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UAE passport is world’s 9th most powerful

The UAE passport is now the world’s ninth most powerful passport, offering ease of international travel to its citizens. On Thursday, Dr Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said in a tweet: “the UAE passport has ranked at 9th position in the Global Passport Index, and now citizens …

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Inside Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Dubai

Robert Ripley’s Ripley’s Believe It or Not! has entertained families with its stranger-than-fiction exhibits since 1918, celebrating 100 years of the weird and wonderful this year. For the first time, the popular American franchise has made a visit to Dubai. Featuring more than 75 exhibits, Ripley’s travelling show is scattered …

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Adnoc commissions new petrochemical unit

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) announced that it has successfully completed the commissioning of a specialised coker unit as part of its Carbon Black and Coker Project. The development comes as the national oil company moves ahead with its aggressive downstream strategy to increase the production of petrochemical products …

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Saudi-led coalition admits Yemen strike that killed dozens of children was ‘unjustified’

The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said on Saturday it accepted that an air attack last month that killed dozens of people, including children traveling on a bus, was unjustified and pledged to hold accountable anyone who contributed to the error. The rare concession follows mounting international pressure, including from allies, …

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