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Commemoration Day will see the UAE flag raised at half mast at 8:00am, and a minute of silence at 11:30am, followed by the raising of the UAE flag and the national anthem. (Shutterstock)
November 19, 2018 - 09:45 GMT
The UAE Cabinet has issued a decision detailing that Commemoration Day, previously Martyr's Day, ceremonies will be undertaken by ministries and institutions across the country on Thursday, November 29, as November 30 falls on a Friday.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has called on citizens and residents to
November 18, 2018 - 06:21 GMT
The UAE Council of Ministers has announced a two-day holiday for both public and private sectors on the occasion of the 47th National Day.
All customers' happiness centres will also be closed during the holiday. (Shutterstock)
November 14, 2018 - 11:27 GMT
Dubai's Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has announced free parking in the emirate this Sunday on account of the holiday for the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Travellers can 'fly better' with Emirates and enjoy a stress-free experience before boarding their flight with Home Check-in. (File/ Photo)
November 13, 2018 - 12:32 GMT
Dubai's flag carrier Emirates is offering special fares in the UAE to over 20 global destinations in its network.
The airline is also recruiting for new cabin crew members to be part of its impressive network. (Emirates)
November 12, 2018 - 09:48 GMT
Dubai's flagship airline Emirates one of the fastest-growing airlines in the world, operating a modern fleet of over 255 aircraft in service across a global network of more than 155 destinations.
The 57-year-old pop star will be accompanied by his typical formation at the concert, with some electronic beats leading the tempo at times. (AFP)
November 11, 2018 - 07:53 GMT
Egyptian megastar Amr Diab will perform at Cairo Festival City Mall on Friday 30 November as part of his new album tour.
The offer is in addition to the existing free baggage allowance of 30kgs and is valid for sale until November 30 and for outbound travel until January 31, 2019. (Shutterstock)
November 08, 2018 - 04:05 GMT
Dubai's flag carrier Emirates has announced a special offer enabling flyers to travel with 20kg more than its normal baggage allowance.
It's going to be a long weekend.. (Shutterstock)
November 07, 2018 - 08:36 GMT
Residents of the UAE shall enjoy a 3-day weekend this month with November 18 declared as a public holiday. The work shall resume on November 19.
The event will take place on November 10, 2018. (Shutterstock)
November 06, 2018 - 09:16 GMT
Al Seef, the waterfront promenade by Meraas that is rooted in Dubai's culture and heritage, invites Dubai's residents and visitors to join its official Guinness World Record attempt for the highest number of people lighting LED lights in a relay.
Expo 2020 is looking for people to join the dynamic team and is keen to tap the best of world-class talent. (KhT)
November 05, 2018 - 09:27 GMT
Two years from now, the world's attention will be focused on Dubai, as the city plays host to Expo 2020. Expo 2020 Dubai, the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, will run from October 20, 2020, to April 10, 2021.
Wright posted on Instagram, pictures of her with Ferdinand and his children on the luxurious rooftop of St. Regis Hotel and wrote: 'The perfect end to our holiday ... How could the answer not be yes'. (Shutterstock)
November 04, 2018 - 03:55 GMT
Former English footballer Rio Ferdinand proposed his girlfriend, former TOWIE star Kate Wright, on the helipad of a luxurious hotel whilst holidaying in Abu Dhabi.
The 11-day cultural extravaganza, organised by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) at the Expo Centre, Sharjah, will conclude on November 10. (Shutterstock)
November 01, 2018 - 09:42 GMT
The 37th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) was inaugurated on Wednesday by His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme council and Ruler of Sharjah.
WhatsApp's
November 01, 2018 - 09:30 GMT
Clearing the air on Facebook's monetisation efforts towards WhatsApp, the mobile messaging service's Vice President Chris Daniels on Wednesday said the company is going to put advertisements in its "Status" feature.
All winners will be announced and rewarded on November 25. (Shutterstock)
October 31, 2018 - 09:37 GMT
A Dubai-based shopping centre is offering one gramme of gold for every kilogramme residents shed if they win their fitness challenge.
The price of diesel, however, has been increased. (Shutterstock)
October 30, 2018 - 09:35 GMT
Petrol prices in the UAE have been revised for the month of November.
October 28, 2018 - 10:11 GMT
There is a swanky new public bus on the roads of Abu Dhabi. No, it's not the driverless vehicle yet, but a made-in-UAE electric bus.