Iraq's Ahmed Ibrahim, right, dives in an effort to block Ali Mabkhout of United Arab Emirates inside the goal post during the third-place play-off football match between Iraq and United Arab Emirates at the AFC Asian Cup in Newcastle.

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Hot-shot Mabkhout fires UAE to third place

An interactive waste bin developed by Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi and a local company.

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Interactive waste bin gives recycling a new spin

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Canada lottery

7-second delay costs man $13.5m lottery win

Ticket machine issues one for that night's draw and another for the following week seconds later

Louyang city, china

Baby dragged 12 metres by umbilical cord dies

Hospital admits negligence, apologises and offers compensation but parents say it's not enough

Remove satellite dishes from windows and balconies. Municipal campaign aims to ensure resident safety from electrical devices.

Crackdown on rooftop satellite dishes

Municipality regulations allow for a maximum of four satellite dishes on a building or villa rooftop

Suzanne Chiu (left) and Jackson Yeung from Hong Kong take a selfie.
Photo Clint Egbert/Gulf News Archive

Is posting selfies a sign of low self-esteem?

Psychologist addresses the link between constantly posting selfies and a person’s self-confidence, body image, and need for attention

Slowing flow: A traditional irrigation system at Wadi Khutwa oasis. Groundwater resources in the most
heavily-irrigated areas of Abu Dhabi could be depleted in less than 50 years, warns expert.

Abu Dhabi groundwater to run out in 50 years

Groundwater reserves in UAE being used up more than 20 times as fast as they can be recharged

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