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Youth struck down in its prime

The recent passing of a national serviceman put the spotlight on sudden cardiac death, the leading cause of fatalities among young and teenage athletes in the US. A lack of obvious symptoms…

Khalifa Award forum under way

The two-day conference reviews international best practices in developing education and benefiting from them by linking education with the development process and the preservation of national identity.

Man held for car theft in Sharjah

The operations room of Sharjah Police were alerted by a Saudi national that his Mercedes vehicle carrying a Saudi licence plate was stolen when he left it running near a hotel in…

UAE University among best 400

UAE University has been ranked among the best 400 universities, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.

Simple acts cut Haj Mers threat

Saudi Arabia has reported the highest number of Mers cases, but while incidents of the disease have declined in recent months, with millions of pilgrims making their way to Mecca for the…

Workshop to improve Arabic study and teaching

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) announced on Tuesday that it will offer What Works Arabic Plus, a day-long workshop to help educators exchange ideas on teaching and learning Arabic.

UAE gives Dh3.7m humanitarian aid to Syria

The UAE will give the funds to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs to ease the suffering of those affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria.