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DUBAI ROYAL DIVORCE | Verdicts Delivered In Child Wardship Battle Between Dubai Ruler And Ex-Wife, Court Hears

LONDON – Verdicts have been given in the largest stage of a legal vettle between Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum and his former wife Princess Haya bint Al-Hussein over their children, London’s Court of Appeal heard on Wednesday. The court was due to hear a challenge by Mohammed against publication of previous rulings … Continue reading DUBAI ROYAL DIVORCE | Verdicts Delivered In Child Wardship Battle Between Dubai Ruler And Ex-Wife, Court Hears

TRAVEL ALERT | UAE Suspends All Flights With Iran Over Coronavirus Outbreak

DUBAI | The United Arab Emirates has suspended all flights to and from Iran for at least a week due to the spread of the new coronavirus in the Islamic republic, state news agency WAM reported, citing a directive from the Gulf Arab state’s aviation authority. The suspension affects passenger and cargo flights of UAE … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | UAE Suspends All Flights With Iran Over Coronavirus Outbreak

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Louvre Abu Dhabi’s ‘Singing Trees’ Highlights Environment Awareness

ABU DHABI – Tomorrow, Louvre Abu Dhabi and Thetre du Chatelet, with the support of Bloomberg Philanthropies, will launch the world premiere of Singing Trees,  a new interactive installation created by award-winning digital artists from London, Umbrellium, in collaboration with Paris’ Institute for Research and Coordination in Acoustics/MUSIC, IRCAM, and independent producer, Katherine Jewkes. Combining … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Louvre Abu Dhabi’s ‘Singing Trees’ Highlights Environment Awareness

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Dubai Culture To Present A Series Of Films At ‘Al Marmoom: Film In The Desert’

DUBAI – – Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, Dubai Culture, will present a series of films at the first edition of ‘Al Marmoom: Film in the Desert’, which will take place from 4th – 7th March in the Al Marmoom Desert. As part of Dubai Art Season, the event aligns with the new cultural vision … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Dubai Culture To Present A Series Of Films At ‘Al Marmoom: Film In The Desert’

BUSINESS | S&P Warns Coronavirus Travel Restrictions Could Hurt Dubai’s Hospitality Industry

DUBAI | UAE – – Dubai’s hospitality industry is most at risk in the Gulf Arab states region from being negatively impacted by travel restrictions associated with the new coronavirus outbreak, ratings agency S&P Global said in a research note. S&P said the travel restrictions could weight on Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, … Continue reading BUSINESS | S&P Warns Coronavirus Travel Restrictions Could Hurt Dubai’s Hospitality Industry

THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | Dubai Ruler Receives Ivanka Trump At GWFD 2020

THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | Dubai Ruler Receives Ivanka Trump At GWFD 2020 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, received Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the U.S. President, on the sidelines of Global Women’s Forum Dubai, GWFD 2020, being held from 16th-17th February in Dubai. Sheikh Hamdan bin … Continue reading THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | Dubai Ruler Receives Ivanka Trump At GWFD 2020

FINE JEWELRY | Sonam Kapoor And Arab Stars Preview Bulgari’s Collection Inspired By The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Celebrities from all over the Arab flew to Abu Dhabi for the launch of Bulgari’s new Jannah Collection. The glorious high jewelry designs unveiled at the Louvre Abu Dhabi are the results an unprecedented collaboration between the Italian house and Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member  of the ruling UAE … Continue reading FINE JEWELRY | Sonam Kapoor And Arab Stars Preview Bulgari’s Collection Inspired By The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

BUSINESS | L’Oréal Signs On As Latest Expo 2020 Partner

 PARIS | FRANCE – – L’Oréal can expect even more flair at Expo 2020 at the event names L’Oréal as its official beauty products and services partner. L’Oréal is removed the world over for its best-selling cosmetics and fragrances and the international talent it work with. Through immersive experiences, including beauty shows, dedicated salons, pop-up … Continue reading BUSINESS | L’Oréal Signs On As Latest Expo 2020 Partner

DUBAI | Dubai Crown Prince Approves Decision To Waive Dubai Government Services Fees

DUBAI | UAE – – Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, approved a decision to waive fees on various government services offered in Dubai, aimed at lowering the cost of living, facilitating the ease of doing business, and supporting investors. The waived fees … Continue reading DUBAI | Dubai Crown Prince Approves Decision To Waive Dubai Government Services Fees

BUSINESS | Dubai Airport Sees First-Ever Annual Drop In Passenger Traffic In 1019

MILAN | ITALY – Dubai International Airport, the world’s busiest airport for international travelers, handled 86.4 million passengers in 2019, dropping 3.1% from the previous year to post its first annual fall in traffic. Chief Executive Paul Griffiths said factors behind the drop included a temporary runway closure, the collapse of India’s Jet Airways, and … Continue reading BUSINESS | Dubai Airport Sees First-Ever Annual Drop In Passenger Traffic In 1019

ROYALS | Why The Dubai Royals Traveled To Saudi Arabia For The Tantora Winter Festival

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – – Since horse riding is an integral part of Emirati culture and the UAE is home to the internationally renowned Dubai World Cup it should come as no surprise that Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed is a gold – medalist equestrian. The latest display of this talent appeared over the weekend … Continue reading ROYALS | Why The Dubai Royals Traveled To Saudi Arabia For The Tantora Winter Festival

NEWS ALERT | Four Chinese Citizens With Coronavirus In UAE Are Tourists: Official

DUBAI | UAE  – – The four members of a Chinese family who have been diagnosed in the United Arab Emirates with the new coronavirus were tourists who arrived from the Chinese city of Wuhan on Jan.16, UAE health ministry official Hussein Al-Rnad told Reuters. Rand declined to say which of the UAE’s seven emirates … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Four Chinese Citizens With Coronavirus In UAE Are Tourists: Official

BREAKING NEWS | UAE Health Ministry Confirms First Coronavirus Case

DUBAI | The UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention said the country’s “general health situation” is not a cause for concern, after confirming at least one case of the coronavirus in the country, in a circular released on social media. “The first case of the coronavirus was diagnosed in Chinese citizens from Wuhan city”, said … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | UAE Health Ministry Confirms First Coronavirus Case

DAVOS | Khalid Bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Meets Senior Officials, Discusses Strategic Cooperation Partnership In Davos

DAVOS | SWITZERLAND – – Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office, has met with ministers and senior officials to discuss strategic cooperation in the fields of economy. Artificial Intelligence, and capacity building during his participation in the 50th … Continue reading DAVOS | Khalid Bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Meets Senior Officials, Discusses Strategic Cooperation Partnership In Davos