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Kuwait bourse cancels trades in Kuwait Investment Co, Zain

Kuwait bourse cancels trades in Kuwait Investment Co, Zain

Kuwait Stock Exchange says trading in shares will resume on Sunday

Qatar withdraws 'un-halal' US meat products from shelves

Qatar withdraws 'un-halal' US meat products from shelves

Authorities claim the products have breached halal standards, also preventing customs clearance

Three Saudi students in US charged with rape

Three Saudi students in US charged with rape

The men, aged in their 20s, are accused of raping another man after luring him to an apartment in Oklahoma

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40-year-old became disruptive on Emirates flight after being refused alcohol

Qatar elected to UN Human Rights Council
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Qatar elected to UN Human Rights Council

Human rights advocates hope the country’s appointment will help accelerate labour rights changes in the Gulf state

Former FIFA exec suggests 1am Qatar World Cup kick-offs
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Former FIFA exec suggests 1am Qatar World Cup kick-offs

Former FIFA technical boss who warned against Qatar hosting the Cup in summer has suggested late night, early morning start times to combat the worst of the searing temperatures

Air strikes in Syria have so far killed 553 people, including 32 civilians
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Air strikes in Syria have so far killed 553 people, including 32 civilians

Human Rights monitors said the vast majority of the deaths, 464, were militants from ISIL

Kuwait sovereign fund to resume selling stakes in local firms
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Kuwait sovereign fund to resume selling stakes in local firms

Holds a 24% stake in Kuwait Finance House & owns 24.6% of telco Zain

Revealed: Bollywood Park Dubai in detail
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Revealed: Bollywood Park Dubai in detail

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UAE's rising cost of living is putting off expats - HSBC
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UAE's rising cost of living is putting off expats - HSBC

Bahrain, Qatar and Oman are more popular destinations for expats than the UAE, according to HSBC survey

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Samsung unveils 'world’s fastest Android smartphone'

Samsung unveils 'world’s fastest Android smartphone'

Galaxy S5 Plus packs Snapdragon 805 SoC, support for LTE-A

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Dubai Police in crackdown on illegal fireworks ahead of Diwali

Dubai Police in crackdown on illegal fireworks ahead of Diwali

Residents wanting to celebrate with fireworks need to get permission in advance

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US producer in talks to stage live Disney shows to Saudi Arabia

US producer in talks to stage live Disney shows to Saudi Arabia

Feld Entertainment is the largest live family entertainment company in the world and produces Disney on Ice

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Top 10 reasons your smartphone signal fails

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Abu Dhabi to produce a Sharia version of US TV show LA Law

Abu Dhabi to produce a Sharia version of US TV show LA Law

The local version of the show will be called Abu Dhabi Judicial - report

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Najwa Karam to take centre stage at MOE tomorrow

Najwa Karam to take centre stage at MOE tomorrow

World of Fashion wraps up a week of runway shows with a superstar finale

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Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

The Dominican American fashion designer was synonymous with iconic glamour and red carpet gowns

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Burj Al Arab designer on why she initially turned the project down

Burj Al Arab designer on why she initially turned the project down

Khuan Chew was persuaded to apply for the project by Sheikh Mohammed and beat 7 rivals to design the iconic hotel's interiors

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Dr Ravi Pillai launched his first business at the age of 14, trading in coconuts so he could afford school books. Three decades later, his RP Group brings in revenue of $4bn and employs 80,000 staff, helping make him one of the world’s richest Indians. But in his first personal interview to date, he explains why a happy workforce and a good reputation are far more important than money. He also talks of the launch of his latest venture — RP Global — a real estate company that will build luxury projects in Dubai this year.

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