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UAE films now eligible to win Oscars

For the first time, the UAE is now eligible to win the Oscars. According to the Dubai International Film Festival, the Emirates can now submit an entry to The Academy Award’s foreign language film competition. The best films of 2017 will be honoured next March at the Dolby Theatre in ...

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Dubai’s most dangerous roads revealed

Dubai Police say Emirates Road was the most dangerous road in the emirate in the first three months of 2017, despite seeing one less death compared to the same period in 2016. Seven people died in traffic-related accidents on the motorway, compared to eight in the same period in 2016. ...

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Fish, meat vendors urged not to raise prices during Ramadan

Authorities are urging meat and fish sellers in Dubai not to increase the price of their products during the month of Ramadan. The Consumer Compliance & Consumer Protection section of the Dubai Economy met with vendors at Deira Fish Market to make sure they are adhering to price lists. Vendors ...

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Ramadan Fridges set up in Dubai ahead of fasting period

Ramadan Fridges for the less privileged in Dubai are back. 47 fridges have been set up across various locations in the emirate by the group Ramadan/Sharing Fridges ahead of the fasting period. The community initiative aims to provide food and drinks to labourers during the Holy Month. The fridges are ...

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