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Life within the waves.....

It was a friday morning just before sunrise (March, 2011)…… there we were at Al Aqqa beach in the Emirate of Fujeirah in the United Arab Emirates….. 89 more words


Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi

Our reporters are at the world’s eight largest Mosque that was planned by the late president of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who wanted to establish a structure that brought the cultural diversity of Islam with that of art and architecture. 183 more words

Stylish Heath

Hamas Still Has Some Friends Left

With the fighting in Gaza intensifying daily, the ruling militant group Hamas is finding itself pushed to the limit. Trying to match Israel’s vast military might is an impossible task, and even finding the resources to launch rocket attacks against Israeli targets could only be achieved by heavy foreign investment. 786 more words


The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists, three of whom it said had US-Iranian nationality. 133 more words



I have always been fascinated with waves.  Even as a child, whenever I find myself near the sea, I am mesmerized by constant crashing of the waves on the shoreline.  49 more words


Marzouki stresses need to mobilise all efforts to reform education system

Carthage: Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki stressed the need to mobilise all efforts and all energies “to reform the education system and make up for the time lost by Tunisia in promoting its educational policy.” 247 more words

Abu Dhabi

Lebanese University bill finally approved

Beirut, Lebanon: In a marathon session, the Cabinet unanimously approved Thursday the thorny Lebanese University decree, appointing deans to the institution’s council and making contract-based professors full-timers, after years of disputes and struggles over the issue. 732 more words

Abu Dhabi