PODCAST: UAE in a Minute for December 4, 2017
Making today's headlines: Sheikh Zayed Festival, Expo 2020 and Dubai Marina zipline
The Sheikh Zayed Festival is one of the country's biggest cultural gatherings and has just opened in Al Wathba outside Abu Dhabi.
There is still nearly three years before the start of Expo 2020 but one of the biggest contracts has just been awarded.
If dropping from 170 metres at 80 kph while suspended from a thin wire is your sort of thing, then head to the Dubai Marina to try out the world's longest zipline.
Updated: December 4, 2017 02:00 PM