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29 Jan 2022
A UAE-trained militia said Saturday some of its fighters remained on the front lines in key Yemeni conflict zones as part of defensive measures after driving out the Huthi rebels.
23 Jan 2022
The United Arab Emirates has banned the use of drones for one month, days after Yemen's Huthi rebels launched a deadly drone and missile attack on Abu Dhabi.
18 Jan 2022
A deadly attack by Yemen's Huthi rebels on the United Arab Emirates marks a new phase in a seven-year civil war that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives.
17 Jan 2022
A suspected drone attack killed three people in a fuel tank blast in Abu Dhabi on Monday, officials said, as Yemen's Huthi rebels announced
12 Oct 2021
As the fever of the wildly popular "Squid Game" series sweep across the world, fans may have the opportunity to experience a real-life harmless version of the game in Abu Dhabi. The Korean Cultural Center in the United Arab Emirates is organizing a reenactment of the games seen in the Netflix series for two teams…
26 Jul 2021
Abu Dhabi will slash the cost of establishing new businesses by "more than 90 percent" from Tuesday to increase the "competitiveness regionally and internationally" of the emirate, already a magnet for commerce. In recent weeks authorities have ramped up efforts to woo new business to Abu Dhabi, one of seven emirates that make up the…
6 Sep 2020
Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second-most populous city of the United Arab Emirates (after Dubai). The city's rapid development and urbanisation, coupled with the massive oil and gas reserves and production and relatively high average income, have transformed it into a large, developed metropolis. Listed below are 5 of the most popular destinations…
29 Mar 2020
The United Arab Emirates has launched a drive-through coronavirus testing facility as part of the Gulf state's efforts to fight the disease, the Abu Dhabi government's...
17 Feb 2020
World leaders, governments and other participants at the Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10), which drew to a close last week...
3 Feb 2020
Major steps by the government and an increased number of pro-growth initiatives over the past year are expected to boost sentiment and drive demand in the UAE’s real estate market in 2020
3 Feb 2020
Forty-four years after the world was first woken up to the challenges of swelling urbanisation, the tenth session of the World’s largest gathering in the urban sector
20 Jan 2020
Thirteen years after construction started on Meena Plaza, one of Abu Dhabi’s iconic buildings, authorities in the country have marked it for demolition.Construction on the 246,500-square-metre development,....

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Pope Francis appealed Sunday to the people of South Sudan to lay down their "weapons of hatred" at an open-air mass on the final day of his pilgrimage to a country blighted by violence and poverty. Large crowds of ecstatic worshippers streamed into the John Garang Mausoleum in the capital Juba to see the 86-year-old…
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At least 23 people have died in hundreds of forest fires whipped up amid a blistering heat wave in south central Chile, a senior government official said Saturday night. "We want to mourn the passing of 23 persons," said Deputy Interior Minister Manuel Monsalve, adding that 979 people have been injured in the fires. Monsalve…
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A cargo train derailed in the midwestern United States, sparking a massive fire and triggering the release of small amounts of vinyl chloride, a hazardous chemical, officials said Saturday. No injuries or fatalities were reported after around 50 cars of the 140-car train came off the tracks late Friday near the Ohio-Pennsylvania state border. The…
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As the 2023 general elections approach, the Sultan of Sokoto and the President of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, (NSCIA), His Eminence, Muhammed Abubakar the III, and the President, of the Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN), Archbishop Daniel Okoh, have called on Nigerians to eschew ethnoreligious sentiments and vote credible candidates that will revive the economy and ensure fairness and justice in the country.
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Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has died in Dubai aged 79 after a long illness, the army said Sunday.