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Over 1,000 Forged Passports Identified At Dubai Airports
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The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDFRA) has announced yah in excess of 1,000 fake passports were seized across Dubai’s airports so far this year. The GDFRA uses some of the lates technology to detect all kinds


Beach Club Apologises For Guests Behavior
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An apology has been published by popular beach club Zero Gravity, for an inappropriate act by one of its guests and assured visitors of its ongoing strict hygiene controls. The incident occurred on Sunday 15 December, after a video showing a man


Burj Khalifa Is One Of The Most Visited Attractions In The World
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Over recent years, the way we explore cities and travel around them has changed dramatically. With the advent of ride hailing apps, getting to and from different places is easier and a lot more convenient. And as the data on our habits is captured


His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Is One Of The Most Followed World Leaders On Social Media
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Social media is all about likes, followers and retweets and for some people where you rank is important. Most of us have a few hundred Instagram followers and Facebook friends, with the average number of Facebook friends at around 338


UAE's Most Googled Terms of 2018
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The results are in! The Google results that is! A list of the UAE’s most Google-searched terms for 2018 has been released. As we reflect on the events of the past year, this list is hardly surprising, but take a look and see for yourself!


2019 Declared as the 'Year of Tolerance'
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The UAE has officially declared 2019 as the ‘Year of Tolerance.’ President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has given the title with the idea that the Ministry and the government authorities will focus on the vast importance of


WATCH: New Look To The A380
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Emirates has revealed a new look to one of its 108 A380 planes. Emirates has been a sponsor of Real Madrid since 2011 and the official main sponsor since 2013, has since 2015 been placing images of Real Madrid players on the livery of some of its


New Alert System To Help Find Missing Children in the UAE
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There will be a new alert system in the UAE to help families find children who have gone missing. In collaboration with Facebook, the ‘Neda,’ which means ‘alert’ in Arabic, will notify Facebook users of SOS cases in relation to missing children.


Abu Dhabi Police Will Now Patrol In A Very Different Way
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We’ve all witnessed police patrolling via horseback, what we haven’t seen, however, is police patrolling via… camel. Abu Dhabi Police has now launched a camel patrol by the name of Hajana in order to embrace the region’s most faithful four-legged


Emirati Women Representation At FNC To Increase
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Emirati women will represent 50% of the seats in the Federal National Council (FNC) from next years parliamentary term, under new directives issued by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE. Currently of the 40 seats,


This Oldest Palace Reopens
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Abu Dhabi’s oldest heritage site Qasr Al Hosn reopens as a museum after the completion of its renovation and renewal works. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander


WATCH: Sheikh Mohammed Cheer Up A Little Girl On National Day
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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai cheered up a little girl who was upset on missing out on a National Day call from him. The video that went viral on social media shows a bunch


Dubai's First Floating Supermarket
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As if shopping on dry land was not enough, Dubai residents can now buy groceries at sea as well. Retail giant Carrefour has announced the launch of its sea store to serve yachts as well as beach goers in Dubai. This is a first of its kind


Pope To Make His First Visit To The UAE
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Pope Francis has accepted the UAE’s invitation to visit the country. The Vatican has confirmed that the Pope will visit the UAE in February. This will be the first ever visit of the Pope to the Gulf region and leaders of the nation expect this to

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