Wednesday Brief: Saudi Arabia’s 1st AI-Powered Eye-Screening To WHITE Beach Reopening; 6 Middle East Updates

by Anupriya Mishra
Wednesday Brief: Saudi Arabia’s 1st AI-Powered Eye-Screening To WHITE Beach Reopening; 6 Middle East Updates

It’s mid-weel, yet there has been a slew of some important updates in the past few days. What this means is that there have been several developments that you might have missed out on. However, not on our watch! We’re here with a list of important Middle East updates that you might to check out to keep up with the news.

Middle East Updates

1. WHITE Beach Is Opening This Week


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Atlantis The Palm’s WHITE Beach is expected to open on October 27, which is a Friday. Happening this week, the popular venue will be back in action once it opens again, during the beach club season. It should be noted that the restaurant here offers Mediterranean dishes till 11 PM. And did you know you can enter the venue from Monday to Thursday for just AED200? Yes, however, these are not redeemable on food and drinks.

2. Saudi Arabia Introduces Nation’s First AI-Powered Eye-Screening Test

Eyenai solution is now available in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Yes, this development was revealed recently, and it’s driven by a consortium comprising the Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence, Lean Business Services, King Khalid Eye Specialist Hospital, and the Saudi Company for Artificial Intelligence. Not to mention, this is the nation’s first AI-powered eye-screening test!

3. 29 People Have Been Injured In The Last 8 Months In E-Scooter Accidents

In a recent report, it was mentioned that in the past eight months, 29 have been injured and five killed in e-scooter accidents across Dubai. As it happens, according to the police records, 32 accidents occurred due to the ‘improper use’ of the vehicle. Additionally, a fine of more than 10,000 fines has been imposed on riders during the same duration.

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4. Emirates Flight Cancellation For November Extended Till October 27

Emirates flights to Tel Aviv have been cancelled for some time due to the war situation in the country. And due to the current scenario, the Dubai-based airline has further extended the suspension of all its flights to and from Israel until November 14, which is a Tuesday. It should be noted that the airline has three daily flights to the Ben Gurion International Airport. Moreover, it was first announced that the suspension of operations to and from Tel Aviv will be there until October 20.

5. Macklemore & Khalid Concerts Postponed In Dubai


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Macklemore was expected to take the stage on October 28 and Khalid was due to perform on October 27. This information was revealed on the official Instagram account of the arena, and they cited uncertainty and challenges for many fans in the region in attending the concert, reasons for the postponement of the concerts. ⁠However, these concerts have been postponed till 2024! However, it’s worth mentioning that the tickets will remain valid and ticket holders will receive an email with a new date.

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6. A Girl’s Night Out Experience Is Coming To Dammam On Oct 27

There’s a super cool event for girls above the age of 12 years is happening on Friday, October 27. Called The Friday Game Party Night, this cool event will be happening at Dammam’s famous entertainment venue, Cobra Entertainment City. Attendees can look forward to grooving to listening to the musical stylings of Bahrani female DJ Katrinlove. Not to mention, there will be food trucks stationed there, and they will be dishing out a variety of theme park treats! Tickets are up for grabs.

Where: Cobra Entertainment City, Al Basatin Aldammam
When: 8 pm to 12 am

So, we hope you were able to keep up with all the important updates that have unfurled for the week, so far.

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