UAE News

Dubai superyacht row: Russian oligarch forced to sell $5 million helicopter in divorce settlement

Dubai superyacht row: Russian oligarch forced to sell $5 million helicopter in divorce settlement

16 Dec 2018

A Russian oligarch whose superyacht is impounded in a Dubai harbour has been forced to sell a $5 million (Dh21 million) helicopter and give the cash to his wife as Britain's biggest ever divorce case continues.

Oil and gas tycoon Farkhad Akhmedov has refused to give up the $500m (Dh1.8 billion) yacht Luna, which is at the centre of legal negotiations with his former wife Tatiana.

It remains in port at Mina Rashid until lawyers can break the deadlock of complex legal argument.... Read More

New Year Music Festival in Abu Dhabi

New Year Music Festival in Abu Dhabi

13 Dec 2018

From 31 December 2018 to 8 January 2019 Abu Dhabi will host a mega music festival of Russian popular music with 14 concert programs in 8 days on various venues across the city.

The festival will feature legendary performers as well as talented rising stars. On the New Year's Eve, diverse Gala-Dinner concert program awaits all the guests.

14 unique shows, 6 wide scale venues, over 30 performers and this is just the beginning of the year!

Filipp Kirkorov, Vladimir... Read More

The premium limited-edition PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS smartphone debuts in the UAE

The premium limited-edition PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS smartphone debuts in the UAE

13 Dec 2018

Huawei, the iconic global tech brand, lit up Burj Khalifa once again to announce the launch of its most premium PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS smartphone in the United Arab Emirates. Pre-order of the exclusive red-hued device runs from the 14th to the 20th of December, providing consumers a one-week window before devices hit the shelves on the 21st of December.

A collaboration between Huawei and Porsche Design, The PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS is a statement device that caters... Read More

Ulysse Nardin presents in Dubai limited-edition Classic Tourbillon Falcon collection

Ulysse Nardin presents in Dubai limited-edition Classic Tourbillon Falcon collection

13 Dec 2018

Ulysse Nardin, watchmaker of the oceans, hosted an equisite evening in the desert on 10th December to exclusively showcase its limited-edition Classic Tourbillon Falcon timepiece. 

In collaboration with partner Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, the carefully curated event drew inspiration from the adventurous spirit of the people of the UAE, the unique desert lifestyle of the ancient tribes, and the grand tradition of falconry.

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Lite, Value and Flex

Lite, Value and Flex

12 Dec 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 — Dubai-based flydubai launches new fare types offering passengers more choice when travelling in Economy. The new fare types are applicable for all bookings made from 02 December onwards and allows passengers to choose between Lite, Value and Flex bundles designed to cater to their different travel needs and budget.

Passengers travelling in Business continue to benefit from great value for money with the existing business class fares that include a... Read More

Dubai Duty Free marks 35th anniversary with a 25% pre-holiday sale for 72 Hours

Dubai Duty Free marks 35th anniversary with a 25% pre-holiday sale for 72 Hours

12 Dec 2018

Dubai Duty Free will again expand its annual anniversary promotion for 72 hours with a 25% pre-Christmas sale. In what has become an annual shopping spree celebration, the airport retailer will offer a special 25% discount on a wide range of products over three days starting from the 18th of December until the 20th to mark its 35th anniversary celebration. The 25% discount offer will be available for all departing, transiting and arriving passengers at Dubai International Airport and Al... Read More

Hollywood stars Stiller and Sarandon and Duchess of York give thumbs up to Grand Millennium Business Bay

Hollywood stars Stiller and Sarandon and Duchess of York give thumbs up to Grand Millennium Business Bay

11 Dec 2018

The Grand Millennium Business Bay, the newest property by the Millennium Hotels & Resorts was home to the Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson and top Hollywood celebrities Ben Stiller, Susan Sarandon and Madeleine Stowe.

The stars have given their seal of approval to the 5-star property during their 3-day stay and praised its excellent service and luxurious facilities. The celebrities attended the Bover 1822 “Brilliant is Beautiful” gala which raised funds for both Artists for Peace... Read More

Abu Dhabi Police launches its very own Camel Patrol

Abu Dhabi Police launches its very own Camel Patrol

11 Dec 2018

Police are going back to basics.

Akin to the traditional Bedouin way of travel, Abu Dhabi Police on Monday have integrated camels in the department of its special patrols unit in the criminal security section.

Maj Gen Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, confirmed the initiative was launched in tandem with celebrating Emirati heritage.

“Police have been trained in accordance with the standard of best practices to carry out their civic... Read More

Roman Catholics in the UAE can't wait to see the Pope and attend public mass

Roman Catholics in the UAE can't wait to see the Pope and attend public mass

10 Dec 2018

A historic public mass is to be held in Abu Dhabi to mark the landmark visit of Pope Francis to the UAE in February.

Details about the location are still being worked out, but Paul Hinder, Catholic bishop for southern Arabia, said it will take place on the morning of February 5.

“Arrangements are being put in place to make it possible for a maximum of our faithful to participate in this historic event,” said Mr Hinder.

News of the mass that will be celebrated by the Pope... Read More

King Koil redefines style and comfort with its new premium sleeping products

King Koil redefines style and comfort with its new premium sleeping products

10 Dec 2018

King Koil, one of the leading mattress brands in the region, today has introduced a new range of comfortable sleeping solutions designed for a good night’s sleep. Engineered for optimal comfort and support, the new mattress grades and pillows have been manufactured with premium, organic materials and innovative technologies to feel refreshed and rejuvenated.

The new mattress grades such as Eco Rest Mattress feature horsehair proven to have great hypoallergenic properties and raw... Read More

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