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Solar Impulse 2, the solar powered plane, piloted by Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard, is seen before landing in Abu Dhabi to finish the first around the world flight without the use of fuel, United Arab Emirates

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Solar Impulse 2, the solar powered plane, piloted by Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard, is seen before landing in Abu Dhabi to finish the first around the world flight without the use of fuel, United Arab Emirates

Golf - Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship - Abu Dhabi Golf Club, United Arab Emirates - 21/1/16  Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy practices on the driving range before the start of the first round

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Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy practices on the driving range before the start of the first round at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, Abu Dhabi Golf Club, United Arab Emirates on Thursday

An Emirati falconer prepares to train his birds during the Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival in the Liwa desert, some 250 kilometres southwest of Abu Dhabi.

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An Emirati falconer prepares to train his birds during the Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival in the Liwa desert, some 250 kilometres southwest of Abu Dhabi

Camels compete during the Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival on January 5, 2016, in the Liwa desert, 250 kilometres west of the Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a variety of races (cars, bikes, falcons, camels and horses) or other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore.

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Camels compete during the Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival on Tuesday, in the Liwa desert, 250 kilometres west of the Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister, S...United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan (C-L), points out some of the highlights of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque as he takes US Secretary of State John Kerry (C) on a tour of the mosque in Abu Dhabi on November 23, 2015. Kerry is in Abu Dhabi to meet his Emirati counterparts on efforts to build a Syrian opposition coalition to lead peace talks with the Damascus regime. AFP PHOTO / POOL / JACQUELYN MARTINJACQUELYN MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images

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United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan points out some of the highlights of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque as he takes US Secretary of State John Kerry on a tour of the mosque in Abu Dhabi 

An Emirati man walks down stairs in Masdar City

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An Emirati man walks down stairs in Masdar City, on the outskirts of the rich Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Masdar City is a high-density, pedestrian-friendly development where current and future renewable energy and clean technologies are showcased, marketed, researched, developed, tested and implemented.

Solar Plane Takes Off In Round The World Attempt

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Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered aircraft, takes flight as it begins its historic round-the-world journey from Al Bateen Airport, Abu Dhabi, on Monday

A woman walks through the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque was built between 1996 and 2007 and features eighty-two domes. Greek and Italian white marble covers the exterior, with Islamic calligraphy decorating the inside. The Mosque is named after the founder and first President of the Unite Arab Emirates, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

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A woman walks through the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The mosque was built between 1996 and 2007 and features 82 domes.

Spectators watch the second free practice at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. The Emirates Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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Spectators watch the second free practice at Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Emirates Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday.

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan inspect an honour guard comprised of members of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards during a ceremonial welcome  in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle on April 30, 2013 in Windsor, England. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a State visit to the UK today, the first for a UEA President in 24 years. Sheikh Khalifa will meet the British Prime Minister David Cameron tomorrow at his Downing Street residence.

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Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of the United Arab Emirates, inspects an honour guard comprised of members of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards during a ceremonial welcome in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a state visit to the UK on Tuesday, the first for a UAE president in 24 years.