NASA’s Stunning Photos Reveal Dubai’s Urbanization over the Last 4 Decades

NASA’s Stunning Photos Reveal Dubai’s Urbanization over the Last 4 Decades

Dubai Media Office just released some pictures that showcase the urbanization process of Dubai from 1977 till 2017, and they look amazing. The stunning time-lapse by NASA reveals the immense change that took place over the last four decades.     Dubai went from being a mere desert in 1977 to a very modern urbanized […]

The World’s Most Expensive Pillow Is Coming to Dubai

The World’s Most Expensive Pillow Is Coming to Dubai

  Can you believe that the most expensive pillow in the world costs 210,000 AED? Yup, you read that right. Right now, let’s just not focus on the fact that the pillow will cost more than anything you will probably ever purchase in your life.   The pillow is coming to INDEX at Dubai World […]

Mermaids of Arabia: You Can Now Interact with the Aquatic Creatures in Dubai

Mermaids of Arabia: You Can Now Interact with the Aquatic Creatures in Dubai

Because Dubai is always pushing the envelope, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo  – located in The Dubai Mall – will home to The Mermaids of Arabia‘s live performances until the 13th of May.     The women performing are internationally renowned, as both artists and divers: Marina Kazankova is a world record holder and champion free […]

King Salman Of Saudi Arabia Announces New Critical Royal Decrees

King Salman Of Saudi Arabia Announces New Critical Royal Decrees

  Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has issued new royal decrees; announcing several new domestic policies and a cabinet reshuffle. The policies are expected to immensely influence the domestic and foreign policy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   Firstly, the royal decrees included several domestic policies, among them is the payment of two […]

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 […]

5 Places that Prove Bahrain is an Underrated Holiday Destination

5 Places that Prove Bahrain is an Underrated Holiday Destination

The Arab world is packed with beautiful touristic destinations. People already acknowledge the beauty of visiting Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, and the UAE; but have they every thought about going to Bahrain? Well, you should!   I myself am a Bahraini citizen who lives in Egypt that rarely visits Bahrain; only recently, I traveled to my […]

When Will the Mistreatment of Domestic Workers Stop in the Middle East?

by Rana El Hawary

  Last weekend, a video began to circulate on social media platforms, containing footage of an Ethiopian domestic worker in a Kuwaiti household hanging onto a window sill (from the seventh floor). The Ethiopian woman asked for help from her female employer, to no avail.   Aside from calling the worker “majnoona” (crazy) in the […]

Indian Restaurants Every Curry Lover in Dubai Must Try

Indian Restaurants Every Curry Lover in Dubai Must Try

by Maha El-Khouly

In a country of curry fanatics, Indian food culture is everywhere. All around Dubai, Indian food lovers can taste delectable dishes whether on a budget or with money to spend. This selection will explore where to find the best Indian curries (and basically the best of Indian cuisine) in Dubai, the city that does Indian […]

Oman Introduces National Museum

Oman Introduces National Museum

    Oman inaugurated its very first national museum yesterday, situated next to Muscat’s iconic fortresses of Jalali and Mirani. The Omani National Museum aims to direct the spotlights on Oman’s rich history and culture under one roof for the first time.   Not only that, but it’s also the first and only museum in the Middle East […]

20 Things Egyptians Who Moved Back to Cairo from the Gulf Will Relate To

20 Things Egyptians Who Moved Back to Cairo from the Gulf Will Relate To

I used to to live in Abu Dhabi for 10 years before I moved back to Egypt for college, five years ago. It was not planned, it happened so abruptly and overnight; I found myself in a country I virtually knew nothing about, having to live without my inseparable family. It was one of the […]