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An exquisite Saturday brunch at Th8 Palm Dubai Beach Resort

An exquisite Saturday brunch at Th8 Palm Dubai Beach Resort

10 Nov 2023

Th8 Palm Dubai Beach Resort, Vignette Collection the hidden haven for rest and personalized reconnection, invites guests to the most exciting and family-oriented brunch experience in town – Brunchopolis!

This is not an ordinary brunch, Brunchopolis is a sensational celebration of exquisite cuisine, refreshing beverages, and non-stop entertainment for the entire family. Located in the picturesque setting of TH8 Palm, the Saturday afternoon affair promises an unforgettable experience... Read More

MICHELIN Guide and DCT Abu Dhabi announce their first regional Food Festival

MICHELIN Guide and DCT Abu Dhabi announce their first regional Food Festival

08 Nov 2023

Michelin is pleased to announce the MICHELIN Guide’s Food Festival in Abu Dhabi, in partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), taking place from December 8th to 10th at the Louvre Abu Dhabi Park. Part of Abu Dhabi Culinary Season, this is MICHELIN Guide’s first such event in the region and will bring together chefs from 16 MICHELIN Guide-recognized restaurants under the theme of “Discover the Art of Flavour”, offering specially curated menus,... Read More

KSA, UAE and Egypt at the forefront of investment in the Middle East

KSA, UAE and Egypt at the forefront of investment in the Middle East

08 Nov 2023

Hospitality and residential projects worth US$D1.9 trillion are under development in the Middle East, with Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Egypt accounting for 90 per cent (US$1.7 trillion) of investment, according to key data released ahead of the Future Hospitality Summit.

Research by global independent real estate consultants Knight Frank reveals that KSA is top of the region’s project investment table, with US$1.2 trillion worth of developments in the pipeline, followed by... Read More

UAE warns against risk of regional spillover from Gaza war

UAE warns against risk of regional spillover from Gaza war

03 Nov 2023

Minister says every effort must be made to protect civilians and immediately put an end to the conflict

The UAE warned on Friday that there was a real risk of a regional spillover from the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza, adding that it was working "relentlessly" to secure a humanitarian ceasefire.

"As we continue working to stop this war we cannot ignore the wider context and the necessity to turn down the regional temperature that is approaching a boiling point," Noura Al Kaabi, UAE... Read More

Dubai South Run and Ride events join Dubai Fitness Challenge’s ever-growing calendar

Dubai South Run and Ride events join Dubai Fitness Challenge’s ever-growing calendar

02 Nov 2023

Calendars at the ready, there are two new additions to this year’s Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) – the Dubai South Ride and Dubai South Run. With registrations now open, these not-to-be-missed new events will give participants the opportunity to get active, explore the vibrant Dubai South Community, and contribute to the city's ongoing drive for health and wellness.

Taking place on Sunday 5 November, the Dubai South Ride will kick off the day's activities, starting... Read More

Why Dubai rents continue to rise?

Why Dubai rents continue to rise?

30 Oct 2023

Rents in both affordable and luxury segments maintained their upward trend in the third quarter of 2023 in Dubai as the population of the emirate continued to increase.

As the overall local economy expands with more foreign businesses flocking in, the number of employees is growing, too, resulting in an increased demand for rental properties.

As of Sunday, Dubai’s population stood at 3,636,610 as compared to 3,550,400 at the end of 2022, an increase of 86,210. In addition, the... Read More

UAE, 8 Arab countries condemn targeting of civilians in Gaza

UAE, 8 Arab countries condemn targeting of civilians in Gaza

29 Oct 2023

The UAE and eight other Arab countries have strongly condemned the targeting of civilians and “flagrant violations of international law in Gaza”, which has been under heavy Israeli bombardment since October 7.

In a joint statement on Thursday, the foreign ministers of the UAE, Jordan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Egypt and Morocco also called on the UN Security Council to push for an immediate and sustainable ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

They underscored Israel's... Read More

Palestinians plead ‘stop the bombs’ at UN meeting but Israel insists Hamas must be ‘obliterated’

Palestinians plead ‘stop the bombs’ at UN meeting but Israel insists Hamas must be ‘obliterated’

27 Oct 2023

“Stop the bombs and save lives!” the Palestinian ambassador pleaded at an emotional UN meeting Thursday on the war in Gaza. But Israel’s envoy was adamant, declaring again, “We will not rest until Hamas is obliterated.”

The war sparked by Gaza’s Hamas rulers’ surprise attacks on Israel on October 7 played out in the vast hall of the 193-nation General Assembly, where Arab nations expected to adopt a resolution Friday calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza after the Security... Read More

AHS Properties sells $50 million One Canal Penthouse in Dubai Water Canal

AHS Properties sells $50 million One Canal Penthouse in Dubai Water Canal

26 Oct 2023

In a move representing the pinnacle of luxury real estate, AHS  Properties has marked an industry milestone with the sale of an iconic penthouse in One Canal for an unprecedented $50 million. The ultra-luxury residential building along the Dubai Canal was sold to the family office of a European billionaire, making it one of Dubai’s most expensive penthouse purchase.

This milestone agreement follows closely on the heels of the company’s collaboration with Fendi Casa in November 2022,... Read More

PROW reinforces cybersecurity leadership across Middle East, GCC and CIS Regions

PROW reinforces cybersecurity leadership across Middle East, GCC and CIS Regions

23 Oct 2023

PROW is bringing its comprehensive portfolio of cybersecurity and data management services for the fifth consecutive year to GITEX, the biggest event and platform for technology and innovation in the region.

Following last year’s expansion into the markets of Bahrain and Uzbekistan, PROW has strengthened its presence and impact in the regions of Middle East (ME), Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Apart from GITEX, PROW actively participates... Read More

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