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In less than 90 seconds, find out the latest events, trends, and happenings in the world’s most favored oasis located in a desert.. Dubai!
17Feb 2019

Shaha and Shaikha Alohali are young Saudi sisters that are bringing their dreams to life in Dubai. They’ve been

Photo: Who will be the 1 billionth passenger at Dubai airport? video more
Sameera Obaid
13Aug 2018

At the end of 2018, Dubai airport is expected to welcome its 1 billionth passenger! It’s just the latest remarkable

Photo: English Premier League supporters' clubs in Dubai video more
Sameera Obaid
10Aug 2018

The most glamorous football competition in the world is back tonight, as Manchester United take on Leicester City. You

Photo: A day without accidents in Dubai video more
Makhzoom Abbadi
15Aug 2018

The UAE has one of the lowest rates for traffic accidents in the Gulf. Incidents decreased by 30% between 2016 and 2017

Photo: Tips for Dubai’s new school year video more
Makhzoom Abbadi
01Sep 2018

The new school year in Dubai is upon us, so the roads will be getting busier and the supermarkets definitely crazier on

Photo: Khalifa Sat, the first 100% Emirati satellite, to be launched next October video more
Reem Malkawi
30Aug 2018

Introduction: Work began on Khalifa Sat, the first 100% Emirati satellite, in late 2013. By 2014 all the designs were

Photo: What films can I see in Dubai this summer? video more
Sameera Obaid
22Jul 2018

Yes, we know. It’s still hot outside, right? There’s one place guaranteed to be super cold all summer long, though:

Photo: Burj Khalifa Unites People at the World Cup video more
Mohammad Daif
04Jul 2018

The World Cup scores are being projected live onto the Burj Khalifa! Fans in Down Town Dubai are never in any doubt

Photo: How the World Cup affects work in the UAE? video more
Mohammad Daif
27Jun 2018

Productivity across the Middle East has taken a hit due to World Cup 2018. People are watching games at work and even

Photo: Where to Watch the World Cup in Dubai! video more
Mohamed Emad
12Jun 2018

World Cup games have become huge social events in Dubai, with people gathering across the city to cheer on the teams

Photo: Godolphin’s moment of glory video more
Mohammad Daif
03Jun 2018

Sheikh Mohammed’s racing team has made history in the UK! Godolphin’s horse, Masar, has won the prestigious Group 1

Photo: 9 HIJRI video more
Reem Malkawi
03Jun 2018

This holy month, Dubai Mall hosts the 9 Hijri exhibition. It’s 9 zones of art and interactive experiences that will

Photo: ‘The Address Downtown Hotel’ has opened its doors video more
Makhzoom Abadi
06Jun 2018

Address Downtown is Emaar Hospitality Group’s flagship hotel, much loved by residents and visitors around the world

Photo: Will Netflix beat traditional TV this Ramadan? video more
Mohammad Daif
29May 2018

Netflix might be a newcomer to television in the UAE, but the on-demand service’s experience of Ramadan last year

Photo: Ramadanization.. Art Exhibition video more
Mohamed Emad
30May 2018

Ramadanization is an annual art exhibition at DUCTAC’s The Gallery of Light, and it’s back for a third time this May.

Photo: Would you listen to music like this? video more
Mohammad Daif
02Jun 2018

Vinyl is making a comeback. It’s known to give music a richer, warmer sound but its fans also say that they prefer to

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