Dubai cinema burns down No casualties as one of Dubai’s oldest cinemas is damaged by fire. By Emily McCarrick 22 December 2008 A fire raged through one of Dubai’s oldest cinemas on Sunday afternoon, leaving the building badly damaged. Thick smoke billowing from the Al-Nasr Cinema in Karama could be seen across Dubai, while police were forced to close the surrounding roads and roundabout. Police said the cinema was disused and no one was in the building at the time of the blaze, which broke out at around 4pm.T SIMILAR ARTICLES Abu Dhabi reinstates 5% cap on rent increase Abu Dhabi Grand Prix tickets on sale now Dubai to Abu Dhabi in just 12 minutes? Chaos at Guns N' Roses Dubai show he cause of the fire has not yet been established and it is unclear whether the incident will be treated as suspicious.