LINDSAY LOHANWON’T BE ON ‘REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DUBAI’ …Even Though She’d Be Perfect

Dubai” … even though she’s already living in the country, and would provide instant star power and drama. Sources with direct knowledge tell… Lindsay is NOT part of the newly announced season, and she was never even approached about the upcoming project. Bravo announced Monday the network is taking ‘The Real Housewives’ franchise to Dubai,… Continue reading LINDSAY LOHANWON’T BE ON ‘REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DUBAI’ …Even Though She’d Be Perfect

UAE receives praise and skepticism after revealing first net-zero pledge in the region

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates will invest more than $160 billion to become the first Gulf state to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, as part of a significant but detail-light climate initiative revealed Thursday. “We are committed to seize the opportunity to cement our leadership on climate change within… Continue reading UAE receives praise and skepticism after revealing first net-zero pledge in the region

OPEC reportedly reaches compromise on oil production after dispute with UAE

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries on Wednesday arrived at a deal after a nearly two-week standoff over its future oil production levels, according to reports by the Wall Street Journal and Reuters. The temporary but unprecedented gridlock that began in early July saw the United Arab Emirates reject a… Continue reading OPEC reportedly reaches compromise on oil production after dispute with UAE

Dubai sets a world record: A 200-foot deep pool with a ‘sunken city

Dubai is already home to the world’s tallest building. Now it can lay claim to the world’s deepest diving pool too. Deep Dive Dubai opened on July 7, just 10 days after being named the world’s deepest diving pool by the Guinness World Records. The new indoor pool is nearly 200 feet deep and holds… Continue reading Dubai sets a world record: A 200-foot deep pool with a ‘sunken city

Abu Dhabi will bar unvaccinated people from nearly all public places, schools

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Abu Dhabi will deny entry into nearly all public spaces, as well as schools, to people who are unvaccinated against the coronavirus, the emirate’s government announced late Monday night. The oil-rich United Arab Emirates announced its consideration of the plan in April, but did not impose the restrictions. Now, they… Continue reading Abu Dhabi will bar unvaccinated people from nearly all public places, schools

Rare activist investor showdown in the Gulf sees Dubai’s Emirates REIT cancel debt

A major Dubai property investment fund is in the spotlight after its lenders blocked a debt restructuring plan and raised “serious concerns” about its transparency and governance. Dubai-based Emirates REIT was forced to withdraw a restructuring proposal for its $400 million dollar Islamic bond after a rare campaign of investor activism — something not commonly… Continue reading Rare activist investor showdown in the Gulf sees Dubai’s Emirates REIT cancel debt

Dubai Airports boss blasts UK travel ban as ‘wrong,’ ‘not practical’ as traffic slumps by nearly 70%

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The chief executive of Dubai Airports has panned a decision by authorities in the United Kingdom to keep the UAE on its international travel “red” list, as new data from the group shows passenger traffic through the airport fell 67.8% in the first quarter. “I think the approach is wrong,”… Continue reading Dubai Airports boss blasts UK travel ban as ‘wrong,’ ‘not practical’ as traffic slumps by nearly 70%

UAE could stay on the UK’s travel ‘red list’ indefinitely, and mixed messages are stoking confusion

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates’ potentially indefinite status on the U.K.’s “red list” for travel has stoked anger and confusion, made more uncertain by the latest statements coming from the British government. Britain’s Transport Secretary Grant Shapps indicated the UAE might stay on the U.K.’s red list due to its status… Continue reading UAE could stay on the UK’s travel ‘red list’ indefinitely, and mixed messages are stoking confusion

Buhari sacked me because of a baseless rumour of me having a meeting with Atiku in Dubai – Former CJN, Walter Onnoghen

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen has alleged that he was sacked by President Buhari over a baseless rumour of holding a meeting with ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar in Dubai before the last general elections. Onnoghen expressed disappointment with the presidency’s failure to authenticate the rumour before acting on it, despite its… Continue reading Buhari sacked me because of a baseless rumour of me having a meeting with Atiku in Dubai – Former CJN, Walter Onnoghen