2018 Worldwide Cost of Living Survey: Amman Most Expensive Arab City Ahead of Dubai & Abu Dhabi

The "Worldwide Cost of Living Survey" is a report issued by the Economist that compares more than 400 individual prices across 160 products and services in 133 cities around the world and ranks the world's major cities accordingly. The full report can be purchased but some of its findings can be found online and in the free report. One of the surprising findings this year was that Amman was ranked as the most expensive Arab…

#GivingIsInYourBlood: New #Facebook Campaign Encouraging Blood Donation During Ramadan

People tend to donate less blood during the summer and especially during Ramadan time when they're fasting, which causes blood banks to often run short. For that purpose and as part of Facebook’s Hack for Good initiative which aims at developing technological solutions capable of addressing real social challenges, the “Giving is in your blood” campaign was created to urge more to donate their blood. People who are fasting can donate blood, but only after…
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22 Injured, 44 Vehicles Crashed in Abu Dhabi Fog Accident

4 months ago
The pictures and videos coming out of the multiple-car crash on the ShEikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Road are crazy and it’s a miracle no one got killed. The most dramatic video is the one below ...
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UAE Reduces Traffic Fines by 50%

6 months ago
My friend who lives in Abu Dhabi shared with me earlier this morning a screenshot of his traffic fines that were reduced by half after an order from the Crown Prince. The reduction will be ...
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Emirates, Etihad, Flydubai & AirArabia Suspending Flights to Qatar

1 year ago
After Saudi Arabia & the UAE announced that they’re severing diplomatic relations with Qatar for “harboring a multitude of terrorist and sectarian groups that aim to create instability in the region”, all major UAE airlines ...