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Do we need a 24-hour-two-week Eid in Dubai?

Sheikh Mohammed has decided to stretch Dubai's usual EID celebrations to two weeks this year, with malls being open 24 hours a day. What do you think?

September 30, 2012 10:37

Dubai bourse closed for 3 days for Eid

Dubai's stock market will be closed for three days starting November 6 for Eid al-Adha, a Muslim holiday, according to a bourse statement.

November 1, 2011 12:08
9 Great Holiday Getaways for Eid Al Adha

9 Great Holiday Getaways for Eid Al Adha

Avoid the malls during Eid and get yourself to these nine holiday hot spots in the UAE and Oman - One activity for each day off. So what are you waiting for?

October 22, 2011 8:29

Suspect retracts not-guilty plea, admits raping and murdering 4-year-old boy

A 30-year-old Emirati suspect pleaded guilty to the rape and murder of a four-year-old Pakistani boy…

December 23, 2009 4:10

UAE announces Eid al-Adha and National Day holidays for private sector

The private sector in the Emirates will have three days off to celebrate Eid al-Adha...

November 19, 2009 9:51

UAE: Schools to close from Eid Al Adha till December 6, says education minister

ublic and private schools will close from the first day of Eid Al Adha, either November 27 or 28...

November 10, 2009 1:14
Ten facts about Eid al-Adha

Ten facts about Eid al-Adha

For most of the week, the Muslim world will be celebrating Eid al-Adha. Here are ten facts you might not have known about the festival.

December 4, 2008 10:01