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Abu Dhabi: Federal capital of the United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second-most populous city of the United Arab Emirates. It is also the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and the largest of the UAE's seven emirates. The city of Abu Dhabi is located on an island in the Persian Gulf, off the Central West Coast. Most of the city and the Emirate reside on the mainland connected to the rest of the country. As of 2020, Abu Dhabi's urban area had an estimated population of 1.48 million, out of 2.9 million in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, as of 2016.

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Watch: Pilot lands 394-ton A380 sideways as Storm Dennis rages [Video]

Watch: Pilot lands 394-ton A380 sideways as Storm Dennis rages

The Etihad Airways A380 from Abu Dhabi was forced into a special manoeuvre when landing at Heathrow due to strong crosswinds.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:58Published
Abu Dhabi celebrates 250 years of Beethoven with the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra [Video]

Abu Dhabi celebrates 250 years of Beethoven with the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra

The Hamburg Symphony Orchestra performance brought crowds together in Abu Dhabi to celebrate the 250th birthday of German composer and pianist, Ludwig van Beethoven.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 12:00Published

Arab Health 2020: What are the advancements in Abu Dhabi’s medical sector? [Video]

Arab Health 2020: What are the advancements in Abu Dhabi’s medical sector?

Arab Health 2020: What are the advancements in Abu Dhabi’s medical sector?

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:22Published

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Abu Dhabi’s Etihad says only UAE citizens or diplomats to board its flights from overseas - tweet

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways said on Monday that effective immediately only citizens of the United Arab Emirates or diplomats will be able to board its flights from overseas destinations and only if..
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Gujarat cops charge man under NSA for 'spreading lies'

Abhimanyu Acharya of Ghatlodia had returned from Toronto via Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
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Gulf states extend coronavirus precautions to bourses, shipping, arcades

Gulf Arab states expanded measures to contain the spread of coronavirus on Sunday with Oman banning open ship-to-ship transfers with Iranian vessels, Abu Dhabi's bourse closing trading halls and Dubai..
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Abu Dhabi shuts Louvre Abu Dhabi, Ferrari World due to coronavirus

Abu Dhabi announced on Saturday it was shutting major tourism and cultural venues, including the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum and the Ferrari World theme park, from March 15-31, as Arab states in the Gulf..
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Abu Dhabi to temporarily shut Louvre Abu Dhabi museum, Ferrari World

Abu Dhabi announced on Saturday it was shutting major tourism and cultural venues, including the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum and the Ferrari World theme park, from March 15-31, due to the coronavirus..
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Abu Dhabi crown prince talks coronavirus cooperation with Bill Gates

The crown prince of the oil-rich emirate of Abu Dhabi tweeted on Friday that he had discussed cooperation in fighting the new coronavirus with U.S. billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates.
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Abu Dhabi hotels allow some guests to leave after coronavirus scare

Two luxury hotels in Abu Dhabi, which had been in lockdown amid concerns about the coronavirus during a professional cycling event, allowed some guests to leave on Sunday after they tested negative for..
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Cycle stars in lockdown as two Gulf hotels isolated over coronavirus scare

Two luxury hotels in Abu Dhabi were in lockdown on Friday to isolate guests including scores of professional cyclists after two Italian members of the tour the riders were participating in were..
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Quarantine measures taken at two Abu Dhabi hotels after Italian guests contract coronavirus: WAM

Guests at two Abu Dhabi hotels who interacted with two Italians diagnosed with coronavirus have been placed under quarantine in the hotels, the state news agency of the United Arab Emirates WAM..
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Abu Dhabi's Etihad suspends flights to Hong Kong on low demand

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways has suspended flights to Hong Kong until March 28, the airline said on Wednesday, citing a drop in demand.
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Abu Dhabi screen China flights as virus spreads

Abu Dhabi International, the base of carrier Etihad Airways, will screen passengers arriving from China, the airport said on Thursday, as the coronavirus outbreak in China spreads.
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France's Macron discusses Middle East tensions with Iraq's Salih and UAE

French President Emmanuel Macron discussed the latest tensions in the Middle East on Saturday with Iraq President Barham Salih and with the de facto ruler of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi Crown..
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UAE fund allocates $200 million to support economic projects in Pakistan: WAM

The de facto United Arab Emirates ruler, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, instructed the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development to allocate $200 million to support small and..
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Serbia editor due to address U.N. graft meeting turned away from UAE

An editor of a Serbian website that investigates organized crime was denied entry to Abu Dhabi, where he was due to address a U.N. conference on corruption, after being told he had been blacklisted by..
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Australian court sentences would-be airline bombers to 76 years in prison

Two brothers have been sentenced to a total of 76 years in prison by an Australian court for planning to blow up an Etihad Airways flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi with a bomb hidden in a meat grinder.
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France says Abu Dhabi to host HQ for European naval mission for the Gulf

A French naval base in Abu Dhabi will serve as the headquarters for a European-led mission to protect Gulf waters that will be operational soon, France's defense minister said on Sunday.
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Fire extinguished at Shams 1 solar field in Abu Dhabi, no injuries: Statement

A fire has been extinguished on Saturday at Shams 1 solar field in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi, with no injures reported, the company said.
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Abu Dhabi groups UAE defense firms under one roof to cut costs

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Abu Dhabi launches advanced defense technology company

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UAE central bank: studying proposed projects in Lebanon

The United Arab Emirates' central bank said on Sunday it is studying projects for Lebanon that had been proposed an at investment forum in the capital Abu Dhabi last month.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro aims to patch up with Arab nations on Gulf trip

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UAE to lift Lebanon travel ban from Tuesday: WAM

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Abu Dhabi crown prince, top Saudi defense official discuss military, defense matters

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Kashmir issue does not concern Muslim community: UAE snubs Pak

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Narendra Modi, Abu Dhabi's crown prince jointly release commemorative stamp ahead of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was on a two-day visit to the UAE, held 'fruitful talks' with the crown prince and discussed the full spectrum of bilateral relations.
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"Janmashtami greetings to everyone! May the blessings of Bhagwan Shri Krishna always bring happiness and good health in our lives. Jai Shri Krishna!," Modi, who is in Abu Dhabi, tweeted.
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Saudi king, Abu Dhabi crown prince discuss Yemen: Saudi TV

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdelaziz discussed the situation in Yemen with the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nayhan, on Monday, state-run Saudi TV said.
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U.N. envoy meets UAE minister to discuss fighting in Libya: tweet

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Indian embassy in UAE to extend its services to families in Mussafah

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince discusses key issues with Russia's Putin

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