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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 flight 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 you’ve missed 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 14th …

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A new exhibition celebrates people of determination

A new exhibition celebrates people of determination

Six internationally renowned artists have teamed up to present public artworks to celebrate people of determination. The artworks were commissioned by Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 and will form part of a permanent exhibition in the newly named …

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This teacher wants kids to conquer their fears

This teacher wants kids to conquer their fears

“No worry is too big or too small.” That was the key message as Abu Dhabi World joined Liam Kelly to help the teacher conquer his childhood fear of rollercoasters. Hosted at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the event was the second in …

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More programmes for people of determination to be rolled out

More programmes for people of determination to be rolled out

A host of new initiatives and programmes have been approved to ensure the integration of people of determination into society. Announced at the People of Determination Retreat, a meeting that brought together leaders, ministers and people of determination, a total …

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This is how you can help children in need

This is how you can help children in need

Life-changing surgery could be more readily available to children in the UAE as a non profit organisation prepares to host an initiative in the capital. Operation Smile UAE, which provides medical assistance to children suffering from cleft lip and palate …

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How is the UAE protecting its marine life

How is the UAE protecting its marine life

The UAE has revealed its national agenda to counter the effects of overfishing and protect key marine species from further decline. The UAE National Framework for Sustainable Fisheries 2019-2030 was presented by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and …

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How the UAE is leading the charge in promoting clean energy

How the UAE is leading the charge in promoting clean energy

Masdar is continuing to make its mark in promoting clean energy both at home and abroad. The Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company’s renewable energy portfolio grew by 33 percent in 2018 with projects collectively reaching four gigawatts of clean energy …

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This is how the UAE is aiming for the stars

This is how the UAE is aiming for the stars

The Emirates is setting course for the stars after recently agreeing the National Space Strategy 2030. The first-of-its-kind national framework outlines the country’s vision for space exploration, technologies and applications in a bid to establish the UAE as a leader …

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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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