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Dubai to build largest mall

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Dubai is planning to build a temperature-controlled city featuring the world’s largest mall and an indoor park, as well as hotels, health resorts and theatres, the developer said.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Dubai 2014 firework display breaks world record – Guinness

In this photo provided by Dubai World Record 2014, fireworks explode over Palm Jumeirah Island, front, and World Islands, rear, to celebrate the New Year on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 as the city attempts to break the Guinness World Record for the "Largest Firework Display." (AP Photo/Dubai World Record 2014, Simon Brooke-Webb)

Dubai shattered the world record for the largest ever pyrotechnic display on New Year’s Eve with a show involving more than half a million fireworks, Guinness World Records said Wednesday.

Posted: January 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Dubai world Expo bid stirs worry of second bubble

In this Wednesday Nov. 13, 2013 photo, vehicles pass by a tower with a sign that reads, "Keep Calm, No Bubble," at the Marina district in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The logo for Dubai’s bid to host the Expo 2020 reflects a push by the city’s leaders to avert another financial crisis like the one that brought the city to its knees in 2008. AP FILE PHOTO

Climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, and you might spot an unusual banner: A flag placed by six climbers emblazoned with the logo of Dubai’s bid to host a World’s fair in 2020.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Dubai dishes out gold awards to weight losers

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Dubai municipality has dished out 2.8 million dirhams ($762,942) worth of gold in prizes to contestants in a weight-loss challenge, an initiative by the Gulf emirate to fight obesity.

Posted: November 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Convicted Norwegian woman can leave Dubai after rape row—minister

Marte Deborah Dalelv from Norway, 24, talks to the Associated Press reporter in Dubai on Friday, July 19, 2013, after she was sentenced 16 months in jail for having sex outside of marriage after she reported an alleged rape. AP

The Norwegian woman sentenced to jail after reporting being raped by a co-worker in the United Arab Emirates is free to leave the country, Norway’s foreign minister said Monday.

Posted: July 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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