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    ABU DHABI TAKES JIU-JITSU TO NEW HEIGHTS

    Two of the UAE top’s jiu-jitsu world champions, Faisal Al Ketbi (Brown belt) and Yahia Al Hammadi (Purple belt), took the sport to new heights in the UAE capital with a special exhibition match on top of the iconic Capital Gate – the world’s furthest leaning tower. The sky-high stunt came ahead of this week’s Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2013 & World Jiu-Jitsu Children’s Cup, which is being held under the patronage of HH General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The fight took place 160 metres off the ground on the tower’s helipad and was one of the highest free-standing exhibition fights…

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    Throw out tradition and spend this Christmas in Dubai

    Dubai is a city where many people dream to spend their vacations. It is both an historically-rich city and a cosmopolitan metropolis; you can enjoy the latest achievements of technology and architecture and go antique-hunting at the same time and with flights available all year round with Etihad Airways there really is no reason not to soak up the sun this Christmas and break tradition. When it comes to Christmas, Dubai is a controversial idea. Not for the lack of available activities and entertainment options but rather because of the lack of snow. As Dubai sits in the desert where eternal summer reigns, many Westerners who are used to having…