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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Dubai’

Kim Kardashian Nixes India Trip Due To Obligations In Dubai

If you’re a Kim Kardashian-West fan in India who was hoping to catch a glimpse of the reality television diva, you’re out of luck! Kim Kardashian, who’s currently in Australia promoting her new perfume Fleur Fatale, apologized to fans on her Instagram account. She wrote: To all my wonderful fans in India, I’m so disappointed I wasn’t able to come …

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Perfume Internet Advice: Avoid Counterfeits & Carry It In Your iPhone Case

For the Spring season, the internet has began dishing out perfume advice. Some of the advice is typical, but a lot of it can be eye opening or downright bizarre. First, stealing or making counterfeit perfume can not only be a social faux pas, it can get you arrested. On Wednesday, CBS reported that two men were arrested in New …

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Scorpions Drummer Jailed for a Month in Dubai

Scorpions drummer James Kottak was arrested at Dubai International Airport for drunk and disorderly conduct on April 3, and was sentenced to 30 days in jail for the crime of insulting Islam. According to Dubai state-run newspaper The National, Kottak flipped the bird and mooned other travelers while in an airport transit hall. Kottak told police he had taken a …

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Fast & Furious 7 Resumes Filming

Since the untimely death of actor Paul Walker in November, there has been an immense amount of speculation regarding the most recent Fast & Furious film. After months of delays for film, it seems the seventh installment is back on production track. The cast and crew have officially headed back to work filming the highly anticipated film less than four …

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Dubai Fireworks 2014 Breaks Guinness World Record

On Wednesday, Guinness World Records announced that Dubai’s firework show on New Year’s Eve broke the record set by Kuwait in 2011. The main attraction, which covered 58.4 miles of the Dubai coast, took place at the world’s tallest building in Palm Jumeirah. United States’ Pyrotechnic Company, Fireworks by Grucci, designed, organized and operated the display. Better known as “America’s First …

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Dubai Fireworks 2014 Display Breaks World Record

There are many cities in the world that go all out to ring in the new year, but no one does it quite like Dubai. Complete with a mock sunrise along the seafront, the country beat the world’s record for the largest single fireworks display as 2013 ended and 2014 began, said Guinness World Records. The display, designed by the …

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Saudi Royal Facing Death Penalty

A news report emerged from Dubai early Sunday that claims a Saudi royal may very well be executed for the killing of another Saudi. A senior government source close to the royal family stated that the Prince Salman “cleared the way for the possible execution of a prince convicted of murdering a Saudi citizen”. The name of the particular Saudi …

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Farooq Sheikh, Bollywood Actor Dies at 65

On Saturday, the Bollywood film industry lost one of their most successful actors. Farooq Sheikh, an Indian actor and TV presenter, suffered from a heart attack on Friday while visiting his family in Dubai. According to Global News, Sheikh’s career began in the 1973 film Garm Hawa, “about the 1947 partition of the subcontinent at the end of British rule. …

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Justin Bieber Attacked During Dubai Show

Justin Bieber may be more popular than ever, but the singer’s fame is beginning to have some unfortunate consequences for the 19-year-old pop star. In March, Bieber was accused of “diva-like behavior” after arriving late to a concert in London and being spotted wandering around the city shirtless. The singer addressed reports on his behavior via a rant on Twitter, …

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$1.3 Billion Billboard Showcases a Guy in a Jet Pack

$1.3 billion billboard featuring advertisements from Skydive Dubai and Denver-based Go Fast energy products recently went on-display in the city. The reason for the billboard’s outrageous price tag: It features a real guy in a jet pack who flies around the advertisement, technology that costs roughly $500 per second to operate. No word on how much the space would have …

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Facebook Opens New Office In Dubai

Facebook is ready to begin expansion into the Middle East and North Africa and the first step is to open an office in Dubai. Facebook already has 45 million users in that region and they have already seen advertising interest from companies like PepsiCo, Emirates Airlines, and Al Jazeera television. The office will be run by Facebook’s head of global …

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Facebook Adding Office in Dubai

Facebook, which is currently being sued over an allegedly botched IPO, is set to open an office in the global city of Dubai next week, right near the nameless body of water featured on Google Maps, which Iran points out as being called the Persian Gulf. The Dubai office will be the first location where the social network has set …

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