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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 19 June 2018

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Making today's headlines: Riyadh City, Adnoc and Commemoration Day

Members of the UAE Armed Forces participate in the Commemoration Day flag raising ceremony at Wahat Al Karama in 2016. Philip Cheung / The Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabi
Members of the UAE Armed Forces participate in the Commemoration Day flag raising ceremony at Wahat Al Karama in 2016. Philip Cheung / The Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi's largest housing development will be named Riyadh City in recognition of the UAE's "longstanding ties" with Saudi Arabia.

> Largest Abu Dhabi housing project to be named Riyadh City

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company will allocate Dh400 billion in investments that will see the addition of international downstream projects and advance exploration for unconventional gas resources.

> Adnoc to invest Dh400bn as it eyes downstream expansion

Telecom operators in the UAE have lent their support to mark Commemoration Day by changing the network name that will appear on handsets.

> UAE mobile operators in tribute to fallen troops