CT Quickies: From Most Expensive Property On Sale To Feeding Crocodiles; Here Are 10 Middle East News Update

by Anupriya Mishra
CT Quickies: From Most Expensive Property On Sale To Feeding Crocodiles; Here Are 10 Middle East News Update

Sometimes when you’re so busy caught up in daily tasks, it becomes difficult to keep up with all that is happening around you. While most of us do tend to check our smartphones for news updates, there might be times when we can miss out on a few. So, if you’re also this busy, we’re here to help out with the updates. Here’s a list of 10 Middle East News that you might have missed during the week!

10 Middle East News Updates

1. Dubai Crocodile Park Invites People To Feed These Reptiles!

Dubai Crocodile Park is one of the fairly newer attractions in the emirate that is a great place for people to learn about these fascinating creatures. According to a report by Khaleej Times, it was mentioned that there are several feeding points for the crocodiles in order to reduce congestion. Moreover, the report also mentioned that while crocodiles can live up to the age of 100 years, with the average age of those in the park being 25, visitors can even hold these baby reptiles. Yes, those who’re brave enough can see and hold baby crocodiles that are four months old!

2. New Concept Samadhi Wellness, Set to Transform the Community, Launches in Dubai


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Samadhi is a new wellness concept that is now open in Jumeirah 3. The highlight of this destination is that it offers yoga classes, a sauna, an ice bath, a private pool, retail, hair therapy treatments, a café, state-of-the-art amenities, and a wide variety of experiences. Offering a break from the mundanity and stress of daily life, this retreat is certainly worth checking out!

3. Several Shops Close, As Gate Avenue Mall In DIFC Goes Under Renovation


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The Gate Avenue Mall is one of the most famous spots in the DIFC area. And now, as it is currently undergoing some massive renovations, several shops here have shut down. Yes, they have shifted to different locations of Zone C and D, going by the Instagram post of the mall, which named a few wellness centres and dining options.

4. Most Expensive Property In Dubai Goes For Sale For Up To AED750 Mn


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The previously held records of the most expensive properties in Dubai are set to be broken yet again, as the all-new Bugatti Residences by Binghatti’s Sky Mansion Penthouse goes on sale. The top 11 floor of this luxurious 46-storey tower allows the owner of the penthouses to drive their super-luxury vehicles to their apartments! It goes up to a whopping AED750 million, which will break all previously held records.

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5. Emirates Lands Its A380 In Indonesia, A First In Its Aviation History

For the first time in its aviation history, Indonesia’s I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport witnessed the touchdown of an A380 aircraft. Emirates’ flagship A380 achieved this feat and arrived in Bali at 4:20 pm! It was certainly a momentous occasion, as the world’s largest passenger aircraft was even showered with a water cannon salute.

6. Dubai Miracle Garden Is Only Open Until This Weekend

Spread across a whopping 72,000 square metres, this flower park is one of the most popular attractions in Dubai that opens every October. However, there are only a few more days to visit, as the park is going to close for the season on Sunday, June 4. So, basically, this is the last weekend for you to visit here! There are many record-breaking flower installations that make this place worth visiting!

7. Billionaire Dubai To Close For The Summer

This is a popular nightlife spot in Dubai that is located at Taj Dubai. It’s, however, closing for a short time on Sunday, July 2. So, to ensure patrons get to enjoy a fantastic time before the place draws its curtain close for a while, a series of exciting shows have been planned. So, don’t forget to check them out and make plans!

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8. Virgin Atlantic To Resume Flights Between Dubai & London

Returning after a gap of four years, Virgin Atlantic is resuming its flights between Dubai and London’s Heathrow Airport. Due to begin in October 2023, the airline will deploy its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, according to a report by Simple Flying. At this point, it’s worth mentioning that this aircraft can seat 31 passengers in the upper-class cabin, 35 in premium, and 192 in the economy class.

9. Get A Glimpse Of The Qatar Dining Service With Just a Tap Of Your Finger!

Do you also wish to get a glimpse of the lavish dinner service in a business class without booking a ticket? Well, you can actually do this now, as Qatar Airways is now giving people a glimpse of what they may get in their exquisite four-course meal in the cabin class.

10. Sheikh Mohammed Was Spotted At The Mall Of Emirates

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Recently, we mentioned that Sheikh Mohammed was spotted casually walking in a Carrefour store at the Mall of Emirates. But did you know his video also went viral on the same day, when he was spotted taking a stroll in the mall with several other people?

So, which one of these Middle East updates had you missed?

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