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7 of the best restaurants in Dubai
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7 of the best restaurants in Dubai

Dubai is the cool new kid on the world's culinary block. Just ask any of the celeb chefs who are filling tables here
Sir Bani Yas Island: Going wild in Arabia

Sir Bani Yas Island: Going wild in Arabia

The former royal playground turned exotic menagerie opens up to visitors
Dubai plans monster, five-star replica of Taj Mahal
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Dubai plans monster, five-star replica of Taj Mahal

One of the world’s most beautiful things will be turned into a hotel
Dubai blasts New Year's Eve record in fireworks blitz

Dubai blasts New Year's Eve record in fireworks blitz

The city's huge firework show certified as largest by Guinness World Records
Dubai thinks big with giant souk

Dubai thinks big with giant souk

Emirate to host World Expo 2020 in huge futuristic "marketplace" in desert
At last: World’s first Hello Kitty Beauty Spa
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At last: World’s first Hello Kitty Beauty Spa

From head to toe, Dubai's Hello Kitty-themed beauty spa helps "Queens" and "Princesses" with their kawaii makeovers
Marvel Adventure to open in Dubai
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Marvel Adventure to open in Dubai

Spiderman, Hulk and the rest of the superheroes are heading to the Middle East next year as part of a US$5-billion indoor theme park
World's fastest car aims for new record: 1,000mph

World's fastest car aims for new record: 1,000mph

Only one man in the world can say he's broken the sound barrier in the sky and on the ground
Sheikhs on a plane: Super rich, very demanding

Sheikhs on a plane: Super rich, very demanding

They account for less than one tenth of global private jet sales, but Middle East clients can be the most demanding in the world. Rightly so, say their suppliers
Dubai Airshow: 'Gulf Three' deals will strike fear into rival airlines

Dubai Airshow: 'Gulf Three' deals will strike fear into rival airlines

Huge orders from Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airlines surprised no one -- but who's going to fill all those extra seats and at what cost?
Why the Dubai Airshow is a game changer

Why the Dubai Airshow is a game changer

"The days where air shows were dominated by Paris and Farnborough are gone," says one analyst. Here's how Dubai's becoming an aerospace center