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The International Fund for Houbara Conservation, IFHC, has announced the hatching of its first captive-bred Asian Houbara chick of the season. The chick, the first of several thousand which are anticipated to be bred this year in Abu Dhabi, was hatched on the 4th March at the Fund's Sheikh Khalifa Houbara Breeding Centre - Abu Dhabi. It is also the first to be produced this year as part of the His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Houbara Reintroduction Project, which breeds and releases ... Read More
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The International Business Women Group (IBWG), in cooperation with the Australian, the British, the Canadian and the French Business Groups, recently hosted the International Women's Day Luncheon at Beach Rotana Hotel to celebrate women's achievements. "Today U.A.E. women achieved great milestones ... Read More
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Etihad Modern Art Gallery has hosted an exhibition entitled "Women/Creators", under the patronage of Sheikha Shamma bint Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan. The Gallery was able to provide a unique perspective for art produced by women from the community. Featuring the prominent artists Dr. Najat Makki, ... Read More
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Al Majaz Amphitheatre, which is phase one of Al Majaz Island project, is expected to open on March 26. The Dh120 million Roman-style amphitheatre, covering an area of 7,238 square metres, can accommodate up to 4,500 people. The open-air amphitheatre will be the official venue for the Sharjah ... Read More
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Major diversions on Sheikh Zayed Road will begin by year-end as part of phase one of the Dubai Canal project, Gulf News can reveal. Work on the proposed three-kilometre long Dubai Canal project has been under way since September 2013 and will be carried out in three phases. Phase one will involve ... Read More
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As a result to the extreme low visibility conditions at Abu Dhabi International Airport this morning, 37 aircraft were diverted to other airports in the region due to the operational challenges posed by such weather. These flights were diverted as follows: 14 flights to Al Ain Airport, 3 flights to ... Read More
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Drydocks World has announced the completion and delivery of Eagle Louisiana, the second of two Modular Capture Vessels (MCV) for the U.S. The first MCV, Eagle Texas, sailed away from Drydocks World's yard in August last year. The vessels are the world's first MCVs. Drydocks World converted the ... Read More
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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has welcomed international football star Patrick Vieira as the latest high-profile addition to its Guest Ambassador programme. One of the most accomplished sportsmen of his generation, Vieira has won nine league titles and five ... Read More
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Thousands of visitors recently attended the 22nd Dubai International Boat Show, with many more expected to attend over the weekend to catch a glimpse of the world's most stunning superyachts. Visitors from 70 countries around the world, including families, maritime enthusiasts, industry ... Read More
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Berlin: On the first day of the International Travel Bourse (ITB), the world's biggest travel trade show, Dubai won two prestigious awards, demonstrating its high standing in the global travel industry. In the ITB Go Asia awards, Dubai was named as ‘Most Popular Destination in Arabia' while the ... Read More
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H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Emirates Group and Chairman of Dubai World, has received the Arabic version of "Dubai 1962", a unique collection of photographs by Japanese photojournalist, Yoshio Kawashima. Ibrahim Mohamed Al Janahi, ... Read More
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President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson of Iceland has lauded the key role the UAE has been playing in the global clean energy scene. In a lecture he gave Wednesday at the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR), President Grimsson said he was pleased to learn about UAE's experiment and ... Read More
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Recent and upcoming visits of high-level delegations between the UAE and Ireland strongly illustrate the historic links between the two countries, as well as the increasing volume of two-way trade and the willingness to strengthen relations further, according to Patrick Hennessy, Irish Ambassador ... Read More
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The Department of Finance- Abu Dhabi (DoF) announced yesterday the signing of a loan agreement with the Republic of Serbia, providing the country a loan of US$1 billion. The deal was signed after the visit of Aleksandar Vucic, First Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia, to the U.A.E.. Vucic was ... Read More
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Abdullah bin Mohammed Saeed Ghobash, Minister of State, has launched the website of the Ministry of State in response to, and in line with, the vision of the U.A.E. government, which aims to contribute in the facilitation of customer services and give speedy access to information and services ... Read More