtoor Group's Hotels Are Undergoing Some Big Changes

31 July 2018

Earlier this month, it was announced that The St. Regis, W Dubai Habtoor City and The Westin Dubai at Al Habtoor City will no longer be operated by Marriott. As today is the end of the contract between Marriott and Al Habtoor Group, there has

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Three Dead And 44 Injured In Abu Dhabi Road Accident

Three Dead And 44 Injured In Abu Dhabi Road Accident

31 July 2018

Three were killed and 44 injured in an accident on Tuesday morning on Al Shawamekh Bridge heading towards Abu Dhabi. The horrific accident took place at 7.30am when a bus and two other vehicles collided on the Abu Dhabi road

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Petrol Prices Announced For August 2018

Petrol Prices Announced For August 2018

31 July 2018

The Ministry of Energy has announced the new fuel prices for August which sees a slight increase in the price of petrol but a decrease in the price of diesel. The new prices announced on Tuesday will see Super 98 go up to Dhs 2.57 per litre in

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Sheikh Mohammed Notes Work Dissatisfaction Among Employees

Sheikh Mohammed Notes Work Dissatisfaction Among Employees

31 July 2018

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and the Ruler of Dubai has expressed his disappointment with some federal government offices over “unacceptable employee satisfaction ratings”

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Dusty Weather Is Expected To Last All Week

Dusty Weather Is Expected To Last All Week

30 July 2018

On Monday morning, Dubai residents woke up to dusty and humid weather as sandstorms continue to sweep over the city. According to the latest weather reports, dusty weather is expected to last all week. The residents have been advised to

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Students Can Now Get Part-Time Jobs

Students Can Now Get Part-Time Jobs

29 July 2018

Nowadays, getting a job is just as much about experience as it is about your qualifications. Fresh graduates struggle to find full-time employment as many firms require an amount of work experience in order to consider a candidate.

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Sheikh Mohammed Welcomes New-Born Grandson

Sheikh Mohammed Welcomes New-Born Grandson

29 July 2018

Congratulations are pouring in for Dubai’s royal family as His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rasid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai became a grandfather to another little boy this weekend.

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Travel To This Country Visa Free

Travel To This Country Visa Free

29 July 2018

Just ahead of the forthcoming Eid Al-Adha holidays, one more country has been added to the list where UAE residents can travel visa free. The Azerbaijan Embassy in the UAE has confirmed that all UAE residents can now obtain visa on arrival

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UAE Leaders Mourn The Death Of 98 Year-Old Emirati Poet

UAE Leaders Mourn The Death Of 98 Year-Old Emirati Poet

29 July 2018

The UAE is mourning the loss of the exceptionally talented and famous Nabati Emirati poet Ousha bint Khalifa Al Suwaidi, known as Fatat Al Arab (Girl of the Arabs). His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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An Expat Woman Was Found Dead And Her Boyfriend Has Been Arrested

An Expat Woman Was Found Dead And Her Boyfriend Has Been Arrested

29 July 2018

A woman was tragically found dead in her apartment on Thursday. The woman, was said to be visited by her boyfriend in her Dubai Marina apartment when the couple had an argument. The argument is said to have escalated into physical violence

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