CT Quickies: Micro-Earthquake To Aayushman Khurrana’s Dubai Concert, Top 10 Middle East Updates For You

by Deeplata Garde
CT Quickies: Micro-Earthquake To Aayushman Khurrana’s Dubai Concert, Top 10 Middle East Updates For You

Do you enjoy the news that doesn’t consume a lot of time? In the era of social media everyone’s focus span is depleting and we all want to read concise information without wasting time. So if you missed the long read of this week’s Middle East updates then we can be of help. We have compiled the top 10 quick & relevant news to have a glance at.

Top 10 Middle East News Weekly Updates For You

1. Saudi Arabia’s National Flag Carrier Expands International Network

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Saudia, in collaboration with Saudi Tourism, has announced the addition of new international destinations like Beijing, Birmingham, Kano, and Johannesburg to its elaborate network.

2. Dubai halts new customs fees on imported products costing more than Dh300

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Dubai has agreed to postpone a new customs duty that was formerly Dhs1000 and applied to items purchased from outside that cost more than Dh300.

3. Etihad Server Might Disrupt Online Check-In Till Mid-Week Of March

Visitors travelling with Etihad through March 12 might have to check in at the airport as there may be issues with online check-in.

4. Air Arabia Announces New Direct Route In The Middle East

Fly directly from Abu Dhabi to Baku in Azerbaijan beginning on September 13, 2023.

5. Williams Racing and Dubai’s Jumeirah Collab For F1 Around Middle East And Other Countries


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F1’s Williams Racing and Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts have established a new relationship to provide specially planned events at Grand Prix venues all around the world.

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6. Abu Dhabi Will Be Flocked By Skateboarders In March

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To find the most skilful skateboarders in Abu Dhabi, the adventure park on Al Hudayriat Island will hold its second skate competition, Circuit X on Saturday, March 11.

7. A 430-Foot-Long Superyacht Spotted At Dubai International Yacht Show

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Aeolus, a 430-foot-long yacht that was just revealed at the Dubai International Boat Show, was created as a natural, private haven at sea.

8. Micro-Earthquake Sensed At The Coast One Of The UAE’s Emirate

After Turkey’s fatal series of earthquakes, residents of Fujairah reported a slight tremor which was measured as 1.9-magnitude by the National Centre of Meteorology.

9. UAE Welcomes A New & Gigantic Indoor Vertical Farm In Abu Dhabi, Middle East


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Abu Dhabi overtakes Dubai to hold the region’s tallest Indoor Vertical Farm called the Aero Farms.

10. This Charming Bollywood Star Is Set To Perform In Dubai This April


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The talented actor and singer is all ready to set the Coca-Cola Arena on fire with his soulful voice. Get ready to sway to his tunes next month.

We will be back next week with your weekly dose of CT Quickies! Till then, Maa Salama Habibis!

Cover Image Courtesy: Canva Stock Image, Instagram/Aayushman Khurana