The discovery of oldest Qur'an fragment in Birmingham is a moment of excitement and reflection for the modern Muslim world. For the world's 1.6 billion Muslims, Qur'an provides a rich experience of devotion and knowledge that has transcended languages &...
The marriage between Islam & media was never a smooth one, but Social Media is providing a truce "To take a photograph is to participate in another person's (or thing's) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and...
Wishing you a very Happy Eid from all of us at Arabian Gazette
Amidst the delicacies in Ramadan, some experiences provide us food for the soul. Blessed are the people fasting in Dubai, and a special blessing is for the ones who spend Ramadan with family. It's as if even the watch observes...
The Western Union Company reports tremendous success with ‘WU Wish’ - a programme that encourages people to describe their wishes for someone other than themselves, and aims to fulfil the most deserving among them. WU Wish has recorded more...
The blessings and benefits of the holy month of Ramadan continue to rain-down in the Emirate of Dubai with Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre participating in Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ sixth annual ‘Iftar for Cabs’ initiative on...
Ceccon claims maiden win at Silverstone First Driver Kevin Ceccon and Arden Team dazzled fans in England after an artistic performance in Silverstone Race, showing supremacy from beginning to end, managing the attacks of Mercedes driver Esteban Occon, signing the...
Car ownership is a top priority among Millennials, reveals study. An Uber investor recently claimed that millennials don't care about cars.This raises the question: how important is owning a vehicle to the youths of UAE? It turns out car ownership...
Op-Ed: Harun Yahya shares his views on Ramadan and how to draw close to Allah in this blessed month Cars, telephones, computers or cell phones: The technical devices we use in almost every moment of our lives are of great importance...
Merlin Digital's introduces yet another range of smart innovative products Merlin Digital, a leading technology company dedicated to making a smarter world through innovative offerings, has unveiled its range of travel products. Pioneering in introducing groundbreaking gadgets each time has...
MENA residents stay in home-country and spend more during Ramadan Majority claim their day-to-day lifestyle remains relatively unchanged New study findings show the majority of residents in MENA prefer to stay in their country of residence during Ramadan and 60% spend...
"Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured." - B.K.S. Iyengar “Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind and...
Middle East and North Africa (MENA), India and Pakistan obsessed with looking young - new survey shows Highlights of the survey: - For an overwhelming majority (75%), 'looking young' means being active and energetic - Most favor a natural approach to stay...
It takes only 21 days to change a habit. Oh, so bad habits don't die hard after all? Let us all take the 21-day test and see what changes we can bring about to our health. Dubai-based chiropractor Dr Helle...
When you are multifaceted as Madhu Arora is, it is difficult to decide whether the mind that weaves brilliant content about cinema & lifestyle is more powerful, or the face behind it  more beautiful. A rare combination indeed. But rarer still...
Someone great sometime back said that every time cute little barbarians intrude into a civilised society, a new generation is born. They eat differently, they wear dissimilar clothes and have different heads. Our new generation already uses internet instead...
  This year marked the 20th running of Dubai World Cup, which is the world’s richest equestrian race. The race was held on March 28, 2015, at the iconic Meydan Racecourse, brought together equestrians and others for a day of...
Cities set to be at the forefront of regional design 10 Innovative Global Designers Showcase Interpretation of Nature Through Functional Designs at Upcoming Design Days Dubai The Cities collection at Design Days Dubai portrays the art of nature and the art...
Dubai sets another Guinness World Record with 5.5 kms Handmade Gold chain Dubai Commemorates 20th Anniversary of Dubai Shopping Festival With A New Guinness World Record For The UAE We all know Dubai is a land of records and superlatives –...
Influenced by a multitude of factors including growing populations, changing demographics, improved access to education, rising incomes, ongoing research in the field of dietetics and nutrition, growing health consciousness and concern for the environment, global food trends are constantly...
Design Days Dubai will return for its fourth edition, from 16 – 20 March 2015 with a number of firsts overtaking past records. This installment will see an international line-up of 44 renowned exhibitors, from 20 countries presenting purchasable...
Real Madrid Café will be officially launched in Dubai on December 29th, 2014 as the first and only restaurant in the world named after and in collaboration with the popular football club. The momentous event will be made all the...
Tonight A.R. Rahman is going to rock the stage with his Sufi Choir. Organizers say that this is his first performance with his Sufi Choir ever. The much awaited Dubai Sufi Weekend presented by Du Live in association with HTC...
Conservative Yet Casual--that is Switzerland for you! “Sprechen Sie Englisch?” (Do you speak English?) This one sentence can get you the much needed warm reception in this otherwise cool place. Most Swiss people speak English but an attempt to respect their...
From a desert landing strip, to the world’s second busiest airport in a little more than 50 years - that's what it makes Dubai Airport a stellar success. Dubai airport is now the world’s top two busiest airports for international...
Quadrofoil – the world's first fully electric and completely environmentally friendly hydrofoiling personal watercraft – is now ready for production and available for pre-order worldwide, the Solvenia based company announced on Friday. Quadrofoil is an electric hydrofoiling personal watercraft (PWC),...
Over one third of UAE motorists admit to becoming distracted while driving, according to joint research released today by global insurer Zurich and RoadSafetyUAE.com. In a survey of 1,007 UAE drivers, 34% of respondents said that their concentration levels dip...
Ever wondered if you decided to eat only the most expensive dishes all day long? If you thought it will run into millions, you're wrong. The guys at FinanceOnline.com did a fun experiment and compared the prices for various...
Nothing can remain hidden any more. By means of rapid advances in technology, countries and people are closer to one another than ever before. Political developments, disasters, wars and people's suffering immediately appear before the global public. This terrible...
Coke's new advertisement attempts to transform guilt into reward - by making people feel like they "earned" their Coke through a 23 minute bike ride, the can of Coke becomes a deserved reward rather than a guilty pleasure. This brilliant...
Arabian Travel Market is a unique platform that allows for deeper perspective on the entire Middle East and the wider tourism domain. The world is a global village. And various contemporary fairs and events mark its uneventful continuity into the...
The 6 types of social media sharers When it comes to social media, what you share, how frequently you share, and the networks you use to share can indicate more about your personality than you might think.  According to a...
Prayers of worship are sacrosanct. The atmosphere of calmness and peacefulness that they generate is incomparable, aided immensely by the ambience which ensures that one leaves all tensions and worries far behind. As if, allowing the higher power –...
As far as economic prosperity is concerned, one doesn't have to look towards the otherwise conventional Western countries nor towards the Far East, in China. It’s in the Middle East that the treasure trove of economic prosperity lies with...
Taiwan as a hub of tourism is one that remains in relative obscurity. Boasting of myriad cultural legacies, Taiwan however is a must-see tourism locale. Man is a social animal. This popular phrase says it all for the inherent nomad...
Dubai's luxury hospitality group Jumeirah has unveiled plans to have marriages on the Burj al Arab helipad, creating the potentiality of unparalleled wedding ceremonies. Translated, its name means the ‘The Arabian Tower.’ But Burj al Arab, the imposing structure standing...
Catherine Schwaab, Editor-in-chief at 'Paris Match', in an exclusive interview with Arabian Gazette reveals a few secrets on fashion in her new book 'Talk about Fashion' within the context of a globalized world. Fashion fascinates those in awe of it...
At one time, it was quite astonishing to hear about air travellers being able to contact their family and friends through phones installed in their seats. Especially as a kid, I always wondered how the planes could have a...
8th April 2014 will see the commencement of the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) in Dubai which will see delegates from all over the world, including the Sakha Republic of Russia, for whom this meeting is an inaugural participation. Otherwise...
Dubai Duty Free Records 10% Increase in Sales Activities in Q1 2014 Dubai's Airport Terminal 3 contributes 62% of the overall sales Sales figures and tabulations for the first quarter of sales activities for 2014 have been released by all leading...