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REFILE- #UAE's Majid Al Futtaim posts modest annual growth, sees better 2020 - Reuters

REFILE-UAE's Majid Al Futtaim posts modest annual growth, sees better 2020 - Reuters:Dubai-based retail developer Majid Al Futtaim said on Monday its annual EBITDA and revenue edged a tick higher, sharply slowing from the pace of growth seen in 2018, amid challenging conditions in its key Middle East markets.Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) for the year ended Dec. 31, 2019 rose to 4.6 billion dirhams ($1.25 billion), a 1% rise from the prior year.Revenue also...
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Novak Djokovic takes time off from Dubai prep to practice with disabled children

World number one Novak Djokovic once again proved that he has a heart of gold after taking time off from preparations for this week’s Dubai Tennis Championships to practice with local disabled children. Watch the video below: A few days ago, the 17-time Grand Slam champion also played with young fans at a street in his home city of Belgrade in Serbia. Djokovic is a four-time champion in Dubai. He’s still unbeaten this 2020 season with him winning the inaugural ATP Cup and clinching the Australia...
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Saudi Animation Feature ‘The Journey’ Secures Distribution in MENA and Japan

Animation feature “The Journey,” co-produced by Saudi animation studios Manga Productions and Japan’s Toei Animation, has struck a deal with Dubai-based exhibitor Vox Cinemas for theatrical distribution across the Middle East and North Africa. Manga has also announced that the toon epic based on Saudi folklore and directed by Japan’s Shizuno Kobun (“Godzilla: City on the […]
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Damac Properties GM reveals plans for #Saudi expansion - Arabianbusiness

Damac Properties GM reveals plans for Saudi expansion - Arabianbusiness:Dubai-based property developer Damac Properties is looking to expand into Saudi Arabia.Ali Sajwani, general manager of operations, who has a strategic overview of the UAE and international businesses, revealed in an interview with Saudi publication Arab News, that the kingdom is very much part of the company’s future plans.The 28-year-old said: “Over the next five years, under [Crown Prince] Mohammed bin Salman, it (Saudi) h...
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Middle East #UAE News: 2019 Growth From Oil - Bloomberg

Middle East U.A.E. News: 2019 Growth From Oil - Bloomberg:Economic growth in the United Arab Emirates is estimated to have accelerated last year, but mostly because of oil.Excluding the hydrocarbon industry, the Middle East’s second-biggest economy expanded at the slowest pace since at least 2011, according to central bank forecasts released on Sunday. It grew 1.1% in 2020, compared with 1.3% a year ago, according to the lender’s latest quarterly review. Earlier calculations assumed there would ...
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MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks weigh on #Saudi, #Dubai as most major Gulf markets fall - Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks weigh on Saudi, Dubai as most major Gulf markets fall - Reuters:Most major Gulf stock markets fell onSunday, with Saudi Arabia hurt by losses in banking shares thatoutweighed gains in Saudi Aramco and Emirates NBD dragging theDubai index lower.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index closed down 0.3% asSaudi Telecom dropped 2% and the country's largestlender National Commercial Bank fell 1.3%. But the index was supported by Saudi Aramco, whichrose 1.2% in its straight fifth session...
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6 Things Not to Miss Out in Dubai

Every country, city, and island has those tourist destinations that no tourist should miss. Without going to those places you won’t gather the essence of the place and understand what it is all about. Similarly, Dubai, one of the most modern cities in the world built on desert has certain places and experiences that travelers would want to miss out on. Here is a list of activities that you are bound to enjoy whenever you miss this city.  1. Desert Safari Tours You surely must have ...
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Simona Halep wins 20th career title in Dubai

Romania’s Simona Halep won her 20th career title on Saturday, February 22, by defeating Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina in the Dubai Tennis Championships final. The match came down to a wire as Halep staged a come back to win 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5). Halep was a set down and seemed headed for defeat after trailing 1-3 in the final set. This is Halep’s second title in Dubai, having won the first in 2015. The Romanian tennis superstar is fresh from a semifinal finish at the Australian Open in Melbourne. As ...
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#UAE economy grew at 2.9% in 2019, central bank says - Reuters

UAE economy grew at 2.9% in 2019, central bank says - Reuters:The United Arab Emirates’ economy grew at 2.9% year-on-year in 2019, up from 1.7% in 2018, a UAE central bank report said.The country’s hydrocarbon sector grew at 7.6% in 2019, while the non-hydrocarbon sector expanded by 1.1%, the bank report said. The central bank said the UAE economy grew 1.3% in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, slowing from a pace of 2.9% in the third quarter.The International Monetary Fund expects the UAE ...
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Djokovic Leads 8 Top 20s In Dubai, Seeks Fifth Desert Title

seeks his 5th title, but first since 2013. [Author: [email protected]]
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Monstrous building next to highway in NJ is first of its kind in North America

Under the artificial sun, the snow never melts away in a climate-controlled winter wonderland. The wind never blows, keeping away any concerns of biting winds at Big SNOW American Dream, North America's first indoor ski park.The park opened in East Rutherford, New Jersey, during December, and holds inside its walls 4 acres of skiable area with a 160-foot vertical drop. The graduated degree of pitch on the slopes ranges from 3% to 26% at its steepest point.For comparison, one of the smallest ...
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Halep wins Dubai tiebreaker to secure 20th title

Top-seeded Simona Halep won her 20th singles title after prevailing in a third-set tiebreaker to beat Elena Rybakina 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5) in the Dubai Championships final on Saturday. No. ranked Halep was 3-1 down in the third set.
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'Pretty dead' Halep claims 20th career title with Dubai triumph

Simona Halep defeated Elena Rybakina 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) on Saturday to secure her 20th career title with victory at the Dubai Championships and claimed she felt "pretty dead". The world number two from Romania, who also won the title in Dubai in 2015, clinched her first trophy since Wimbledon last summer. "I love playing here, I gave everything I had," said Halep who had been 1-3 down in the final set and took victory after coming back from a set down for the third successive match in Dubai.
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Halep beats Rybakina to win Dubai title for second time

World number two Simona Halep wins her 20th WTA title, beating Elena Rybakina 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) in the Dubai Tennis Championships final.
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Simona Halep wins title for second time

World number two Simona Halep wins her 20th WTA title, beating Elena Rybakina 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) in the Dubai Tennis Championships final.
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"It feels like a really big victory just to be here," says Froome on return to racing

SHOWS: DUBAI, UAE (FEBRUARY 22, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. CHRIS FROOME AND OTHER CYCLISTS AT NEWS CONFERENCE 2. (SOUNDBITE) (English) TEAM INEOS CYCLIST CHRIS FROOME, SAYING: "First of all obviously I'm extremely, extremely happy to be here, I mean this was the race I was hoping to do last year but didn't make it. But obviously after the crash last June, I've been away from racing now for eight months, and this is, tomorrow feels like the first day back at school again, it...
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This Enchanting Destination Venue Will Transport You Straight to Dubai Circa 1950

The minute we laid eyes on this stunning wedding inspiration from The Purple Chair, we were immediately mesmerized by its old world charm and ability to transport us to somewhere new. The all-star vendor team were inspired by the walls of Al Seef Heritage Hotel in Dubai to create a styled shoot that encompassed the natural beauty and complimented the unique architecture of the venue - all while keeping the design modern and fresh. Head on over to the full gallery captured by Lizelle Goussard to ...
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Rybakina reaches 4th final of 2020 in Dubai; facing Halep

Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan will play her fourth final of the young WTA season at the Dubai Championships. Rybakina beat eighth-seeded Petra Martic of Croatia 7-6 (5), 7-6 (2) in the semifinals on Friday, coming from a break down and saving a set point in each set. In the final on Saturday, Rybakina will face top-seeded Simona Halep, who dispatched American qualifier Jennifer Brady 6-2, 6-0.
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Rybakina books fourth season final with Dubai victory

Elena Rybakina will play her fourth final of the season after a 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/2) defeat of Petra Martic on Friday at the Dubai Championships. The 19th-ranked Rybakina will play for the title on Saturday against the winner from top seed Simon Halep and US qualifier Jennifer Brady. Rybakina won the Hobart title last month and finished runner-up in Shenzhen and St Petersburg.
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4 Life-changing Ways to Overcome Depression

You're reading 4 Life-changing Ways to Overcome Depression, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Depression can affect anyone, at any given time or age. It is generally a disorder that causes one to experience excessive sadness, loss of interest in once enjoyable activities, and a lack of motivation. Commonly, sorrow or despair results from a loss, significant life change, stress, d...
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Thai Airways Cancels Flights in March 2020

Thai Airways Cancels Flights in March 2020 Singapore Airlines announced that they will be cancelling selected flights to various destinations three days ago and Thai Airways will cancel flights in March 2020 as announced yesterday on their Facebook Page. The Thai Airways flight cancelations will in be March 2020 and it covers destinations in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, the Philippines, Bangladesh and the United Arabs Emirates. The following are t...
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Back Home in Oregon, U.S. Man Says He Flouted Request to Remain in Cambodia After Westerdam Passenger’s COVID-19 Diagnosis

Comedian Frank King, a hired performer on the Westerdam, was until this past weekend one of hundreds of passengers and crew members on the Holland America cruise ship who were being held in Cambodia until it was determined that they were free of COVID-19. Now back in the U.S., however, he told local reporters that he left through the back of a hotel in Cambodia, against the wishes of security, to return home. “People think I jumped a quarantine,” King told The Oregonian in a Facebook live i...
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Halep rallies to set up Dubai semifinal against Brady

Top-seeded Simona Halep came from a set down for the second day in a row to beat Aryna Sabalenka 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 Thursday and reach the semifinals at the Dubai Championships. Halep had to save a match point against Ons Jabeur on Wednesday and again found herself in trouble against the hard-hitting Sabalenka. But she broke for a 3-1 lead in both the second and third sets to earn her third win in four career meetings with the Belarusian.
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Halep stages another Dubai comeback to reach semi-finals 

Top seed Simona Halep had to come from behind for a second straight day on Thursday, overhauling Aryna Sabalenka 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 to reach the Dubai Championships semi-finals. Halep, who had saved a match point in knocking out Ons Jabeur 24 hours earlier, said she had to pick up her pace after losing the first set. The Romanian star will face Jennifer Brady on Friday for a place in the final.
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Rybakina downs Pliskova to reach Dubai semis, Muguruza out

Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina produced another upset by beating second seed Karolina Pliskova 7-6(1) 6-3 at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Thursday to move into the semi-finals. Having knocked out Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin in the first round, the 20-year-old Rybakina struck 33 winners and 11 aces to oust Pliskova for the first top-five win of her career. "I didn't really think if she's number two (or) three, doesn't really matter for me," Rybakina said.
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Muguruza shocked by qualifier Brady in Dubai 

Qualifier Jennifer Brady claimed a second seeded victim Thursday, defeating Garbine Muguruza 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 6-4 to reach the Dubai Championships semi-finals. The American who ranks just outside the Top 50 followed up on her first-round defeat of third seed and two-time champion Elina Svitolina at the Aviation Club. "I was able to find a way, I wasn't feeling my best," Brady said after seeing off the ninth-seeded Spaniard.
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Reading family helping victims of Nigerian sex trafficking

The Thomas family are aiming to raise thousands of pounds to help Nigerian sex trafficking victims in Dubai to return home.
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Halep Rallies, Rybakina Upsets Pliskova In Dubai

Former champion is joined by a bunch of new faces in the semifinals. [Author: [email protected]]
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Amanda Holden stuns Instagram fans with exotic Dubai holiday snap

Amanda Holden has been notably absent from social media over the last few days, and fans...
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