September 2018 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

September 28, 2018 no comments 780
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is planning to build three new buildings to offer 36 additional bedrooms at Inverinate Estate Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is planning a major expansion of his remote Highland estate in Scotland. According to documents...

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MAG Lifestyle Development has announced that 600 units have so far been snapped up by buyers in MAG Eye MAG Lifestyle Development (MAG LD) has announced that 600 units worth AED400 million ($109 million) have been sold in its MAG Eye project in Dubai. The developer said studios...

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Sparkle Towers, a residential project being built in Dubai Marina in a deal with crystal giant Swarovski, will be showcased next month at Cityscape Sparkle Towers, a residential project being built in Dubai Marina in a deal with crystal giant Swarovski, is nearing completion, according...

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Sheikha Mozah receives plaudits after video is posted on Instagram on her announcing arrival at Milan Airport Sheikha Mozah bint Marwan bin Mohammed bin Hasher Al Maktoum, who earned her wings as the first Emirati female pilot from Dubai’s royal family in 2016, has become a social...

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Three Abu Dhabi banks are currently in talks to merge ABU DHABI/DUBAI- The Sharjah government is weighing a merger between three of the emirate's banks that could create a lender with about 66.2 billion dirhams ($ 18.0 billion) of assets, sources aware of the matter told Reuters....

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Jada Dubai unveils a pair of gold patent leather stilettos trimmed with a row of sparkling diamonds Gold, silk and hundreds of diamonds: a Dubai-based shoemaker has debuted what it says is the world's most expensive pair of shoes - with a whopping $17 million price tag. At a time...

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Tourism chiefs launch Bait Al Gahwa initiative to revive the traditional Emirati process of preparing and serving coffee The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has inaugurated the Bait Al Gahwa (Coffee House) initiative which aims to revive the traditional...

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New initiative allows customers to scan and bag the items they wish to purchase as they journey around the store A new "scan&go" scheme is being rolled out by Carrefour in its Dubai supermarkets in a bid to raise customer service levels. Hani Weiss, CEO, and Miguel Povedano,...

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The price of diesel will rise the most in October after being set at AED2.76, up from AED2.64 in September. Petrol prices in the UAE are set to rise in October, according to an announcement by the UAE Fuel Price Committee. Emirates National Oil Company on Thursday published a...

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New swimming pool is located 50 metres offshore in the waters of the Palm Jumeirah in the Arabian Gulf Nakheel Hospitality & Leisure, the hotel, restaurant and leisure arm of developer Nakheel, has unveiled the UAE’s first floating swimming pool, 50 metres offshore in the waters of...

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