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Burj Jumeirah: Dubai Ruler's fingerprint forms base of 550-metre needle tower

Burj Jumeirah: Dubai Ruler's fingerprint forms base of 550-metre needle tower

07 Feb 2019

Signs of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid's influence can be seen right across Dubai, but now he will literally leave his fingerprint on the city.

A 550-metre tower, the base of which will bear the imprint of the Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, is set to become the latest building to define Dubai's skyline.

Burj Jumeirah, oval-shaped on its front, and sleek and cut in two halves which meet in the middle on its side, will be developed by Dubai Holding, which also created the Burj... Read More

Millennium Resort Mussanah Oman unveils Platinum all-inclusive package

Millennium Resort Mussanah Oman unveils Platinum all-inclusive package

06 Feb 2019

Millennium Resort Mussanah, developed by Omran, the leading tourism-related investment‚ development and Management Company in Oman, unveils an all-inclusive package, allowing guests to fully unwind and enjoy a stress-free holiday.

The Platinum All-Inclusive Package features exclusive benefits to guests who are staying at the resort for more than three nights. Enjoy unlimited food and beverages across all the resort’s restaurants and bars where the resident band will provide... Read More

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed announces Abrahamic Family House to be built

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed announces Abrahamic Family House to be built

06 Feb 2019

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed is commemorating the milestone visit of Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al Azhar by ordering the construction of a new religious building dedicated to inter-faith harmony.

The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces is marking the history-making visit of the two religious leaders through the construction of an Abrahamic Family House.

Abraham is a revered prophet in Islam,... Read More

Pope Francis: ‘Go in peace, glorifying the Lord by your life’ (Video)

Pope Francis: ‘Go in peace, glorifying the Lord by your life’ (Video)

05 Feb 2019

Gulf News -- In this year of tolerance, 'Baba Francis' brought with him the message of love, human dignity and peace on his historic visit to the UAE. Abu Dhabi drew the biggest gathering of faithful in this part of the world, with more than 130,000 people converging at the Sheikh Zayed Sports City stadium on Tuesday.

His Holiness Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church, today delivered a Holy Mass in front of 170,000 worshippers who gathered inside and outside of the Shaikh Zayed... Read More

Romance along the Canal at Grand Millennium Business Bay

Romance along the Canal at Grand Millennium Business Bay

05 Feb 2019

Impress the one you love and make this year Valentine’s Day one to keep for the books: celebrate at the 5-star Grand Millennium Business Bay, perfectly nestled in the heart of the city along the Dubai Canal waterfront.

Cosy up for a candle light dinner at Beau Rivage Bistro and relish a tasteful set menu expertly crafted for the evening by Chef Mohamad Chabchoul. Savour the fabulous starters, elegant mains and the decadent desserts served in beautiful platters. Complement your tasty... Read More

Celebrate love at Grand Millennium Dubai

Celebrate love at Grand Millennium Dubai

04 Feb 2019

Celebrate the month of love at Grand Millennium Dubai Barsha Heights, where a range of dining and spa packages are carefully designed to create memorable moments with your loved one.

 

FROM TOSHI, WITH LOVE - 14th February, 2019 | Thursday | 7pm – 11pm

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Toshi with an exclusive valentine themed Asian buffet, live music and a complimentary cake and rose for couples!

• AED 199 per person; buffet with still water and soft drinks only

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flydubai’s inaugural flight lands in Kozhikode

flydubai’s inaugural flight lands in Kozhikode

04 Feb 2019

Dubai-based flydubai marked its inaugural flight to Kozhikode in Kerala, India on 01 February 2019.  The airline is operating flights three times a week connecting Dubai International (DXB) to Kozhikode Calicut International Airport (CCJ).  With this launch, flydubai now offers 30 weekly flights to and from Dubai to eight destinations in India.

On the launch of operations, Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai, said: “as the first Dubai-based carrier to operate direct... Read More

Pope Francis lands in Abu Dhabi for historic first Gulf trip (Video)

Pope Francis lands in Abu Dhabi for historic first Gulf trip (Video)

04 Feb 2019

The National -- Pope Francis landed in Abu Dhabi on Sunday to begin a historic three-day visit in what was the first by a leader of the Roman Catholic Church to the Arabian Peninsula.

He touched down in his “Shepherd One” aircraft – an Alitalia Boeing B777 on which The National was aboard – at Abu Dhabi Presidential Airport at 9.47 p.m. local time where he was greeted by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and then... Read More

We are bound by our humanity: Sheikh Mohammad on Pope's visit

We are bound by our humanity: Sheikh Mohammad on Pope's visit

03 Feb 2019

Gulf News -- His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has welcomed the visit to the United Arab Emirates by Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church, beginning Sunday.

In a statement issued on the eve of the Pope’s visit on Saturday, Shaikh Mohammad said: “We welcome the visit of Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church, to the UAE. We, as UAE leadership and people, are looking forward to this historic visit... Read More

Mother of the Nation Festival Returns to Abu Dhabi on March 12

Mother of the Nation Festival Returns to Abu Dhabi on March 12

03 Feb 2019

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced that the fourth edition of the Mother of the Nation Festival (MOTN) will return to the UAE capital from 12th to 23th March 2019, in conjunction with the Special Olympics World Games, which is taking place from 14 to 21 March. More than 7,500 athletes from 192 countries are set to participate in the Games, which are being held in the Middle East and North Africa region for the first time.

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