CT Quickies: From Emirates Advisory To DIFC’s Residential Debut; 10 Middle East Updates For You

by Deeplata Garde
CT Quickies: From Emirates Advisory To DIFC’s Residential Debut; 10 Middle East Updates For You

In the dynamic realm of news and trends across the Middle East, staying updated can sometimes feel like a challenging feat. At Curly Tales, our mission is to make this task easier for you. We understand the importance of staying in the loop, and that’s why we’ve crafted a weekly rendezvous that compiles the most significant and captivating stories from various Middle Eastern cities and countries.

10 Middle Eastern Updates From This Week

1. The World’s Tallest Building, Jeddah Tower Construction Resumes This Year

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Pic Creds: Jeddah Economic Centre

Construction work on the Jeddah Tower, set to become the world’s tallest building, has resumed. Once completed, this architectural marvel will soar to a staggering height of over 1,000 meters, surpassing all other man-made structures globally.

2. Brunch Your Way To Ireland! Stand A Chance To Win A Trip With McGettigan’s For Just Dhs199


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Want a trip to Ireland? McGettigan’s Dubai is hosting a special brunch event titled “St. Practice Day.” where you can win the tickets. The brunch, available from 1 pm to 4 pm, costs Dhs199 for house drinks and Dhs249 for premium drinks.

3. DIFC To Debut Its Residential Venture Set To Complete In 2026 In The Middle East


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The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has unveiled its inaugural residential project, aptly named “DIFC Living.” This significant milestone signifies DIFC’s expansion beyond its commercial horizons into the realm of residential living in the free zone.

4. Air India Express Launches Direct Doha-Thiruvananthapuram Flight

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Air India Express is all set to introduce a new direct flight route, connecting Doha and Thiruvananthapuram. Commencing operations on October 29, this service provides a convenient travel option for passengers between these two vibrant cities.

5. The Avenues Khobar Project Is Coming To Saudi, Middle East

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Kuwait’s biggest mall, The Avenues is coming to the kingdom. A new project by The Avenues is on the horizon in Khobar, Saudi Arabia. This multifaceted development will encompass commercial and entertainment zones, residential apartments, hotels, and more.

6. Emirates Released Advisory For Philippines-UAE Flights

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Emirates Airlines has issued a crucial advisory for travellers journeying from the Philippines to the UAE. Passengers are strongly recommended to arrive at least four hours before their scheduled departure time to ensure a seamless and stress-free travel experience.

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7.  Vivium Holding’s Greek Hospitality Debut

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Dubai-based family office, Vivium Holding, has ventured into the Greek hospitality market with the acquisition of its first hotel. The company intends to procure a grand total of five hotels within a span of two years.

8. Temporary Closure of Al Jabal Road In Oman, Middle East for Maintenance

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Al Jabal Road in Oman will experience partial closure for a four-month period due to essential maintenance work. Motorists are advised to plan their journeys accordingly and adhere to any specified detours during this period.

9. Address Downtown Unveils Alluring Indoor Oasis, Garden Extension For Culinary Delights


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Discover a world of culinary excellence as you step into The Garden extension at Address Downtown. This captivating indoor oasis invites guests to immerse themselves in an engaging ambience while savouring refreshing beverages and it operates daily from 7 am to 2 am.

10. Bahrain’s MODA Mall Unveils A 4-storey Smart Car Parking Facility With Smart Sensors & More!


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Bahrain’s MODA Mall has unveiled a cutting-edge smart car park equipped with advanced management systems, smart sensors, and autopay stations. This innovative parking facility is poised to elevate the shopping experience in the Middle East by offering seamless and efficient parking solutions for visitors.

This was your weekly dose of Middle Eastern updates, served in our signature Quickies style – a succinct yet insightful journey through the week’s transformative news that’s reshaping the region. Until next time folks! Till then, Ma’a Salama Habibis

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