This Is Where You’ll Probably Be Spending UAE National Day This Year

This Is Where You’ll Probably Be Spending UAE National Day This Year

by Marwa Khalifa

In case you haven’t heard, there are rumors that Dubai Safari is opening quite soon. If you don’t know what exactly that is, well, it is a wildlife project that costs around AED1 billion, and is meant to be home to over 3,500 animals.     The opening of this project has been postponed several […]

Dubai Police Takes a Massive Stand Against Domestic Violence with Their Latest Initiative

Dubai Police Takes a Massive Stand Against Domestic Violence with Their Latest Initiative

by Marwa Khalifa

  Dubai just took an massive step in advancing the rights and protection of women and children with a new initiative against domestic violence.   Domestic violence is often ignored, but Dubai’s police force launched a new online portal that allows victims or witnesses of such incidents to report them immediately via a digital form. […]

Celebrate International Coffee Day (for a Week) in Dubai with Free Coffee

Celebrate International Coffee Day (for a Week) in Dubai with Free Coffee

Fast food giants McDonald’s is celebrating International Coffee Day with seven days of free morning coffee, starting September 30. Just walk into any McDonald’s store in Dubai from 6 am until 10 am, and pick up a cup of freshly roasted coffee, made from 100% Arabica beans, for free — obviously.     The chain […]

Dubai Plans to Build a Floating Replica of Venice

Dubai Plans to Build a Floating Replica of Venice

by Nadine Arab

The interconnected canals of beautiful Italian Venezia are coming to the Middle East. The UAE has unveiled its plans for a future project, The Floating Venice, which is basically going to be a replica of the Italian city.     The Venetian vision meets the concept of underwater tourism, in which the artificial group of […]

This UAE Initiative Is Helping Kids Overcome Their Fears of Reading Aloud with Dogs

This UAE Initiative Is Helping Kids Overcome Their Fears of Reading Aloud with Dogs

by Fadila Khaled

  Therapy dogs have been emotional supporters of humans since the beginning of time, but in modern days they’re used in hospitals, elder care facilities, prisons, and schools.   Dubai is launching a new program – Reading Dogs UAE – by the Animal Agency this October. The new initiative is aiming to help Dubai’s youngest […]

These ’90s Pop Legends Are Coming to Dubai This November

These ’90s Pop Legends Are Coming to Dubai This November

  Okay so, you and me can now ride on a star, if you stay with me girl, we can rule the world. For real though, we can all rule the world on November 30 in Dubai because ’90s British pop band, Take That, are coming!   The pop legends — that now include Gary […]

Dubai Announces the World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Project

Dubai Announces the World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Project

by Nadine Arab

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has announced yesterday the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project. The project, worth AED 14.2 billion, is said to be the largest project of its kind in the world, with a capacity of 700MW of clean energy.   […]

What Every Arab Needs to Know About the Job Market’s Future

What Every Arab Needs to Know About the Job Market’s Future

With news everyday coming from Middle Eastern countries -namely the UAE – and international cities – like Dubai- discussing the implementation of new AI technologies, one has to wonder what the job market will look like for human capital in cities that have taken to digitizing everything and anything.     A new report – […]

Call Us Maybe Because Carly Rae Jepsen Is Coming to the Middle East

Call Us Maybe Because Carly Rae Jepsen Is Coming to the Middle East

  We really, really, really, really, really like Carly Rae Jepsen, which is why we were over the moon when we found out that she has been added to the Fiesta De Los Muertos lineup.   The “Call Me Maybe” singer is going to join Nick Jonas, Stormzy, Gorillaz, Massari and much more on October […]

The Music Room Is Shutting Down After a Decade in Dubai

The Music Room Is Shutting Down After a Decade in Dubai

by Fadila El Karrany

After 12 years of superb entertainment, Dubai’s The Music Room is shutting down.     The hot spot has been the platform for many up-and-coming artists. Scheduled to shut the curtains on Saturday the 30th of September, the four-times winner of Time Out Dubai’s Live Music Venue award will be missed quite dearly.     […]