Editor, MEP

Progress: The Demolition of a Dubai Landmark

The demolition of the Metropolitan Hotel Sheikh Zayed Road to make way for 3 hotels with over 1,600 rooms at a cost of AED 4.875 Billion.

 Mich Cafe

Dubai Gets its Blue Mosque

Dubai Gets its Blue Mosque

I heard ‘Uthman bin ‘Affan saying, when people argued too much about his intention to reconstruct the mosque of Allah’s Apostle, “You have talked too much. I heard the Prophet saying, ‘Whoever built a mosque, Allah would build for him a similar place in Paradise’.”

MICH CAFE: The closer you get, the more splendid the mosque looks. The size is breathtaking and I had difficulty getting the four 60-meter-high minarets in one frame.