News and commentary about Dubai and the UAE

Burj Dubai metro station

The Burj Dubai metro station on the Dubai Metro might open on 04 January 2010, the Burj Dubai opening date, Read more…

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Dubai Metro Green Line opening date confusion

The Dubai Metro Green Line opening date has been moved to 2010 H2 according to the latest RTA press release Read more…

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UAE torture video trial

The Abu Dhabi Sheikh at the center of the UAE torture video is going on trial Read more…

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Abu Dhabi GP 2010 date

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2010 date has been changed to 14 November 2009, making the Abu Dhabi race the final GP of the season, Read more…

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Dubai Metro holiday timings

Dubai Metro timings for Eid Al Adha and UAE National Day 2009 will be extended according to Peyman Younes Parham, Read more…

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Aswaaq Mirdiff

Aswaaq mall in Mirdiff opening date is 25 November 2009 (press release 24 November 2009). The Aswaaq Mirdif community center is on 22,500 sq foot of land, has 15 retail outlets, and 9,100 sq foot supermarket. Read more…

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Picturehouse cinema Dubai Mall first screenings

The Dubai Picturehouse cinema in the Dubai Mall announced their first screenings Read more…

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Abu Dhabi rent cap 2010

The rent cap for Abu Dhabi remains at 5%, and the maximum contract period has been increased from four to five years Read more…

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RAK Airways budget airline

RAK Airways restructuring means it will become a budget airline, according to a report in Emirates Business 24-7, in line with their policy of finding a quote from someone unrelated to the matter at hand to make a news story. Read more…

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Burj Dubai official opening

Burj Dubai official opening date is 04 January 2010 according to a statement from Emaar Properties, the developer of the BurjDubai tower, and/or WAM, the official UAE news agency. Read more…

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