CT Quickies: From Flight Discounts To New Kuwaiti Visa, 10 Middle East Updates For You

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by Deeplata Garde

In the ever-evolving landscape of the Middle East, a multitude of significant events and developments unfold each week. As we strive to stay informed, certain news stories may escape our immediate attention. This curated compilation aims to shed light on the top 10 missed news stories from the Middle East in the past week. Here’s a recap of noteworthy events that might have slipped under the radar from the Middle East.

Top 10 Middle East Updates For You

1. Dubai Gets A New Fried Chicken Destination, BonBird


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After CityWalk, JLT is about to savour a delicious treat as BonBird brings forth mouthwatering bone-in fried chicken, traditional American diner-style shakes, and top-tier fries.

2. WhatsApp Introduces HD Image-Sharing Feature In UAE, Middle East


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This update seeks to elevate image sharing, offering users enhanced clarity and finer details in visuals.

3. October Savings: Air India Offers Discounted Flights For Gulf Countries & More


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Indian carrier, Air India is offering up to 30% off Economy and Business Class seats through October.

4. Abu Dhabi Residents Alerted About Fake Currency Dealers

The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department warns citizens and tourists about deceptive currency exchange dealers offering enticing deals.

5. Dubai Public Prosecution Warns Against Forging Official Documents

Forgery of visas, residence permits, or related official documents with intent to violate the law can result in a prison term of up to 10 years.

6. Oman, Middle East Plans For A ‘Smart’ City To Accommodate 100,000 Residents

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Sultan Haitham City, with nearly triple the population, will span a size similar to Beverly Hills.

7. Tragic Restaurant Explosion in Muscat, Oman Injures 18 People

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Preliminary reports point to the cooking gas cylinder as the cause of the Restaurant in Mabela, Muscat explosion.

8. Kuwait, Middle East Introduces New Entry Visa for Culture & Social Activities

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The visa allows a 3-month stay, extendable up to 1 year for sports, cultural, or social activities.

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9. Ski Dubai and Dubai Sports Council Unveil 14th Ice Warrior Challenge

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Get ready for the 14th edition of the Ice Warrior Challenge, returning on Sunday, September 24th.

10. UAE Expat Converts Sharjah Backyard Into Farm

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Siddique Arakkal has grown colourful flowers and nutritious vegetables like plantain, sugarcane, tomatoes, eggplant and papaya in his backyard.

Here are 10 top news from the Middle East for this week. Until next time folks! Till then, Ma’a Salama Habibis!

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