The huge billboard on Umm Suquiem Road advertises The AKOYA, a Trump-branded project by Dubai real estate firm DAMAC Properties that will include a golf course, luxury villas and spa. The billboard showed the Republican presidential frontrunner swinging a golf club.
The provocative comments the outspoken politician tends to make every time a tragedy takes place have garnered widespread condemnation. Has Trump finally gone too far by saying all Muslims should be stopped from entering the US? Some of his Muslim partners obviously think he has.
Dubai-based Lifestyle, one of the region's largest home decor retail chains, withdrew "Trump Home" products from its stores on Wednesday in response to his controversial comments.
"As one of the most popular home décor brands in the Middle East, Lifestyle values and respects the sentiments of all its customers," Sachin Mundhwa, Lifestyle CEO, told 7DAYS. "In light of the recent statements made by the presidential candidate in the US media, we have suspended sale of all products from the Trump Home décor range."
Meanwhile, Trump on Thursday postponed a planned trip to Israel amid the growing backlash after his proposal.