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Dubai population tops two million

Dubai-based population increased by more than 22,000 people, according to official data. The emirate’s population totalled 2,000,113, according to the population clock of the...

Stop lying if you wish to feel healthier and happier

The damage that can be caused by lying may extend beyond burning pants. Anita Kelly, a psychologist at the University of Notre Dame who...

Women foreign workers growing in importance in the Middle East

Labor migration has led to an increase in the independence of women and their influence over household decisions, but more could be done to...

CDA to join hands with UN in promoting human rights

Receives the United Nations Special Rapporteur The Community Development Authority (CDA) discussed partnering with the United Nations to promoting a culture of respect for human...

UAE Citizens in Japan Safe

Director of Media Affairs '&' Government Communications at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sultan Mohammed Al Ali today called UAE Ambassador to Japan Saeed...

Distaste for Facebook friends behavior

Many people find some of their Facebook friends actually annoying. The daily deals company Eversave conducted a study between 400 women, who unexpectedly uncovered more...

Eid-Al-Fitr holidays announced for public and private sectors

The Eid-Al-Fitr holidays for ministries and other federal government institutions will begin from Friday 17th August 2012 (29th Ramadan 1433) and will last until...

Salary increase for Sharjah government employees

Salaries of the employees of the Sharjah government, similar to that of the federal government employees.

UAE’s Rich Expats Get Richer and Live Better, Survey Revealed

Expats living in the United Arab Emirates are rewarded for their hard work, according to the latest HSBC Expat Explorer survey. Singapore, Norway and...

Gulf states concerned over inter-family marriage

Marriage between relatives is seen as distasteful within some cultures, but it has been a common feature in many others for thousands of years. However,...

Eid Al-Adha holiday for federal departments from November 15th

Eid Al-Adha holiday for federal ministries and departments is to start on Monday, November 15th (corresponding to Dhul Hijjah 9th) and ends on Thursday,...

Bahrain Tops GCC Rankings as Best Place For Expats to Live

Bahrain remains the best place in the GCC for expats to live and work despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the recently published InterNations...

ID cards for Emiratis valid for 5 years

// The Emirates Identity Authority has explained that the main reason behind the decision that the ID card for UAE nationals be valid for...

Marriage is good for your heart

Although marriage causes a certain levels of stress for men and women, a new study says it is good for your heart. Marriage may...
Dubai Culture: Bridging The Link Between Heritage, Culture and Tourism

Dubai Culture: Bridging The Link Between Heritage, Culture and Tourism

“Our heritage must be preserved since it is our origin and roots, and we must hold on to our origins and our deep roots.”...

“Middle East Point of View”: Social progress challenges in MENA countries

The use of technology in the public sector, the increasing appetite for alternative investments, achieving capital efficiencies and cost savings in the workplace and...

Divorce is a brand-risky and expensive business

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to divorce after five years of marriage When they first got together, Tom Cruise jumped on a couch, Katie Holmes...