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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 18 December 2018

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Making today's headlines: Sheikha Hessa bint Mohammed, surveillance cameras and Dubai Desert Classic

Lasse Jensen of Denmark plays a shot  during the third round of the Dubai Desert Classic 2018 golf tournament in Dubai. Mahmoud Khaled / EPA
Lasse Jensen of Denmark plays a shot during the third round of the Dubai Desert Classic 2018 golf tournament in Dubai. Mahmoud Khaled / EPA

Sheikha Hessa bint Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, the mother of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa, and the first wife of UAE Founding Father Sheikh Zayed, has died.

> Sheikha Hessa, mother of Sheikh Khalifa, dies

Tens of thousands of surveillance cameras fitted with artificial intelligence software will be fitted across Dubai ahead of Expo 2020, police have said.

> Cameras with facial recognition software will identify wrongdoers in Dubai

The final round of action of Dubai Desert Classic begins today at Emirates Golf Club with leader Li Haotong teeing off at 12.43pm.

> Dubai Desert Classic Round 4 live updates: Li Haotong bids to hold off Rory McIlroy