Monday Brief: Oliver Queen At Comic Con Arabia To Special Stamps At Dubai Airports; 6 Middle East Updates

by Anupriya Mishra
Monday Brief: Oliver Queen At Comic Con Arabia To Special Stamps At Dubai Airports; 6 Middle East Updates

As the new week begins, it’s important to stay updated with everything that has been happening around the world. And the Middle East is no different when it comes to new developments! So to ensure that you don’t miss out on anything important in the region, we are here with a few important Middle East updates that you might want to know before the day begins.

Middle East Updates

1. AKON &NE-YO Compound Are Coming To Abu Dhabi This December

Are you someone who likes to watch live concerts? Well, then you are in luck because AKON and NE-YO are coming to Abu Dhabi, this December. As a part of the World Tennis League, the two R&B sensations will be lighting up the dance floor with their exhilarating performances. So you can expect them to perform, super hit songs, such as Right Now (Na Na Na) and Time Of Our Lives. As it happens, tickets are already up for grabs and they are available for AED199.

2. Dubai Police Has A Response Rate Of 99.7%

According to a recent report, it was revealed that the Dubai Police has a response rate of 99.7% within 10 seconds to emergency calls received on 999. Yes, the security patrol reached these emergency sites in an impressive two minutes and 32 seconds, which not only surpassed their goal of three minutes but also increased the response rate to 99.7% from the target of 97%.

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3. 40 AC Rest Areas Coming For Drivers In Dubai

Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) will be building air-conditioned rest areas for its delivery riders. This initiative will be happening across the city to not only enhance road safety but also reduce the risk of road accidents. And these areas will be built in key places that will also offer a slew of comfortable amenities. So while the delivery riders wait for new orders, they can properly relax. As it happens, the two rest are ready and they are in Al Barsha. Others are scheduled to open in three phases and they are expected to be operational by July 2024.

4. Marvel’s Arrow Is Coming To Comic Con In Jeddah


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Comic-Con Arabia is happening in Jeddah super soon. And, you can expect Marvel Arrow AKA Oliver Queen at the upcoming event. Scheduled to happen at the Jeddah International Exhibition and Convention Centre. From November 3 to December 1, the tickets are already available and up for grabs. As it happens, you can also get to meet the artist, Chad Hardin, who is the man behind the illustrations, for some of the most iconic comics, such as Wonder Woman, Justice League Giant, Warlord, and Zatanna, the name is select few.

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5. Passengers To Get Special Stamp On Passports At DXB Till Nov 18

It was recently announced by Dubai Airport that passengers arriving in Dubai from November 6 onwards will be getting a special stamp on their passports. This development was revealed by their official handle on X and the initiative has been dedicated as a part of a commemorated effort for the Dubai Air Show. Not to mention, passengers whether they will be arriving at the DXB or the Dubai World Centre, will receive the stamp. As it happens, this will be happening till November 18.

6. Dubai International Hosts Top Aviation Decision Makers

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Dubai Airports announced its sponsorship of IATA’s 153rd Slot Conference. It will bring together key stakeholders. The newest edition will be happening from November 14th to 17th at the Dubai World Trade Centre. As a result, it will bring together key stakeholders from the global airline and airport community to Dubai. As it happens, the 153rd edition is expected to attract over 1,100 delegates.

So, if you missed out on any of these important updates, we hope these have been covered for you.

Cover Image Courtesy: Instagram/comicconarabia & X/DubaiAirports

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