New Zealand Considers the Laptop Ban on Flights from the Middle East

New Zealand Considers the Laptop Ban on Flights from the Middle East

  New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English just announced that they’re considering to raise the security against flights from Muslim countries in the Middle east.   The new rules would follow similar measures taken last month by USA, UK, and Australia. Minister of Transport told Reuters in an interview in Dubai that “The New Zealand […]

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary in the Most Special Way

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary in the Most Special Way

  As if you needed a reason to visit Abu Dhabi. Hajj: Memories of a Journey, an exhibition that tells the story and history of Makkah and the rituals of Haj, will open on September 19, at the grounds of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.   Organised by the mosque, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and […]

VIDEO: Killer Whale Spotted in UAE Waters

VIDEO: Killer Whale Spotted in UAE Waters

Orca the killer whale in Um al Quain sea 🇦🇪Emirate اوركا الحوت القاتل في بحر أم القيوين (كما وصلني) pic.twitter.com/MEpYVBsWNH — yousif alraeesi (@yousifalraeesi) April 19, 2017   A killer whale was spotted at a beach in Umm Al Quwain and the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment urged residents not to panic. They […]

Don’t Be Surprised the Next Time You Get Carded While Clubbing in UAE

Don’t Be Surprised the Next Time You Get Carded While Clubbing in UAE

  In the UAE, people are very used walking into clubs and bars without ever worrying that someone is going to ask them to show their ID. Being carded is just not a thing!   It’s a far cry from the West where everyone has be McLovin’ from Superbad. But now, the UAE may be getting stricter […]

The UAE Has Just Fined 1,100 Residents for This Offence

The UAE Has Just Fined 1,100 Residents for This Offence

by Jaida Khaled

  Environment inspection teams from the Department of Public Works and Services in Ras Al Khaimah have just made a massive announcement, issuing fines on 1,100 residents for littering public areas.   “We are planning to launch more environment patrols in other areas, spanning as Al Rams, Al Muairidh and southern areas to ensure full […]

Boxing Icon Mike Tyson Is Coming to Dubai to Launch Fitness Academy

Boxing Icon Mike Tyson Is Coming to Dubai to Launch Fitness Academy

  Boxing icon Mike Tyson has just  announced that he chose Dubai as a location for his new business venture; a franchise of fitness centers called the Mika Tyson Academy (MTA). Tyson will be revealing more details at an international press conference hosted by radio presenter, Kris Fade, at the Burj Khalifa on the 4th of […]

Emirates Named Best Airline in the World by TripAdvisor

Emirates Named Best Airline in the World by TripAdvisor

by Jaida Khaled

  Mirror, mirror on the wall, which airline is the one to rule them all? TripAdvisor has just announced that Emirates is comfortably sitting on the Iron Throne of airlines, naming them the world’s best airline in an inaugural TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards, as voted for by holidaymakers.   Emirates was followed by Singapore Airlines that […]

You Can Audition for Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin in the UAE This Weekend

You Can Audition for Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin in the UAE This Weekend

  Ever since news broke that Disney was looking for Middle Eastern actors for the roles of Alaadin and Jasmine in their live-action remake of the 1992 classic, everyone has been channeling their inner Meryl Streep.   Execs were in the hunt for their two stars in the UK and Egypt, but now, auditions are […]

Dubai’s New Digitized Taxi Fleet Has Wi-Fi and Flat Screens

Dubai’s New Digitized Taxi Fleet Has Wi-Fi and Flat Screens

by Rana Elhawary

Just in case you needed one more reason to want to move to Dubai, they have just released taxis with Wi-Fi service and interactive smart screens!     Dubai has officially started implementing its plan to digitize its taxi fleet, with yesterday already marking the release of 700 taxis equipped with either interactive flat screens, […]

Dubai-Based Professor Invents Space Chewing Gum for Astronauts

Dubai-Based Professor Invents Space Chewing Gum for Astronauts

  Franziska Apprich, an assistant professor at the Canadian University in Dubai (CUD), just created a prototype of a chewing gum designed exclusively for astronauts. Apprich worked with a fellow professor from New York University to create the UAE space gum.     The UAE space chewing gum might prove very handy for the future […]

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