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Campers warned to avoid plants in UAE that can lead to coma, corneal damage

March 22, 2019 10:08 am0 comments
Campers warned to avoid plants in UAE that can lead to coma, corneal damage

The Department of Health in Abu Dhabi has urged campers to dodge these toxic plants 22/03/2019 Friday  Dubai: The health in authority in Abu Dhabi has warned campers and hikers to avoid touching or ingesting toxic plants that typically grow across the emirates after rainfall. As the pleasant weather kicks […]

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Arab engineers to build satellite 813 at Al Ain Centre

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The satellite named 813 with lifespan of 5 years, will be developed in 3 years 22/03/2019  Friday Abu Dhabi: Engineers from 11 Arab countries will develop a new satellite named 813 at the National Space Science and Technology Centre at UAE University in Al Ain, the UAE Space Agency announced on Thursday. […]

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Special Olympics eyes UAE return after success of 2019

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Special Olympics eyes UAE return after success of 2019

Games are concluding but our work will go on say legacy-seeking local organisers 22/03/2019 Friday Abu Dhabi : Even before the Flame of Hope was given away to conclude the Middle East’s first Special Olympics World Games hosting this week, officials were already talking about returning the event to the […]

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The Special Olympics throws focus on a tech start-up

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The Special Olympics throws focus on a tech start-up

Ottaa, which helps people with speech impairments, had its technology do all the talking 22/03/2019 Friday  Dubai: With the curtain falling on the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi and athletes returning home — some with medals and some without — a number of companies offering technology to help people of […]

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Van Marwijk promises to deliver for UAE

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Van Marwijk promises to deliver for UAE

UAE’s new Dutch coach says second Fifa World Cup appearance is possible 22/03/2019 Friday Dubai: Dutchman Bert van Marwijk has promised to usher in the changes and ensure the UAE have an even chance of qualifying for a second Fifa World Cup in three years’ time. The 66-year-old Van Marwijk, […]

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Hamdan: World Cup is wide open race

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Hamdan: World Cup is wide open race

‘All of them are in with a chance and anything can happen in a horse race like this’ 22/03/2019 Friday Dubai: While most experts are closely examining form books to narrow down their predictions for next Saturday’s $12 million Dubai World Cup, one of horse racing’s most powerful and influential […]

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ADCB and UNB shareholders greenlight mega-merger

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The new entity will also include Al Hilal Bank and have a net profit of Dh6.1b 22/03/2019 Dubai: Shareholders of Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) and Union National Bank (UNB) have given their approval for a merger of the two banks and then to acquire Al Hilal Bank, creating an […]

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Emirates increases frequency to Egypt, adds four more flights on Dubai-Cairo route due to high passenger demand

March 21, 2019 8:01 am0 comments
Emirates increases frequency to Egypt, adds four more flights on Dubai-Cairo route due to high passenger demand

Passenger occupancy on popular route averages 90 per cent. 21/03/2019 Thursday Dubai: Emirates is increasing the frequency of flights between Dubai and Cairo, adding four additional trips a week to its existing thrice-daily service, starting 28 October, 2019. The four new flights operating on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, will […]

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Arsenal land in Dubai tonight for Al Nasr clash

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Unai Emery’s Gunners to maintain focus heading into remainder of EPL season 21/03/2019 Thursday Dubai: Unai Emery’s Arsenal are scheduled to land at Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport at 8pm on Thursday.The English Premier League side are scheduled to play a friendly against Al Nasr Club to mark the […]

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Look: One of UAE’s tallest towers rising in Dubai, to open in 2020

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Look: One of UAE’s tallest towers rising in Dubai, to open in 2020

Supertall structure to have 2 infinity pools that will be among world’s highest 21/03/2019 Thursday Dubai: Dubai will add another supertall tower to its growing list of record-breaking landmarks and it is due to open very soon. Now more than 60 per cent complete, the 75-storey tower in the Downtown […]

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