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Falconers in Abu Dhabi Train Their Raptors With Drones

In the United Arab Emirates, falconry is one of the oldest and most treasured traditions, the sport dating back to an age when falcons were used to hunt food. Today, it's a social affair. Even the drones join in the fun. Read More >>

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Abu Dhabi’s New Park Will Hide a 30-Acre Oasis Below Parched Desert

The United Arab Emirates has been overrun with a surge of costly and extravagant developments over the past decade including the Palm Islands and Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Now, a 125,000-square-metre park in Abu Dhabi will join them—but this isn't your average mega-development. Read More >>

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Abu Dhabi’s New Airport Terminal Will Be Bigger Than the Pentagon

A new airport terminal is taking shape in Abu Dhabi, where roughly 12,000 construction workers are on site daily to finish the massive structure, whose floor area will outsize the Pentagon's. According to UAE paper The National, it will take 84,000 tons of steel to build the structure's dramatic arches, designed by New York based KPF. Read More >>

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UAE Opens Biggest Solar Power Station In the World

The Shams Power Company opened its Shams 1 concentrated solar power station this week in Abu Dhabi. The station generates 100 MW and can power 20,000 homes while reducing CO2 emissions by 175,000 tonnes per year. Read More >>