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This is what happened at the Special Olympics opening ceremony

This is what happened at the Special Olympics opening ceremony

The opening ceremony for the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 was a spectacular affair bringing people from all over the world together at Zayed Sports City Stadium. Check out our gallery above to see what happened on the …

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Will you sign up for this fun tournament?

Will you sign up for this fun tournament?

Ladies across the capital are being invited to take part in a first-of-its-kind sporting tournament next month. The inaugural Fatima Bint Mubarak Sports Academy (FBMA) Table Tennis Cup will take place on 5th and 6th April at Abu Dhabi Ladies …

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These flights from the capital have been cancelled

These flights from the capital have been cancelled

An international airline has grounded operations in Abu Dhabi for an indefinite period.  Indian airline Jet Airways has stopped all flights to and from Abu Dhabi due to ‘operational reasons’. Flights from the UAE capital have been cancelled with immediate …

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What’s been happening at the Special Olympics?

What’s been happening at the Special Olympics?

The Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 is well underway and here’s what’s been going on so far.  More than 7,500 athletes and 3,000 coaches representing 200 nations took part in the opening ceremony at Zayed Sports City on Thursday …

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Who has the cutest pet in the capital?

Who has the cutest pet in the capital?

Here’s your chance to win a staycation by voting in Abu Dhabi World’s cutest pet competition.  Pick your favourite from more than 60 entries including dogs, cats and birds, and you can win a stay at Radisson Blu Al Ain. All …

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Give thanks to your mum this Mother’s Day

Give thanks to your mum this Mother’s Day

As we celebrate UAE Mother’s Day on 21st March, we pay tribute to the sacrifices and selflessness of these admirable women we proudly call our mums. There’s nothing greater than a mother’s love. For mums, this unconditional love comes with …

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Everything you need to know about spring camps

Everything you need to know about spring camps

Find out what camps in the capital have to offer to entertain and educate your children during the spring break.  When the school bell rings to signal the start of spring break, children will no doubt rejoice. But for parents, …

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Your quick guide to a wonderful weekend

Your quick guide to a wonderful weekend

You know what time it is and so do we: It’s the weekend and there’s plenty going on in Abu Dhabi. Take your pick from international sport, live comedy, community fitness events, film screenings, returning festivals and so much more. …

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You can win big at this esports tournament

You can win big at this esports tournament

The largest multi-game e-sports tournament in the region will be held at the Mother of the Nation Festival. The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT) announced the multi-platform esports tournament offers winners a total prize money of …

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Why prices have dropped for hotels in the capital

Why prices have dropped for hotels in the capital

Staycations in the capital just became cheaper as tourism fees have been reduced in Abu Dhabi. The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT) announced that the fees charged to hotel guests, including the tourism fee and municipality …

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