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See Yas Island in Abu Dhabi from space
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See Yas Island in Abu Dhabi from space

Friday, 26 August 2016 12:47 AM

Satellite images show Ferrari World Abu Dhabi plus island’s mangroves, waterways and developments

Saudi-led air strikes responsible for most Yemen civilian deaths - UN
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Saudi-led air strikes responsible for most Yemen civilian deaths - UN

Thursday, 25 August 2016 1:49 PM

UN human rights office says coalition has committed other violations that may contravene international law

Taj Mahal Group fined after cockroach is found in meal
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Taj Mahal Group fined after cockroach is found in meal

Thursday, 25 August 2016 12:15 PM

Two Dubai restaurants closed down temporarily following discovery of insect in mall food court

Eid Al Adha shoppers not expected to splash out
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Eid Al Adha shoppers not expected to splash out

Thursday, 25 August 2016 10:41 AM

Dubai consumers to spend on food and entertainment rather than other goods, say analysis

Police say no evidence of radicalisation in Australian hostel killing
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Police say no evidence of radicalisation in Australian hostel killing

Thursday, 25 August 2016 9:36 AM

Dead woman has been identified as Mia Ayliffe-Chung, while a 30-year-old British man was in critical condition in hospital after the attack

Italy rescuers toil through night as earthquake death toll rises to 247
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Italy rescuers toil through night as earthquake death toll rises to 247

Thursday, 25 August 2016 9:18 AM

The strong 6.2 magnitude quake razed homes and buckled roads in a cluster of mountain communities

Saudi Arabia foils mosque bomb attack, suspect shot dead
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Saudi Arabia foils mosque bomb attack, suspect shot dead

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 6:12 PM

Suspected militant tried to detonate explosives outside a mosque in the Qatif region in eastern Saudi Arabia

Middle-class Kuwaiti families spend average of $116,000 on weddings
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Middle-class Kuwaiti families spend average of $116,000 on weddings

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 1:59 PM

Total cost of weddings over $780 million a year for nationals

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Explosion destroys apartment in Dubai's Al Khail Gate
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Explosion destroys apartment in Dubai's Al Khail Gate

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 1:59 PM

Emergency services respond to suspected gas cylinder blast; witnesses say apartment wall caves in

Woman ordered to remove top and headscarf on French beach
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Woman ordered to remove top and headscarf on French beach

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 11:12 AM

Armed police surround sleeping bather before warning her over dress code

Dubai expat released on bail on charity charge
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Dubai expat released on bail on charity charge

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 10:32 AM

British-Australian man arrested after he promoted charity on social media

British woman stabbed to death at Australian hostel in possible 'extremist' attack
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British woman stabbed to death at Australian hostel in possible 'extremist' attack

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 9:32 AM

21-year-old British woman died at the scene of the attack, south of Townsville

UPDATED: At least 20 killed after quake near mountain towns in central Italy
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UPDATED: At least 20 killed after quake near mountain towns in central Italy

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 9:27 AM

The US Geological Survey said it was a 6.2 magnitude quake that hit near the town of Norcia

64% of MidEast job hopefuls said to submit 'erroneous' CVs
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64% of MidEast job hopefuls said to submit 'erroneous' CVs

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 1:48 PM

Recruiter calls for mandatory background checks to weed out fraudsters

Saudi Crown Prince rewards hero who averted petrol station blaze
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Saudi Crown Prince rewards hero who averted petrol station blaze

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 9:52 AM

Rashid Al-Nafii received an undisclosed amount of money from the crown prince for his courageous act


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