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  • Welcome to the Order of Never Hide
    When I first heard about the mysterious movement “The Order of Never Hide”, I was intrigued to find out more about this ‘secretive non secret society’. Within moments I signed up and completed the challenges. I felt so accomplished, I was n…
    - 37 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 1:49am -
  • No Woman No Drive

    - 27 Oct 13, 2:12am -
  • Trips to Dubai: Top Travel Tips
    Travelling to Dubai isunlike visits to other popular tourist destinations and there’s more that youneed to be aware off before embarking on your trip. While it’s an Islamicstate, it’s considerably liberal in comparison to its neighbours, but…
    - 25 Jul 13, 11:49pm -
  • Wellnesia - Discounts on 400+ beauty & spa treatments in and around Dubai
    New in Dubai! Wellnesia is shaking the deal market with discounts on over 400 treatments at top salons and spas. Wellnesia is a new beauty & wellness website providing customers access to more than 400 discounted beauty, spa and lifestyle treatments…
    - 7 Jul 13, 2:36am -
  • Summer Breaks - Summer means fun, and the best kind of fun is with Jumeirah
    As many of the readers to this blog know, we love Madinat Jumeirah – it has air of sophistication to it, but without compromising the Arabian feel that we like. We remember when it first opened – and while many other hotels have opened subsequent…
    - 29 Jun 13, 1:24pm -
  • Dubai in 2013, a timelapse
    One of the most recent timelapse pieces of Dubai, from earlier this year
    - 14 May 13, 11:46am -
  • Baku is the new Dubai
    There have always been pretenders, but when they have money, anything can happen. And Baku is only 3 hours from Dubai. Hello Azerbaijan:Ibrahimov went straight to his architects and said, “Draw this exactly the way I did.” Avesta Concern, the c…
    - 11 Feb 13, 12:49pm -
  • Knowing Aviation as a career
    The airline industry is one that many of our readers come to search for on our site. I think we have been mentioned by some aviation sites as recommendations for Dubai. And it becomes important for people considering their career as the pattern ofo…
    - 11 Feb 13, 12:43pm -
  • Arabs in Paris
    Son's of Yusuf - from 2 of Arabia's Most Wanted. If you like Jay-Z and the rap game. If you like the original, you'll love some of the adaptation of the lyrics. "She said Ya’koob “Can we get married at the Mosque?” I told her look you need to…
    - 25 Jan 13, 9:25pm -
  • Fresh Prince of Dubai
    Actually it's the Fresh Prince of Emirates Hills, but very amusing. Some weekend fun. Enjoy! (HT AD Living)
    - 5 Jan 13, 11:55am -

Latest UAE News

  • >UAE sheikh to build hotel in Antigua - Jamaica Observer
    UAE sheikh to build hotel in AntiguaJamaica ObserverST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) – A memorandum of agreement has been signed with an investor from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), for the construction of a US$120 million hotel project in Antigua. Prime…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 6:18pm -
  • >UAE Toughens Counterterrorism Laws - DefenseNews.com
    UAE Toughens Counterterrorism LawsDefenseNews.comThe law will authorize the UAE Cabinet to set up lists of designated terrorist organizations and persons as well as establish counseling centers where convicted terrorists will receive intensive religi…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 5:20pm -
  • >Queen of con exposed in the UAE - Part 2 - gulfnews.com
    gulfnews.comQueen of con exposed in the UAE - Part 2gulfnews.comIt has now emerged that the Abu-Dhabi based Briton con woman who calls herself Ambassador Hope tried to con a UAE firm in June this year with a forged letter claiming that UK Prime Minis…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 4:47pm -
  • >Dubai charity brightens day for UAE seafarers - gulfnews.com
    gulfnews.comDubai charity brightens day for UAE seafarersgulfnews.comThe mission distributes around 14,000 gifts a year to seamen in the UAE. “We anticipate this year to be bigger as we have been getting an overwhelming response from companies and…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 3:51pm -
  • >Go wild at UAE's first indoor skatepark - gulfnews.com
    gulfnews.comGo wild at UAE's first indoor skateparkgulfnews.comDubai: If you're on a staycation and are looking for ways to beat the summer heat, the Zoo Skatepark could just be the place for you. Said to be the UAE's first indoor skatepark, the 5,00…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 3:48pm -
  • >29 per cent UAE expat women face sexism at work - gulfnews.com
    gulfnews.com29 per cent UAE expat women face sexism at workgulfnews.comThe study of 1,100 women conducted by ExpatWoman.com said the number of respondents who encounter sexism in the workplace in the UAE almost doubles compared to back home - althoug…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 2:51pm -
  • >Infibeam looks to set up retail clients in UAE - Economic Times
    Economic TimesInfibeam looks to set up retail clients in UAEEconomic TimesBuildabazaar, will also continue to build its SME clientele in the UAE. "We are targeting a clientele of about 1,000 over the next three years in the UAE," Midha said, adding t…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 11:14am -
  • >Stock News: UAE Slips As Arabtec Continues To Drop - Gulf Business News
    Business RecorderStock News: UAE Slips As Arabtec Continues To DropGulf Business NewsDubai's main stock index slid 1.4 per cent as builder Arabtec continued to decline and fell 3.7 per cent. The stock plunged this week after Arabtec's key shareholder…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 9:27am -
  • >Veteran space explorer praises UAE's space ambitions - gulfnews.com
    The NationalVeteran space explorer praises UAE's space ambitionsgulfnews.comColonel Hadfield, who has 21 years of experience as an astronaut and has completed three space flights, was invited to the UAE by General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan,…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 9:01pm -
  • Eid Holidays: Two days for UAE private sector; 9 days for government staff - Emirates 24/7
    Eid Holidays: Two days for UAE private sector; 9 days for government staffEmirates 24/7... Labour Saqr Ghobash sent his sincere regards and blessings to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin R…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Jul 14, 3:03pm -

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