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Two Little Girls Recently Won the “Fitnovation” Prize at their Dubai Based School for Promoting Health Lifestyle

Two little girls recently won the “Fitnovation” prize at their Dubai-based school for promoting healthy eating habits and an active lifestyle. Ma’eve Murad, 7 and her sister Ilayah, 5, compiled a video of their daily healthy habits. Jumeira Baccalaureate School launched the initiative to challenge students and families to be extra aware of a healthy living.   “Schools play a vital role in teaching students skills to make healthy decisions. In order to be innovative and successful we need to make healthy choices,” Ryan Ewaskiw -JBS.

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Gulf Cooperation Council Condemns ‘Barbaric Shelling’ of Aleppo

DUBAI – The Arab states of the Gulf, including regional powerhouse Saudi Arabia, condemned on Tuesday what they described as “the barbaric shelling” of Aleppo and called on the United Nations to move quickly to provide relief to the Syrian people. Their statement comes as the rebel hold on Aleppo appeared to end, after months of

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Ex-CIA Chief Says Trump Risks Blame for an Attack if He Skips Briefings

By Noah Browning DUBAI, Dec 14 – Former CIA director Leon Panetta said on Wednesday that President-elect Donald Trump risked being blamed after any potential attack on the United States if he refused to receive more regular intelligence briefings. U.S. officials told Reuters that Trump is receiving an average of one presidential intelligence briefing a

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Fire Hits Apartment Block on Dubai’s Palm Island

DUBAI, Dec 13 – Fire broke out at an upmarket apartment block on the artificial Palm island in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates on Monday but there were no immediate reports of any casualties, the emirate’s media office said. It was the latest in a series of fires to hit tall buildings, including residential

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Seven Emirates, One Nation

The United Arab Emirates turns 45 on December 2nd By Arfa Shahid and Leila Hatoum In early February 1968, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum and Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the late rulers of Dubai and Abu Dhabi respectively, agreed to establish a union between their emirates. The idea had been debated long before 1968, and

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Dubai Drops Case Against U.K. Woman Charged After Reporting Rape

By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK, Nov 23  – Dubai has dropped the case against a British woman who was accused of extramarital sex after reporting that she had been raped by two British men while on holiday in the Gulf State. The Dubai government said the public prosecutor had closed the case against the 25-year-old

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The Art of Food: Artisan Dubai

A three Michelin star chef brings her experience to Dubai By Meera Pattni Florence was one of the many cities I had hoped to visit when I lived abroad. Everyone always talked about the food there. The dessert, they would say, ‘it feels like everything suddenly makes sense, and nothing else matters. And no, it

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The Dubai Effect

The emirate leads regional hospitality and tourism sectors with new attractions and innovative products By Yahia Idris With the latest opening of the Dubai Water Canal and the developments surrounding it, the emirate has once again proved to the world that a leadership with a vision will continue to set top-tier achievements and create breathtaking

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Haya Bint Al Hussein: A Princess on a Mission

EXCLUSIVE: HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein talks of her humanitarian efforts, family and memories. Leila Hatoum I feel good when we are able t0 bring in the aid to those in need says HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, when asked about her humanitarian initiatives and her interest in helping people from all four corners of the

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