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UAE funds rebuilding of Mosul’s Al Nuri Mosque and historic minaret

UAE funds rebuilding of Mosul’s Al Nuri Mosque and historic minaret

24 Apr 2018

The UAE will fund the rebuilding of the Great Mosque of Al Nuri, which was last year destroyed by ISIS in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. The Ministry of Culture has funded the UN’s heritage agency, Unesco, in a US$50.4 million (Dh185.1m) plan to rebuild the mosque, which was where ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi announced in 2014 that he had established a “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria. The 800-year-old mosque, with its famous leaning minaret, was destroyed by the extremists as one of their... Read More
Roda Hotels & Resorts launches Roda Links Al Nasr

Roda Hotels & Resorts launches Roda Links Al Nasr

23 Apr 2018

RODA Hotels & Resorts, a Dubai-based hospitality management company and a subsidiary of Dubai International Real Estate, today announced the opening of Roda Links Al Nasr, a 4-star property that will target business and leisure travelers who are looking for comfortable, affordable yet chic accommodation in Dubai.

Roda Links Al Nasr will open its doors on 1st May 2018 and will mark another milestone in Roda’s expansion plans, bringing the total number of properties that the Group... Read More

A.A. Al Moosa Enterprises unveils three iconic hotel projects opening by Q1 2019

A.A. Al Moosa Enterprises unveils three iconic hotel projects opening by Q1 2019

23 Apr 2018

A.A. Al Moosa Enterprises LLC, a Dubai-based service oriented conglomerate that offers a wide spectrum of business interests, today revealed three iconic hotel projects - Hilton The Palm, TAJ Exotica Resort & Spa and Marriott The Palm – with a target opening date of first quarter of 2019.

The luxurious properties located on the Palm Jumeirah will add 1,500 rooms and suites to the current inventory of hotel rooms in Dubai which is projected to reach 132,000 by end of 2019 as the... Read More

flydubai announces direct flights to Helsinki

flydubai announces direct flights to Helsinki

23 Apr 2018

Dubai-based carrier flydubai has announced during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) the launch of direct flights to Finland’s capital, Helsinki. The daily service from Dubai International (DXB) to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL) will start from 11 October 2018. flydubai becomes the first UAE national carrier to operate direct flights to Finland and the first airline to offer a year-round service between Dubai and Helsinki.

Speaking at ATM, Hamad Obaidalla, Chief Commercial Officer of... Read More

Dubai economic growth eases slightly in 2017, official data shows

Dubai economic growth eases slightly in 2017, official data shows

22 Apr 2018

Dubai’s economic growth eased slightly in 2017, growing 2.8 per cent although its two largest segments, the wholesale and retail, and transportation and storage sectors, continued to expand, official data showed on Saturday.

Dubai’s GDP expanded to Dh389 billion in 2017 from Dh379bn in 2016, the emirate’s media office said. Dubai's economy grew 2.85 per cent in 2016.

The retail sector, which accounts for 26.6 per cent of total GDP, grew 0.9 per cent, while the transportation... Read More

Etihad Airways to host AI Robot Sophia at ATM

Etihad Airways to host AI Robot Sophia at ATM

22 Apr 2018

Sophia is the AI-powered robot famous for speaking at the UN and interviewing celebrities and world leaders alike. She was named the United Nations Development Programme’s first ever Innovation Champion for Asia and the Pacific, and is also the first robot in the world to have a nationality, after being granted citizenship by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Sophia will take part in a one-on-one interview with host Damian Watson, Head of Station at Abu Dhabi Media Company, to discuss the future... Read More

Al Ahli Holding Group and Comicave Studios Sponsor Marvel’s “Infinity War” World Premiere

Al Ahli Holding Group and Comicave Studios Sponsor Marvel’s “Infinity War” World Premiere

21 Apr 2018

Al Ahli Holding Group (AAHG), a UAE based multi-diversified international conglomerate will add an exciting dimension to the red- carpet premiere of one of the year’s most anticipated block-busters – Avengers: Infinity War. As part of a three-year sponsorship initiative with Marvel Entertainment, it will sponsor the glitzy high-profile world red-carpet premiere of the action-packed superhero film, which is being held on 23rd April in Los Angeles.

Its alliance with Marvel Entertainment... Read More

Saudi Arabia ushers in new cinema era with VIP screening of Black Panther

Saudi Arabia ushers in new cinema era with VIP screening of Black Panther

19 Apr 2018

Saudi Arabia opened its first commercial cinema in 35 years on Wednesday, showcasing Marvel's Black Panther to senior government officials, dignitaries and select industry figures. However, the general public must wait a few more weeks before they can catch a film. Attendance to private screenings this month in Riyadh is by invitation only, with a public opening to follow in May, according to operator AMC Entertainment Holdings. The viewing serves as a test run on the only screen set up at the... Read More
The piano virtuoso Nikolay Tokarev will perform in Dubai

The piano virtuoso Nikolay Tokarev will perform in Dubai

18 Apr 2018

M Premiere Classics continues the series of classical concerts and introducing new names, new talents. 

Nikolay Tokarev, the winner of various national and international music competitions, one of the highly acclaimed world-class piano-prodigies will perform his first recital on 27 April at Meyana Auditorium, Jumeirah Beach Hotel.

Nikolay Tokarev was graduated with distinction from renowned the Gnessin State Musical School (Moscow) and the Royal Northern College of Music (... Read More

Abu Dhabi's Warner Bros. World to open July 25 (Video)

Abu Dhabi's Warner Bros. World to open July 25 (Video)

18 Apr 2018

Abu Dhabi's highly-anticipated Warner Bros. World theme park will officially open to the public on July 25.

The indoor theme park — coming at a cost of $1 billion — will contain 29 rides, daily live shows, and several family interactive activities featuring Warner Bros.' most popular characters.

The theme park will spread over 1.65 million square feet, and bring together super heroes and super-villains from the DC Universe: Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, as well as Warner... Read More

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