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How can you be a force for positive social change?

How can you be a force for positive social change?

Respect, coexistence and celebrating the value of a harmonious society will come to the fore with the launch of a new government initiative that aims to inspire UAE residents to become active agents for positive change. Announced by the Ministry …

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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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This school understands the value of promoting tolerance

This school understands the value of promoting tolerance

An Abu Dhabi school has honoured the values of peace and tolerance with a recent inter-school competition. Celebrating the values of tolerance, forgiveness and harmony, Global Indian International School (GIIS) held its Al Tasamuh contest recently, which saw almost 1,000 …

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How this historian made her mark in the community

How this historian made her mark in the community

Exploring the UAE’s rich past has been an enduring passion for dedicated historian Dr Jayanti Maitra. Dr Jayanti Maitra started her new life in the UAE just like any other expatriate. Arriving in Abu Dhabi from India in the winter …

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How this desert voyage will honour a remarkable leader

How this desert voyage will honour a remarkable leader

Before his name became synonymous with the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed set off on a journey by camelback from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain. Now, a voyage aims to retrace those same steps that served as a precursor to …

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Animal conservation is big in the UAE, here’s why

Animal conservation is big in the UAE, here’s why

Conservation matters, and here is what the UAE is doing to uphold that ethos. As the story goes, it was on a tour of Al Ain’s early development projects decades ago that Sheikh Zayed laid the groundwork for conservation in …

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When will this incredible new attraction open to the public?

When will this incredible new attraction open to the public?

A monument to the UAE’s late leader, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, is set to open to the public in the coming weeks. The new attraction, located at the intersection of 18th Street and the Corniche near Emirates Palace, will …

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You could contribute to this upcoming Islamic exhibition

You could contribute to this upcoming Islamic exhibition

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center is calling on the public to contribute to the Hajj: Memories of a Journey exhibition, which opens on 20th September. Residents are being asked to submit souvenirs collected during their Hajj journeys, or gifts from …

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Why this capital landmark is making global headlines

Why this capital landmark is making global headlines

An iconic Abu Dhabi landmark has captured global attention as a tourist destination. According to a survey by travel website TripAdvisor, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ranked as the world’s second most popular landmark for the second year in a row. …

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NEWS: Local students to receive unique surgical experience

NEWS: Local students to receive unique surgical experience

Four students from the UAE have been selected to take part in a summer surgical programme in the US. Khalifa University students Mohammed Alteneiji, Salim Almulla, Mohammed Alharmoodi and Sarah Bawazir will join students from 20 other universities around the …

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