Is the UAE Banning Haj?

Is the UAE Banning Haj?

The UAE is reportedly not administering Haj permits to Muslim expatriates currently residing in the UAE, as stated by the UAE’s Ministry of Religious Affairs (Al Awqaf).     It is largely unclear why this ban is being placed but, according to Khaleeji Times, Umrah office officials have affirmed hearing that this policy is going […]

From Dubai to New York in Less Than 8 Hours with These Supersonic Flights

From Dubai to New York in Less Than 8 Hours with These Supersonic Flights

  A new supersonic plane has been announced in Dubai that will allow passengers to reach their destination in half the time.   We’re not joking. US-based company Boom has confirmed that it is working on supersonic jets that will cut the existing flight time from Dubai to London or Abu Dhabi to Sydney by half when […]

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 […]

This 5-Star Dubai Hotel Has an Entire Floor That’s Dedicated to Women

This 5-Star Dubai Hotel Has an Entire Floor That’s Dedicated to Women

  Solo female travelers, we have some good news for you! Dukes Hotel recently opened on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah, bringing the best in British Luxury to the Emirate. But we’re not here to talk about how amazing the hotel is, we’re here to talk about the fact the hotel has dedicated its entire third floor […]

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 […]

‘Fast and Furious’ Star Tyrese Reveals His New UAE Business Venture

‘Fast and Furious’ Star Tyrese Reveals His New UAE Business Venture

Fast and Furious fans, and basically everyone that craves adrenaline, do not have to wait any longer — the eighth installment of the franchise, The Fate of the Furious, hit cinemas all around the Middle East last week.     Tyrese Gibson — one of the movie’s stars — landed in the country to promote the […]

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