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Split with Sascha Bajin not due to money-related issue: Naomi Osaka

Dubai: Naomi Osaka said she would not prioritise "success over happiness" following the surprise sacking of her coach as she heads into the Dubai Championships as top seed for the first time. The US and Australian Open champion this week split with Sascha Bajin, who led her to a pair of Grand Slam titles as well as the world number one ranking over the past year. As she prepared to start as top seed in Dubai, Osaka only sketched in a few details as to why she ended her hugely successful partnership with Bajin. "Everyone thinks it was a money-related...
18/02/2019

Celebrate Mother's Day at Sofitel The Palm

Sofitel The Palm Dubai, the unique luxury 5-star resort on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah island, is the perfect place to celebrate Mother’s Day this year (UAE, Thursday 21st March 2019), as mums across Dubai can experience luxurious SoSPA treatments or be treated to a special family lunch at Moana Seafood Restaurant. Mother’s Day at Moana Seafood RestaurantWe believe that Mother’s Day celebrations are very special and should be savored. Bring the whole family together and relish in an extra-special treat in celebration of Mother’s Day with a delectable three-course menu with your choice of appetizer, main course and dessert. Treat the...
18/02/2019

Mandarin Oriental’s Newest Resort Makes its Middle Eastern Debut with Tantalizing New Wave of Luxury Room Package

Dubai, UAE – Mandarin Oriental is delighted to introduce the Group’s legendary hospitality to the Middle East with the opening of Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai which was developed by wasl Asset Management Group, one of the largest real estate development and management companies in Dubai.Located in the heart of Dubai, and a stone’s throw from the water’s edge, the resort is set to bring a new wave of chic design and luxury experiences to the shores of the city. Designed by acclaimed international designer Jeffrey Wilkes, the property features 256 spacious and elegant guest rooms and suites, most with private...

18/02/2019

There is a Red Sea locust warning in the UAE and it’s REAL

When the United Nations warned massive swarms of locusts were heading to Saudi Arabia and Egypt along the shores of the Red Sea, we didn’t take too much notice. Then, last month, Abu Dhabi's Al Dhafra area was covered in a cloud of flying insects. And now they seem to be in Dubai, too. This morning, much to our horror, an Ahlan! team member came across two gigantic locusts on a 12th floor balcony in Barsha Heights. EEK! The UN is now asking the various countries in the flight path to take precautions. "Good rains along the Red Sea coastal...

UAE leaders greet Kosovan President on Independence Day.

2/18/2019​President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to President Hashim Thaci of the Republic of Kosovo, on the occasion of his country's Independence Day, observed on 17th February.His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also sent two similar greetings to President Thaci and Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receive delegations participating in IDEX, NAVDEX.

2/18/2019​His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, have received political and military leaders participating in the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, IDEX 2019, and the Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition, NAVDEX 2019.Their Highnesses welcomed the guests, wishing them a pleasant stay in the United Arab Emirates, which, they said, is always open to people from all around the world.The meeting was attended by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin...

18/02/2019

HIGHLIGHTS from ‘Personal Revolutions’

DUBAI: ‘Personal Revolutions’ is showing at Alserkal Avenue in Dubai from March 9 – April 8. “Untitled” Leila Nseir “Personal Revolutions” is a group exhibition curated by the Atassi Foundation. On display will be works from Syrian female artists. “There has never been a dedicated exploration of the art scene relating to women artists in Syria,” said foundation founder Mouna Atassi. “(The exhibition) aims to fill this void … even if only to scratch the surface.” “A Book of Mathematics” Hiba Al-Ansari This mixed-media installation was created by Germany-based artist Hiba Al-Ansari. It is based on a textbook she found...
18/02/2019

Wake up to the waves or stare at the skyline – your Mandarin choice!

A spectacular undeterred sea view of the Arabian Gulf on one side and a completely uninterrupted view of the Dubai skyline on the other. Mandarin Oriental Jumeira seems to have got its location spot on with the brand’s first foray into the Middle East region. “For us – as Mandarin – a significant portion of our guests come from the Middle East. Actually having a base and a presence in key Middle Eastern destinations is valuable, not only in terms of the guests that come here, but also setting out a positioning for the brand in the Middle East –...

'Regrettable': PCB to hold talks with BCCI after CCI, PCA cover Imran Khan's portrait

Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has said it will take up with the BCCI the "regrettable" removal of pictures of its former players at a couple of venues in India, owing to the Pulwama terror attack, during an ICC meeting next month. In a statement issued late Sunday night, the PCB's Managing Director Wasim Khan said the PCB Wasim Khan said sports has always played a key role in defusing political tensions. The ICC meeting is scheduled to be held in Dubai but the dates are not yet out. "...we have always believed and emphasised that sports and politics should...

18/02/2019

OPA: Enjoy a traditional Greek experience in Dubai

DUBAI: Upon entering Dubai’s latest Greek restaurant OPA at the Fairmont Hotel, diners are transported from the concrete jungle to a lavish, plant-filled lobby with a tree growing right in the center of the room, before moving into the dining area that’s been made to look like a traditional Greek establishment, with white-painted walls and light blue linings. OPA offers a range of traditional Greek dishes and treats, many of which are similar to those found in most Mediterranean cuisines, but with a fancier touch.Before we even sat down at our round, saloon-style couched table, loud (like, loud!) Greek music...
18/02/2019

Pakistan Cricket Board Reacts After IMG-Reliance Pulls Out Of Their Twenty20 League

IMG-Reliance, on Sunday, pulled out from the production of the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) which is currently underway in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In response, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) issued a statement in the form of a press release stating that they had a contingency plan in place. "We have been informed by IMG Reliance that they will be unable to partner with us for the remaining HBL PSL 2019 and PCB has reserved all its rights. The PCB always had a contingency plan in place, and we are confident we will be in a...
18/02/2019

4 things you’re doing wrong while buying health insurance

It’s common knowledge that health insurance isn’t optional in Dubai anymore. There are dozens of insurance companies vying for your business with products ranging from plain vanilla to premium. To make things easier, UAE residents earning up to AED 4,000 per month also have access to the Essential Benefits Plan, which is a basic insurance cover for healthcare services and medical emergencies. While most people understand the importance of having a robust health insurance cover, a striking majority does not ask the right questions while insuring themselves and ends up getting stuck with the wrong cover. Souqalmal.com has shortlisted the...