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Bahrain approves $796 minimum salary for hospitality sector workers
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Bahrain approves $796 minimum salary for hospitality sector workers

Monday, 1 September 2014 11:59 AM

Minister of Labour plans to subsidise salaries of Bahraini employees working in hotels and restaurants

Britain may temporarily bar UK militant fighters from returning
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Britain may temporarily bar UK militant fighters from returning

Monday, 1 September 2014 9:46 AM

Fighters in Iraq and Syria would be allowed keep citizenship

UAE to give Egypt $8.7bn worth of petroleum products
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UAE to give Egypt $8.7bn worth of petroleum products

Sunday, 31 August 2014 3:22 PM

Egyptian official says petroleum shipments are expected to begin in September

Saudi mufti in 'name and shame' call on $106bn property forgery
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Saudi mufti in 'name and shame' call on $106bn property forgery

Sunday, 31 August 2014 1:35 PM

Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh also warns against avenging Islam under unknown and deviant entities

Bahrain detains Shi'ite rights activist on arrival at airport
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Bahrain detains Shi'ite rights activist on arrival at airport

Sunday, 31 August 2014 9:46 AM

Charges include insulting Bahrain's king, assaulting a policewoman at the airport

Dubai’s growth in 33 years is fastest in world history
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Dubai’s growth in 33 years is fastest in world history

Sunday, 31 August 2014 9:46 AM

Study by Dubai Economic council covered 33 year period to 2008

Dubai landlords given 3 months to install CCTV in all villas
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Dubai landlords given 3 months to install CCTV in all villas

Sunday, 31 August 2014 9:46 AM

Police say new rule must be applied to 25,000 buildings and villas

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No resolution of Gulf Arab split after ministers meet
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No resolution of Gulf Arab split after ministers meet

Sunday, 31 August 2014 9:12 AM

Saudi, UAE, Bahrain withdrew ambassadors from Qatar over broken promises about Gulf security

US approves $2bn deal to supply Saudi military upgrade
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US approves $2bn deal to supply Saudi military upgrade

Saturday, 30 August 2014 10:22 AM

US State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale of AWACS early warning systems

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Over 4,300 expats join Oman's workforce in June
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Over 4,300 expats join Oman's workforce in June

Saturday, 30 August 2014 10:22 AM

Official statistics show that expat workers total more than 1.5m with 1.25m of them in private sector

Saudi Arabia seeks talks on hiring of Sri Lankan maids
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Saudi Arabia seeks talks on hiring of Sri Lankan maids

Saturday, 30 August 2014 1:29 AM

Saudi officials visit island nation for discussions in bid to overcome 'difficulties' related to recruitment of domestic workers

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Bahrain denies inviting back US official after diplomatic spat
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Bahrain denies inviting back US official after diplomatic spat

Saturday, 30 August 2014 1:29 AM

Senior Bahrain official refutes US claim that Tom Malinowski can return just weeks after being ordered to leave kingdom

Oman joins international treaty banning landmines
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Oman joins international treaty banning landmines

Friday, 29 August 2014 1:38 AM

Human Rights Watch applauds move by sultanate; says it hopes more MidEast countries will follow suit

Saudi mufti tells young Saudis not to heed call to jihad
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Saudi mufti tells young Saudis not to heed call to jihad

Thursday, 28 August 2014 3:40 PM

Call from Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh is latest salvo in an anti-militant campaign by Gulf kingdom

Egypt queries Mursi over documents 'leaked' to Qatar's Al Jazeera
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Egypt queries Mursi over documents 'leaked' to Qatar's Al Jazeera

Thursday, 28 August 2014 3:09 PM

Relations between Qatar and Egypt have been tense since mid-2013 when Sisi toppled former president Mursi


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    World's most pierced man refused entry to the UAE

    Tolerance has its limits everywhere including Dubai and those who considered Dubai a lawless circus were held accountable...so thank you Dubai authorities... more

    Thursday, 21 August 2014 10:51 PM - Khalil
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    Thursday, 28 August 2014 9:10 AM - Jim
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    Israel “must be punished” over Gaza, says Dubai police chief

    This high moral ground that Mick is talking abt sound very familiar. May I remind Mick that the US & its British ally alone killed over 1 million innocent... more

    Thursday, 7 August 2014 4:12 PM - Mathew