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While the hip-hop scene has long had an obsession with material wealth, an internationally renowned rap artist from the US with a chequered past and a consumer lifestyle exhibition in the UAE don't appear to be an obvious union.
But this Eid al-Fitr, a five-day event in Dubai hopes to change this when it welcomes Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson to the stage. Full story: The National
Former Arsenal and France star Robert Pires has admitted he would be open to a move to the UAE.
“I will play for one more season,” said the French midfielder. “Where? I don’t know yet. Maybe in France, maybe Dubai or Qatar. I am open to where I go next. This is my last move and I feel I can continue for one more year. “ Full story: Sport 360
The Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA) competition was launched on Sunday with the participation of contestants from 90 countries.
The competition, which will conclude on August 18, will also witness the participation of the second youngest competitor ever, Qusay Aadil Al Sunasi, at eight years and four months. Al Sunasi is representing the Republic of Ireland. Full story: Gulf News
As part of Dubai government's efforts to conserve energy and reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the street lighting in 55 residential areas will be partly switched off at night, officials announced Monday.
About 40 per cent of the lights in each residential area will be switched off from 10pm every day, without compromising safety of road users by avoiding vital traffic spots. Full story: Gulf News