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Emirati becomes first female fighter pilot

Source : Al Arabiya / 14 Jun 2014

Mariam Hassan Salem al-Mansouri has become the first Emirati woman to hold the rank of fighter pilot in the UAE Air Force and may be the first Gulf woman to enjoy the title.

Captain Mansouri, 35, pilots an F-16 Fighting Falcon, a single-engine multirole fighter aircraft, and is a squadron commander.


UAE ranks third for total solar power capacity

Source : The National / 06 Jun 2014

Masdar City’s Shams 1 has helped to lift the UAE to third among the world’s nations in Concentrated Solar Power investment and capacity, a report says.

The UAE now ranks behind only Spain and the US in CSP generation.

The rankings were recently unveiled in a report by Ren21, a policy network that promotes rapid global transition to renewable energy.


Low Vitamin D common
 among young Emiratis

By Asma Ali Zain / Khaleej Times / 24 Mar 2014

The study also found that food in the UAE was not fortified with Vitamin D though experts say that this is now changing.


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