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Cloud seeding has increased rainfall in UAE, says NCMS
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Cloud seeding has increased rainfall in UAE, says NCMS

Sunday, 26 February 2017 5:21 PM

Met department expects rain on Sunday night, Monday morning

Bahrain slammed as it moves to try civilians in military courts
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Bahrain slammed as it moves to try civilians in military courts

Saturday, 25 February 2017 11:30 AM

Human Rights Watch criticises plan to amend Constitution; says would violate fair trial standards

Investigators clear Saudi-led forces of 2015 attacks in Yemen
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Investigators clear Saudi-led forces of 2015 attacks in Yemen

Friday, 24 February 2017 3:03 AM

Body set up to investigate civilian casualties in Yemen says technical fault was responsible for the death of seven people in one air strike

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'Terrorist blast' injures woman near Bahraini capital
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'Terrorist blast' injures woman near Bahraini capital

Friday, 24 February 2017 2:41 AM

Interior ministry says the explosion happened in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama

Comics and music shows draw rebuke from Saudi clerics
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Comics and music shows draw rebuke from Saudi clerics

Friday, 24 February 2017 2:41 AM

Criticism of cultural events highlight the sensitivity of reforms underway in the Gulf kingdom

Iran sends delegation to Saudi Arabia for haj talks
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Iran sends delegation to Saudi Arabia for haj talks

Thursday, 23 February 2017 9:19 AM

Tehran boycotted last year's pilgrimage after Iran blamed the disaster on organisers' incompetence

UAE wastes $3.5bn of food annually, says Alpen Capital
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UAE wastes $3.5bn of food annually, says Alpen Capital

Thursday, 23 February 2017 9:18 AM

GCC food consumption forecast to rise to 59.2m metric tonnes in 2021 from 48.1m in 2016

New app to help UAE hotels save $30,000 a year
Travel & Hospitality»

New app to help UAE hotels save $30,000 a year

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 9:47 AM

Winnow founder Zornes said 6 new sites to go live in the UAE, to set up regional HQ in Dubai

Dubai Police respond to 1,163 traffic accidents during the weekend
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Dubai Police respond to 1,163 traffic accidents during the weekend

Monday, 20 February 2017 11:25 AM

Over 15,000 calls received at the police’s command centre

Saudi's first-ever Comic Con attracts 20,000 gamers
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Saudi's first-ever Comic Con attracts 20,000 gamers

Sunday, 19 February 2017 6:21 PM

For three days over the weekend, some 20,000 Saudis were decked out in costumes and face paint

No injuries reported in Abu Dhabi tower fire
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No injuries reported in Abu Dhabi tower fire

Sunday, 19 February 2017 1:06 PM

Fire started in a restaurant in the building, says Ministry

Dubai police summon Russian model who dangled from skyscraper
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Dubai police summon Russian model who dangled from skyscraper

Sunday, 19 February 2017 9:58 AM

Video of Viktoria Odintcova went viral after she posted it on her Instagram account

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Russian model condemned for 'life-threatening' stunt in Dubai
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Russian model condemned for 'life-threatening' stunt in Dubai

Friday, 17 February 2017 5:24 PM

Developer of Dubai skyscraper slams Viki Odintcova for hanging off the edge of the building without any restraints

UAE says two soldiers dead in Yemen
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UAE says two soldiers dead in Yemen

Friday, 17 February 2017 2:31 PM

UAE is a member of a mostly Gulf Arab military coalition led by Saudi Arabia backing Yemen's government

Saudi Arabia says has broken up four ISIL cells
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Saudi Arabia says has broken up four ISIL cells

Thursday, 16 February 2017 5:12 PM

Saudi state TV reports that 15 Saudi nationals among those detained in operation


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