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23 Nov
A Toyota Land Cruiser is turning heads in Dubai, but not on the city's dunes this time. It is a model made of 440,000 Lego bricks.
20 Nov
Video shows the 777X taking off almost vertically, then flying above the heads of the curious crowd and almost rolls over at one point (on purpose) as it tries to prove its capabilities at the Dubai Air Show on Nov 17, 2021. The 777X was born as an idea all the way back in 2013. It’s a widebody offshoot of the well-known 777, meant to be about 10 percent more fuel-efficient, and 10 percent cheaper to operate than a similar plane made by the company’s competitors.
5 Nov
Adorned with more than 10,000 diamonds and worth at least £1.5 million, renowned artist Debbie Wingham says her latest sparkling creation is the world's most expensive picture frame. Known as the 'World's Most Expensive' artist for her record-breaking, pricey fashion and cake creations, Wingham crafted the diamond-encrusted circular frame in the image of a clock face with Roman numerals. Revealed in Dubai for the first time on Tuesday (November 2), the frame, which was created with an eco-luxury ethos using reclaimed metal and reclaimed diamonds, holds an oil painting by Wingham of Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building.
26 Oct
Dubai's accord with the Indian government to build infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir comes at a time when the volatile Himalayan region is witnessing a resurgence in violence.
6 Oct
Dubai's Expo-2020 opens for visitors, during which the United Arab Emirates hopes to welcome about 25 million guests, as it is considered the first universal exhibition held in the Middle East and the largest event globally since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
7 Jun
Sailors participate in al-Gaffal race, the annual long-distance dhow sailing competition meant to honour the lost tradition of pearl diving, after it was suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The race departs from Sir Abu Nuair island, about 103 kilometres west of Dubai, and finishes in Dubai's Bluewaters Island.
9 May
The city of Munich has released a terse statement distancing itself from reports about an Oktoberfest event in Dubai. Other businesses expressed bewilderment with the plans.
2 May
April's full moon, known as the "Super Pink Moon", was seen across the globe on Tuesday, April 27.
22 Feb
An amusement park in Dubai launches world's tallest sky flyer, which is "as tall as the pyramid of Giza" according to the park manager.
22 Feb
The United Arab Emirate's carefully administered public image is taking a different turn. Growing calls for evidence that Princess Latifa is alive reflect the Emirate's double standards on human rights.
19 Jan
As much of the world tightens lockdowns to stem coronavirus, Dubai has flung its doors open, branding itself as a sunny, quarantine-free escape -- despite a sharp rise in cases. While mask-wearing and social distancing are strictly enforced, life in the tourism-reliant emirate looks much like normal, with its restaurants, hotels and mega-malls open for business. Daily detected cases hover in the mid-3,000s across the United Arab Emirates, which has a population of under 10 million, with 745 deaths from Covid-19 since the pandemic began.
16 Jan
Despite COVID-19, up to 50,000 Israelis have been flying to Dubai since last November. The UAE is adapting to the new clientele as mutual business interests start to take off.

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