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UAE military vessel damaged in 'incident' off coast of Yemen
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UAE military vessel damaged in 'incident' off coast of Yemen

Saturday, 1 October 2016 5:41 PM

Armed forces are investigating the cause of the incident in a strategic Red Sea shipping lane; no injuries

Saudi foreign ministry condemns passage of US Sept 11 law
Politics & Economics»

Saudi foreign ministry condemns passage of US Sept 11 law

Friday, 30 September 2016 10:48 AM

Riyadh has always dismissed suspicions that it backed the attackers, who killed nearly 3,000 people

Mufti tells Saudis to back government austerity moves
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Mufti tells Saudis to back government austerity moves

Thursday, 29 September 2016 6:14 PM

Top religious authority says recent decrees were temporary moves necessitated by public interest

Dubai says air quality hits 88%, meets international standards
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Dubai says air quality hits 88%, meets international standards

Thursday, 29 September 2016 1:53 PM

Dubai Municipality sets up 13 monitoring stations to identify pollution hot-spots across the emirate

Oman detains judge who criticised judiciary, says rights group
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Oman detains judge who criticised judiciary, says rights group

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 8:26 PM

Omani Human Rights Commission says Ali al-Numani, Oman's supreme court deputy, is being held in a police hospital

Saudi Oger dismisses 1,300 workers at Madinah printing complex
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Saudi Oger dismisses 1,300 workers at Madinah printing complex

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 11:55 AM

Ailing construction giant allegedly owes employees several months of salaries

UAE is most at risk for employee data leaks in the Middle East
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UAE is most at risk for employee data leaks in the Middle East

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 11:55 AM

Digital Shadows global study reveals that 97 percent of the world's 1,000 largest companies are compromised

Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Al Thani takes top honours at Arabian Business Qatar Awards
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Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Al Thani takes top honours at Arabian Business Qatar Awards

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 10:08 AM

SAK Holding chairman joins host of stellar business names at awards night in Doha

Sheikh Hamdan reaches 2 million followers on Twitter
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Sheikh Hamdan reaches 2 million followers on Twitter

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 12:15 PM

Dubai Crown Prince joined the social media platform in 2010

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Al Hijri holiday declared for all UAE workers on Sunday
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Al Hijri holiday declared for all UAE workers on Sunday

Monday, 26 September 2016 3:33 PM

Private and public sector workers in the UAE will receive an official paid holiday to celebrate the coming Islamic New Year

Golfing world mourns passing of legendary Arnold Palmer
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Golfing world mourns passing of legendary Arnold Palmer

Monday, 26 September 2016 9:25 AM

Charismatic Palmer, who was popularly known as 'The King', accumulated 62 career victories on the PGA Tour including seven major championships

Dubai launches app to combat human trafficking
Culture & Society»

Dubai launches app to combat human trafficking

Sunday, 25 September 2016 5:37 PM

App to encourage victims to report crimes and enable better monitoring by police

Final countdown to Arabian Business Qatar Awards
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Final countdown to Arabian Business Qatar Awards

Sunday, 25 September 2016 2:02 PM

Event held under the patronage of HE Sheikh Ahmed Bin Jassim Al Thani, Minister of Economy & Commerce

Jordanian writer shot dead outside court before trial over cartoon
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Jordanian writer shot dead outside court before trial over cartoon

Sunday, 25 September 2016 1:04 PM

Hattar was arrested after he shared a caricature that depicted a bearded man in heaven smoking in bed with women and asking God to bring him wine and cashews

Pink Floyd superstar Roger Waters to appear at Dubai's Young Arab Awards
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Pink Floyd superstar Roger Waters to appear at Dubai's Young Arab Awards

Sunday, 25 September 2016 11:51 AM

Event on December 6 will recognise outstanding young Arab talent


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