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    Monday Dec 24

    Fire on Al Khail Road

    A small fire broke out at around 1pm on Monday in an empty lot that contained barrels of waste materials along Al Khail Road. There were no injuries in the blaze, a source at Dubai Civil Defence told Gulf News. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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    Sunday Dec 23

    Al Ahmadiya school celebrates

    To mark it’s 100 year anniversary, Al Ahmadiya school staged a song and dance extravaganza to celebrate it’s long history as one of the first educational institutes in the United Arab Emirates.

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    Sunday Dec 23

    Oman holds first municipal elections

    Oman residents turn up to cast their votes in the country’s first municipal election.

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    Thursday Dec 20

    Victims speak out against bullying

    UAE residents who have experienced bullying share their experiences and give insights into how they have coped with physical and psychological abuse

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    Thursday Dec 20

    Shaikh Mohammad looks at Souq, canal plans

    A sweeping new Dh3 billion facelift for the Deira Souq area was shown publicly for the first time on Thursday to His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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    Wednesday Dec 19

    Jingles for a cause

    A group of Dubai residents has been going around town to spread Christmas cheer and raise funds for an accident victim

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    Friday Dec 14

    Midnight Marathon

    The Midnight Marathon in Dubai is launched by the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM)

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    Wednesday Dec 12

    UAE team explore Antarctica

    A team of twelve women with breast cancer have traveled from the United Arab Emirates to explore the sights of Antarctica.

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    Monday Dec 10

    Highlights from the Shaikh Zayed Festival opening

    Fearless displays of horse riding skills and musical showcases were just a few of the showstoppers at the opening of the annual Shaikh Zayed Festival held at Al Wathba in Abu Dhabi.

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    Friday Dec 7

    Al Ahmadiya School turns 100

    Former student Bilal Al Budour takes us on a tour of his old school and recalls the early days of his education in the UAE.

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    Friday Dec 7

    Water babies

    Babies at the Active Sports Academy acquire an important core skill in swimming that can potentially save their lives.

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    Tuesday Dec 4

    National Day finale

    The National Day 2012 celebration in Dubai was showcased by utilizing Immersive Projection Technology that enabled viewers to experience the UAE's 41-year journey in interactive 3D.

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    Monday Dec 3

    UAE celebrates 41st National Day

    Residents across the Emirates took to the streets in fancy dress and decorated vehicles to celebrate the United Arab Emirates 41st National Day. A giant flag rose above Sharjah on the world’s 7th largest flag pole and fireworks lit up the night sky.

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    Friday Nov 30

    A rainy day in Sharjah

    Residents and motorists in Sharjah brave flooded roads and detours as torrential rain and thunderstorms hit the UAE.

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    Wednesday Nov 28

    Vatican foreign minister applauds UAE’s religious tolerance during visit

    Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, Vatican’s Secretary for Relations with States, tells XPRESS that the UAE and Vatican enjoy robust bilateral relations as both share a commitment to promote goodwill.

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    Thursday Nov 22

    Child victims of Israel’s assault on Gaza

    Many children have died in Gaza as a result of Israel’s recent attacks. According to medical staff at the Al Shifa Hospital, the majority of victims being treated are women and children.

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    Sunday Nov 18

    Tamweel Tower fire

    Gulf News readers capture footage of a building fire in Jumeirah Lake Towers

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    Saturday Nov 17

    A heritage tour of Old Dubai

    Gulf News walks down two heritage trails - Shaikh Saeed Al Maktoum House in Shindagha and Al Bastakiya - showing the beauty and culture of old Dubai.

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    Friday Nov 9

    Spotted eagle ray gives birth at Atlantis, The Palm

    Birth of spotted eagle ray at Atlantis, The Palm is extremely important in growing the number of these majestic creatures and ensuring a healthy gene pool is maintained for breeding around the world.

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    Tuesday Nov 6

    Finding homes for cats and dogs

    Volunteers from Bin Kitty and the Ras Al Kaimah Animal Welfare Centre help to find foster homes for cats and dogs in the UAE.

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    Tuesday Nov 6

    Philippine senator commends Dubai coffee shop crew for honesty

    Two Filipino staff of a coffee shop in a mall in Dubai return lost bag with passports, important documents and cash left by a senator from the Philippines.

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    Friday Nov 2

    Burjuman Breast Cancer Walkathon 2012

    Over 10,000 people took part in the 2km BurJuman Safe and Sound Breast Cancer Awareness Walkathon at Zabeel park in Dubai.

  • story 23
    Wednesday Oct 31

    Exposed: Brazen roadside gambling racket in Sharjah

    In August this year, two Bangladeshis were arrested in Sharjah for gambling. XPRESS goes undercover to expose a network of illegal roadside betting tables.

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    Monday Oct 29

    No sandcastles title for Abu Dhabi

    Abu Dhabi residents attempt to break the world record for the most sandcastles built under one hour

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    Monday Oct 15

    Traffic game to improve UAE driving habits

    Dubai Public Prosecution have launched an electronic game aimed at improving driving habits on UAE roads, by familiarizing players with traffic laws and regulations. The game takes users on a virtual drive from Dubai Public Prosecution building, near floating bridge, along Sheikh Zayed Road to the Burj Khalifa. Only safe drivers have a chance of winning the game, while players who commit violations are chased down by traffic police and presented with a list of their offences. The game was officially launched at GITEX today and will be available for download to iPad in February 2013.