The National -- As a former British Royal Marine, Nick Watson is used to gruelling physical ordeals. In a five-year career with the UK military’s elite amphibious fighting force, he was deployed all over the world, including to Kuwait in the aftermath of the first Gulf War.
But on Sunday, the ex soldier is set to embark on what he describes as the biggest challenge of his life. He is aiming to complete seven 113km triathlons, over seven days, in seven emirates. And... Read More
An Emirates flight from Dubai to London had to be diverted due to high winds - as an emergency was declared as the plane was running low on fuel.
The aircraft twice tried to make a landing at Gatwick Airport on Friday, but was unable to do so safely due to the hazardous weather conditions in the UK.
Flight EK15 was diverted to Manchester, where it made a safe arrival.
BREAKING: Emirates flight #EK15 from #Dubai attempted to land twice at Gatwick... Read More
Makkah Millennium Hotel, the luxury hotel serving the pilgrims coming to Makkah and located directly over the Holy Haram Piazza, has been recognized among the Top 25 Hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) by the 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards.
Makkah Millennium Hotel was also merited among the highest in the categories of Service, Family and Luxury in KSA based on thousands of positive reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide... Read More
Hollywood star Harrison Ford has made his name on the silver screen in a story of a galaxy far, far away.
But when he arrives in Dubai next week as a guest speaker at the World Government Summit, he will deliver an important message that is much closer to home.
As the man who portrayed Han Solo and Indiana Jones, the actor is one of Hollywood’s brightest and most enduring stars and his talk on the future of the oceans is one of the highlights of the three-day conference.... Read More
Signs of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid's influence can be seen right across Dubai, but now he will literally leave his fingerprint on the city.
A 550-metre tower, the base of which will bear the imprint of the Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, is set to become the latest building to define Dubai's skyline.
Burj Jumeirah, oval-shaped on its front, and sleek and cut in two halves which meet in the middle on its side, will be developed by Dubai Holding, which also created the Burj... Read More
Millennium Resort Mussanah, developed by Omran, the leading tourism-related investment‚ development and Management Company in Oman, unveils an all-inclusive package, allowing guests to fully unwind and enjoy a stress-free holiday.
The Platinum All-Inclusive Package features exclusive benefits to guests who are staying at the resort for more than three nights. Enjoy unlimited food and beverages across all the resort’s restaurants and bars where the resident band will provide... Read More
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed is commemorating the milestone visit of Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al Azhar by ordering the construction of a new religious building dedicated to inter-faith harmony.
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces is marking the history-making visit of the two religious leaders through the construction of an Abrahamic Family House.
Abraham is a revered prophet in Islam,... Read More
Gulf News -- In this year of tolerance, 'Baba Francis' brought with him the message of love, human dignity and peace on his historic visit to the UAE. Abu Dhabi drew the biggest gathering of faithful in this part of the world, with more than 130,000 people converging at the Sheikh Zayed Sports City stadium on Tuesday.
His Holiness Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church, today delivered a Holy Mass in front of 170,000 worshippers who gathered inside and outside of the Shaikh Zayed... Read More
Impress the one you love and make this year Valentine’s Day one to keep for the books: celebrate at the 5-star Grand Millennium Business Bay, perfectly nestled in the heart of the city along the Dubai Canal waterfront.
Cosy up for a candle light dinner at Beau Rivage Bistro and relish a tasteful set menu expertly crafted for the evening by Chef Mohamad Chabchoul. Savour the fabulous starters, elegant mains and the decadent desserts served in beautiful platters. Complement your tasty... Read More
Celebrate the month of love at Grand Millennium Dubai Barsha Heights, where a range of dining and spa packages are carefully designed to create memorable moments with your loved one.
FROM TOSHI, WITH LOVE - 14th February, 2019 | Thursday | 7pm – 11pm
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Toshi with an exclusive valentine themed Asian buffet, live music and a complimentary cake and rose for couples!
• AED 199 per person; buffet with still water and soft drinks only... Read More