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Abu Dhabi: Federal capital of the United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second-most populous city of the United Arab Emirates. It is also the largest of the UAE's seven emirates. The city of Abu Dhabi is located on an island in the Persian Gulf, off the Central West Coast. Most of the city and the Emirate reside on the mainland connected to the rest of the country. As of 2020, Abu Dhabi's urban area had an estimated population of 1.48 million, out of 2.9 million in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, as of 2016.

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Vande Bharat Mission: Air India's special flight arrives in Kochi from Abu Dhabi [Video]

Vande Bharat Mission: Air India's special flight arrives in Kochi from Abu Dhabi

Air India Express special flight (IX0452) landed Cochin International Airport from UAE's Abu Dhabi on May 19. 173 passengers along with kids were evacuated under Vande Bharat mission. Passengers were..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:16Published
Clean energy, mangroves and fish stocks: How is the UAE preserving its nature? [Video]

Clean energy, mangroves and fish stocks: How is the UAE preserving its nature?

The woody mangroves of Jubail Island in Abu Dhabi have become a hub for biodiversity along the UAE’s coastline.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 12:00Published
Tens of thousands of Pakistanis await repatriation flights [Video]

Tens of thousands of Pakistanis await repatriation flights

Some 35,000 people have registered with the Pakistani embassy in Abu Dhabi to return home but Pakistan must provide repatriation flights.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:57Published

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An Etihad Airways plane flew on Tuesday from the United Arab Emirates to Israel to deliver coronavirus supplies to the Palestinians, a spokeswoman for the Abu Dhabi airline said, marking the first..
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First flight carrying stranded Indians from Abu Dhabi lands at Kochi

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Following Dubai, more UAE malls, restaurants reopen

Malls in the United Arab Emirates' capital Abu Dhabi began reopening to a restricted number of customers this weekend as the UAE eases lockdown measures imposed more than a month ago to combat the..
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Coronavirus: Over 32,000 Indians in UAE register to return home

More than 32,000 Indians in the UAE, who wish to return home amidst the coronavirus lockdown, have registered with the Indian missions here on day one of the opening of the online registration process...
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Face masks to strawberries: Abu Dhabi hospital keeps tabs on resources

Dozens of N95 protective face masks hang on a line in a room of an Abu Dhabi hospital to be decontaminated so they can be used again by medical staff should there be a shortage due to the new..
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Abu Dhabi to re-open bus services Saturday after sterilization

Abu Dhabi will re-open bus services by 6 a.m. on Saturday, the department of municipalities and transport said on Wednesday.
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Coronavirus tests at Abu Dhabi hospital draw hundreds to queue in sun

A queue outside an Abu Dhabi emergency department stretches across a road as hundreds of mostly low-income migrant workers wait, two meters apart, to be tested for the new coronavirus.
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Etihad to operate special flights to Europe, Japan this month: statement

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways said on Sunday it would operate special flights to Brussels, Dublin, London, Tokyo and Zurich between April 14 and 22.
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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan and Syrian president Bashar al-Assad discussed the coronavirus pandemic over the phone on Friday, a statement from United Arab Emirates' news..
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UAE to take part in G20 virtual summit on coronavirus

Abu Dhabi crown prince Mohamed Bin Zayed tweeted on Thursday that the United Arab Emirates would take part in a virtual G20 summit on the coronavirus to take place later on Thursday chaired by King..
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Saudi reports first coronavirus death, UAE gears up for lockdown

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday reported its first death from the coronavirus, a 51-year-old Afghani resident, while the United Arab Emirates' main airports in Dubai and Abu Dhabi said they would temporarily..
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Abu Dhabi’s Etihad says only UAE citizens or diplomats to board its flights from overseas - tweet

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways said on Monday that effective immediately only citizens of the United Arab Emirates or diplomats will be able to board its flights from overseas destinations and only if..
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Gujarat cops charge man under NSA for 'spreading lies'

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Abu Dhabi's Etihad adds cargo flights as coronavirus batters passenger demand

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways said on Tuesday it was expanding its cargo network to markets where passenger operations have decreased due to the coronavirus epidemic.
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Gulf states extend coronavirus precautions to bourses, shipping, arcades

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Abu Dhabi to temporarily shut Louvre Abu Dhabi museum, Ferrari World

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Etihad Airways, Emirates suspend all flights to Saudi Arabia

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Abu Dhabi crown prince talks coronavirus cooperation with Bill Gates

The crown prince of the oil-rich emirate of Abu Dhabi tweeted on Friday that he had discussed cooperation in fighting the new coronavirus with U.S. billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates.
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Abu Dhabi hotels allow some guests to leave after coronavirus scare

Two luxury hotels in Abu Dhabi, which had been in lockdown amid concerns about the coronavirus during a professional cycling event, allowed some guests to leave on Sunday after they tested negative for..
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Cycle stars in lockdown as two Gulf hotels isolated over coronavirus scare

Two luxury hotels in Abu Dhabi were in lockdown on Friday to isolate guests including scores of professional cyclists after two Italian members of the tour the riders were participating in were..
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Quarantine measures taken at two Abu Dhabi hotels after Italian cyclists contract coronavirus: WAM

Guests at two Abu Dhabi hotels who interacted with two Italian professional cyclists with coronavirus have been placed under quarantine in the hotels, the state news agency of the United Arab Emirates..
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Abu Dhabi's Etihad suspends flights to Hong Kong on low demand

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways has suspended flights to Hong Kong until March 28, the airline said on Wednesday, citing a drop in demand.
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Abu Dhabi screen China flights as virus spreads

Abu Dhabi International, the base of carrier Etihad Airways, will screen passengers arriving from China, the airport said on Thursday, as the coronavirus outbreak in China spreads.
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Chinese New Year celebrations at Al Maryah Island

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Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi’s business and lifestyle destination, will once again host its renowned Chinese New Year celebrations, welcoming the Abu Dhabi community for the seventh consecutive year...
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