Louvre Abu Dhabi Opening on November 11

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is finally being inaugurated after several revised completion dates since 2013. The museum is to be located on the Saadiyat Island Cultural District, and will be approximately 24,000 square metres in size. The Louvre Abu Dhabi is the first universal museum in the Arab world. It will bring the Louvre name to Abu Dhabi and presents both ancient and contemporary works of historic, cultural, and sociological interest from around the world.…

Dubai Launched The World’s Largest Single-site Concentrated Solar Power

As part of the UAE Energy plan 2050, which aims at increasing clean energy use by 50 percent, Dubai is building the world's largest concentrated solar power plant in one place, a project which will cost a whooping AED14 billion and will provide a capacity of 700 MW. "The consortium bid the lowest Levelised Cost of Electricity of USD 7.3 cents per kilowatt hour . The project will have the world’s tallest solar tower, measuring…
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“It’s Not the Same for Them” – A Ramadan Campaign as Part of Facebook’s Hack for Good

5 months ago
For the past five years, the flavor of Ramadan has not been the same for Syrian’s children. Schools and hospitals are continuously targeted, the conditions are extremely grim, children are unable to receive any humanitarian ...
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DJ Rodge Opens for Justin Bieber in Dubai

6 months ago
Lebanese DJ Rodge opened for Justin Bieber in Dubai at the Autism Rocks Arena in front of 30,000 people. Rodge plays at Stereo Arcade in Dubai every week and is mostly famous for his legendary ...
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Apple Dubai Mall Opening Today

6 months ago
Apple is opening its latest store in Dubai today at Dubai Mall, with a 186-foot curved storefront overlooking The Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa. “To mitigate Dubai’s climate, Foster + Partners designed eighteen 37.5-foot-high motorized ...
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Emirates’ Triple-Decker Has a Swimming Pool and a Games Room

7 months ago
Emirates unveiled its plan for the world’s largest commercial aircraft, the APR001: triple-decker jet, complete with a pool, park and games room. Needless to say, it’s an April Fools’ joke but they haven’t confirmed it ...
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It’s official! Amazon Will Acquire Souq.com

7 months ago
Souq.com issued a press release earlier today where they confirmed they’ve reached an agreement with Amazon. Souq.com is the biggest e-commerce marketplace in the Middle East and is often referred to as “the Amazon of ...
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Spot the Bentley in This 57.7 Billion Pixel Image Of Dubai

7 months ago
Bentley just released one of the world’s most detailed landscape images, a 57.7 Billion Pixel Image Of Dubai and is asking people to find a Bentley somewhere in this huge image. It’s not really that ...
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Emirates Hits Back at the US & UK Electronics Ban

8 months ago
Emirates Airlines, Middle East’s largest carrier, hit back at the UK & US travel ban on electronic devices larger than mobile phones, by releasing a shorter ad promoting their in-flight entertainment options with the slogan ...
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World’s First 3D Printed Skyscraper Will Be in Dubai

8 months ago
Dubai is already home to the world’s first functional 3D printed office building which was only built in 17 days and it might soon be home to the world’s first 3D printed skyscraper. Dubai-based construction ...
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