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Abu Dhabi says 2 killed, 120 injured in gas cylinder blast

The explosion struck a restaurant just after 1pm in Abu Dhabi's Khalidiya neighborhood, just a few blocks from the capital's beachfront corniche. Initially, Abu Dhabi police vaguely referred to damage and injuries, showing pictures of glass and debris littering the street.
In this photo released by the Abu Dhabi Police, debris covers the street after an explosion in the Khalidiya district of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Monday. (AP)
In this photo released by the Abu Dhabi Police, debris covers the street after an explosion in the Khalidiya district of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Monday. (AP)
Published on May 23, 2022 10:42 PM IST
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One-day state mourning tomorrow on UAE Prez Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed's demise

  • The MHA said the National Flag will be flown at half-mast on Saturday throughout the country on all buildings. Also, there would be no official entertainment during the day.
File photo of the United Arab Emirates's President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan.(AFP)
File photo of the United Arab Emirates's President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan.(AFP)
Updated on May 13, 2022 09:05 PM IST
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Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan: 5 things to know about UAE prez

Sheikh Khalifa served as the president of the UAE and ruler of Abu Dhabi from November 3, 2004. He was elected to succeed his father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan, who served from 1971 until his death on November 2, 2004.
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan (CREDIT: Emirates News Agency)(@WAMNEWS_ENG)
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan (CREDIT: Emirates News Agency)(@WAMNEWS_ENG)
Published on May 13, 2022 07:16 PM IST
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Written by Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, president of UAE since 2004, passes away

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan served as the president of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Abu Dhabi since 2004.
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan (CREDIT: Emirates News Agency)(@WAMNEWS_ENG)
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan (CREDIT: Emirates News Agency)(@WAMNEWS_ENG)
Updated on May 13, 2022 07:58 PM IST
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Indian doctor performs UAE's first paediatric bone marrow transplant

The highly advanced allogeneic procedure was successfully carried out on a five-year-old girl from Uganda with sickle cell disease by Dr. Zainul Aabideen, Head of the Department of Paediatric Hematology and Oncology at Burjeel Medical City.
Sickle cell disease is a genetic disorder, which results in an abnormality in the hemoglobin found in red blood cells.(Pixabay)
Sickle cell disease is a genetic disorder, which results in an abnormality in the hemoglobin found in red blood cells.(Pixabay)
Published on Apr 22, 2022 05:30 AM IST
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