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Breaking news: Permanent residency in the UAE is here

Breaking news: Permanent residency in the UAE is here

For those who dream of making the UAE their forever home, this is a huge deal – a permanent residency scheme. HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, …

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You can win big at these malls

You can win big at these malls

Malls throughout the capital have joined forces to offer visitors a special experience during the holy month of Ramadan. In partnership with The Islamic Museum, Yas Mall, The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (WTCAD) and Al Jimi Mall …

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Here’s where you can catch fireworks during Eid

Here’s where you can catch fireworks during Eid

To help you celebrate Eid al Fitr in style, Cipriani Yas Island will open its doors to families and friends for an award-winning Italian menu and three nights of fireworks. The restaurant features indoor and outdoor dining with views overlooking …

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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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First Formula 1 after-race artist revealed

First Formula 1 after-race artist revealed

The first artist to perform at the after-race concerts this year has been announced. Rapper Travis Scott will form part of the line-up for the Yasalam series of musical acts taking to the stage on Friday 29th November as part …

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Here’s a way to reduce food wastage during Ramadan

Here’s a way to reduce food wastage during Ramadan

Environmental group Emirates Nature-WWF has launched a campaign to reduce food wastage during Ramadan.  The Save 1/3 initiative aims to encourage the community to be more conscious of their food consumption and shopping and cooking habits to decrease waste. Globally, …

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A locally developed satellite is set for orbit

A locally developed satellite is set for orbit

The UAE’s space ambitions have been given another boost with the planned launch of a local satellite into space.   MeznSat – a satellite developed by students from Khalifa University and American University of Ras Al Khaimah – is set …

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This school boosts international curriculum with new offering

This school boosts international curriculum with new offering

Al Bateen Academy will be introducing the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) from September this year. The PYP complements the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme already available to the school’s post-16 students. The programme is designed to develop young students into …

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Etihad flies to a new destination

Etihad flies to a new destination

Etihad launches flights for Umrah    Etihad Airways has announced flights between Al Ain and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for people attending Umrah during the last ten days of the holy month. The flights will operate from 26th May to 4th June. Known …

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These local plants and animals are getting new homes

These local plants and animals are getting new homes

A joint initiative to preserve the UAE’s biodiversity has been launched to share local flora and fauna with international communities.  Al Maha Diplomacy, a collaboration between the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, …

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