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January 15, 2019 10:30 AM UAE airline’s jet damaged in aborted take-off in Egypt

Dubai — Mubasher: Emirates’ airline flight between Cairo and Dubai was damaged over the previous weekend after being forced to abort take-off due to an unauthorised vehicle on the runway, the Dubai government-owned carrier said in a statement. The incident on flight EK 928, which was operated by one of Emirates’ Boeing 777-300 aircraft, took place on Saturday 2

January 5, 2019 8:41 PM 3 GCC cities among world's best 100

Dubai – Mubasher: The UAE’s city of Dubai has ranked 9th in Resonance Consultancy’s list for the world’s best cities. Among the 100 tracked cities, Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital, came in 40th while Doha ranked 44th, according to the report. London topped the list, followed by Paris, New York, Tokyo, Barcelona, and Moscow, it added. The evaluation was based 2

January 2, 2019 1:43 PM FIFA mulls expanding 2022 World Cup to 48 teams

Mubasher: The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is considering the possibility of increasing the size of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said. At 13th edition of the Dubai International Sports Conference held on Tuesday, Infantino explained that the world governing body’s was also mulling 5

January 1, 2019 12:22 PM Three GCC countries cut oil prices in January – Mubasher Report

Dubai – Mubasher: Three GCC countries have reduced fuel prices in January including the UAE, Qatar, and Oman as a result of the drop in oil prices seen last year. In the UAE, Super 98 now costs AED 2 per litre from AED 2.25 in December, while Special 95 falls from AED 2.15 to AED 1.89 per litre and diesel is down to AED2.30 against AED2.61, according 5

December 30, 2018 8:47 AM Dubai among world’s most expensive cities on New Year's Eve

Dubai – Mubasher: Dubai has been ranked among the world’s top 10 most expensive cities to spend New Year's Eve, a recent survey showed. The emirate came in at third place among cities like Miami and Sydney and several other US cities, which dominated the list. Hotel guests looking to spend a night in Dubai on New Year's Eve would need to pay an average 6

December 26, 2018 5:35 PM GCC gold sales surge 30% in 2018 – Mubasher Report

Dubai – Mubasher: Gold sales across the six GCC member states increased by around 10% to 30% in 2018 as families sought to buy more of the precious metal, whose prices had reached attractive price levels amid ongoing political turmoil both in the region and globally. Gold prices in the GCC rose by around 3% in the period from the end of 2017 until 25 December 8

December 26, 2018 1:32 PM Indians lead Dubai’s top 10 visiting nationalities in 9M

Dubai – Mubasher: Russian, German, and Chinese tourists visiting the emirate of Dubai have increased in the first nine months of 2018, according to data by the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), also known as Visit Dubai. As the end of the year approaches, Visit Dubai conducted a survey of incoming tourists, which showed that the number 9

December 24, 2018 12:44 PM Digital startup ecosystem in MENA raises $650m

Mubasher: The recent Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018 in Bahrain showed that the Middle East and North Africa’s (MENA) startup market has registered funding valued at $650 million from 270 deals in 2017, according to a recent report by ArabNet and Dubai SME. Global social entrepreneurship organisation Ashoka, global technology company SAP, and members 16

December 23, 2018 9:42 AM NIH acquires KWD 24m equity in Lagoon City Sukuk

Mubasher: National International Holding (NIH) announced that a fully-owned subsidiary has acquired 50% equity in Lagoon City Sukuk Company Limited. The takeover deal is valued at KWD 24.16 million ($79.7 million), according to a bourse disclosure on Sunday. NIH, listed on both Boursa Kuwait and the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), said that the acquisition 19

December 20, 2018 5:18 PM Indians top Dubai’s visitors, UK residents come 2nd

Dubai – Mubasher: As Christmas approaches, millions of tourists from across the globe visit Dubai to indulge in its enchanting attractions. Indians often top other nationalities as the emirate's lead visitors in terms of numbers, nearing 1 million in October, a rise from 957,700 in September, according to data compiled by Mubasher. Indians also topped 9