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Footballer held in Dubai trying to smuggle 1.8kg of cocaine in his pants
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Footballer held in Dubai trying to smuggle 1.8kg of cocaine in his pants

Thursday, 2 October 2014 3:03 PM

Defendant pleaded innocent, claiming he was carrying it for a friend and did not know it was drugs

Wife sends Dubai husband into coma over second marriage
Healthcare»

Wife sends Dubai husband into coma over second marriage

Thursday, 2 October 2014 1:42 PM

Arab man reportedly fell into a diabetic coma when his wife locked him in their bathroom to prevent him from seeing his second wife

Fines for Eid slaughtering of animals in public parks, homes
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Fines for Eid slaughtering of animals in public parks, homes

Thursday, 2 October 2014 11:39 AM

Abu Dhabi warns people to carry out slaughters in municipality abattoirs

New York transit authority sued for denying anti-Islamic bus ad
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New York transit authority sued for denying anti-Islamic bus ad

Thursday, 2 October 2014 9:59 AM

Advertisement included the slogan, "Killing Jews is worship that draws us close to Allah - Hamas MTV"

Gunmen wound Saudi policeman in Shi'ite Muslim stronghold
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Gunmen wound Saudi policeman in Shi'ite Muslim stronghold

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 1:37 PM

Attack comes days after the fatal shooting of a Shi'ite activist in the same town in Eastern Province

Paris Hilton to visit Dubai for restaurant opening
Gourmet»

Paris Hilton to visit Dubai for restaurant opening

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 12:31 PM

The Hilton heiress joins Irina Shayk and Alessandra Ambrosio on October 10-11

Revealed: Dubai's top 5 cheapest places to rent
Real Estate»

Revealed: Dubai's top 5 cheapest places to rent

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 11:32 AM

International City has proved to be the most cost effective location for tenants

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Revealed: Countries covered from today under Bahrain's new visa rules
Politics & Economics»

Revealed: Countries covered from today under Bahrain's new visa rules

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 10:15 AM

102 nationalities can obtain a visa either online ahead of travel or on arrival.

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Muslim NFL player 'penalised for prayer celebration'
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Muslim NFL player 'penalised for prayer celebration'

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 4:44 PM

Husain Abdullah reportedly receives penalty under National Football League's 'excessive celebration' rules

KFC apologises for taking halal too far
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KFC apologises for taking halal too far

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 3:05 PM

UK branch of the fast-food chain trialling halal chicken also banned alcohol hand wipes for fear it would offend Muslims

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Dubai chefs to stage charity event for breast cancer
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Dubai chefs to stage charity event for breast cancer

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 2:21 PM

The Chef’s United Ball at the Fairmont Hotel on the Palm, on October 30, 2014

Kuwaiti official's wife 'became rich overnight'
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Kuwaiti official's wife 'became rich overnight'

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 1:25 PM

Public Prosecutor probes claims that money was transferred to woman’s account from the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs.

Anti-Islam ad featuring beheaded US journalist pulled from NYC buses
Culture & Society»

Anti-Islam ad featuring beheaded US journalist pulled from NYC buses

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 12:10 PM

Advert featuring James Foley removed after family complaints, but five alternative ads, one featuring Hitler, are still due to run for 4 wks

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Richard Branson’s Virgin Mobile launches in Saudi Arabia
Technology»

Richard Branson’s Virgin Mobile launches in Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 11:48 AM

Introduction is the beginning the biggest shake-up in the kingdom's telecoms sector in six years

Saudi Arabia to fix the price of Haj services
Culture & Society»

Saudi Arabia to fix the price of Haj services

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 10:53 AM

Move is designed to “drastically” reduce exploitation of Muslim pilgrims

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