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Dubai International Airport (DXB) Is Expected To Get Very Busy Over July And August

Dubai International Airport (DXB) Is Expected To Get Very Busy Over July And August

03 July 2019

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is one of the busiest airports in the world, used frequently by those living in the UAE, as well as the constantly increasing number of tourists coming to Dubai and millions more passengers who fly with Emirates an

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Burj Khalifa Turns Red And White

Burj Khalifa Turns Red And White

02 July 2019

To mark the occasion of Canada Day, celebrated on 1 July, Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, was lit up in the red and white of the Canadian flag. The full length of the world's tallest building depicted the full flag of a red maple

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Dates Announced For Next Academic Year

Dates Announced For Next Academic Year

02 July 2019

This week sees the final week of the academic year for schools in Dubai, and though the only thing on students minds is the upcoming long summer vacation, the UAE Ministry of Education (MoE) has announced the dates for the academic year 2019 to 2020

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UAE Bank Takes Inspiration From Shaggy To Create Awareness Against Online Fraud

UAE Bank Takes Inspiration From Shaggy To Create Awareness Against Online Fraud

30 June 2019

UAE bank, Emirates NBD released a new video on Thursday, 27 June to create awareness among its customers of the dangers of online scams. The video produced in partnership with Dubai Police, is of a rap recorded to the tune of the Shaggy hit

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Facebook Takes Down An Online Scam Using Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Name

Facebook Takes Down An Online Scam Using Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Name

30 June 2019

UAE residents have been warned by the Abu Dhabi Media Office not to be tricked by a scam in which fraudsters claim His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces had

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Dubai To Get A Zombie Park

Dubai To Get A Zombie Park

30 June 2019

Nakheel Malls is teaming up with Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club to create a giant, zombie-themed entertainment zone, featuring more than 12 activities and attractions, at The Night Market on Deira Islands. Zombie Apocalypse Park (ZAP) features a

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Good News For Drivers As Petrol Prices Go Down

Good News For Drivers As Petrol Prices Go Down

27 June 2019

The Ministry of Energy has announced the new fuel prices for July 2019 which sees a drop in the cost of a litre of petrol and diesel. The new prices will take Super 98 to Dhs 2.30 per litre from Dhs 2.53 per litre in June, Special 95 will cost

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RTA To Relocate Women Cabins

RTA To Relocate Women Cabins

27 June 2019

The ‘Women and Children’ cabin in Dubai metros will be relocated over the next two months to ensure more privacy and comfort to this group of passengers, Dubai's Road and Transport Authority (RTA) have announced. This move comes in effect after obser

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The Driver Of The Oman Bus Accident May Have To Pay Dhs 3.4 Million

The Driver Of The Oman Bus Accident May Have To Pay Dhs 3.4 Million

27 June 2019

The Omani driver, held responsible for the tragic Dubai road accident that took place on 6 June during the Eid Al Fitr holidays will stand trial soon. The accident resulted in seventeen passengers losing their lives and thirteen more seriously

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Fazza Shares His Latest Travel Pictures

Fazza Shares His Latest Travel Pictures

26 June 2019

From looking at His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai’s  latest photos on his Instagram account, you would be forgiven for guessing that he may be on honeymoon, even though we cannot see any pictures of

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Amazon Is Bringing Massive Sales To Dubai Next Month

Amazon Is Bringing Massive Sales To Dubai Next Month

26 June 2019

Just a couple of weeks after launching Amazon Prime in the UAE on 11 June, the online shopping giant who took over souq.com in Middle East has announced Prime Day in the UAE. This two-day shopping extravaganza starts at midnight on Monday, 15 July

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Sheikh Mohammed Celebrates Ten Year Anniversary On Twitter

Sheikh Mohammed Celebrates Ten Year Anniversary On Twitter

25 June 2019

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, who actively uses the social media platform Twitter, to announce major government initiatives and maintains diplomatic relations

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Logo Of First Emirati Space Mission Pays Tribute To The UAE’s Founding Father

Logo Of First Emirati Space Mission Pays Tribute To The UAE’s Founding Father

25 June 2019

The official logo for the UAE’s first Arab and Emirati mission to the International Space Station (ISS) was unveiled by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), in cooperation with the Federal Youth Authority (FYA). The mission logo pays

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Weather Update: Dust Storms And Light Rain Likely

Weather Update: Dust Storms And Light Rain Likely

25 June 2019

According to the weather forecast by the National Centre for Meteorology, it is expected that Dubai will be fair to partly cloudy with a chance of light rainfall on Tuesday afternoon. Winds will be light to moderate and weather is likely to be humid

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