Thursday, June 29, 2017


Sheikh Mohammed uses poem to urge Qatar to return to GCC

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has urged Qatar to return to the GCC. His Highness published a poem on his official Instagram account titled “The Route is Wide and Clear”. In the piece, Sheikh Mohammed references ...

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#BringGeorgeHome: Barasti’s gorilla goes missing

The search is on for a concrete gorilla that went missing Wednesday night at Barasti. Gorgeous George was last seen at the launch of The Lost World, the bar’s summer tent. Anyone who’s seen the primate can contact Barasti through social media using the hashtag #BringGeorgeHome. Derryn French, director of ...

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Dubai welcomes over 625,000 cruise visitors

More than 625,000 cruise tourists have visited Dubai over the last year. That’s according to Dubai Cruise Tourism, which says the recently concluded 2016-17 season saw a 15 per cent increase in the number of visitors. The number of ships also rose from the previous season, increasing by 18 per ...

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No Petya cases reported, says TRA

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority says there still haven’t been any cases of the Petya cyber-virus reported in the UAE. The latest online attack affected thousands of organisations around the world, freezing computers and demanding money for them to be unlocked. The TRA has advised users to ensure their software and ...

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