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Qasr Al Hosn: the old guard’s tales of the fort
No houses nearby, 20 rupees a month pay and his job interview was target shooting – Abu Dhabi’s old fort was certainly different when Hathboor Mohammed Kaddas Al Romaithi began as a guard in 1950. He tells his tales of a simpler life.
February 24, 2014
The stories that bring the nation's history to life
The people of the UAE have a rich oral-history tradition, passing down the events of family and country from one generation to the next through the stories of their lives. An ambitious project aims to record and preserve this important resource for future generations, writes Asmaa Al Hameli
February 10, 2014
Challenges of abolishing foundation year in the UAE
The news that university foundation courses are to be abolished in 2018 has pleased some, but the challenge has now been passed to schools to ensure that young people are adequately prepared for university life. Mitya Underwood and Asmaa Al Hameli report
February 4, 2014
Brides in Pakistan say I do – thanks to charity
Pakistan-born banker and farmer Noor Abid has lived up to a promise he made to his mother by running charities to help poor women in his native country. One group, Sayeban, pays for their dowries and group weddings, with the latest having 1,400 guests.
January 29, 2014
New ways of seeing the world The art of documentary photography and its place in Louvre Abu Dhabi’s nascent collection is under the spotlight, Asmaa Al Hameli reports
The art of documentary photography and its place in Louvre Abu Dhabi’s nascent collection is under the spotlight, Asmaa Al Hameli reports
January 23, 2014
Top tips for your next staycation in the UAE
Emiratis should leave their passports at home and become tourists in their own country, the Federal National Council heard recently. By doing so, they enjoy their break and gain a deeper understanding of their own country. Here, seven Emiratis from every emirate, pick some of their favourite places on their doorstep.
January 6, 2014