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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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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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What will you get up to this weekend?

What will you get up to this weekend?

The weekend is here, bringing with it a whole world of opportunity and fun-filled events that will get you up and out of the house. So what’s going on over the next few days? Thursday 24th May  Celebrate the holy …

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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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How volunteering can help change your life

How volunteering can help change your life

  As a volunteer, the greatest gift you can give is your time. Read on to discover where to donate it, how it helps the community and why it’s good for you too With the arrival of the holy month, …

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Why capital students sent a positive message to the world

Why capital students sent a positive message to the world

Internet culture, youth empowerment and Kanye West were just some of the topics on the schedule at a recent educational event in the capital led by students aiming to spread a message of positivity among their peers. Tackling key challenges …

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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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This is when you’ll pay for parking during Ramadan

This is when you’ll pay for parking during Ramadan

Abu Dhabi Department of Transport has announced the details of paid parking during Ramadan. Throughout the holy month, residents can take advantage of free parking every day from 2pm to 9pm across the city. Drivers will have to pay for parking as normal …

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Want to know how people celebrate Ramadan around the world?

Want to know how people celebrate Ramadan around the world?

From stringing up lanterns to playing football on fire, Ramadan is celebrated in different ways across the globe The holy month unites Muslims from all walks of life around the world. The season is a chance for worshippers to celebrate …

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