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The Louvre to open - in Abu Dhabi

More than 235 works of art are on show, and its main focus is world history and religions

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Visitors taking in a sculpture by Italian artist Giuseppe Penone at the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum on Nov 7, ahead of the inauguration of the museum in the Emirati capital. It opens its doors to the public on Saturday.

Abu Dhabi

MORE than a decade in the making, the Louvre Abu Dhabi opened its doors this week, bringing the famed name to the Arab world for the first time.

French President Emmanuel Macron, in an interview with local daily Al-Itihad, hailed the museum as a "decisive turning point"

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