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Shopping mall gives back to the community for Ramadan

Shopping mall gives back to the community for Ramadan

Marina Mall Abu Dhabi is embracing the spirit of Ramadan by teaming up with Make-A-Wish Foundation to host a bazaar throughout the holy month.  The Ramadan bazaar will feature various items for sale including handicrafts, paintings, abayas, perfumes and Arabic …

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Celebrate Eid al Fitr at these great destination places

Celebrate Eid al Fitr at these great destination places

As Eid al Fitr approaches, it’s all about spending more time with loved ones. Whether that means you plan to get away or stick around, we’re here to help you decide where to spend your holiday. For Muslims around the …

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Why this producer is optimistic about the future of local films

Why this producer is optimistic about the future of local films

As the manager of local film and television at Image Nation Abu Dhabi, Hana is on a constant lookout for interesting stories to feature, both here and around the region. Just some of the projects she has worked on include …

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There’s more to this film than meets the eye

There’s more to this film than meets the eye

A light-hearted animated film featuring oddball characters imparts valuable life lessons for children and adults. From those adorable Care Bears to the sweet-natured Snoopy and Japan’s beloved Hello Kitty, it’s safe to say that many cartoon characters are intended to …

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How air pollution is harming the world around us

How air pollution is harming the world around us

As we mark World Environment Day on 5th June, it’s the perfect time to talk about one of the world’s biggest and most pressing health emergencies: air pollution. Approximately 4.2 million people die every year as a result of exposure …

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Al Forsan Ramadan Championship 2019

Al Forsan Ramadan Championship 2019

Making its debut this year, the Al Forsan Ramadan Championship features various sporting competitions including shooting and karting. The tournament, which will run until 23rd May, is open to different age groups and hosted by Al Forsan International Sports Resort.

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Get your healthy food items at this mall-based grocery

Get your healthy food items at this mall-based grocery

The Lulu Group International and the Department of Health Abu Dhabi signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote WEQAYA approved food products. The WEQAYA food programme was developed in partnership with Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority and Abu Dhabi …

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How to fast the right way this Ramadan

How to fast the right way this Ramadan

Fasting has many benefits but be sure you are practising properly to make the most of it. While fasting is not simply about refraining from food and drink, this is a large part of Ramadan. Fasting has several health benefits, …

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Five books to broaden your knowledge on Islam

Five books to broaden your knowledge on Islam

Ramadan is the perfect time to learn more about local culture and religion. Here’s a list of books to help you and your children understand the second largest religion in the world. While Ramadan is a month of reflection for …

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Where to enjoy suhoor this Ramadan season

Where to enjoy suhoor this Ramadan season

Suhoor is formally the meal consumed before dawn but many venues around the city offer suhoor as a means of bringing people together after they break the fast. Whether you prefer your meal late the night before or just before …

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