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Abu Dhabi Science Festival opens

The region’s largest science festival of its kind for children began in the capital on Thursday. The Abu Dhabi Science Festival, now in its seventh edition, brings the world of science within easy grasp of young minds with its array of fun scientific activities that offer them first-hand experience of …

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French minister on Macron’s UAE visit

The upcoming visit of French President Emmanuel Macron for the grand opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi on November 11 demonstrates the advanced level reached by the UAE-France strategic relations in cultural and educational fields, said Jean-Michel Blanquer, the French Minister of National Education. ”The distinct bilateral ties, close co-ordination in …

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9 rescued from Abu Dhabi hotel fire

Firefighters in Abu Dhabi rescued nine people from a fire that broke out on the 14th floor of a hotel. According to Abu Dhabi Police, the operations room received a distressed call at 11am on Monday from the hotel. A team of police, civil defence and ambulances were immediately dispatched, …

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UAE 2015: Moving Towards A Non-Oil Reliant Economy

By Anshuman Kukreti – for Middle East Business News – In spite of the political fallout, the Emirati economy catapulted to a growth trajectory beyond bounds of ‘the predictable’ during 2014.Considered as the second largest economy in the Arab world, the UAE cruised to a far better-than-expected growth of 4.8% …

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UAE markets recover partly after slump

Source: Gulf News – The UAE markets rebounded on Wednesday after the oil triggered slump as traders picked up bargains ahead of the new year. The Dubai Financial Market General Index ended up 1.29 per cent at 3,774, recovering from the previous session’s more than 5 per cent decline. The …

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Sufism in UAE: A short history

THE LEVANT – By Dr. Haytham Mouzahem – There are few sources that talk about the history of mysticism in the Arab Gulf states and particularly in the United Arab Emirates. G.G. Lorimer, who is considered one of the best historians and geographers that described the Arabian Gulf at the …

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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi

This large white mosque is located at the entrance of Abu Dhabi island, on Airport Road, just before Maqta Bridge when you come from city centre. It is truly immense, and its location (near the motorway) makes it immediately noticed by all visitors. Documentary of Sheikh Zayed Mosque Its construction …

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