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Learn how to play this ancient instrument

Learn how to play this ancient instrument

More than just a musical instrument, the oud has endured the passage of time and has played an important role in Middle Eastern civilisation.  Writer Ferdinand Godinez heads to the house of oud in an effort to discover the instrument’s …

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Here’s how to save money travelling in Abu Dhabi

Here’s how to save money travelling in Abu Dhabi

Travelling around the city is about to get much cheaper if you don’t drive.  Car hire service Careem has launched a new affordable service in Abu Dhabi named Economy and has reduced the rates previously used for the service. Users can …

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How much? The price of fuel is on the rise

How much? The price of fuel is on the rise

As the air-conditioned inside of our car becomes more enjoyable over the summer, here’s some news about fuel prices that might make you want to turn down the dial. The Ministry of Energy has just announced what drivers will be …

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It’s International Burger Day and here are 5 to try

It’s International Burger Day and here are 5 to try

Yes, that’s right, it’s International Burger Day, a day I’m sure we all had marked on our calendars.  So today is as good a day as any to pay homage to one of the world’s most popular foods by highlighting …

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Why AI is the key to the future

Why AI is the key to the future

Artificial intelligence is projected to become a key driver in the UAE’s economic growth within the next two decades, according to the findings of a new industry report. Compiled by consulting firm Accenture, the report analysed 15 industry sectors including …

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This new cafe has a sweet side you don’t want to miss

This new cafe has a sweet side you don’t want to miss

Cakes – what would life be like without them? Even Donkey, the fictional fast-talking sidekick from the animated film Shrek, exclaimed with excitement, “Everybody loves cakes!” And we agree. A study published in 2016 by the journal Appetite revealed that …

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What is going on in the capital this Ramadan weekend?

What is going on in the capital this Ramadan weekend?

The holy month is here and so is the weekend, so what’s going on over the next few days? Thursday 17th May  Gather your friends and test your knowledge with questions covering a wide range of specialist subjects that will have …

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This is your chance to see some amazing attractions at a discount

This is your chance to see some amazing attractions at a discount

Thrill seekers have the chance to see some of Abu Dhabi’s most popular attractions as many times as they like in one year. Yas Island has launched the Yas Parks Annual Pass that offers year-round admission to attractions on the …

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These charity initiatives embrace the spirit of Ramadan

These charity initiatives embrace the spirit of Ramadan

The giving spirit of Ramadan is off to a generous start with the launch of a number of philanthropic initiatives to help those less fortunate, both in the UAE and overseas. In honour of the Year of Zayed, the Emirates …

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How difficult is the ancient craft of Arabic calligraphy?

How difficult is the ancient craft of Arabic calligraphy?

Abu Dhabi World online editor Colin Armstrong tries his hand at a local pastime in this immersive art class What is it? Arabic calligraphy has been practiced in the Gulf region as far back as the eighth century, where oral …

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