In pictures: Young Arab Awards 2016 in Dubai

The author of the first every Emirati fantasy novel in English, Dubai Abulhoul, has been crowned “Young Arab of the Year”, at the first ever Young Arab Awards ceremony.
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Fifteen young Arabs under the age of 30 won awards for outstanding achievements in a range of fields (ITP Images)
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Science & Medicine: Dr Alia Galadari receives the award from Mouna Elhaimoud, humanitarian. (ITP Images)
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Sports: Zahra Lahri receives the award from Robert Krizanovic, Yalla Fitness CEO. (ITP Images)
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Art & Design: Yasmin Farahmandy receives the award from Sunil John, CEO, ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller
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Social Media: Ahmad Dabbas receives the award from Mazen Hayek, MBC Group. (ITP Images)
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Business: Elissa Freiha receives the award from Momen Mahmoud, Khaleej Times. (ITP Images)
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Government Services: Mohammad Khaled receives the award from . (ITP Images)
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Journalism: Ismaeel Naar receives the award from Faisal Al Yafai, columnist, The National. (ITP Images)
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F&B: Mr Zarooni receives the award from on behalf of Amal Al Marri, Salt, from Farah Nabulsi, filmmaker. (ITP Images)
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Innovation: Ahmad Ashkar receives the award from Emirates NBD's Ms Fatima Abdulrahman, head of customer acquisition, Digital Proposition. (ITP Images)
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Philanthropy: Jihad M’Nsaria receives the award from Emirates NBD's Ms Fatima Abdulrahman, head of customer acquisition, Digital Proposition. (ITP Images)
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Broadcasting & Screening: Butheina Hamed Kazim receives the award from Luca Allam, managing director of PHD Media. (ITP Images)
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Entertainment: Dana Dajani receives the award from Luca Allam, managing director of PHD Media. (ITP Images)
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E-commerce: Rashid Alabbar receives the award from Luca Allam, managing director of PHD Media. (ITP Images)
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Young Achievers: Shamsa & Hind Al Fahim receive the award from Luca Allam, managing director of PHD Media. (ITP Images)
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Young Arab of the Year: Dubai Abulhoul receives the award from Luca Allam, managing director of PHD Media. (ITP Images)