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Long-delayed Louvre Abu Dhabi to open its doors in November

Housing 600 works of art, including 300 loaned by 13 French museums for the inaugural year, the Louvre Abu Dhabi is described as the “first universal museum” in the Arab world. It will open to the public on November 11, ...

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Dubai developers unveil mega projects despite downturn

AFP Last updated: September 12, 2017 Property developers in Dubai showcased new multi-billion-dollar mega-projects on Monday despite falling prices, in the hope of stimulating demand and helping to end a three-year market downturn. Exhibitors at the three-day Cityscape Global showed ...

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Iraqi Shiite cleric visits United Arab Emirates

AFP Last updated: August 14, 2017 Influential Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has visited the United Arab Emirates, its official news agency said Monday, his second trip in weeks to a Sunni-ruled Gulf country after Saudi Arabia. Late Sunday, Sadr ...

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Dubai bans popular business website over 'false news'

AFP Last updated: July 30, 2017 Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have banned a leading business website and magazine for one month for allegedly publishing “false news” on failed real estate projects in Dubai. Arabian Business has withdrawn the ...

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