CT Quickies: Hajj Pilgrims Death Toll To Dubai Sports World Dates; 10 Middle East Updates For You

by Anupriya Mishra
CT Quickies: Hajj Pilgrims Death Toll To Dubai Sports World Dates; 10 Middle East Updates For You

There are many developments happening in the Middle East. But trying to stay ahead of all the new happenings, can be quite difficult. So, to ensure this is not difficult for people who love to stay updated we have made this list. Yes, here’s a list of all the latest updates in the Middle East that you’d want to know!

Middle East Updates

1. Rutab Dates Enter UAE Market

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A local-favourite, rutab dates have now finally entered the markets in the UAE. These are the first date harvest of the season that are relished by families across the UAE. It’s worth noting that these are a symbol of hospitality and the prices this year are 40% higher than the previous one.

2. Pilgrims Death Toll Rises In Saudi Arabia

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The death toll among Hajj pilgrims in Saudi Arabia has risen to over 1000. Yes, and as per reports, half of these are unregistered worshippers. As such, these included‌ 58 from Egypt, wherein 58 were registered workers, and 630 were unregistered pilgrims.

3. HH Sheikh Mohammed Issues Decree On Board Of Dubai Women Establishment

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued a decree on the Board of Dubai Women Establishment. This board is chaired by Mona G. AlMarri, the Managing Director of Dubai Women Establishment. As such, Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who is the wife of His Highness Sheikh
Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan expressed her gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed. She expressed her gratitude for his steadfast commitment to empowering Emirati women.

4. Dubai Parks See Record Visitors During Eid al-Adha

The Dubai Public parks and recreational facilities of the Dubai municipality revealed that record visitors were seen during Eid al-Adha holiday. Yes, they received more than 375 thousand visitors during the holiday. Offering top-notch services, they received a massive 375,323 visitors.

Also Read: UAE Gives Warm Welcome To The Pilgrims Returning From Hajj; Residents Exhausted Due To Heatwaves But Thankful On Return

5. Dubai Sports World To Begin On June 22

The 14th edition of Dubai Sports World, which is the region’s premier indoor sports and fitness destination is returning this June. Yes, it’s all set to begin on June 22. To be hosted by the Dubai World Trade Centre and Dubai Sports Council, this event will run till 8 September. As such, it will feature over 40 courts and pitches across 300,000 sq ft., Dubai Sports World.

6. Abu Dhabi Heritage Authority To Participate In Tan-Tan Moussem Festival

Abu Dhabi Heritage Authority to participate in the Tan-Tan Moussem festival. Yes, it’s one of Morocco’s most significant cultural events. And it promotes the UAE’s rich heritage. So, the event will be celebrating the shared cultural values, customs, and traditions that unite the two nations.

7. Silal UAE Inaugurates A Food Distribution Facility

Silal UAE has inaugurated a food distribution facility in KEZAD, and it’s one of the largest in the UAE. This will enhance the food distribution efficiency in #AbuDhabi through the utilisation of advanced technologies and infrastructure at the 41,000 sqm facility.

8. Barka In Oman Records 48 Degree Celsius

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Reaching high temperatures, the area recorded a soaring 48.1 degrees Celsius temperature. Other regions, however, fared none better! They all recorded similar temperature trends, leaving people reeling under the blistering heat.

9. Deliveroo & Humantra Launch Hydration Station

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With the summer heat being unbearable for everybody, delivery riders are especially affected. Yes, Deliveroo has announced the launch of Hydration Stations with Humantra. These have been designed to offer riders a convenient solution. Also a flavourful one, riders can visit these stations to replenish their energy.

10. Air India Express Begins Flights Between Jeddah & Tiruchi

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The airline has begun flights from Tiruchi via Mangaluru to Jeddah. These weekly services commenced on June 12! And it seems that the airline will be operating a Boeing 737 aircraft in this sector.

With these updates, we hope to keep you ahead of all the new developments Middle East.

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