CT Quickies: From New Beach Club In Doha To High-Speed Rail Link To Kuwait, 10 Middle East News For You

by Deeplata Garde
CT Quickies: From New Beach Club In Doha To High-Speed Rail Link To Kuwait, 10 Middle East News For You

Amidst the myriad global concerns capturing our attention, it’s vital not to lose sight of the significant developments occurring week by week. The Middle East, known for its dynamic nature, witnessed several noteworthy events in the past week. Here are some of the key stories that may have escaped your notice.

Here Are 10 Updates From The Middle East

1. Nikki Beach’s White Party Returns With Jimmy Sax For An Unforgettable Evening

The renowned Nikki Beach’s White Party is making a highly-anticipated comeback, featuring the enchanting sounds of Jimmy Sax. This event celebrated for its elegant white dress code and bohemian vibe, is set to take place on Saturday, October 28.

2. Free Parking In Dubai For Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday Weekend

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Dubai is offering a special treat for residents and visitors with free parking during the extended weekend in honour of Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) birthday celebration. However, please note that multi-level terminals will remain subject to parking fees during this time.

3. Saudi Arabia Greenlights High-Speed Rail Link To Kuwait, Middle East

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In a significant development, Saudi Arabia has given its approval for the construction of a high-speed rail route connecting Riyadh to Kuwait City. This momentous decision was reached during a Cabinet session presided over by Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

4. Namira Salim: Pakistan’s First Female Space Tourist Prepares For Historic Flight


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Namira Salim, a trailblazing figure as the first female UAE resident and Pakistan’s inaugural female space tourist, is gearing up for a momentous sub-orbital Virgin Galactic flight on October 5. Remarkably, she purchased her ticket for this historic spaceflight 17 years ago.

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5. Chef Sara Aqel To Host Exclusive Brunch At L’Artisan, Raffles Doha, Middle East

Esteemed chef Sara Aqel is teaming up with L’Artisan at Raffles Doha for an exclusive brunch event scheduled for Friday, September 29. Guests can look forward to a delectable spread featuring dishes crafted from seasonal and sustainable ingredients.

6. Bagatelle Beach Club Doha: A Luxurious Seaside Escape

The enchanting Bagatelle Beach Club has made its grand debut in Doha, situated on the picturesque Al Maha Island. This addition to the city’s vibrant scene draws inspiration from the golden age of the French Riviera, offering a lavish experience with seaside cabanas, lounges, majlises, and pergolas.

7. Riyadh’s Exciting Addition: The First Mike Tyson Gym

As part of the highly-anticipated Riyadh Season 2023, the first-ever Mike Tyson gym is set to open in Riyadh. Leading this venture is Joe Gallagher, a two-time recipient of the UK Boxing News Trainer of the Year award, promising an exciting addition to the city’s fitness and sports landscape.

8. Saudi Arabia’s Ambitious $1 Billion School Of Tourism & Hospitality

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Saudi Arabia is on track to establish a groundbreaking $1 billion School of Tourism and Hospitality in Riyadh by 2027, ushering in a new era of education and skill development in the tourism sector.

9. Sharjah Ruler Explores The Rich History Of Oman, Middle East


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His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah embarked on a visit to the National Museum of Oman. During his tour, he immersed himself in the museum’s exhibits, which shed light on the remarkable history and culture of the Sultanate of Oman.

10. Indulge In Endless Bubbly With Saturday Breakfast At Sfumato, Dubai


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Sfumato, situated within the opulent ME Dubai Hotel at Opus Tower, is introducing a delightful treat – complimentary flowing alcoholic breakfast beverages every Saturday. This captivating promotion ensures a splendid beginning to your weekend, enhancing your morning dining experience to perfection.

That’s all for this week folks! We eagerly anticipate sharing a fresh set of updates that capture the pulse of the Middle East. Till then Ma Salama, Habibis!

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