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Sharjah Media Centre (SMC) has unveiled the first of the projects to be launched by Sharjah as part of the Sharjah Capital of Islamic Culture 2014 (SICC 2014) celebrations. During the launch ceremony of the SICC 2014 logo on Sunday, SMC revealed Al Majaz Island project, the official venue of the Sharjah Capital of Islamic Culture 2014 Celebrations, along with its open theatre, which is set to be the first of its kind in the region, and other facilities. The entire project, whose implementation ... Read More
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The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) has announced that the recently launched DubaiSat-2 earth observation satellite has successfully been deployed in orbit and all systems have been tested and verified. The first communication with DubaiSat-2 was established just ... Read More
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Abu Dhabi Airports Company (Adac) is in talks with the Department of Transport to provide road and railway connectivity to the new Midfield Terminal project. "Part of the connectivity of the Midfield Terminal includes a significant interchange with the Department of Transport to link [the terminal] ... Read More
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Residents and tourists are spoilt for choice for New Year fireworks on December 31 with Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, The Palm Jumeirah and Atlantis the Palm offering scenic backdrops for what could be the world's largest pyrotechnic display. Some 450,000 colourful fireworks choreographed for six ... Read More
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The Majlis Collection was launched yesterday at AVENUE AT ETIHAD TOWERS - Abu Dhabi's first standalone luxury shopping destination. This marks the ninth exhibition to be held at the destination, reflecting its role as a centre for both traditional and applied arts in Abu Dhabi, with the exhibition ... Read More
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Kuwait: The UAE Armed Forces has opened its pavilion at Kuwait House for National Works Museum in the presence of Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Shakbout bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, Sheikh Faisal Al Hamad, ambassadors, military attaches, and UAE Armed ... Read More
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Every country and every generation needs its heroes. After doing sketches and drawings of one such hero, Ali Kashwani was inspired to create the UAE's first historic comic-book hero, Salim the Flag Martyr. "We have just one photo of Salim Suhail, when he was about 18 and wearing a police uniform,” ... Read More
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Al Ghurair Centre, Dubai's first shopping mall, is celebrating its heritage in the heart of Deira by installing 1,200 umbrellas. Currently on display at Entrance 3, the spectacular display will be on view to the public until December 28. A Dubai-based decor company was asked to install the ... Read More
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President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan held discussions yesterday at Al Diyafa Palace in Al Mushrif, with the visiting Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow. His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of ... Read More
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The government and people are working together as one team as the government is inspired by the people's ideas with all contributing to improving services within one vision under the team leader, President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Vice President and Prime Minister and ... Read More
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Lt. General H.H. Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, has praised the ministerial retreat the Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has called for on Sir Bani Yas Island, as a national ... Read More
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There is growing concern about the miserable conditions victims of human trafficking, particularly women and children, are living in volatile regions of the world, H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the Women's General Union, of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and President of ... Read More
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Workers in the UAE are some of the happiest in the region, according to a new survey. Some 44 per cent of the country's workforce feel they are in the perfect job, shows the study on career aspirations in the Middle East and North Africa by Bayt.com and Yougov. The high levels of satisfaction have ... Read More
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As of 1st January 2014, Emiratis will be able to travel to the United Kingdom with an Electronic Visa Waiver (EVW) document, which allows them to visit the country for up to six months without a visa, according to the British Embassy in Abu Dhabi. The introduction of the service allows Emiratis to ... Read More
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Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality has said that civic body works hard to make the city of Dubai one of the top ten sustainable cities in the world by 2020 implementing the green building regulation and related orders in line with the strategic vision and goals of the ... Read More
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Dubai Municipality has recently released a guide of environmental requirements for wireless communication stations and towers pertaining to its sites, installation and operation in the emirate of Dubai with the aim to raise the standard of environmental services. Eng. Hind Mahmoud, Head of ... Read More
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Etihad Airways has commenced major expansion of its Indian operations following the approval of an historic 24 per cent investment in Jet Airways. Central to the Etihad Airways plan is the use of Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, as a global hub connecting international passengers and ... Read More
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Etihad Cargo, part of UAE flag carrier Etihad Airways, has posted an all-time record for the amount of freight carried on its network. In November, Etihad Cargo moved 49,700 tons of cargo around the world, the most it has ever carried in one month, and up 52 per cent (32,663 tons) on the same ... Read More
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Beirut: The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has paid the school expenses for a group of Syrian refugee students in Lebanon. Families of the beneficiary students thanked the UAE and President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan for the unwavering support for the needy across the ... Read More
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Football fans in UAE will get a glimpse of the FIFA World Cup trophy when its official global tour arrives in the country on 15th December as part of its nine-month world tour ahead of the 2014 tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The iconic solid gold trophy will be on show at Dubai's Burj Plaza ... Read More