SRT Viper First Look at Dubai International Motorshow

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The most venomous SRT Viper has arrived in the Middle East. Be one of the first to see its ‘snake-eyes’ at the Dubai International Motorshow from 5th-9th November. See you there.

The form follows function school of automobile design will be celebrating the new 2013 SRT Viper. When every exterior element must be equally functional and striking, the collaboration between engineers and designers reaches its highest level.

Be tuned to SRT Viper page for more information and share your views on this alluring power zone.

Al Hijri New Year 2013 Holiday in Dubai

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The UAE Cabinet has announced the Al Hijri New Year holiday for the public sector will be on Sunday November 3.

The Hijri New Year, also known as Islamic New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year, and is the day on which the year count is incremented.

The first day of the year is observed on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar.

According to Emirates24/7 report, The private sector will get a paid day off on Saturday November 2.

The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

The Islamic year lasts for about 354 days and consists of 12 months. Muharram is the first month and some Muslims mark the start of the Islamic year on the first day of Muharram. Many Muslims fast during daylight hours on the ninth and 10th or 10th and 11th days of the month to mark the Day of Ashura (Yaumu-l 'Ashurah). This is the anniversary of the death of Husayn ibn Ali, a grandson of the Prophet Muhammed.

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Dubai Motor Show website is now live!

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Dubai International Motor Show are delighted to announce that the 2013 Dubai Motor Show website is now live! Space is selling incredibly fast for this edition so please do make your booking enquiry soon. Visitor information will be released closer to the event so remember to sign up for our monthly newsletter.

THE GREAT NEWS IS HERE!! Leading the parade is THE ONE AND ONLY Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 car by Antonio Felix da Costa. Don't miss it!

As part of the Dubai Motor Festival under the Patronage of his Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Dubai Motor Show are launching The Dubai Grand Parade . This will be a first ever spectacular parade of the largest turnout of the most awe inspiring cars in the UAE, from super, exotic, luxury, modified, rally, classic, vintage to the best in bikes. Converging motoring beauty and innovation with the breathtaking landmark wonders and iconic streets of Dubai.
This will be the single largest community engagement, regional motoring enthusiasts connect, and tourism promotion for Dubai, the Luxury Motoring Capital of the Middle East. For more information please visit

Building on one successful FIFA World Cup after another, Hyundai looks forward to maintaining its role to support this great event as a FIFA Partner until 2022. The leading Hyundai brand is kicking off its sponsorship of next year’s Brazil soccer tournament with a programme of outdoor activities at the Dubai International Motor Show including spot kicks, Play Station games, football tunes and other sports-related activities. Skillful winners of the contest will enjoy unique 2014 World Cup giveaways in celebration of Hyundai’s involvement in the world’s biggest sporting tournament.

Dubai is winning Expo 2020 according to New York Times

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Dubai is the best option on the table for hosting the expo. beesides having the locaton advantage, its willingness to go all out to win the bid, and the resources to play this event properly, I think Dubai will be ideal venue for serious businessmen to meet globals players. Best of luck Dubai!

According to report, Dubai is expected to win the bid to host 2020 World Expo thanks to government support and owing to political tensions in other countries bidding for the prestigious event, the US New York Times newspaper has said.

In an article about the event, the paper cited official statements in Dubai expecting the emirate to receive more than 25 million visitors and 270,000 new jobs.

Dubai International Parachuting Championship 2013 Details

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Dubai Sports Council along with the organisational backing of the Emirates Aerosports Federation (EAF) will play joint hosts to the big field expected for the extravaganza from November 27 to December 9.

The Emirates Aerosport Federation (EAF) has great pleasure in inviting you to take part in the 4th Dubai International Parachuting Championship 2013 (4th DIPC2013), in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the following disciplines:
  • Accuracy Landing (Male, Female & Juniors)
  • Formation Skydiving (4-way Open, 4-way Female, 8-way, VFS 4-way)
  • Canopy Formation (2-way Sequential, 4-way Rotation)
  • Artistic Events (Freestyle Skydiving, Freeflying)
  • Canopy Piloting (Speed, Distance, Accuracy, Freestyle)
For more information visit the Official Facebook page, please click HERE!

Dubai Air Show 2013- Skyview

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Get spectacular views of the flying display from the new purpose built grandstand. Watch all the action from the line.
The Dubai Air Show is a biennial event that has been attracting visitors for the past 23 years. It began as the Arab Air Show back in 1986 and comprised a small civil aviation trade show at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Over two decades later, the show is a huge draw for all those involved and interested in the aerospace sector. The event focuses on connecting buyers to sellers from all over the globe. In 2009 the event drew over 52,000 trade visitors who connected with 890 exhibitors from 47 countries.

Skyview at the Dubai Airshow. Watch one of the world’s best flying displays right from the runway

Skyview launches this November allowing families and enthusiasts to enjoy our world class flying display from the neighbouring area to the Dubai Airshow trade event. Tickets for Skyview do not include entry into the Dubai Airshow, exhibition halls or static park but there is plenty to entertain the whole family in the Skyview area.

Watch as National Aerobatic Teams, state of the art Military and Commercial aircraft take to the skies and enjoy some of the ground entertainment we have on offer. Book your ticket for an amazing day out!

For more information please click HERE!

Alicia Keys in Dubai- Set The World On Fire Tour

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Alicia Keys can be described as a modern-day Renaissance woman. She is a 14-time Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer, an accomplished actress, a New York Times best-selling author, an entrepreneur and a powerful force in the world of philanthropy and in the global fight against HIV and AIDS.

Alicia Keys rose to fame in 2001 with her debut album, Songs In A Minor featuring the multiple Grammy award winning track Fallin and is now considered one of the world's most successful female RnB artists of all time. She has also appeared on TV and in a number of films including Charmed and Smokin' Aces.

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Dubai Motor Festival- Dubai Grand Parade 2013

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The iconic streets and landmarks of Dubai will welcome UAE’s largest and most prestigious convoy of super, luxury, modified, classic, unique and the top marques in cars and bikes.
The Dubai Motor Festival, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, presents The Dubai Grand Parade. This is a one-of-a-kind event that will showcase the most exclusive, rare, vintage, expensive, luxurious, original and brand new vehicles on the streets of Dubai.

This parade is the stuff of motorist dreams and will be patrolled by the insanely popular Dubai Police Supercars. These stunning cars will be on parade from the Dubai World Trade Centre all the way down to the Dubai Mall.

The event, in association with the Middle East's biggest motor event, The Dubai Motor Show is set to make Dubai the place to be to discover and experience the finest the world has to offer in terms of cars.

Everything from super cars to exotic, luxury, modified, concept, rally, classic and vintage.

Experience this once in a lifetime opportunity to see the most luxurious and innovative cars and bikes in the world alongside the backdrop of breathtaking landmarks and the iconic streets of Dubai.
This is your chance to get involved and share your pride and passion. Register to participate in the parade.
Beyond: Two Souls out October 9 2013- Video Trailer

Beyond: Two Souls out October 9 2013- Video Trailer

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Beyond: Two Souls out October 9 2013. "From the makers of Heavy Rain comes a psychological action thriller starring Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe. Experience the life of Jodie Holmes as your every action and decision shape the course of this gripping, unpredictable adventure.

Get your copy now – available in all leading gaming and electronic stores in the ME.

موعد إصدار بيوند: تو سولز هو الـ٩ من أكتوبر ٢٠١٣! تأتيكم من صانعي "هيفي رين" بإثارة من نوع آخر وببطولة "آلين بيج" و"ويلم ديفو". تقمص شخصية "جودي هولمز" وشاهد كيف أن كل حركة أو قرار تتخذه سيغير من مجرى الاحداث، إنها مغامرة لا يمكن توقع نتائجها.
حياة خارجة عن الطبيعة.
احصلوا الآن على نسختكم الآن من كل محلات الألعاب والإلكترونيات الرائدة في الشرق الأوسط.

Samsung’s UHD TV available in 55’’ and 65’’ at GITEX Shopper 2013

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Samsung announced that Samsung’s UHD TV available in 55’’ and 65’’ at GITEX Shopper.

"Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced that the revolutionary 85” S9 Ultra High Definition (UHD) TV will be available at GITEX Shopper in 55-inch and 65-inch models.

The new smaller sized UHD TVs not only offers four times more detail than full HD, but also come with a Quad Core processor making it the fastest UHD TV available in the market. Users can also navigate through an extensive hub of movies, TV series, social media sites and games with simple hand gestures through the Smart Hub. Teamed with crystal clear audio via four secret panel 120W speakers and UHD-level picture quality, the UHD TV provides the ultimate home cinema experience, whatever size the display.

Vinod Nair, General Manager TV Business, Samsung Gulf Electronics commented: “The impressive 85-inch version of the S9 UHD TV has been a huge success in this region and we are pleased to expand our offerings to include two more sizes. This revolutionary TV offers superb 4K imagery, which can now be experienced in any home and we are using GITEX Shopper as a platform to showcase this to our target audience.”

The TVs latest smart features can also be future proof using Samsung’s Smart Evolution Kit one connect which allows users to connect only one cable at the back, making it look neat and clean from the back. This kit is easily plugged into the back of the TV and automatically updates the hardware and software, so that consumers can stay up-to-date with the latest Samsung innovations.

The Samsung F9000 UHD 55-inch and 65-inch are now available across major retail stores in the UAE for AED 18,999 and AED 29,999 respectively and are currently being displayed at GITEX Shopper at the Samsung Booth, Sheikh Saeed Hall 3."

Meanwhile, here's the video we took during Gitex Shopper Spring 2013.

NOKIA LUMIA 1020 Best Deal at GITEX Shopper 2013

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Visit Nokia Stand at Gitex Shopper for great deals and to expeience the 41 megapixel on Nokia Lumia 1020.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone's camera captures extremely high-resolution images with fine detail, and puts creative controls at your fingertips.

The only smartphone with a 41 megapixel camera sensor, Full HD video and Nokia Rich Recording for incredible audio capture.

Capture high resolution photos, zoom into details and reframe them as new images. Adjust focus, white balance and exposure with easy, intuitive controls.

Experience 41 megapixels at Gitex Shopper.

The unbeatable Nokia Lumia 1020 is the only smartphone with a 41 megapixel camera sensor, Full HD video and Nokia Rich Recording for incredible audio capture. Get the Nokia Lumia 1020 now at Gitex Shopper and claim your FREE PRO PHOTOGRAPHY kit at Nokia Stand –Camera grip + Joby Gorilla Tripod + flip cover worth of AED 525.

Run for a Reason- 2014 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon Registration

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The Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon is back with a bang!

Early Bird Draw

On 24 January 2014, thousands of runners will take to the streets in one of the world's most iconic road races.

To add to the thrill, you can now be part of an Early Bird Draw and run for free*.

Eligibility and Prizes

10 lucky winners will have their registration fees waived. To be eligible for the Early Bird Draw, register before 31 October 2013, 10.00pm UAE time.

For more information, click here.


Get in on the action. Sign up for the full marathon (42.195km), 10km road race, or the 3km fun run today.
Viral Video- Hump Day Commercial by GEICO Insurance

Viral Video- Hump Day Commercial by GEICO Insurance

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The ad, which garnered more than 15.7 million hits on YouTube as of this posting, features a camel that walks around an office asking employees what day it is. One worker unhappily answered “it’s hump day.”

Camel: Uh-oh! Guess what day it is!

Camel: Guess what day it is! Huh...anybody?

Camel: Julie! Hey...guess what day it is! Ah come on, I know you can hear me.

Camel: Mike Mike Mike...Mike what day is it Mike? Ha ha! Leslie, guess what today is?

Leslie: It's Hump Day.

Camel: Whoot Whoot!

Jimmy: Ronny, how happy are folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to GEICO?

Ronny: I'd say happier than a camel on Wednesday.

Camel: HUMP DAY!!!! YAY!!
Crazy offers at GITEX Shopper 2013- Buy a TV & get a 2014 BMW car free

Crazy offers at GITEX Shopper 2013- Buy a TV & get a 2014 BMW car free

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No catch, no terms and conditions! Buy the Hisense 84" TV for AED 1,29,999 and get a BMW 316i Car FREE. Offer exclusively at Sharaf DG!

GITEX Shopper 2013 starts on October 5 and will run until October 12. With five new smartphones generating a buzz at Gitex Shopper this season, flagship products such as the Apple iPhone 5 and the Samsung S4 have witnessed a price drop of Dh200 at the retail expo.

GITEX Shopper 2013- Jacky's Electronics Best Deals and Promo

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Gitex Shopper is ON, Bag the BIGGEST DEALS and WIN HUGE.. visit Jacky's Electronics today .. at Dubai World Trade Centre.

GITEX Facebook ANSWER & WIN Competition! Stay tuned for our daily questions to stand a chance to WIN a Touch mate tablet daily! 8 Days, 8 Questions, 8 WINNERS!

For more info, visit Jacky's Electronics, official Facebook page!

Gitex Shopper 2013- Emax Best Deals and Promo

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Head to Gitex Shopper 2013 today & get your hands on this exclusive deal from Emax! An LG 55” 3D Smart TV, 50” LED TV & a brand new Home Theater System can be yours for AED 12,999 only! Offer valid till October 12 at Gitex Shoppers or till stocks last. T&C’s apply.

Gitex Shopper 2013- Jumbo Electronics Best Deals and Promo

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Find out what Jumbo Electronics have in store for you this GITEX. Simply Click here ttp:// & don't forget to tell them which offer you liked most using #JumboisGITEX.

When was the last time you actually ‘knocked down’ the price of a product you really wanted? This pre-Gitex, grab the coolest smartphone in town- ‘the #LG #G2’ at your price. Enter the Contest NOW! Round 2 closes at 9 pm tonight!

Check out Jumbo Electronics online catalogue for GITEX 2013 best deals, please click HERE!

It’s simple! Just click here to be the highest bidder and lock-in your price to own the must have smartphone, the LG G2, only with Jumbo GITEX Knock Down.

GITEX Shopper 2013- PLUG-INS Best Deals and Promo

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Catch GITEX Shopper 2013- PLUG-INS Best Deals and Promo.

Gitex Shopper starts today, October 5! Take a photo at the Plug Ins stand, tag the location as "Plug Ins at GITEX Shopper 2013" and post it to Facebook for the chance to win some great prizes! The more photos that are posted with the tag, the better the prizes!

Regional power retailers including Al Falak, E-City, Emax, Geekay, Harman House, iStyle, Jacky’s Electronics, Jumbo Electronics, MK Trading, 050Telecom, One Mobile, Plug-Ins, Sharaf DG, Tarsam and Tec Buy, as well as top world brands such as Samsung, Acer, Bose, Blackberry, Dell, Intel, HP, Nestle, Bose, Nokia, LG, Toshiba, Seagate and Western Digital are determined to offer the best deals possible to the tens of thousands of visitors visiting the show each day.

So buy your tickets now! And get ready for the retail bonanza of the year! Avoid the traffic and take 
the metro.

Click on the link below to view the location on Facebook!

Best GITEX 2013 Deals from Sharaf Catalougue

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The region's biggest ever retail consumer electronics extravaganza starts on 5 October at Dubai World Trade Centre. Find the best offers and deals on over 30,000 different gadgets.

Running for 8 days from 11am - 11pm every day, the show will have a dynamic festival feel with millions of dirhams worth of prizes that will be up for grabs including a daily grand prize of an Opel Astra GTC every day!

Go on an electronic shopping spree like never before with Sharaf DG, this #GitexShopper!

Check out Sharaf DG catalogue here>

GITEX Shopper 2013 win a car promo

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WIN BIG with GITEX Shopper 2013! Many valuable prizes await YOU at the event…Don’t miss it!
اربح مع جيتكس شوبر 2013! العديد من الجوائز القيمة في انتظارك في الحدث...لا تفوته

GREAT news! GITEX Shopper's exhibitors are promising new product launches and unbeatable offers across the technology, communication & entertainment sectors…Get ready!

GITEX Shopper is the region’s biggest and best consumer electronics retail platform with power retailers and world class brands. There are 2 editions of the show - one in Spring and the main event in October.

GITEX Shopper takes place from 5 - 12 October 2013. It is an 8 day event offering CRAZY sales, BIG offers, STUNNING prizes, EXCITING competitions AND A CHANCE TO WIN A CAR EVERY DAY!
Video- Bikers attack SUV driver in New York City

Video- Bikers attack SUV driver in New York City

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According to The Christian Science Monitor, the 33-year-old man was mauled by motorcyclists after he accidentally hit one of them in the vicinity of 125th Street.

The video of the incident has gone viral, garnering more than 3.8 million views on YouTube as of this posting.

The angry bikers smashed the driver’s Range Rover with a helmet that damaged its mirror on the driver’s side.

The victim struck two more bikers as he was fleeing. The chase reached more than two miles before the bikers surrounded the vehicle again and assaulted the driver.