CT Quickies: From Qatar’s 30-Day Travel Pass Offer To 18th Anniversary Of MBR Space Centre, 10 Middle East Updates

Here are the latest 10 updates in the Middle East.

by Deeplata Garde
CT Quickies: From Qatar’s 30-Day Travel Pass Offer To 18th Anniversary Of MBR Space Centre, 10 Middle East Updates

The Middle East is alive with excitement as groundbreaking developments and initiatives sweep across various sectors. from milestone moments to social welfare and entertainment, things are turning around with such a speed that it’s challenging to absorb all the information that comes across. Let’s take a whimsical journey through some of the latest updates that are shaping the region’s dynamic landscape.

1. Emaar’s Unveils Two Futuristic Lifestyle Destinations Worth AED 95 Billion In Dubai, Middle East

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Pic Creds: Emaar Properties

Emaar Properties, the masterminds behind some of Dubai’s most iconic landmarks, have just unveiled not one but two jaw-dropping lifestyle destinations, valued at a whopping AED 95 billion! Talk about living in luxury! These projects spread across vast expanses of lush landscapes, promise to redefine the very essence of opulence and relaxation in the heart of Dubai. From chic villas to townhouses straight out of a dream, The Heights Country Club and Grand Club Resort are set to elevate the standards of extravagant living to new heights!

2. Alpha Nero Pampers Moms With Extended Maternity Leave

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Pic Creds: Press Release

Alpha Nero, the beacon of progressive thinking in the retail world, has thrown a curveball in the corporate playbook with its latest announcement, a 70-day paid maternity leave policy! Yep, you heard it right! They’re not just meeting the standard; they’re smashing it out of the park! Because who says being a working mom can’t be a breeze? Bravo, Alpha Nero, for putting the “super” in supermom!

3. Emirates Takes Off On A Phnom Penh Adventure

Emirates is spreading its wings once again, and this time, it’s bound for the exotic lands of Phnom Penh! Get ready to embark on a Southeast Asian escapade like no other, as Emirates resumes its daily services to Cambodia via the vibrant city of Singapore. Hop on board and buckle up for a journey filled with luxury, comfort, and maybe even a dash of adventure!

4. Emirates Ice: Where Every Flight Is An Award-Winning Movie Premiere

Lights, camera, action! Calling all movie buffs and frequent flyers, Emirates has just rolled out the red carpet with its latest ‘Awards Season’ collection on Emirates Ice! From heartwarming dramas to edge-of-your-seat thrillers, get ready to be transported to Hollywood’s glitziest nights without ever leaving your seat. And the best part? You’re the star of this show!

5. Sheikh Hamdan’s Launches “Jood Dubai” Platform

Move over, Santa Claus! Sheikh Hamdan is taking charity to a whole new level with the launch of “Jood Dubai”! This innovative platform is not just about giving; it’s about making a difference, one click at a time. Whether you’re a volunteering virtuoso or a philanthropy newbie, there’s a place for everyone to spread some love and kindness in the community. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s make the world a better place, Dubai style!

6. Rain Check For Parks In Muscat, Middle East

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Looks like Mother Nature is throwing a curveball in Muscat, folks! Due to some wonky weather, the Municipality of Muscat has hit the pause button on park fun for a while. But hey, every cloud has a silver lining, right? So, while the parks take a breather, why not cosy up indoors with a good book or binge-watch your favourite show? Who knows, you might even discover a new hobby or two!

7. Doha Metro and Lusail Tram Offer 30-Day Pass To Qatar Residents, Middle East

Attention all urban explorers and eco-warriors, Qatar’s public transport game just got a major upgrade! Say hello to the Doha Metro and Lusail Tram 30-day pass, your golden ticket to hassle-free travel in the bustling city of Doha. With unlimited access to these sleek and eco-friendly modes of transport, navigating Qatar’s concrete jungle has never been easier or more stylish!

8. MBR Space Centre In Dubai Completes 18 Years Of Out-of-This-World Innovation

Lights, telescopes, action! The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) is celebrating a stellar 18 years of pushing the boundaries of space exploration and innovation! From launching satellites to training astronauts, these folks have truly reached for the stars and beyond! Salem Humaid AlMarri, Director-General, MBRSC, and Dr. Sultan Al Neyadi were present for the ceremony. Here’s to another 18 years of cosmic discoveries and intergalactic adventures!

9. Hamdan bin Mohammed Opens Fifth Edition Of Gov Games In Dubai, Middle East

Dubai’s most epic showdown, the Gov Games, is back with a bang! Today, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid kickstarted the fifth edition of the Gov Games in Dubai Festival City. This four-day sporting extravaganza, boasting participation from 194 teams worldwide, marks its grandest edition yet. Partnering with DP World, the Gov Games 2024 promises thrills and excitement until March 3rd. So, strap on your sneakers and get ready to conquer the concrete jungle, one obstacle at a time!

10. Cartier Sparkles In Abu Dhabi, Middle East With A High Jewelry Extravaganza


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Abu Dhabi just got a whole lot shinier, thanks to Cartier’s latest high jewellery exhibition at the prestigious Emirates Palace! Step into a world of glamour and sophistication as Cartier takes you on a dazzling journey through the enchanting realm of high jewellery. From sparkling diamonds to lustrous pearls, prepare to be mesmerized by the timeless elegance and exquisite craftsmanship of Cartier’s finest creations!

The Middle East is pulsating with energy, innovation, and a touch of extravagance, making it a vibrant tapestry of modern marvels and timeless traditions. So, buckle up and get ready to embark on an exhilarating adventure through the heart of the Middle East!

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