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Early dismissal all summer long for public schools

Early dismissal all summer long for public schools

The Ministry of Education (MoE) has announced shortened school days for the months of June and July. Now, before you get excited, let’s be clear: This new schedule only applies to public schools and those that follow the MoE curriculum. …

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The Real Slim Shady is returning to the capital

The Real Slim Shady is returning to the capital

Guess who’s back? That’s right, Grammy Award-winning rapper Eminem is returning to Abu Dhabi this October. It’s been seven years since Slim Shady graced the stage in Abu Dhabi but he’s heading back to perform at du Arena on 25th October. …

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Here’s everything you need to know about the 24-hour mega sale

Here’s everything you need to know about the 24-hour mega sale

The 24-Hour Mega Sale returns to the capital this Eid Al Fitr. More than 500 participating retailers across 16 malls in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain are set to offer you special discounts during the 24-Hour Mega Sale, which is …

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Parking machines removed in bid to go digital

Parking machines removed in bid to go digital

Parking machines are being removed across the city as the Integrated Transport Center encourages the public use digital alternatives. The move is part of wider smart government initiatives across the UAE. Previously, drivers could pay at a machine for parking …

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New archaeological evidence unveiled in Al Ain

New archaeological evidence unveiled in Al Ain

Research conducted at the Hili 2 archaeological site, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Al Ain, has revealed new evidence on social life in the region 3,000 years ago. The research, carried out by the Department of Culture …

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UAE fuel prices heat up for the summer

UAE fuel prices heat up for the summer

For the fourth consecutive month, drivers are going to pay more when they fill up on fuel. The UAE’s fuel pricing committee has announced increases for petrol and diesel for June. Rises of between one and three percent begin from …

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Report reveals impact of turtle conservation project

Report reveals impact of turtle conservation project

Just in time for World Turtle Day, marked on 23rd May, the results of an ongoing research project have been revealed that show the collaborative efforts needed to protect an endangered species in Abu Dhabi and further afield. Through the Gulf …

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Airbnb is now available in Arabic

Airbnb is now available in Arabic

Airbnb will now be available in Arabic to accommodate its growing community across the Middle East and North Africa.  The company announced that more than 70,000 listings will be accessible in Arabic via its local website, iOS and Android apps. …

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Abu Dhabi Awards is now open for nominations

Abu Dhabi Awards is now open for nominations

The hunt for exemplary members of the community is on. Now in its tenth edition, the Abu Dhabi Awards is accepting nominations for its next batch of heroes who have made a positive impact in society. Citizens and residents are …

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