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What potential expats need to consider before they move

Millions and millions of people choose to become expats and move to a foreign country every year. They do that for various reasons...

Smoking Shisha is not allowed in Ramadan tents

Smoking cigarettes and shisha will be banned inside small private tents during the holly month of Ramadan, while hotels setting up larger and...

British Expats Highly Satisfied with Life Standard in UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) provides many economic opportunities, offering career advancement and generous benefits packages in a destination with an extensive expat network....

Inflation Effects on Dubai Residents

During the past two years, statistics show that Dubai's economy is on the path to a robust recovery. Some say that a new boom...

Eid Al-Adha is expected to be on or around November 16

Eid Al-Adha is a holiday at the end of the Hajj, the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca which is one of the greatest religious...

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...

President instructs creation of Khalifa Fund for Enabling Emiratisation

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has instructed the establishment of the Khalifa Fund for Enabling Emiratisation in support of the...

If you are single, Happy Valentine’s Day!

If you are single, Valentine’s Day can evoke depressed feelings of loneliness, self-doubt and underestimation making your whole day a nightmare. But, after all,...

Dubai Ladies Club Celebrates International Women’s Day

To mark International Women's Day 2011, Dubai Ladies Club, a member of Dubai Women Establishment, was joined by the American Women's Association of Dubai...

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...

Modesty Respect

It is Friday noon at Jumeirah mosque. The prayer congregation has just ended and worshipers are leaving. Just past the mosque she slowly treads...