August 2019 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

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The growth reflects the significant success achieved by the economic diversification policy adopted by the government over the past years The gross domestic savings in United Arab Emirates (UAE) grew 6.6 percent to Dh516.1 billion ($140.51 billion) in 2018 from Dh484.5 billion in 2017,...

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The FAHR announced that Saturday, August 31, will be Muharram 1, 1441, the first day of the Hijri New Year The UAE Federal Authority For Government Human Resources on Friday announced that Saturday, August 31, will be Muharram 1, 1441, the first day of the Hijri New Year. In a...

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The Learjet is equipped with carefully calibrated sensors that measure clouds' microphysical properties The UAE is getting a good number of rainy days, thanks to cloud-seeding missions. Now, a team of pilots and scientists from the US is testing a new process that can further boost...

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US-headquartered Urban Outfitters, a global lifestyle brand, will make its debut in the Middle East with its first venue set to launch at The Dubai Mall on September 5. The 10,000-sq-m retail space will showcase an extensive product range spanning across four key categories: women’s...

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During 2019, Majid Al Futtaim further expanded its offering across geographies, while enhancing its digital capabilities Shopping mall and leisure pioneer Majid Al Futtaim has posted a revenue of $4.87 billion (17.9 billion dirhams) for the first six months (H1) of the year, an...

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Hazza Al Mansoori, along with Sultan Al Neyadi, the reserve astronaut, will start their mock mission on Friday in Russia The first Emirati astronaut Hazza Al Mansoori, along with Sultan Al Neyadi, the reserve astronaut, will start their mock mission on Friday, ahead of the journey to...

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Emirates REIT is the world's largest shariah-compliant REIT and is listed on Nasdaq Dubai. Equitativa (Dubai), the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) manager in the GCC and manager of Emirates REIT is looking at investing up to $54.4 million (200 million dirhams) in new real...

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DUBAI – The Dubai Sports Council celebrated the Emirati Women’s Day at its headquarters, organising a special educational and entertainment event to mark the occasion. The office was dressed up for the day and the words of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Father of the UAE,...

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Described as the ‘original heritage hotel at the heart of the action’, the much-loved and award-winning JA Beach Hotel at JA The Resort, Jebel Ali Beach, Dubai, has completed its 2019 makeover and will reopen for business on September 1 st . In keeping with the world class resort...

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Nakheel Malls has scored a deal with Ahdaaf Sports Club to bring a rooftop football and cricket complex to Dragon Mart Nakheel Malls has scored a deal with Ahdaaf Sports Club to bring a rooftop football and cricket complex to Dragon Mart. Ahdaaf, meaning goals in Arabic, has two...