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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque prepares to welcome worshippers during Ramadan

Written by on 12 March 2024

Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque has completed its preparations to welcome thousands of worshippers and visitors during Ramadan. Additionally, there will be 8,379 available parking spaces, including 1,500 for women and more than 60 for those with disabilities. The center has over 3,515 chairs and 50 wheelchairs for worshippers. Moreover, it has provided more […]

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Dates from Dh5 in UAE: Prices drop by 40% ahead of Ramadan rush

Written by on 29 February 2024

With Ramadan approaching, Majdool dates from Palestine, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia are now 40% off at Dh20 per kg, down from Dh30. Rutab and Ajwa dates have also seen price reductions. The budget-friendly Zaidi from Iran is available at Dh5. Vendors at Waterfront Market report a surge in demand for discounted dates, anticipating a fivefold […]

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70% of UAE residents want to retire here

Written by on 29 February 2024

A YouGov survey in the UAE reveals that over two-thirds of residents wish to retire in the country, with 89% of those aged 18-24 expressing this preference. Conducted by Zurich International Life, the study indicates confidence in the country’s economic future, an appealing lifestyle, and ample career opportunities as reasons for wanting to stay. However, […]

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Main killer on UAE roads is distracted driving

Written by on 29 February 2024

Distracted driving, particularly mobile phone use, is the leading cause of road fatalities in the UAE, accounting for 25% of deaths in 2022. Despite awareness, 85 fatalities occurred. RoadSafetyUAE underscores overcoming distractions for safety. A study of 1,001 residents reveals 90% recognize danger, but only 81% always concentrate while driving. Mobile phones are a significant […]

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UAE doctors urge parents to ensure children are vaccinated

Written by on 27 February 2024

Around 20 per cent of parents in the UAE forget their children’s routine vaccination. That’s according to doctors in the UAE who highlighted that most parents are unaware that missed vaccines could be taken later through a “catchup” schedule. Medics explained the mandatory childhood vaccines as per the Department of Health (DOH) are BCG, Hepatitis […]

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Drivers to soon pay more to release seized vehicles in RAK

Written by on 27 February 2024

Motorists will soon have to a higher penalty to release their seized vehicles for certain road violations in Ras Al Khaimah. The RAK Police announced that the change would take place from March 1. Under the new directives, motorists who violate the law by taking part in a march or parade in violation of traffic […]

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This Dubai Spot Is Offering A Valentines Package Starting At AED 250,000 Per Night

Written by on 7 February 2024

Indulge in an opulent Valentine’s Day experience at Banyan Tree Dubai for AED 250k, offering a private yacht dinner, oceanside dining, personalized spa sessions, round-the-clock concierge services, and more. This extravagant package promises to impress your sweetheart and your bank account simultaneously, redefining the rules of love with lavish experiences. Whether you can afford the […]

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Emaar planning a ‘female’ version of Burj Khalifa in Dubai Creek Harbour

Written by on 7 February 2024

Emaar Properties founder Mohamed Alabbar announced at the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival that the redesigned tower in Dubai Creek Harbour, designed by Santiago Calatrava, will be smaller and more elegant than initially planned. The project, smaller than Burj Khalifa, is described as an “elegant version” and construction has commenced. Alabbar emphasized the focus on creating attractive […]

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