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Wife uses another woman's Emirates ID to check into Dubai hotel

A housewife, who used another woman's Emirates ID to try to check into a hotel, has been sentenced to three months in jail by a Dubai court. The 32-year-old Nigerian woman was charged with using another person's identification document. She has been arrested and placed in detention in connection with the incident that happened on June 24. A case was registered at the Bur Dubai police station. The Court of First Instance also ordered that the housewife be deported. The hotel receptionist, an Egyptian, recounted during the investigation that he was on duty at past 2pm when the defendant came....
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UAE's richest expat 'Yusuff bhai' pays tribute to 'Sushmaji'

UAE's richest expat - also an Indian national - MA Yusuff Ali, Chairman of Lulu Group, has paid tribute to Indian leader Sushma Swaraj, who passed away on Tuesday night. In a statement issued by the tycoon, he offered his condolences on the death of the former Foreign Minister of India: 'I am deeply saddened to hear the demise of Shrimati Sushma Swaraj, former Minister of External Affairs, whom I call Sushmaji. She used to call me Yusuff bhai and was always treating me like a younger brother. I have served in the Board of Trustees of India Development Foundation...
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Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture, Miral announce two-year partnership to enrich events in Yas Island

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Famed French resto lends signature touch to Louvre Abu Dhabi

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First Day of Eid Al Adha Announced

Friday, August 2, is the first day of the month of Zul-Hijja 1440 Hijri and accordingly the blessed Eid Al Adha falls on Sunday, August 11, 2019, the Saudi Supreme Court announced on Thursday evening. In a statement published by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, the Supreme Court announced that after receiving verified testimonies of seeing Zul-Hijja crescent by regional courts and many witnesses from different parts of the Kingdom, it has confirmed that Friday is the first day of Zul-Hijja. Products from Amazon.com

Exiting Eid in Dubai – Al Adha Calendar of Events Revealed

The joyous occasion of Eid in Dubai – Al Adha is almost upon us and there is nowhere better to celebrate than in Dubai. With a calendar of impressive events taking place throughout the celebrations, organisers Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) reveal the highlights of this year’s line-up: MALL ACTIVATIONS Witness Dubai’s record-breaking IMAGINE show at Dubai Festival City like never before, with four specially curated shows for Eid in Dubai – Al Adha, synchronised with magical firework displays on 11 and 12 August, at 8pm and 10pm. While at Dubai Festival City, be sure to look out for...