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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.

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    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.

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    Sunday Oct 14

    Felix Baumgartner's historic jump

    Watch daredevil Felix Baumgartner make a record-breaking leap from the edge of space

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    Saturday Oct 13

    Bikers parade for charity

    As part of their charity parade Harley Davidson pins were sold to raise funds to support the United Nations World Food Programme initiatives to feed school children. The pins were sold at Dhs 75 each.

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    Sunday Oct 7

    A conversation with Imran Khan

    Gulf News speaks to Pakistani cricket star-turned-politician as he leads the march to protest US drone attacks

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    Thursday Sep 20

    Highway of death

    The number of traffic deaths in the region is abnormally high making it the largest killer after heart disease deaths and strokes.

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    Wednesday Sep 19

    Treating casualities of war in Syria

    Gulf News visits the UAE-Jordan field hospital in Mafraq, where more than ten thousand Syrians have been treated so far. The facility offers much needed medical aid to the thousands of refugees fleeing the conflict each day.

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    Tuesday Sep 18

    Scavengers beware

    Scavengers play cat and mouse with the guards at the Dubai-Sharjah border landfill. The residents look for recyclable waste in order to survive.

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    Tuesday Sep 18

    The trauma of being a Syrian refugee

    Approximately 85,000 Syrian refugees now live in Jordan, in camps and small neighbourhoods. An estimated 2,000 Syrians are crossing into Jordan every day.

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    Monday Sep 17

    Meet baby Fatima, first newborn at UAE-Jordan field hospital

    Gulf News captures footage of the first baby born in the UAE-Jordan field hospital for Syrian refugees in Mafraq, Jordan. The newborn is named after Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, wife of late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan

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    Sunday Sep 16

    Remembering Lorna

    Family members recall the life of slain Dubai-based Filipina businesswoman - as a mother, wife and entrepreneur.