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Abu Dhabi residents, too, joined in with gusto. Vipin Prabhakaran, sales manager at a private company, said such days are great reminders for preserving the environment for future generations. "I have observed Earth Hour ever since it started. Not just today, I always suggest all my friends and family ... Mosque
Before the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge heads off into the depths of the Liwa Desert the action will start with a Super Special Spectator Stage at Yas Marina Circuit. All 112 competitors, hailing from a total of 28 countries, will tackle the tarmac that hosts Formula One races. Opening the rally with ...

The Abu Dhabi Police have urged people to ensure that the doors of their homes are locked properly and to keep their valuable items in secure safe boxes when traveling for holidays to protect them from theft and damage. Through their social media accounts, Twitter and Instagram, the Police said ...
"Although there is no ferry service to Lulu Island, it still has regular visitors," said Dr Susan Aylott, a volunteer at Animal Welfare Abu Dhabi. "The internal island is closed to the public, but there is access to outside beaches and there has been a gradual build-up of rubbish over the years. "We've been ...

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi completed on Fridaya four-city roadshow to India along with partners and stakeholders to help promote the emirate. The delegation includes representatives from Rotana Hotels, Yas Experience, Royal Arabian Destination Management, Royal ...
This week Abu Dhabi is playing host to a select group of people with one of the toughest but most vital jobs in the Middle East. They are charged with defending the energy and utilities business from cyber attacks. Each year they gather to discuss the latest threats from hackers, terrorists and rogue states. businesses
The message sent by the system to drivers yesterday, through smart towers, informed them about the likelihood of intense fog in Abu Dhabi Island and asked them to maintain a safe distance and reduce their speed. The smart towers used by the system utilise the most advanced global ... police
Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez recently paid a visit to the Grand Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. The actress took to her Instagram account and shared a video of her visit as she shoots for her upcoming film 'Race 3', opposite Salman Khan. 'Race 3', being produced by Salman Khan ... China Italy
To mark Abu Dhabi Festival's 'Country of Honour' India this year, the first day will feature an interactive workshop hosted by choreographer Gilles Chuyen. The two-hour workshop will include Bollywood dance routines set to popular Hindi songs. This will be followed by a musical performance by The Raghu ... China Italy
Salman Khan was in Abu Dhabi to shoot mega-hit Tiger Zinda Hai just six months ago: "His return is testament to the confidence of Bollywood studios in twofour54's proven capabilities in delivering large, complex productions successfully," said H.E. Maryam Eid AlMheiri, CEO of Media Zone Authority – Abu ... China Italy
After years of training and preparation, more than 1,000 athletes from 31 countries kicked off the Special Olympics IX Mena Games at venues across Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre was filled with the sound of beating drums and cheers from the early morning. Teenage athlete ... China Italy
The Manchester City squad spent this week in Abu Dhabi, enjoying warm-weather training in a bid to recharge batteries ahead of the final few months of the season. The squad left the UAE's capital on Saturday after a five-day break, with the majority of the players now set to join up with their international ... China Italy
His nomination is producing optimism in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that America's positions regarding Doha, Ankara and Tehran will shift in a direction that is more favorable to Abu Dhabi. Pompeo's record is staunchly anti-Islamist, which appeals to the UAE. As a US lawmaker, Pompeo co-sponsored ... China Italy
Explore Abu Dhabi and save with the Abu Dhabi Pass. Picture: Abu Dhabi Tourism and Cultural Authority. Here is another reason to visit Abu Dhabi. Etihad Airways has teamed up with some of Abu Dhabi's the best attractions, restaurants, spas, beaches and more to offer visitors arriving in Abu Dhabi ... China Italy

The music performances, a part of 'Morocco in Abu Dhabi', highlight the authenticity of Moroccan music, blending the country's history and original heritage, and are performed by renowned musicians and artists presenting shows with music styles from across Morocco, including Chefchaouen cultural music ... China Italy
Tom Cruise is famous for performing his own stunts, particularly for the Mission Impossible franchise (pictured). Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions. Mission Impossible: Fallout star Tom Cruise and director Christopher McQuarrie seem to be taking the title of the movie at face value judging by ... China Italy
"Here we are for the last lap in Abu Dhabi. It is a #RaceToFinishLine. It is going to be one hell of a ride," Remo posted on Sunday. "Wish us luck guys and there is something special coming your way soon. #Race3 #Eid2018," added the director, who also shared an image of a clapboard with a swanky ... China Italy
There are genetic factors at play here, and I urge anyone with a family history of unexplained cardiac death to get screened as soon as possible, as there are potentially life-saving treatments available,” says Dr Khalid Almuti, a cardiologist at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi's Heart & Vascular Institute. A survey ... China Italy
The two-night event this weekend in Moscow was sponsored by Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism. The first half, which focuses on pop, was held at the Kremlin State Theatre Saturday night, and the second-half, which is all about classical music, will be at the Bolshoi theatre tonight. China Italy
Officials from the Environment Authority of Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Ports and Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development attended talks in Mexico to assess international initiatives supporting the UAE's environmental approach to a more sustainable economy. "Holding this summit in the UAE next year ... China Italy
Abu Dhabi: A total of 864 kilograms of construction waste, and discarded plastic and glass, have recently been collected from workers' accommodation near the Al Wathba Wetland Reserve, the Environment Agency — Abu Dhabi (EAD) announced in a statement sent on Sunday. The waste was collected ... China Italy
Abu Dhabi: The Corniche Beach Parks in Abu Dhabi have been recognised as one of the premier recreational spots in the capital with the awarding of the Green Flag last week, the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City announced in a statement. The park joins four other venues in Abu Dhabi city — Dalma Park, ... China Italy
Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, has said that Abu Dhabi is witnessing rapid growth and development on its journey to become a world-class tourism destination. “This is as a result of activating an economic diversification strategy, supporting non-oil producing sectors, and ... China Italy
Austrian oil producer OMV AG is poised to win a deal to produce oil from offshore fields in Abu Dhabi, according to people with knowledge of the situation. While the agreement with OMV has yet to be completed, an announcement is expected in the coming weeks, the people said, asking not to be identified ... China Italy
On Nov. 11, the Louvre Abu Dhabi opened its doors. It calls itself the first “universal museum in the Arab world,” exhibiting art from a globalized perspective. But the United Arab Emirates doesn't really have a strong museum-going culture. Thus was conceived this insight: If traffic won't come to the art, why ... China Italy
Come face to face with Batman and his super villains when you take a trip down to Gotham City this summer at the Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi indoor theme park. New details unveiled about the Yas Island project indicate that DC fans will be able to hitch a ride aboard the Batmobile and challenge the ... China Italy
Aisha Al Marzouqi, Government Projects manager at the Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority, said: “If you're planning to move to Abu Dhabi but have no idea where to live and what to do, and struggling to find a home that meets your family's needs — from schools, hospitals, shopping centres ... China Italy
The Founder's Memorial, a permanent tribute to Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, has been unveiled in a grand ceremony in Abu Dhabi. An art installation called “The Constellation” forms the centrepiece of the memorial. The design by public artist Ralph Helmick comprises 1,300 geometric shapes and ... China Italy
“Abu Dhabi has a deep treasure trove of culture and the richest heritage,” said Saif Ghobash, Director General of the Department of Culture and Tourism, which launched the portal on Tuesday. “What makes this a landmark moment is our opportunity to bring all of this information - the richness of this ... China Italy
Thousands of people have volunteered for next month's Special Olympics IX MENA Games Abu Dhabi 2018, organisers said on Tuesday as the capital counts down to the arrival of athletes. In just over three short months, over 9,000 have signed up for the event, which is due to be held from 14 to 22 March. China Italy
Dubai: Abu Dhabi Airports said on Tuesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding with San Bernardino International Airport Authority (SBIAA) linking Al Bateen Executive Airport with San Bernardino International Airport in California, USA. The agreement will allow for collaboration between both ... China Italy
A total of 164 fines have been given to businesses and shopkeepers violating the VAT law by unlawfully over-charging consumers. The Minister of Economy warned they are now closely observing all businesses across the country, issuing more fines and closing-down more shops. During the Federal ... China Italy
Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) claimed the final stage and with it the overall win at the Abu Dhabi Tour. The Spaniard edged out Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) atop Jabel Hafeet after the pair had dropped their rivals inside the final kilometres. Overnight leader Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) cracked on the ... China Italy
If you've ever dreamed of walking the streets of Gotham City or visiting the Bat Cave, you're in luck. Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, the first Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park, is set to open later this year on the man-made Yas Island and will include themed lands dedicated to DC Comics ... China Italy
The Founder's Memorial, a permanent tribute to Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, is being inaugurated in Abu Dhabi. Located at the intersection of first and second street along the Abu Dhabi Corniche, the Memorial has been built on a 3.3-hectare site. Follow our live updates: ... China Italy
NINE Singapore organisations have signed agreements with the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DOE) to pilot innovative utilities solutions and build capabilities for both power and water in Abu Dhabi, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore and PUB said in a joint statement on Wednesday. China Italy
Abu Dhabi is my home and it is where I come from, despite the utter illegality of my claim. After all, I am not a citizen of the United Arab Emirates, nor could I ever hope to be. Acquiring Emirati citizenship is almost impossible and besides, I don't even look the part: being white-skinned, whenever I speak ... China Italy
ABU DHABI: Red-light cameras caught 13,000 violations in the emirate of Abu Dhabi during 2017, according to a senior police official. ... of the Traffic and Patrols Department at the Abu Dhabi Police, said that running a red light was the main cause for six percent of the traffic incidents in Abu Dhabi last year. China Italy
The Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference (Umex) and Simulation Exhibition and Conference (SimTex) will be held at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre ADNEC from February 25 to 27 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi ... China Italy
Abu Dhabi's Department of Economic Development on Tuesday launched an investment office that will focus on attracting investments to help in the diversification of the economy, a top official said. Called the Abu Dhabi Investment Office, it will act as a one stop centre for investors to invest in various ... China Italy
A woman bank employee embezzled Dh20 million to allegedly spend it on a man -- who promised to marry her -- and his brothers, the Abu Dhabi Criminal Court heard. The bank was able to recover Dh15 million of the embezzled money, reported Al Bayan. The bank froze the employee's assets and sold all ... China Italy
Unite with Tomorrowland will return to the UAE on July 28, but while last year the party was held in Dubai, this year it will be in Abu Dhabi. The UAE event will allow concert-goers to simultaneously rave along with live broadcasts synced with other countries. Along with Abu Dhabi, this year's Unite with ... China Italy
The body of the martyr Sergeant Khalifa Hashel Al Mesmari arrived onboard a plane of the UAE Armed Forces at the Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi on Monday. Upon arrival at the airport, a special military ceremony was held to receive the body of the martyr in the presence of senior armed forces officers. China Italy
A total number of 457 inmates were sent to the Al Ain Punitive and Correctional Institutions Department by the Abu Dhabi Police - 19 of which have ... On Monday, Abu Dhabi Police officials said the inmates from the correctional institution have immensely benefited from the rehabilitation programmes, which ... China Italy
The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court has sentenced an unidentified man to death in the UAE after he killed his wife with acid over alleged infidelity. The sentence was handed down after the wife's family refused to grant pardon to the accused, who offered them blood money, the Khaleej Times reported on Friday. China Italy
Every race is going to be competitive. For myself Abu Dhabi will be an opportunity to try and put myself in the front pack and then showcase my big focuses this winter; bike handling and running off the bike. The bike course in Abu Dhabi is on the F1 track and I am frothing for the chance to race that course. China Italy
'NSO Symphony Orchestra has delighted discerning music lovers for the past seven years, both at the Emirates Palace and in venues across the emirates. With a growing number of world-class facilities opening in the UAE, attracting international soloists and orchestras, I feel it's the right time to pass on the ... China Italy


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