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Two-thirds believe UAE police treat all equally

Source : TheNational / 22 Sep 2014

Residents believe police will treat them with respect regardless of their nationality and social standing.

About 8 in 10 (79 per cent) residents surveyed in a poll believe the police in their emirate would treat them fairly if they had dealings with them, while 66 per cent believed police treated all people equally.


Spending by Muslim population on clothes to rise to $322b by ’18

Source : SaudiGazette / 22 Sep 2014

There is a huge gap in the global Islamic clothes, fashion and design market in the absence of major Islamic brands capable of meeting the requirements of the Muslim population, especially women, a research note by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry based on a study by Thomson Reuters revealed.


Cameroonian football team converts to Islam

Source : The National / 20 Sep 2014

Twenty-three young African footballers converted to Islam at the end of a two-month training camp in Dubai.

The men, all in their twenties, are members of a football academy for poor, homeless and orphaned youngsters in Cameroon.


UAE tops economic rankings in the Middle East

Source : Al Arabiya / 08 Sep 2014

The United Arab Emirates landed at the top of Middle Eastern countries in the World Economic Forum’s 2014-15 Global Competitiveness Report, in one year jumping seven spots to 12th place globally and coming in ahead of Qatar, which took 16th place.


Dubai Reverts Take First Steps Into Islam

Source : OnIslam and News agencies / 04 Sep 2014

Assisting new reverts in their first steps in Islam, an Islamic center in Dubai has hosted a gathering to welcome new reverts who have found Islam recently to offer them a better understanding of the faith and help them stay firm in their beliefs.


Turkey favourite destination for UAE nationals

Source : Gulf Today / 21 Aug 2014

UAE tourists would like to visit Turkey as their next European holiday destination in new research which looked at past and future travel behaviour across the Middle East and Far East.

The Muslim Travel Index Europe 2014, released on Wednesday, has shown that Turkey is the number one country of choice for tourists in the UAE as a future place to visit.


Dust storm blankets UAE

Source : Gulf news / 18 Aug 2014

Drivers were advised to take extra care on Sunday as a major dust storm shrouded the landscape in a veil of white sand reducing visibility across the country.

The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) asked motorists to slow down and warned seafarers of rough waters in the Arabian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.


More mosques to be built in UAE this year

Source : Gulf News / 09 Aug 2014

With at least one mosque located in every area, the UAE currently has 5,036 beautifully built mosques across its seven emirates, and is aiming to build 215 more.

Known for its traditionally built mosques and Islamic architecture, one can hear the call for prayer anywhere, as some areas have more than three mosques located along the same street.


Dubai Filipino couple converts to Islam and finds peace

Source : The National / 19 Jul 2014

Geraldine Paraiso, 28, could hardly contain her joy and excitement at the prospect of celebrating Eid Al Fitr with her husband at the end of the month.

The Filipino couple has spent each day of Ramadan fasting, praying and enjoying iftar meals at their home in Dubai’s Hor Al Anz area.


UAE makes plans to send unmanned probe to Mars by 2021

Source : The National / 17 Jul 2014

The UAE plans to set up a space agency and send the Arab world’s first mission to Mars – headed by Emiratis – by 2021.

“The UAE Mars probe represents the Islamic world’s entry into the era of space exploration,” said Sheikh Khalifa, the President.


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