A new report claims Apple is set to open the largest Apple Store yet, with 50,000 square feet of space, at the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai in August 2015.

Apple may be in the middle of constructing its largest Apple Store yet in Dubai, which may also be the first retail store from the company to open in the Middle East. According to the Khaleej Times, citing unnamed sources, the store will open in August 2015 at the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai and it will have 50,000 square feet of space.

Apple's Dubai office did not respond to Khaleej Times queries regarding the store location and its opening date, but a spokesperson for the Mall of the Emirates owner said: "As a company policy, Majid Al Futtaim does not comment on speculation or unverified stories with regards to new store openings in our shopping malls."

The story adds that another Apple Store in the Middle East is slated to be opened in Abu Dhabi, but a specific date was not mentioned.

Source: Khaleej Times; Via: AppleInsider