Coronavirus: UAE Authorities Urge the Public to Stay Safe During Eid Al Adha, Issue Guidelines
UAE authorities have urged the public to stay safe while celebrating the upcoming festival of Eid Al Adha, between Thursday, 30th July to Sunday, 2nd August. The authorities have revealed that several new cases of coronavirus have been linked to…
COVID-19: Thousands of People Tested Daily at Dubai-Abu Dhabi Border
More than 6,000 people are getting tested everyday for coronavirus at the newly-established testing facility on the Dubai-Abu Dhabi border. The new facility, located near the Ghantoot checkpoint, conducts a laser test priced at AED 50 only and provides test…
Dubai Opera to Reopen with Eid Concert
Dubai Opera will be finally reopening its doors over Eid Al Adha after four months of closure following the outbreak of coronavirus. The curtain will rise at 10 pm on Saturday, 1st August, with an Eid charity concert, Celebrate Giving, organised…
Eid Al Adha 2020: Dates, Prayers, Safety Measures and More
Eid Al Adha, also known as the “Festival of the Sacrifice” is one of the two major Islamic holidays celebrated each year by Muslims around the world. Eid Al Adha honours the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son…
COVID-19: GCC Countries Record Highest Recovery Rate
A new research has revealed the COVID-19 recovery rate in GCC countries is much higher than the global average. An average of 81.4% of cases have recovered in Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Oman – well above the…
Dubai Summers: 10 Best Things To Do
Staying in Dubai for the summer and not sure about what to do? With temperatures over 40°C in Dubai, it might seem a bit daunting to venture out. However, even with the summer heat and social distancing rules in place,…
Dubai Sports Council to Host Beach Sports Week
A new sports festival is coming to Dubai this weekend. Dubai Sports Council is organising Beach Sports Week on Kite Beach in Jumeirah. Starting on Thursday, 23rd July, it will comprise several events, held in collaboration with various partners.  The Elite Men’s Beach Volleyball…
Dubai Culture to Honour UAE’s Mars Mission
Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is celebrating the UAE’s historic Hope Probe Mission to Mars. A contemporary mural will be painted to pay tribute to this achievement in space exploration. Designer Amna Basheer and emerging Emirati artist Reem Al Mazroui…
Hope Mission to Mars: UAE Celebrates Successful Launch on Monday
The United Arab Emirates finally launched its Mission to Mars on 20th July; the first mission to the Red Planet from the Arab world. After being delayed twice previously due to bad weather conditions, the Hope Probe was finally launched…
UAE Mars Mission: Dubai Artist Creates Sand Mural to Celebrate
Dubai-based artist Nathaniel Alapide — recipient of The Filipino Times Awards Artist of the Year 2018 — has created a sand mural to commemorate the UAE’s Mission to Mars. The artist spent five hours making a 15-metre wide and 30-metre…