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-The prevalence of obesity in the region is among the highest in the world. -Obesity is a major economic burden on countries in the region. -High levels of obesity are due to a combination of interconnected environmental, cultural and biological causes. -A...
Ruxeena Musthafa is an upcoming Dubai-based contemporary artist who began her tryst with the world art, at a very young age. Today, she creates stunning, inspiring works of abstract art that evoke the visceral as well as the intellectual...
Grand Annual Onam Festivities to Kick-start at Arabian Center & Lamcy Plaza The grand annual celebrations for Onam took place at Lamcy Plaza and Arabian Center on September 8th and 9th, respectively. Celebrating the homecoming of the legendary king Mahabali, the...
A report by our special correspondent, Rahma Rachdi who is reporting live from the Cannes.  The Cannes Film Festival for the 69th edition innovates by closing the festival with the same film which had the opening, that is to say...
Celebrating the success of an emotional journey and applauding the fortitude of Dubai based businessman who emerged as a fighter through difficult times, Arabian Center brought together the Reel and Real life family of Jacobinte Swargarajyam (Jacob’s Kingdom of...
Our sit down with Bhupender Nath, CEO and Owner of Passion F&B, on ease of doing business in UAE amidst looming oil price slump and its impacts. What brought you to Dubai -- work or personal reasons? Business brought me to...

Cannes 2016

A beautiful casting of notorious directors and glamorous actors With the Cannes 2016 all set to be opened from 11th May to 22nd May, excitement is in the air. The festival will be attended by leading stars and directors from...
With International Women's Day around the corner, we interviewed  Joy Ajlouny, Dubai-based professional who co-founded a unique app-based package delivery service. Joy speaks of her inspiring entrepreneurial journey and the role of Arab women in societies today. Joy Ajlouny, co-founder...
Our interview with popular blogger Elena a.k.a Muslim Travel Girl attempts to unravel the "Halal Tourism" experience, and its role in mending perceptions of Islam Our previous journey traversed the bustling lanes of Halal Tourism through an interview with MuslimBreak.com, a holiday booking website catering to travellers seeking Muslim-friendly...
Wondering where to go this New Year's? Head straight to India and look at this gem in the lap of nature--Lakshman Sagar Genre: Romantic, Luxury, Nature Retreat Just a day before the trip, I realized that I might have limited access...
Medical Tourism on the rise in GCC says experts at the International Medical Conference and Exhibition in Dubai Patients considering seeking medical and wellness treatments abroad will be able to connect with leading experts in medical tourism and even find...
In the wake of the series of horrific earthquakes that struck Nepal earlier this year, ten associates of Le Meridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre and Le Meridien Fairway have been presented a cheque of US$ 5,000 each from...
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his much-awaited speech to a large gathering at the Dubai Sports City Cricket stadium on 17th August 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. For a stadium that could accommodate 25,000 people, the registrations initiated...
Dubai-based body paint artist Alicia Goveas explains how art can be a means of escape, body art as a medium of message, and art's role in making the world a better place While we chance upon faces with a cursory...
A porn ban in India might not work in the absence of sex education. For crime continues to live in our heads and of course there are proxy sites to work around. Are we really nipping it in the bud?  A...
In this Interview with Eyup Celik, the co-founder of MuslimBreak.com, we provide insights into the global halal travel and tourism market The economic success of certain Islamic countries and the Muslim community gobally has translated into travelers exploring the world beyond their...
OpEd - Harun Yahya calls on all the people of the world, especially the youth, who want love and brotherhood to prevail in the world -to unite and defend the rights of millions of innocent people and join forces as the bringers of...
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...