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Abu Dhabi Mosque among world’s most talked about: TripAdvisor

By Al Arabiya | 13 Feb 2013

Leading travel website, TripAdvisor, has named the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi one of the world’s most talked about attractions.

The cultural gem notched up more than 1,400 reviews on the website reported 7days on Monday.

The mosque, which opened its doors to more than 4.6 million visitors and worshippers in 2012 alone, was part of a line-up that included, the Colosseum, the Eiffel Tower, Sydney Harbor, New York’s Central Park and Table Mountain in Cape Town.

 

Emirati with a passion to keep UAE's rare bird alive

By Vesela Todorova / 28 Jan 2013

As he navigates his 4x4 vehicle expertly through the sea of white sand dunes in a protected area to which few get access, Hamad Al Reisi's days as a post-office clerk are far behind him.

"It was not a bad job, but it was not my thing," says the 25-year-old Emirati.

 
 

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