Donald Trump's name and image stripped from Dubai golf complex

A $6 billion golf complex has stripped Donald Trump's name and image from the site amid outrage at his proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States.

A Dubai real estate firm DAMAC Properties, which is building the complex, initially said it would stand by the Republican Presidential candidate.

But it now appears to have had a change of heart, with billboards bearing Trump's image removed and his name taken down from a wall.

Trump triggered an international uproar when he made his comments in response to last week's deadly shootings in California by two Muslims who authorities said were radicalised.

A spokesman for DAMAC Properties, Niall McLoughlin, declined to comment on why Trump's image had been removed from a billboard outside the project construction site, along with that of his daughter, Ivanka Trump.

The billboard which had included Trump's image. Credit: Reuters

The AKOYA by DAMAC project is set top include a Trump-branded golf course, gated island community and spa.

An advertising billboard outside the development had shown Trump in a red hat swinging a golf club against a backdrop of a lush green golf course.

An adjacent photo of Trump's daughter Ivanka, an executive vice president for his Trump Organization firm, was also removed from the billboard.

Gold letters spelling out "Trump International Gold Club," affixed to a landscaped stone wall at the entrance to the project site, were also removed.

Some of the lettering could still be seen on the ground. Credit: Reuters