President of Israel visits Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque


Israeli President Isaac Herzog has visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, accompanied by First Lady Michal Herzog, as part of his historic official visit to the UAE.

Dr. Yousif Al Obaidli, Director-General of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre, accompanied the Israeli President and his delegation on a tour of the mosque's halls and external corridors.

They were briefed by one of the Centre's cultural tour specialists about the mosque’s history and the esthetic features of Islamic art and architecture of the building.

At the end of the visit, they were presented with two of the Centre’s publications - Spaces of Light, which showcases award-winning photography, and a book on places of worship in Islamic history.

More from Local

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • The Agenda

    10:00am - 1:00pm

    Broadcasting every weekday, Georgia Tolley goes beyond the headlines to speak to government ministers, decision makers, analysts and local experts to find out how the news will impact those of us living in the UAE.

  • Entertainment Extra

    1:00pm - 2:00pm


On Dubai Eye

  • Flying Taxis

    It sounds like an episode of The Jetsons, but the sight of flying taxis whizzing around our cities could be much closer than you think.

  • Tough penalties for deliberate tax evasion

    The UAE has said that tougher penalties will come into force from 1st August for not keeping proper corporate tax records.