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Iftar programmes are helping those in need

Iftar programmes are helping those in need

Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has started distribution of 40,000 food baskets as part of its Ramadan Iftar Programme for eligible households in a large number of Egyptian villages.  Overseen by the UAE Embassy in Cairo, the programme includes …

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Circular economy could reduce plastic pollution

Circular economy could reduce plastic pollution

The country’s war against plastic pollution has been given a big boost following an agreement between two organisations.  Coinciding with Earth Day, the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and the Coalition of Innovation in Recycling towards a Closed Loop …

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First generation student in Abu Dhabi secures coveted fellowship

First generation student in Abu Dhabi secures coveted fellowship

A student from NYU Abu Dhabi has been selected to take part in a special programme for first-generation students from around the world.  Trey Wang from China, part of NYU Abu Dhabi’s class of 2022, is one of 17 recipients …

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How is this event sharing important traditions?

How is this event sharing important traditions?

Traditional Bedouin skills will be revived for the modern generation with the launch of a new series of free workshops in the Garden City. Running until 16th April next year at Al Ain Palace Museum as part of the Traditional …

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8 reasons you need to watch this amazing play

8 reasons you need to watch this amazing play

Performed by award-winning troupe Elevator Repair Service, Gatz isn’t a reproduction, nor is it quite an adaptation. Rather, this is a presentation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel The Great Gatsby, read aloud in a sort of live version of …

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5 practical ways you can help the city’s strays

5 practical ways you can help the city’s strays

On 18th August, animal lovers around the world will mark the 27th annual International Homeless Animals’ Day.  It’s a time when organisations around the world host activities in a bid to raise awareness about overpopulation and being a responsible pet owner. So what …

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Passing of the torch to the country’s youth

Passing of the torch to the country’s youth

The young generation is set to play a pivotal role in helping the UAE achieve its future goals according to the initiatives announced to celebrate International Youth Day. Launched by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu …

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This is your essential guide to surviving the summer

This is your essential guide to surviving the summer

It’s hot, we get it – we’ve been there, done that and got the T-shirt, too. But you don’t have to flee the UAE to enjoy an amazing summer when there are so many ways to make the most of …

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Is the weather in Abu Dhabi about to get rainy?

Is the weather in Abu Dhabi about to get rainy?

A series of research flights are being planned for the coming months as experts continue working on the country’s cloud-seeding efforts in a bid to address water scarcity. Dr Paul Lawson, a US-based scientist and one of the grant winners …

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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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