<![CDATA[Heritage]]> http://www.thenational.ae/uae/heritage en_US en_US UAE Friday sermon: Why the Quran was revealed in stages http://www.thenational.ae/uae/uae-friday-sermon-why-the-quran-was-revealed-in-stages Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:43:09 GMT 8BBB8DAA-2CD4-47FC-A2F4-E8C8CBCA7FE5 2014-04-17T21:43:09Z 80% of Emiratis want their culture portrayed in more films, study shows http://www.thenational.ae/uae/heritage/80-of-emiratis-want-their-culture-portrayed-in-more-films-study-shows Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 GMT A0D889B0-E098-48E8-B528-748393D7659B 2014-04-16T00:01:00Z Zoom in! This is your Dubai in a single image http://www.thenational.ae/uae/20140416/zoom-in-this-is-your-dubai-in-a-single-image Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:47:12 GMT 7BFD5A4D-9CF7-4FF2-B0E2-B9F64F6AEE02 2014-04-16T18:47:12Z In pictures: Fishing communities in the Northern Emirates http://www.thenational.ae/uae/environment/in-pictures-fishing-communities-in-the-northern-emirates Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:22:19 GMT 4D88EE84-0755-4915-BB4C-566DBE61B358 2014-04-16T16:22:19Z Video: Local reactions to a national fishing ban http://www.thenational.ae/uae/heritage/video-local-reactions-to-a-national-fishing-ban Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:27:52 GMT C425D7A0-BF2A-44AF-A445-1443EFA19E32 2014-04-16T16:27:52Z Sheikh Zayed Book Award winners to feature in book fair cultural programme http://www.thenational.ae/uae/sheikh-zayed-book-award-winners-to-feature-in-book-fair-cultural-programme Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:14:49 GMT 35096410-81EB-4C40-A2F2-6C39F3EAD376 2014-04-16T17:14:49Z New York University Abu Dhabi maps date palm genome http://www.thenational.ae/uae/science/new-york-university-abu-dhabi-maps-date-palm-genome Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:03:56 GMT 6E28C249-5DF6-4163-9660-9531D6CF5454 2014-04-16T17:03:56Z Peace convention offers $1.5m prize for humanitarian work http://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/peace-convention-offers-1-5m-prize-for-humanitarian-work Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:20:21 GMT 50948D28-E4AE-42AC-B320-E368F62D886A 2014-04-10T19:20:21Z The camel that loved her dokha http://www.thenational.ae/blogs/a-year-at-the-camel-races/the-camel-that-loved-her-dokha

A man once told me, “My friend’s father, he loved his camels, one in particular. You know Camel cigarettes? Let me tell me you about the original camel cigarette...”

This camel, he told me, loved her owner very deeply. Above all, she loved his fragrance.

It was not his cologne. She loved the smell of his dokha, which means dizzy, the crushed mountain tobacco that Gulf men smoke in tiny wooden pipes.

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Abu Dhabi’s heritage as guide to future http://www.thenational.ae/uae/heritage/abu-dhabis-heritage-as-guide-to-future Wed, 9 Apr 2014 22:48:21 +GMT E4D0C45E-38BB-44CA-93F0-A4E96D18993D 2014-04-09T22:48:21Z It’s photos of camels, not family or pop stars, that cover the walls of an ezba http://www.thenational.ae/blogs/a-year-at-the-camel-races/its-photos-of-camels-not-family-or-pop-stars-that-cover-the-walls-of-an-ezba Wed, 9 Apr 2014 17:29:42 +GMT C961AB41-2332-41A8-9F3E-711D3F6A59A4 2014-04-09T17:29:42Z Production line at Al Ain water factory is manned entirely by Emiratis http://www.thenational.ae/uae/heritage/production-line-at-al-ain-water-factory-is-manned-entirely-by-emiratis Tue, 8 Apr 2014 22:40:06 +GMT 8F3A2647-F4B8-4F90-92DA-ED522313E032 2014-04-08T22:40:06Z UAE family firm that keeps up with the times http://www.thenational.ae/uae/heritage/uae-family-firm-that-keeps-up-with-the-times Mon, 7 Apr 2014 23:51:34 +GMT 80A2F45B-EC16-4AED-9874-D9C51787E91E 2014-04-07T23:51:34Z Preparations under way for this year’s Al Gharbia Watersports Festival http://www.thenational.ae/uae/tourism/preparations-under-way-for-this-years-al-gharbia-watersports-festival Mon, 7 Apr 2014 19:08:45 +GMT 4047BD51-A129-4E64-8C32-0900A0B00D16 2014-04-07T19:08:45Z FNC to debate extra housing allowance for Emirati men with multiple wives http://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/fnc-to-debate-extra-housing-allowance-for-emirati-men-with-multiple-wives Sun, 6 Apr 2014 22:57:22 +GMT EDE8A409-D2F0-4810-A6EB-CF95B91B727C 2014-04-06T22:57:22Z UAE national dress is a living tradition http://www.thenational.ae/uae/uae-national-dress-is-a-living-tradition Wed, 2 Apr 2014 23:13:30 +GMT D5F12D16-D034-4216-9B3D-72E23C3E1056 2014-04-02T23:13:30Z UAE Islamic authority launches website for Haj pilgrimage requests http://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/uae-islamic-authority-launches-website-for-haj-pilgrimage-requests Wed, 2 Apr 2014 23:27:20 +GMT 717D27D6-C070-4891-A34D-E815CBE1DF34 2014-04-02T23:27:20Z In pictures: Emiratis’ opinions on the UAE dress code http://www.thenational.ae/uae/in-pictures-emiratis-opinions-on-the-uae-dress-code Wed, 2 Apr 2014 18:10:07 +GMT A081CB1D-E159-427D-9160-7667B984FCA7 2014-04-02T18:10:07Z Ajman student wins Hamdan Award for Arabic research http://www.thenational.ae/uae/education/ajman-student-wins-hamdan-award-for-arabic-research Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:11:00 GMT 57524AA6-B335-4257-852B-BA2C05B5262A 2014-03-31T21:11:00Z Winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards http://www.thenational.ae/uae/heritage/winners-of-the-sheikh-zayed-book-awards Mon, 31 Mar 2014 23:00:11 GMT 1D8317F9-F053-44B3-901A-CC24D55FDCD7 2014-03-31T23:00:11Z