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Dubai to host FIDE World Chess Championship

The next FIDE World Chess Championship – the highlight of the world chess calendar – will be held at Expo 2020 Dubai, promising an enthralling contest that will delight chess fans and the wider public alike, according to the official …

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Jerusalem, Dubai, Barcelona look to save tourism industry

What will the world of travel look like after COVID-19? As much of the globe continues to battle a deadly virus that has all but brought tourism to a standstill, several cities have banded together in order to find technological solutions to revive the ailing industry, The Jerusalem Post writes in the article Jerusalem, Dubai, Barcelona look to travel tech to save tourism industry. Jerusalem, together with the cities of Lisbon, Barcelona, Dubai, Johannesburg and Paris, are set to launch the International Travel Tech Forum, which will promote travel tech startups and tourism innovation worldwide

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Dubai reopens to international tourism

Dubai today opened its borders to tourists and business visitors for the first time since the onset of the Covid-19 outbreak. The emirate will be following the guidance from the World Health Organisation in order to keep cases of …

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Dubai-bound plane makes emergency landing in Moscow

An Airbus A330 has made an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport after its navigation system failure sensor went off, an emergency source said. According to the source, the plane was bound from Moscow to Dubai. …

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Dubai airport flights delayed due to rain

Dubai International, one of the world’s busiest airports, canceled, diverted and delayed flights on Saturday due to heavy rain and flooding, Reuters reports with a reference to Dubai Airports. Flights are likely to be delayed …

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Dubai bus crash kills 17 people

Seventeen people have been killed after a bus crash in Dubai, the local police said. The coach was carrying 31 passengers when it smashed into a sign warning drivers about maximum vehicle heights. The bus was en …

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Azerbaijani trading house opens in Dubai

Azerbaijan’s trading house has opened in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Economy reported. The trading house supports the promotion of Azerbaijani goods under the 'Made in Azerbaijan' …

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Azerbaijan to open trading house in Dubai

The Trade House of Azerbaijan in Dubai is planned to open on January 10, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Economy said. The ministry noted that the Azerbaijani delegation will attend the opening of the Trade House, Trend reported. …

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Flydubai denies rumours of attempted hijacking

Flydubai denied rumous about an attempted hijacking of one of its aircraft flying from Dubai to Kabul. The low-cost carrier said it was aware of reports circulating on social media about an attempted hijack, and confirmed they were …

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Turkish socialite and friends killed in Iran plane crash

A wealthy Turkish socialite and her friends were among the 11 people killed on Sunday when a private plane bringing them home from a Dubai bachelorette party crashed into an Iranian mountainside. The plane was owned by the private …

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Floating market set to open in Dubai - media

Dubai is set to get its very own floating market, which will open along the Bur Dubaiside of Dubai Creek this May.  BeYouLand market will be made up of 17 abra-style boats that will bob on the Creek's …

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