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Index offers glimpses of trends across the spectrum to help decision-makers in 22 Arab countries tackle challenges

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Arab Reading Index 2016 reveals significant changes in reading patterns in 22 Arab countries from a 2011 survey

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Average UAE reader spends 57 hours reading 24 books per year, 18 of them in Arabic language: report


Preliminary findings of the Arab Reading Index revealed at the Dubai Knowledge Summit on Monday

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Animal was a member of an extinct group of four-legged carnivores called gorgonopsians

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The chance find lends fresh insight into the extinct feathered creatures as well as the evolution of feathers themselves

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An enchanting fairy tale with a sense of humour and some acrobatics

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Fans, celebrities mourn singer-turned-preacher and pay homage to his work as artist, religious leader

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Murals to be displayed on the buildings lining the road as part of the Dubai Street Museum project

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Ramankutty Kothavil, the sole surviving practitioner of the art of making ‘koppu’, considers it his duty to keep the tradition alive