Dubai’s Jebel Ali Port Clarifies Reason Behind The Massive Blast On Inbound Oil Tanker

Thick plumes of dark smoke and flames devastated the Jebel Ali Port last midnight as a result of flammable substances catching fire inside an oil tanker arriving in Dubai. Scores of residents from Al Barsha Heights, Jumeirah and Business Bay woke up to a tremor in the wee hours of yesterday night as the inbound … Continue reading Dubai’s Jebel Ali Port Clarifies Reason Behind The Massive Blast On Inbound Oil Tanker

Dubai’s All-New Deepest Swimming Pool Earns A Guinness World Record

A stunning new swimming pool in Dubai’s Nad Al Sheba neighborhood is sending the internet into a frenzy after earning a Guinness World Record for the deepest of its kind. Deep Dive Dubai, the latest entrant in the Guinness World Records and to the city’s line-up of tourist attractions, boasts of a 60-metre swimming pool … Continue reading Dubai’s All-New Deepest Swimming Pool Earns A Guinness World Record

638 Taxi Drivers In Dubai Are Getting Honored With Their Names Displayed On Top Of Their Cabs

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is paying respect to the city’s taxi drivers who kept the emirate moving during the Covid-19 outbreak with a custom name board on top of their vehicle. A whopping 638 taxi drivers were shortlisted by the RTA’s initiative, as they describe the recipients having “demonstrated high levels of social … Continue reading 638 Taxi Drivers In Dubai Are Getting Honored With Their Names Displayed On Top Of Their Cabs

Expo 2020 Kicks Off Three-Month Countdown Featuring Lionel Messi

There’s a great deal of hype surrounding Expo 2020, and they’re raising the anticipation one notch further featuring Lionel Messi in a promotional countdown video. If you’re a long-timer in Dubai, chances are the flashback of Dubai winning the Expo 2020 bid in 2013 feels like yesterday. Fast forward to 2021, we’re only three months … Continue reading Expo 2020 Kicks Off Three-Month Countdown Featuring Lionel Messi

Hope Probe Captures Visuals Of Mars’ Rare Discrete Aurora

In a first for mankind’s exploration on Mars, the UAE’s Hope Probe captured a series of photographs documenting the Red Planet’s Discrete Aurora. Courtesy of the Hope Probe’s EMPUS (Emirates Mars Ultraviolet Spectrometer) instrument, the Emirates Mars Mission rolled out a slew of stunning photographs showing Mars ”in the far-ultraviolet” featuring patterns that could trace … Continue reading Hope Probe Captures Visuals Of Mars’ Rare Discrete Aurora

Massive 15 Tonne Bryde’s Whale Whale Discovered Off The Dubai Coast

Teams from Dubai and UAE-affiliated environment authorities rushed to the Jebel Ali canal after DP World reported the sighting of a huge 15 tonne-heavy bryde’s whale in the waters. Although the Bryde's whale is a rare species around the UAE’s waters and only a few reported in the Arabian Sea, DP World alerted the authorities … Continue reading Massive 15 Tonne Bryde’s Whale Whale Discovered Off The Dubai Coast

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Set To Allow Spectators This Year

After hosting the 2020 edition with a limited number of guests, Yas Marina Circuit confirms this year’s Abu Dhabi GP will welcome fans and spectators in a "safe and managed environment." Let’s admit it, no one likes seeing empty stands in any sporting event. Last year witnessed Formula 1 racers square off in the season-ending … Continue reading Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Set To Allow Spectators This Year

Dubai Rubbishes Rumours About Rolling Out Dubai Coin Cryptocurrency

After days of rumors circulating about Dubai introducing its own cryptocurrency ‘Dubai Coin’, the emirate’s government debunked the fake news claiming “it was never approved by any official authority.” Last week, the ‘Dubai Coin’ listed on cryptocurrency websites and apps claiming to be an official digital currency by the emirate. Scores of investors fell victim … Continue reading Dubai Rubbishes Rumours About Rolling Out Dubai Coin Cryptocurrency

Huge Fires Contained From Warehouse In Dubai After Thick Smoke Breaks Out

Thick plumes of black smoke filled the sky in Umm Ramool after a ceramic warehouse set ablaze until Dubai Civil Defence contained the flames with no casualties reported. At 4:51 pm, the Dubai Civil Defence (DCD) was notified about fires breaking out from the warehouse in Umm Ramool. A firefighting team from the Al Rashidiya … Continue reading Huge Fires Contained From Warehouse In Dubai After Thick Smoke Breaks Out