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12th Liwa Dates Festival kicks off

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(Abu Dhabi) - Over 100 baskets of Dabbas were lined up on tables awaiting judgment for the tastiest, healthiest and the best looking date of them all. This variety of date, especially popular in Liwa oasis, was the first of the 10 Ratab…

UAE-Qatar Business Forum begins

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(Abu Dhabi) - The second UAE-Qatar Business Forum kicked off at Ritz-Carlton Hotel Abu Dhabi. The forum is organised by the Ministry of Economy in co-operation with the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Qatari Ministry…

Arab Writers Union Conference opens

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(Abu Dhabi) - Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, opened the 26th General Conference of the Arab Writers Union in Abu Dhabi. Egyptian Minister of Culture, Helmy Namnam, Secretary-General…

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives Bill Gates

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, who is here to attend…

Abu Dhabi will host 2020 World Swimming Championship

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(Abu Dhabi) - In another achievement for the UAE and thanks to the leadership's support, Abu Dhabi has won the rights to host the World Swimming Championships for 2020. The announcement was made in Kazan, Russia in the presence of a UAE…

NMC organises 2nd annual meeting

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Government Communication Department at the National Media Council (NMC) has recently organised the 2nd annual meeting for its staff at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Abu Dhabi. Director General of NMC, Ibrahim Al Abed, heads of…

Prince of Poets kicks off 6th season

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(Abu Dhabi) - Twenty poets will compete for a Dh1 million prize when the sixth season of the classical Arabic poetry competition Prince of Poets begins a run of live shows in Abu Dhabi. The series is massively popular, with last season's…

Sheikhs attend race at Al Wathba Endurance Village

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy National Security Advisor and H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and…

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed visits Ministry of Defence

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has said the UAE led by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, believes…

Abu Dhabi top innovative Arab Capital

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(Abu Dhabi) - Data analysis from the website of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), revealed that Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, occupies the first position among the Arab capitals as the top city, which…

General Sheikh Mohammed held talks with Saudi official

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces received at Al Mamoura, Abu Dhabi, Dr Hashim Abdullah Yamani, President of the King Abdullah City…

Star wars VII to be filmed in Abu Dhabi

(Abu Dhabi) - Hollywood is flocking to Abu Dhabi. The latest blockbuster to be filmed here is Star Wars VII. To be released on December 18, 2015, Star Wars episode VII is the latest production that twofour54 and the Abu Dhabi Film Commission…

IRENA's 4th Assembly opens in Abu Dhabi

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(Abu Dhabi) - Heads of State and Ministers from over 150 countries as well as representatives from 120 international organisations gathered in Abu Dhabi for the opening of the Fourth Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency…

PM sets Agenda for Cabinet Retreat

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said that the UAE Cabinet retreat at Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, will mark the kick-off of a series of…