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Women and war: Fighting misconceptions of sex

Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak paid tribute to her late husband Sheikh Zayed this summer, saying he encouraged ‘the advancement of women’. But as the UAE’s first female fighter pilot leads airstrikes against…

Youth Theatre goes Roman

A shopping mall is asking visitors – as well as Romans and fellow countrymen – to lend them their ears for a cultural performance this weekend.

Ajman hopes to hook fishermen

Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and chairman of the Executive Council, has issued a directive to give financial grants to all contributors in the Ajman Association for…

Warning over new licences for UAE teachers

Many educators are pleased a national scheme will be introduced next year but they say allowances must be made for talented teachers who may not hold the proper qualifications.

Al Foah pays date farmers Dh195m

Date company Al Foah has paid farmers Dh195 million to market their dates from December 6-8, taking this year’s total to Dh327m.

Sniffer dogs have their day

Sniffer dogs demonstrated their skills at a show put on by Ras Al Khaimah police for local university students.

Green schools environment campaign launched

Green Apple Day of Service is a global movement that aims to put all children in schools that have clean and healthy air to breathe and where energy and resources are conserved.