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This amazing new exhibition will celebrate a historic ritual

This amazing new exhibition will celebrate a historic ritual

With its iconic white marble structure, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque forms both a key part of the city’s skyline and the cornerstone of its culture and heritage. And as the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center marks its tenth anniversary …

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Nothing to do on a layover? Etihad Airways throws a fun challenge

Nothing to do on a layover? Etihad Airways throws a fun challenge

Passengers stoping over in Abu Dhabi and residents of the emirates are being given a new challenge with big prizes at stake. The 48 Hour Challenge by Etihad Airways encourages guests in transit to venture out of the airport and …

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The future of flight just got an innovative turbo-boost

The future of flight just got an innovative turbo-boost

The future of flight in the region is set to get supersonic with a new tech upgrade. The supersonic passenger airliner, designed by Colorado-based aerospace company Boom, was recently unveiled at the Dubai Future Foundation. The commercial aircraft will shorten …

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Students get galactic at this amazing new space lab

Students get galactic at this amazing new space lab

University students are being called on to play their part with the opening of a new science facility that could see them launching their creations into the cosmos. Located at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, the Yahsat Space Laboratory is …

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Pioneering programme creates generation of eco warriors

Pioneering programme creates generation of eco warriors

School children were urged to have their say on sustainability at a recent event aiming to keep the capital’s future green. Over 120 schools participated in the annual Eco Club Summit, hosted as part of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi’s …

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Affordable property market expands with latest development

Affordable property market expands with latest development

A new mid-market residential development has been announced for Al Reem Island offering affordable property for buyers. Aldar Properties has unveiled plans for the AED 1.3bn The Bridges development, featuring two plots of three towers separated in the middle by …

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Kids’ careers in focus at new play centre

Kids’ careers in focus at new play centre

Whether it’s a doctor, fireman or pizza maker, youngsters in the capital will soon have the chance to try out a range of careers for fun. Opening in 2018, the popular children’s edutainment centre KidZania will become a new feature …

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Remarkable achievement for eco-friendly hotel

Remarkable achievement for eco-friendly hotel

An Abu Dhabi property has been recognised for its eco-friendly practices. The Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, certificate, which is bestowed on establishments deemed environmentally responsible. Green projects …

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Check out the plans for an exciting retail space in the capital

Check out the plans for an exciting retail space in the capital

Plans for a new shopping destination have been unveiled for Mohammed Bin Zayed City.  Development of a AED 172m community market has been agreed between Abu Dhabi City Municipality and the Desert General Transport and Clearance Company. The 36,000 square …

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When will the stunning Reem Mall will open to shoppers?

When will the stunning Reem Mall will open to shoppers?

The opening of the Reem Island Mall has been delayed by two years until 2020.  The shopping centre, estimated to cost more than AED3bn to complete, was originally scheduled to open next year but has now been pushed back after issues …

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