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 Al Fayah Park will be located on Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street opposite the Dome@Rawdhat. Courtesy Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation

In pictures: Abu Dhabi’s new Al Fayah Park

The plans for the new 125,000 square metre Al Fayah – which means 'shade' in Arabic – Park were unveiled on Tuesday at Cityscape Abu Dhabi.

 Faqar, a Baluchi labourer, is illuminated by the dappled light filtering through the palm leave canopy of the garden he is irrigating via an age old Falaj system, or water channels, used to irrigate the palm gardens of Al Ain. Antonie Robertson / The National

Focal Point: Immersed in an Al Ain oasis

Photographer Antonie Robertson immerses us in an Al Ain oasis

 Manager Jose Mourinho of Chelsea looks on from the dug out during the Champions League semi-final first leg match against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday. Paul Gilham / Getty Images / April 22, 2014

‘Now the game of our lives is at Stamford Bridge’ says Mourinho after Chelsea, Atletico draw

After Tuesday's scoreless draw, Jose Mourinho revealed Petr Cech's season was over and John Terry was also done unless they could reach the Champions League final.

 From left, Mansoor Nabil Abdul Ghafar, Mohammed Al Tamimi and Marwan Nabil Abdul Ghafar, three co-owners of Code CrossFit, Abu Dhabi's first CrossFit gym. Ann Marie McQueen / The National / April 2014

Abu Dhabi gets its first CrossFit gym, Code CrossFit, thanks to four Emirati friends

Four Emirati friends have joined forces to open Abu Dhabi's first CrossFit gym, Code CrossFit.

 Former Manchester United manager David Moyes, right, speaks to Manchester United's Welsh midfielder Ryan Giggs during a training session at the team's Carrington training complex in Manchester, north-west England on April 22, 2014. Andrew Yates / AFP

Giggs a better fit for Manchester United than Moyes

The winger, who has played 962 games for the club, has been placed in interim charge of the first team and will be assisted by his former Manchester United teammate Nicky Butt.

 One of the 21 duplex penthouses located in the curved sky-bridge at Gate Towers, spanning approximately 300 metres across three towers. Courtesy Aldar

Gate Towers Penthouse Collection on Reem Island launched by Aldar

The 21 duplex penthouses, which are located in the curved sky-bridge and feature private indoor pools and views of the city, were launched at Cityscape Abu Dhabi.


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Mohammed bin Zayed discusses future projects with US delegation

April 16, 2014

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, met a delegation of US officials on Tuesday including the House speaker, John Boehner.

UAE committed to resolving disputes through dialogue and peaceful means

March 27, 2014

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed summarised the approach to foreign policy that the UAE has committed to under the leadership of the President, Sheikh Khalifa, reported the state news agency Wam.

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March 25, 2014

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, led the UAE delegation at the opening session of the Nuclear Security Summit 2014 in The Hague.

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March 23, 2014

How to prevent sensitive materials from falling into the hands of terrorists is one of the main issues to be examined the the summit

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March 11, 2014

Egypt’s defence minister, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah El Sisi, arrived in the capital to attend joint military exercises.

First midwife in the UAE helped after delivery of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed

March 8, 2014

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed discusses regional issues with President Obama

March 4, 2014

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March 2, 2014

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February 28, 2014

Several agreements between the countries were signed in Friday as South Korea's prime minister wished President Sheikh Khalifa a speedy recovery from a stroke.

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February 27, 2014

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed met children and adults at St Mary’s Hospital in Seoul while on an official visit to South Korea.

In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed visits South Korea

February 27, 2014

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, arrives in South Korea after ending his two-day visit to Japan.

Mohammed bin Zayed hails UAE youth, the wealth of the nation

February 26, 2014

“You are the wealth of the nation’s homeland and its future, and you are the best successful investment,” Sheikh Mohammed told a group of Emirati students when he met them on his official visit to Japan.

In pictures: Abu Dhabi Crown Prince visits Japan

February 25, 2014

Strengthening relations between the UAE and Japan is crucial, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, said after arriving in Tokyo on a diplomatic visit.

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince arrives in Japan on visit to boost relations

February 25, 2014

On the two-day official visit, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed will hold talks with the Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, to discuss peace and stability in the region.