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UAE’s oldest Christian site reopens on Sir Bani Yas Island

UAE’s oldest Christian site reopens on Sir Bani Yas Island

Following extensive conservation efforts, the Church and Monastery on Sir Bani Yas Island has reopened to visitors. The first Christian site discovered in the UAE dates to the 7th and 8th centuries CE and has undergone several excavations since the …

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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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Want to know the amazing history of this ancient artefact?

Want to know the amazing history of this ancient artefact?

History fans can attend a special event to find out more about archaeology in the UAE. Louvre Abu Dhabi will be hosting a lecture by Dr Mark Jonathan Beech, head of archaeology of Al Dhafra and Abu Dhabi in the …

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Will it be three-in-a-row for Tommy?

Will it be three-in-a-row for Tommy?

We speak to back-to-back Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship winner Tommy Fleetwood ahead of his return to the capital in January.  What excites you most about the upcoming Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship?  It’s crazy to think that this year …

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Six things you need to know about diabetes

Six things you need to know about diabetes

With 14th November marking World Diabetes Day, it’s time to think a little deeper about the condition, its symptoms and how you have the power to keep it at bay. In the past 40 years, diabetes has become a global …

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Why you should be excited about this historic fort

Why you should be excited about this historic fort

An important fragment of Abu Dhabi’s past will be in the spotlight as a historic landmark reopens to the public following extensive renovations. Opening on 7th December with a full week of activities, Qasr Al Hosn will host art exhibitions …

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Learn something new with these amazing museums

Learn something new with these amazing museums

It may be scorching outside, but that doesn’t mean you can’t stay cool and learn something new in the Garden City. Here’s our guide to Al Ain’s museums. With ancient tombs, vestiges of Bronze Age settlements and dig sites dotted …

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Why football fans should not miss these exciting stalls

Why football fans should not miss these exciting stalls

A series of interactive roadshows are set to be rolled out in Abu Dhabi as part of preparations for the upcoming Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup. The UAE is hosting the prestigious sporting event from 5th January to 1st …

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A urinal for a masterpiece? Find out what this author really thinks

A urinal for a masterpiece? Find out what this author really thinks

As a lecturer in the department of archaeology and history of art at Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, Robert Kilroy recently published his book – Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain: One Hundred Years Later – where he re-examines a classic and controversial work …

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You need to see this exhibit if you’re crazy about Japanese arts

You need to see this exhibit if you’re crazy about Japanese arts

Japanese art is set to be the focus of an upcoming exhibition scheduled for display at Louvre Abu Dhabi. Opening on 6th September, Japanese Connections: The Birth of Modern Décor will showcase the artistic and cultural relationship that blossomed between …

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