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Be part of the Dubai World Cup action at The Meydan Hotel

Be part of the Dubai World Cup action at The Meydan Hotel

The eyes of the world turn to Meydan on 30th March as the Dubai World Cup race meeting gets underway. One of the richest race meetings on the planet is famous for its stunning horses, talented sportsmen and dramatic action. …

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The UAE is one of the world’s happiest nations

The UAE is one of the world’s happiest nations

The UAE ranked eighth on the Positivity Index of Nations Report, outperforming the US, France and Australia. The nation achieved its position by focusing on future generations, empowering youth, building their capabilities and preparing them for the future. The country’s …

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T10 cricket is coming to the capital

T10 cricket is coming to the capital

Zayed Cricket Stadium will be the new home for T10 cricket for the next five years. Abu Dhabi Cricket, in partnership with Abu Dhabi Sports Council and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, has singed a deal …

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A new UAE rain study is focusing on fog

A new UAE rain study is focusing on fog

An initiative led by a UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science awardee will study local fog and clouds to potentially enhance rainfall in the country. The airborne radiosonde operation by Giles Harrison, professor of atmospheric physics at the Department …

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What’s been happening at the Special Olympics?

What’s been happening at the Special Olympics?

The Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 is well underway and here’s what’s been going on so far.  More than 7,500 athletes and 3,000 coaches representing 200 nations took part in the opening ceremony at Zayed Sports City on Thursday …

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Why prices have dropped for hotels in the capital

Why prices have dropped for hotels in the capital

Staycations in the capital just became cheaper as tourism fees have been reduced in Abu Dhabi. The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT) announced that the fees charged to hotel guests, including the tourism fee and municipality …

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This is what gets forgotten in cars in the capital

This is what gets forgotten in cars in the capital

Abu Dhabi has been named as the second most forgetful city when it comes to leaving items behind in an Uber. The on-demand transport service has released its recent Lost and Found Index and named the UAE capital as the …

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Local drivers are burning rubber on Yas Island

Local drivers are burning rubber on Yas Island

An upcoming international motorsports event is getting a local twist with the hosting of the Emirates Drift Championship Invitational Cup. Taking place during the FIA World Rallycross Championship on 5th and 6th April, the one-off event will feature drivers from …

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Who’s performing at the Special Olympics opening ceremony?

Who’s performing at the Special Olympics opening ceremony?

International musicians will perform for the crowd at the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. Canadian pop star Avril Lavigne will take to the stage alongside ‘Despacito’ singer Luis Fonsi, British DJ Paul Oakenfold, Egyptian …

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A new luxury desert resort has opened

A new luxury desert resort has opened

A luxury hotel chain has opened a new desert retreat in Abu Dhabi. The Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort and Spa, located 40 minutes’ drive from Abu Dhabi in Al Wathba area, features 103 guest rooms and villas, six restaurants, …

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