UAE airline offers special fares starting Dh99

Sharjah-based airline Air Arabia on Monday announced special fares to select destinations. Passengers flying from Sharjah to Beirut, Alexandria, Doha and Kuwait will be able to book one-way tickets for just Dh99, the airline announced on its website. Tickets to Cairo, Khartoum, Tehran, Isfahan, Lar, Amman, Istanbul and Salalah will cost Dh199, while a one-way …

Here’s where you can rent a house in Dubai for Dh4,000 a month

There is a common perception that Dubai is an expensive city to live in. With the high price of groceries, the Salik toll and exorbitant school fees, house rent could be the straw that breaks the camel’s back. There are certain neighborhoods in which you can rent out apartments without having to burn a hole …

Gold price touches two-week high at Dh149.50 in Dubai

Gold prices hit a two-week high on Monday as the dollar held near five-week lows reached in the previous session, finding support from the US Federal Reserve’s conservative guidance on the path of rate hikes this year. Spot gold rose 0.4 percent to $1,233.60 per ounce by 0310 GMT, after earlier touching $1,234.60 an ounce, …

First smart pedestrian traffic signal installed in Dubai

First smart pedestrian traffic signal has been installed at Al Saadah Street In Dubai by the Roads and Transport Authority. The signal uses a sensor-based smart system through an optical ground system. The smart signal detects pedestrian movement and controls the traffic flow.   Read More on Gulf News

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Grab a free ice cream in Dubai next week

Dubai is set to get warmer in the next couple of weeks as winter comes to a close. Dubai summers are notorious for extreme temperatures so much so that many would rather stay indoors. But what if we tell you that you can cool down free of charge? That’s right, starting next week on March …

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8 takeaways from cancer awareness session

To celebrate International Women’s Day and honour womanhood, Khaleej Times held a wellness camp on breast and cervical cancer for its employees. Yes, the risk of developing breast cancer increases with age but it is crucial to be breast aware at all ages. It was with this intention that the publishing house hosted a session …

This UAE beach will remain closed for the next two months

A big section of the Corniche Beach in Abu Dhabi will remain closed until May 5. The Abu Dhabi City Municipality on Tuesday announced that the partial closure of Corniche Beach is to carry out the required works in preparation for the Mother of the UAE’s Festival. The closed area includes the Family Beach-Gate 1 …

How far will Dubai gold prices drop?

Gold prices were little changed on Tuesday, hovering above a two-week low hit on Friday, amid expectations of a US interest rate hike this month and ahead of key economic data due later in the week. In Dubai, the price reached Dh148.50, a dirham lower than yesterday’s Dh149.50. Is gold on its downward slide now? …

Dubai clinics accepting Emirates ID

At least six of the 12 insurance companies authorised to provide Essential Basic Package (EBP) are now accepting Emirates ID as the chosen validation card, replacing the conventional insurance card. The companies, which have linked medical insurance with Emirates ID are Orient, Daman, RAK, Noor Takaful, Dar Al Takaful and Takaful Emarat. Eventually all insurance …

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Charge your Tesla in these 9 Dubai locations

After the official launch of Tesla in the UAE this month, Mall of the Emirates has installed nine Tesla destination charging connectors to keep the first adopters of the electric vehicles fully powered up. Now you can enjoy more miles in your green vehicle for a cruise around town. The charging stations are located in …