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Located in the district of Dubailand, the Miracle garden was inaugurated five years ago, on Valentine's Day, and is one of the most intriguing botanical marvels in the world. If you want to relax and chill, there is nothing better than utilizing the winter season in Dubai to go for a walk amidst the largest natural ...
The incident, according to Lieutenant-Colonel Ali Abdullah Al Naqbi, director of the sea Rescue Department in Dubai police, happened last weekend at around 8pm. The family of four were crossing under Business Bay Bridge at the time of the accident, which left one family member with minor injuries.

All you need to do is shop for Dh250, and you get a chance to win. This is probably the best deal of Dubai Shopping Festival 2018. This DSF, Dubai Festival City mall has given away more than Dh200,000 in prizes, but the the icing on the cake is the 20 iPhone X devices and the 2018 Jeep Cherokee that ...
Dubai: A group of thieves hacked an email address of a Dubai-based car export and import company and deceived an auto dealer to deliver four expensive vehicles in a foreign country, Dubai police said. police said the company reported to them that they had bought four Mercedes vehicles worth Dh1.8 ...
Habitat World, which is hosting the show in New Delhi, says it welcomes the arrival of a Dubai theatre group in India. "We are delighted to welcome the group from Dubai.It is heartening to note that an original Urdu Production from UAE enjoyed such rousing reception and critical acclaim back home.
Dubai: The dirty habit of smokers in Dubai won't go out in a puff anytime soon, but their remnants might. Dubai Municipality has launched a campaign to ward off smokers from littering the streets with cigarette ends, in a bid to maintain the city's cleanliness. Violators who fail to stub out their cigarettes in ...

It is claimed in the court papers that Rihan's team found Kaloti had imported 5 tons of gold bars from Morocco painted silver to avoid Moroccan restrictions on gold exports, while more than $5bn worth of cash transactions processed by the firm were not reported to the Dubai authorities. About 57 tons of ...
Lindsay Lohan revealed last week that she is in talks to design one of the isles in The World Islands, the much-delayed man-made archipelago off the coast of Dubai, designed to look like a flattened globe. The American actress has said that she moved to the Middle Eastern city for its "silence and focus", ...
Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the RTA, said: "The construction of cycling and running tracks in the Emirate of Dubai is a manifestation of the directives of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President & Prime Minister of the ...
Set to open in 2018, the Rosemont Hotel and Residences will boast over 2 million square feet of hotel, residential, and leisure space, an artificial beach and a glass-bottom pool suspended above the streets of Dubai. The hotel, designed by ZAS Architects, will be accommodated by a 47-storey tower that ...
We're thrilled to be heading to Dubai, but as it turns out, it will be a little later than expected. Because of scheduling changes, Startup Battlefield Dubai, originally slated for April 2018, will now take place in January 2019. This will give us even more time to make this an incredible event in a truly exciting ...
The Dubai police raided a hotel room after receiving a complaint from a husband that his wife was cheating on him there. The Court of First Instance heard on Thursday that the raid led to the arrest of both the alleged lover and the cheating wife. The lover, a Palestinian student, 26, and the wife were ...
Dubai's first nature adventure and zip-lining park is celebrating its first birthday on January 27 and is offering free entry to all to mark the special occasion. The celebrations will include a number of spectacular shows including Arial Acrobats, Kharsha drums and Ground Acrobatics. The birthday celebrations ...
"In the lightning we'll see how he returns, then we'll see what the handicapper does to him in the Newmarket now that he's a weight-for-age Group 1 winner but the Newmarket would be a logical race for him. "Then there's the William Reid but also I've put an entry into the Al Quoz Sprint in Dubai... and it ...
Former contestant Monalisa rang in her first anniversary with husband Vikrant Singh Rajpoot in Dubai this week. The couple made headlines in 2017 after getting married on the show last January. They also appeared together on the dance reality show Nach Baliye 8. Monalisa, whose real name is Antara ...
Dubai: The world's first floating kitchen will be coming in the seas of Dubai later this month, taking the concept of food trucks out to the sea and catering to customers on jet skis, boats and yachts. "We started this project back in May of last year, with the Aqua Pod taking three months to construct. The goal ...
Australian sprinter Faatinah has kicked off his Dubai stint in style, scoring a tough all-the-way win at Meydan racecourse. With trainers David and Ben Hayes in attendance, Faatinah showed his customary speed out of the barriers and established a two-length lead 300m from the post before holding off the ...

The project, I reassured myself, came with a top pedigree: Sheikh Butti Bin Juma al-Maktoum, the brother-in-law of the Ruler of Dubai, and an ardent conservationist and falconer, initiated it in early 2016, and brought together the staffs of two of his popular touristic enterprises to make it happen.
On Friday March 16, the night before the biggest Irish celebration of the year, The Ultimate Paddy's Party will be kicking off at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, bringing with it one of the biggest Irish bands on the planet today. Kodaline, the folksy indie rockers known for massive tracks High Hopes, All I Want ...
Those in search of a residence befitting their Dubai lifestyle may want to check out these Top 5 lists, showing the most expensive apartments and villas to rent or buy in the City of Gold. For those looking to buy a villa, here is some context: a square foot in Emirates Hills costs 243 per cent more, and in Palm ...
A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to three months in jail and ordered to pay Dh500,000 as fine after a Dubai court convicted him of blasphemy. Public prosecution records show the Lebanese man insulted religion when he had an altercation with two sisters at a nightclub in Al Barsha on April 5, 2017.
Dubai: A young tour guide from India died at Aquaventure Waterpark in Atlantis hotel resort in Dubai, leaving a tourist group of 46 in shock. Kaushal Kumar Bagadia was found dead on a lounge chair at the waterpark on Wednesday evening, one of tourists told gulf News on Sunday. The death certificate ...
A unique electronically integrated immunisation record system will streamline vaccination history of all Dubai residents, a top Dubai Health Authority (DHA) official said on Monday. Amani Al Jassmi, Director of Information and technology at DHA, spoke to gulf News on the sidelines of the second edition of ...
Over the years, Dubai's culinary scene has expanded far beyond traditional Arabic cuisine, to a city that caters for almost every taste - and budget - under the sun. Visitors to the city will find a multitude of experiences right on their doorstep, from honey tasting from the African continent, to award-winning ...
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai is known for his surprise visits around Dubai. After his visit at Dubai Safari Park and Dubai Frame a fortnight back, Sheikh Mohammed walked around the streets of City Walk, the ...
Dubai: A restaurant in Karama is reaching out to taxi drivers in Dubai by providing them tea free of cost when they are on duty. Ali Asgar, owner of Kaati Express, located in Shaikh Hamdan Colony, told XPRESS the offer is in agreement with the Dubai Taxi corporation and Roads and Transport Authority as ...
Dubai is a hotspot for celebrities around the world to visit for short vacays and unwind. We now know that Justin Bieber was in town for a short getaway and was spotted a few places in the city. Dubai International Hotels posted a picture with their staff and Bieber after he took a relaxing treatment at their spa.
The Dubai youth Council and the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) have launched a youth volunteer initiative to clean solar panels on the rooftops of houses in Hatta. The effort supports the 'Day for Dubai' initiative, launched by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, ...
"The number of accident missions on the Sheikh Zayed Road and Emirates Road reached 18 and 11 accidents happened on Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road, in addition to accidents on Al Aweer Street towards Hatta and Jebel Ali Street towards Dubai Fountains. There were five accidents on the ...
Continuing to delight visitors to Downtown Dubai, Emaar will showcase its 'Light Up 2018' spectacle, which won the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the 'Largest light and sound show on a single building' staged upon Burj Khalifa, until the end of March. A mesmerising laser display, 'Light Up 2018' ...
"I'm discussing designing an island in Dubai," Lohan said (and with her European accent mysteriously missing). "I have a lot of little projects there because I like to keep busy. So, when I'm finished filming [British sitcom] Sick Note I can go back to Dubai, start the lipstick, discuss that and then design this ...
Justin Bieber, pictured here performing at the Autism Rocks Arena in Dubai last year, was spotted in Dubai again this week. Chris Whiteoak / The National ... The 23-year-old pop star was pictured at Dubai International Airport Hotel's spa, in a photo shared yesterday. Before that, he was spotted on a ...
Manal Al Bayat, Expo 2020 Dubai's Senior Vice-President for Business Development and Integration, takes that emphasis seriously. She's spent a good part of the last few months travelling around the world making SMEs aware of the possibilities Expo offers and helping them gear up to take part.
Radha Stirling, of pressure group Detained In Dubai, said: "The United Arab Emirates has some of the strictest cyber crime laws in the world and many people have fallen foul of them -- even if they are outside of Dubai. "Anyone who sends a message to someone in Dubai on electronic media that is critical ...
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has dismissed rumours circulating around social media that they have deployed 'smart sensors' in the form of stickers pasted on street lights in Dubai. The message, which was spread on various social media channels, claims that the 'smart sensors' are a new ...
It's Friday and Dubai Shopping Festival is back with its mega sale for shoppers in the country. The sale will be at Al Salam Stores at City Centre Mirdif, where consumers can enjoy up to 90 per cent discount on all merchandise from 10am until stocks last. Participating brands include Armani Jeans, Roy ...
A British man landed himself in jail following abusive messages to a car sales man. Yaseen Killick had spent just under AED30,000 on a second hand car, which he started experiencing trouble with immediately after. According to reports, he sent a message on WhatsApp reading 'How do you sleep at night ...
We love Manchester and all that it has to offer, but even we know the weather isn't exactly glorious at this time of the year and musician Ian Brown was right when he observed the city has "everything except a beach". Dubai, of course, has plenty of those and we're reliably informed the water is even heated ...
Khairnar is now shifting his attention to the UAE leaders, having already dot-sketched 25 beautiful portraits of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. "I carry them with me everyday around the city, hoping someone will ...
Dubai: A resident from Pakistan has just made himself Dh3.6 million richer after hitting the jackpot in the latest draw in Dubai. Muhammad Akbar Khan from Islamabad was declared the winner of US$1 million on Tuesday at the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire draw. Khan is the holder of the lucky ...
A touch of old Arabia - a new development in Dubai hopes to recreate some of that history through a project expected to cost between Dh5 billion to Dh7 billion. Land for the proposed "Knooz Alsharq City" is currently being negotiated and could take up between 15 million to 20 million square feet.
The grill-loving countries offer some of the highest quality meat on Earth and here in Dubai we have two 'prime' examples hailing from both lands. Asado at The Palace Downtown Dubai, has Argentina's eponymous BBQ cuisine covered and Toro Toro at the Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina, is all over ...
Gold prices inched down early on Tuesday as the dollar held steady amid expectations of more US interest rate hikes this year. Spot gold had slipped 0.3 percent to $1,317.06 an ounce by 0110 GMT. Last week, prices touched their highest since Sept. 15 at $1,325.86. Dubai gold prices are Dh159.75 for ...
As many as 71 complaints related to Value-Added tax (VAT) were received by the Department of Economic Development (DED) of Dubai on Monday. The department booked nine commercial establishments for unjustified price hike on the pretext of VAT. The department said that the errant establishments ...
Dubai is, in fact, one of the emirates federated into the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the Arab Peninsula on the Persian gulf. It is, perhaps, the best-known emirate. The other emirates that make up the UAE are Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Fuljairah, Ras al-khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. The capital of the ...
Dubai: Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL) of Dubai Municipality has launched three new services for testing different food products. These tests will help ensure the quality and safety of food products and that they are free of commercial frauds and pathogens that lead to food poisoning, the civic body said in a ...
"I've seen meteor showers and comets before, but I've never seen anything like that before." A Dubai resident, who did not want to be named, was stuck in traffic on Sheikh Zayed Road when she saw "something like a comet, or a weird firecracker, or a green light". "It literally crossed Sheikh Zayed Road and ...
Khairnar is now shifting his attention to the UAE leaders, having already dot-sketched 25 beautiful portraits of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. "I carry them with me everyday around the city, hoping someone will ...
India's nomination for the Oscars, Newton is on in Dubai from this weekend and we recommend a visit to see for yourself why filmmaker Amit V. Masurkar may be up on that LA stage in March proffering thanks to, among others, co-writer Mayank Tewari. Newton is Masurkar's second feature, which centres ...
The third participant to complete the 'hunt' will have the chance to win an opportunity for 5 volunteers to participate in an edition of Volunteer Emirates 2018, one annual day pass for Dubai Parks & Resorts and a Dubai Mall voucher worth Dh2,000. The top three winners will also be awarded a Sensasia spa ...


 

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