Andy Murray wins his first title of the year in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Andy Murray captured his first title of the year and became the first British man to win the Dubai Tennis Championships in its 25-year history when he defeated Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday. This was Murray's seventh ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s largest park coming up in DubaiLand

Dubai is building the city’s largest public park, as big as London’s Hyde Park, in DubaiLand, it was announced on Saturday. Dubai Holding and Dubai Municipality signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop the park that stretches across ... ( read original story ...)

See what Dubai’s largest park will look like

Under the directives of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Holding, the global investment holding company, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Municipality cracks down on banned henna

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi City Municipality inspected 167 beauty salons to ensure that harmful substances or ingredients, including banned black and Chinese henna, were not being used in henna designs. Ten specialised female inspectors carried out the five-day ... ( read original story ...)

Lamcy Plaza fire contained without injuries

Nobody was hurt. Dubai Police rescue teams were present at the scene to provide support to Civil Defence teams,” Major-General Al Merri told Gulf News. “The building has flammable materials and clothes shops, which helped spread the fire. The reason ... ( read original story ...)

Massive fire at Lamcy Plaza in Dubai brought under control

General Rashid Al Matroushi, Director of Dubai Civil Defense, told Gulf News: “It was a big fire and It started on the top of the mall, six fire stations were called to the scene. Part of the mall was burned and we don't know about the losses until now." ( read original story ...)

Dubai Horse Racing: Group 1 Jebel Hatta and the 1800m Dubai Turf

The turf feature on the US$1.8 million Super Saturday card at Meydan Racecourse is the Group 1 Jebel Hatta sponsored by Emirates Airline, and is the official prep race for the 1800m Dubai Turf on Dubai World Cup Day. Decorated Knight, representing England ... ( read original story ...)

Will Dubai get the first Michelin Guide in the Middle East?

(CNN) - Could Dubai be the first place in the Middle East to get a Michelin guide? That's the rumor going around -- and it was started by none other than Michael Ellis, international director of the Michelin Guide. At the last Global Restaurant Investment ... ( read original story ...)