Press

2017

24.ae, 25 May 2017
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The National, 25 May 2017
Evidence of 4,000-year-old trading post uncovered on Sir Bani Yas Island

Gulf News, 25 May 2017
Archaeological team on Sir Bani Yas Island finds 4,000-year-old trading post

Al Khaleej, 25 May 2017
اكتشاف موقع تجاري يعود إلى أربعة آلاف عام في
Al Ittihad, 25 May 2017
اكتشافات أثرية من العصر البرونزي بـ«جزيرة صير بني ياس

Al Fajr, 25 May 2017
اكتشاف موقع تجاري من العصر البرونزي على جزيرة صير بني ياس

Emirat Al Youm, 25 May 2017
اكتشاف موقع تجاري من العصر البرونزي على صير بني ياس

Al Bayan, 25 May 2017
اكتشاف موقع تجاري من العصر البرونزي في جزيرة صير بني ياس

Abu Dhabi World, 25-31 May 2017
Discovery sheds light on Ancient Abu Dhabi

WAM (Emirates News Agency), 24 May 2017
Bronze Age Trading Post found on Sir Bani Yas Island

Al Watan, 17 May 2017


Al Khaleej, 17 May 2017

Al Fajr, 17 May 2017

Al Bayan, 17 May 2017


Al Ittihad, 16 May 2017
الكشف عن نوع جديد من أفراس النهر استوطن الظفرة

Dubai Eye 103.8, 16 May 2017
Fossil of hippo relative found in Abu Dhabi.

Arabian Business.com, 16 May 2017
Previously unknown species of hippopotamus.

Gulf Today, 16 May 2017
TCA Abu Dhabi fossil experts identify new species of hippo.

Khaleej Times, 16 May 2017
Fossil of rare extinct species found in UAE

Gulf News, 16 May 2017
New hippo species identified in Abu Dhabi

WAM (Emirates News Agency) – Arabic, 16 May 2017
الكشف عن نوع جديد من أفراس النهر كان يعيش بمنطقة الظفرة

WAM (Emirates News Agency) – English, 16 May 2017
TCA Abu Dhabi fossil experts identify new species of hippo

 



Abu Dhabi World Vol.2, Issue 06, 9-15 February 2017
Unearthing Abu Dhabi – Hunt for Survival – How did our ancestors survive? These amazing new findings will surprise you

Emirat Al Youm (arabic), 4 February 2017
تنقيبات جديدة تكشف آثاراً مهمة في جزيرة مروح وموقع بينونة
سكان أبوظبي الأوائل اشتغلوا بالتجارة قبل 7000 عام


Archaeological News, 3 February 2017
Abu Dhabi archaeologists unearth rare, well-preserved Stone Age house


Saudi Gazette, 3 February 2017
Remarkable Discoveries


ArchaeoFeed, 2 February 2017
Prehistoric sites found in Emirate of Abu Dhabi


Archaeology (a publication of the Archaeology Institute of America), 2 February 2017
Neolithic House Unearthed in Abu Dhabi


The Gulf Today, 2 February 2017
Archaeological excavations reveal Abu Dhabi’s earliest inhabitants


Al Watan, 2 February 2017


Al Khaleej (arabic), 2 February 2017


Al Etihad (arabic), 2 February 2017
تنقيبات تكشف آثاراً تحكي تاريخ سكان أبوظبي الأوائل


Al Fajr (arabic), 2 February 2017


Al Bayan (arabic), 2 February 2017


Connector (Dubai’s No.1 Monthly Community Magazine), 1 February 2017
New artefacts reveal sophisticated UAE inhabitants


The National, 1 February 2017
Abu Dhabi archaeologists unearth rare, well-preserved Stone Age house


Emirates 24/7, 1 February 2017
Archaeological excavations cast new light on Abu Dhabi’s earliest inhabitants


WAM (Emirates News Agency) – arabic, 1 February 2017
تقرير/اكتشافات أثرية جديدة في جزيرة مروح وموقع بينونة تحكي تاريخ سكان أبوظبي الأوائل.


WAM (Emirates News Agency), 1 February 2017
Archaeological excavations cast new light on Abu Dhabi’s earliest inhabitants


Madhyamam, 19 January 2017



Al Watan, 19 January 2017
لبني القاسمي: الأمم تتطور وتزدهر بتقبل اختلافاتها وتقوية أوجه التشابه ‹ جريدة الوطن

 


Al Khaleej, 19 January 2017
لبنى القاسمي وأساقفة كنائس يزورون دير صير بني ياس

 


Al Fajr, 19 January 2017


Al Bayan. 19 January 2017
لبنى القاسمي: دير صير بني ياس رمز للتنوع الثقافي – الصفحة الرئيسية

 


Al Etihad, 19 January 2017
لبنى القاسمي: الإمارات حريصة على نشر قيم التسامح


The National, 18 January 2017
UAE Minister and clerics says monastery site in Abu Dhabi is a lesson in tolerance for all

 


The Gulf Today, 18 January 2017
Christian leaders praise UAE’s Tolerance strategy, promise to contribute


Gulf News, 18 January 2017
Lubna, Christian leaders visit Sir Bani Yas monastery

Emirates 24-7, 18 January 2017
Lubna, Christian leaders visit Sir Bani Yas monastery


WAM (Emirates News Agency), 18 January 2017
Lubna, Christian leaders visit Sir Bani Yas monastery


2016

Khaleej Times, 16 September 2016
Mohammed bin Zayed: UAE values Pope’s anti-violence efforts

Gulf News, 15 September 2016
Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed, Pope exchange gifts

The National, 15 September 2016
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed meets Pope Francis at the Vatican – in pictures


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Abu Dhabi Week, 6 July 2016
Ancient Abu Dhabi – On the trail with the capital’s history hunter
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The National, 1 June 2016
We made it onto the front page of The National!

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The National, 31 May 2016
A 65-million-year trip back through Abu Dhabi’s geological history


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Abu Dhabi Week (arabic issue), 11 May 2016


Dr Mark Beech explains the ongoing work at the Sir Bani Yas church and monastery to Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi (UAE State Minister for Tolerance), Mohammed Khalifa Al Mubarak (Chairman, Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority), Dr Joseph Elders and Peter Hellyer.
Dr Mark Beech explains the ongoing work at the Sir Bani Yas church and monastery to Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi (UAE State Minister for Tolerance), Mohammed Khalifa Al Mubarak (Chairman, Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority), Dr Joseph Elders and Peter Hellyer.

The National, 21 April 2016
Christian monastery found on Sir Bani Yas indicates UAE was an ‘incubator of civilisations’

North Korea Times, 3 April 2016

Late stone age life revealed by new excavations on Marawah Island

ArabianBusiness.com, 2 April 2016
Excavations uncover earliest inhabitants of Abu Dhabi

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AbuDhabiWeek.ae, 31 March 2016
Abu Dhabi’s late Stone Age past sees light of day

New Historian, 30 March 2016
Home is Where the Bones Are – UAE Find Deemed House of the Dead

fadoflow.com, 28 March 2016
7,500-year-old house, stone age village discovered

The eSeoulpost, 28 March 2016
Late stone age life revealed by new excavations on Marawah Island

Archaeology.Wiki, 28 March 2016
Unique Stone Age findings at Abu Dhabi Marawah Island

UAEinteract, 28 March 2016
Late Stone Age Life revealed by new excavations on Marawah Island

 

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Al Ittihad, 28 March 2016 (in arabic)
جزيرة «مروح».. اكتشافات أثرية ضاربة بجذورها في عمق التاريخ بأبوظبي

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Gulf Today, 28 March 2016
Marawah Island excavations reveal Stone Age life

Tennis Times, 27 March 2016
Late stone age life revealed by new excavations on Marawah Island

North Korea Times, 27 March 2016
Late stone age life revealed by new excavations on Marawah Island

HispanTV, 27 March 2016
Encuentran una ‘casa de los muertos’ en Abu Dhabi

Thomson Reuters Zawya, 27 March 2016
Late stone age life revealed by new excavations on Marawah Island

MENAFN.com (Middle East North Africa Financial Network), 27 March 2016
UAE- Late stone age life revealed by new excavations on Marawah Island

Engineering Industry News.net, 27 March 2016
Late stone age life  revealed by news excavations on Marawah Island

Emirates 24/7 News, 27 March 2016
Human skeleton, 7,500-year-old house, Stone Age village discovered in UAE

Gulf News, 27 March 2016
Excavations uncover early inhabitants of Abu Dhabi

TCA Abu Dhabi press release (arabic) to WAM, 27 March 2016
حفريات جديدة في جزيرة مروح تكشف آثار مجتمعات إنسانية ترجع إلى العصر الحجري المتأخر.

TCA Abu Dhabi press release (english) to WAM, 27 March 2016
Late stone age life revealed by new excavations on Marawah Island

Mystical Files, 25 March 2016
7,500-year-old House for the Dead found on Marawah Island in United Arab Emirates

Free Republic, 25 March 2016
Ancient ‘House for the Dead’ Unearthed on UAE’s Marawah Island

Archaeology – a Publication of the Archaeological Institute of America, 25 March 2016
“House of the Dead” Unearthed in the Emirates

Zanzibar Ni Kwetu, 25 March 2016
7,500-year old house, skeleton found in Abu Dhabi

stepFEED website, 25 March 2016

Remnants of 7,500-year-old culture found in Abu Dhabi

20160325-Al-WatanNewspaper-p10Al Watan Newspaper, 25 March 2016 (in arabic)
اكتشاف الآثار الأقدم للمجتمعات الإنسانية في جزيرة مروح

Al-Ain.net website, 25 March 2016 (in arabic)
بالصور.. اكتشاف آثار ترجع إلى العصر الحجري في جزيرة مروح

20160325-EmaratAlYoum-p22EmaratAlYoum, 25 March 2016 (in arabic)
حفريات جديدة تكشف عن أقدم آثار للمجتمعات الإنسانية في أبوظبي

20150325-Al-Bayan-p33Al Bayan, 25 March 2016 (in arabic)
كشف آثار تعود إلى العصر الحجري في جزيرة مروح

20160325-Al-Khaleej-p29Al Khaleej, 25 March 2016 (in arabic)
كشف أقدم آثار للمجتمعات الإنسانية في أبوظبي

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Khaleej Times, 25 March 2016

7,500-year old house, skeleton found in Abu Dhabi

Pressreader.com, 25 March 2016
Marawah dig reveals ‘house for the dead’

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The National, 25 March 2016
Ancient ‘house for the dead’ unearthed on UAE’s Marawah Island

Ancient-Origins.net, 24 March 2016

7,500-Year-Old House for the Dead Found on Marawah Island in United Arab Emirates

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The Gulf Time, Emirates Business, 24 March 2016

Late Stone Age life excavated at Marawah Island

Hit 967 News, 24 March 2016
Discovery in Marawah island sheds light on late Stone Age in Abu Dhabi

Dubai Eye 103.8 (Radio station), 24 March 2016
Discovery in Marawah Island sheds light on Late Stone Age in Abu Dhabi

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The National, 23 March 2016

Etihad Rail was partially built to transport sulphur

2015

Travel Daily Media, 6 October 2015
Sir Bani Yas Island plays host to archaeologists

Khaleej Times (City Times), 6 October 2015
History meets luxury

Eye of Dubai, 5 October 2015
Luxury and History Unite on Sir Bani Yas Island

Gulf News 24/7, 5 October 2015
Luxury and History Unite on Sir Bani Yas Island

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The National, 22 September 2015
A life inspired by the past

The National, 21 September 2015
Andrew Hill: An anthropologist who devoted much time to Abu Dhabi’s wilderness



The-National-20150629-p6The National, 29 June 2015
Dugongs were once on the menu for fishermen in Abu Dhabi

The National, 23 June 2015
UAE’s coastal treasure

The-National-20150622-p1The-National-20150622-p6The National, 22 June 2015
Delma Island has been centre of pearl diving for 7,000 years, say scientists

The National, 21 June 2015
Deciphering archaeological clues on Dalma Island – video

2014

Al Ittihad, 12 December 2014
Al-Ittihad-20141212Baynunah Palaeontology Conference

The National, 11 December 2014
The Baynunah Formation: where animals once roamed in abundance

Ancient mammals can be found amid the sands of time

Abu Dhabi City Guide, 10 December 2014
Historic Fossils To Be Introduced To Abu Dhabi Public

The National, 10 December 2014

Paleontologists describe a Western Region once teeming with animals

The National, 9 December 2014
Fossil discoveries shared at Baynounah Palaeontology Conference

TCA Press Release, 9 December 2014
First of its kind Abu Dhabi conference bring fossil discoveries to the public

The National,  25 August 2014
Societal changes in Bronze Age Arabia… here’s the tooth in the matter

New Haven Register, 9 July 2014
Yale prof’s discovery of fossil monkey tooth gives clues to ancient world

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The Gulf Time, 6 July 2014 (page 1 and pages 16-17)
It’s a Monkey Tale!

Archaeology News Network, 5 July 2014
Ancient tooth offers clues to how and when monkeys left Africa

Business Standard, 4 July 2014
7 million-year-old fossilised monkey tooth discovered

Caravandaily.com, 4 July 2014
Scientists Discover 7 Million-Year-Old Monkey Tooth in Abu Dhabi

Maine News, 4 July 2014
Tooth of a Fossilized Monkey Found in UAE

Mizo News, 4 July 2014
Seven mn-year-old fossilised monkey tooth discovered in UAE

New Kerala, 4 July 2014
Seven mn-year-old fossilised monkey tooth discovered in UAE

Sify News, 4 July 2014
Seven mn-year-old fossilised monkey tooth discovered in UAE

Veooz, 4 July 2014
Seven mn-year-old fossilised monkey tooth discovered in UAE

Z News, 4 July 2014
Seven mn-year-old fossilised monkey tooth discovered in UAE

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Al Ittihad, 4 July 2014
8m-year-old monkey fossil found in Abu Dhabi (in arabic)

Al-Khaleej-20140704Al Khaleej, 4 July 2014

Al-Bayan-20140704Al Bayan, 4 July 2014

Odisha Sun Times, 4 July 2014
7-nn-year-old fossilised monkey tooth discovered in UAE

daijiworld.com, 4 July 2014
Seven mn-year-old fossilised monkey tooth discovered in UAE

Khaleej-Times-20140704Khaleej Times, 4 July 2014
8m-year-old monkey fossil found in Abu Dhabi

Prensa Latina News Agency Latinoamericana, 3 July 2014
7 Million Year Old Fossil Monkey Unearthed in Abu Dhabi

7 Days in Dubai, 3 July 2014
Seven-million-year-old monkey tooth found in Abu Dhabi

Middle East Online, 3 July 2014
7-million-year-old fossil monkey unearthed in Abu Dhabi
[ see also arabic version ]

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The Gulf Today, 3 July 2014
Over 6.5m-year-old fossil monkey tooth discovered in Abu Dhabi

Khaleej Times, 3 July 2014
About 7 million year old fossilised monkey tooth found in Abu Dhabi

Gulf-News-20140704Gulf News, 3 July 2014
7m-year-old monkey tooth found in Abu Dhabi

Emirates 24/7, 3 July 2014
7 million-year-old monkey tooth discovered in Abu Dhabi

WAM – Emirates Press Agency, 3 July 2014
Scientists discover 7 million-year-old fossilised monkey tooth in Abu Dhabi

A Fossil Guenon Monkey from the United Arab Emirates, 3 July 2014
http://fossilsofarabia.wordpress.com/2014/07/01/monkey/

Press Release, 3 July 2014
http://www.markbeech.com/index.php/press-release-7m-year-old-fossil-monkey/

Russian News, 2 July 2014
Ancient monkeys got over to Asia through Arabia

Nature Middle East, 2 July 2014
Fossil gives new insight on cheek-pouch monkeys

Extrem News, 2 July 2014
Erster Nachweis von Meerkatzenvorkommen außerhalb Afrikas

innovations report, 1 July 2014
Erster Nachweis von Meerkatzenvorkommen außerhalb Afrikas

wn.com, 1 July 2014
Ancient tooth offers clues to how and when monkeys left Africa (Yale University)

UAEinteract.com, 1 July 2014
Monkey tooth gets to the root of UAE life millions of years ago

The Philipino Times News, 1 July 2014
Monkey tooth gives a peak into UAE history

American Museum of Natural History – News & Blogs, 30 June 2014
New Abu Dhabi Fossil Discovery Supports “Out of Africa” Monkey Dispersal

EIN Newsdesk, 30 June 2014
Ancient tooth offers clues to how and when monkeys left Africa

EMOL – Ciencia y Tecnologia, 30 June 2014
Científicos revelan que los “monos del viejo mundo” llegaron a Asia desde Arabia

Yale News, 30 June 2014
Ancient tooth offers clues to how and when monkeys left Africa

Phys.Org, 30 June 2014
Ancient tooth offers clues to how and when monkeys left Africa

HealthNewsDigest.com, 30 June 2014
Ancient Tooth Offers Clues to How and When Monkeys Left Africa

The-National-20140704The National, 30 June 2014
Monkey tooth gets to the root of UAE life millions of years ago

Museum für Naturkunde – Berlin
, 30 June 2014
Erster Nachweis von Meerkatzenvorkommen außerhalb Afrikas  (in German)

Sieving for fossils at Shuweihat
Sieving for fossils at Shuweihat (Photograph: Faysal Bibi)

The National, 2 March 2014
Fossilised tooth found in Western Region provides further evidence that monkeys lived in Arabia seven million years ago 20140302-The-National-monkey-tooth-lowres
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