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Indian gov’t to probe claims MPs forced man to break Ramadan fast
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Indian gov’t to probe claims MPs forced man to break Ramadan fast

Thursday, 24 July 2014 2:19 PM

One MP tried to defend his actions saying he didn’t intend to hurt anyone's religious sentiments

Bahraini charged with smoking during Ramadan
Culture & Society»

Bahraini charged with smoking during Ramadan

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:29 PM

Man also caught holding a juice can in his hand in public during the holy month - report

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Qatar declares 11 days Eid holidays for gov’t workers
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Qatar declares 11 days Eid holidays for gov’t workers

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:28 PM

Private sector staff working in Gulf state are expected to be given three days

British visitor jailed in Dubai for drinking during Ramadan
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British visitor jailed in Dubai for drinking during Ramadan

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:01 PM

Man became angry and dented the bonnet of a taxi after argument with driver

Jailed former Leeds Utd boss hires new law firm to fight Dubai charges
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Jailed former Leeds Utd boss hires new law firm to fight Dubai charges

Thursday, 24 July 2014 11:45 AM

David Haigh has brought in legal team to defend $6.4m embezzlement allegations

Former CEO of Bahrain's Alba jailed in UK for corruption
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Former CEO of Bahrain's Alba jailed in UK for corruption

Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:52 AM

Bruce Hall, a key witness in a collapsed bribery case, was sentenced to 16 mths in prison & ordered to pay $5.1m

UAE experts to help in task to identify bodies of MH17 tragedy
Culture & Society»

UAE experts to help in task to identify bodies of MH17 tragedy

Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:37 AM

Specialist team travelled to the Ukraine at the request of Interpol

UAE sets up moon-sighting committee for Eid decision
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UAE sets up moon-sighting committee for Eid decision

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 4:08 PM

Minister of Justice will chair committee responsible for confirming the first day of Eid Al Fitr

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How to manage time and energy: The 3 Ls
Lifestyle»

How to manage time and energy: The 3 Ls

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 3:38 PM

2b Limitless shares simple and effective tools that you could put to use today

Sheikh Mohammed, Princess Haya send 15 truck-loads of aid to Gaza
Culture & Society»

Sheikh Mohammed, Princess Haya send 15 truck-loads of aid to Gaza

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 11:23 AM

Aid will be distributed via the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees

Prince Alwaleed provides homes for 7,782 poor Saudis
Culture & Society»

Prince Alwaleed provides homes for 7,782 poor Saudis

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 10:43 AM

Part of the billionaire businessman's humanitarian activities during Ramadan

UAE honours humanitarian work of Sheikh Zayed
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UAE honours humanitarian work of Sheikh Zayed

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 3:10 PM

Ten Years of Loyalty –Zayed Giving Event was held in memory of the country's founding father

Chocolate replica of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque revealed
Travel & Hospitality»

Chocolate replica of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque revealed

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 1:27 PM

Pastry team at Hilton Abu Dhabi crafts masterpiece to mark Eid celebrations

UAE’s Red Crescent pledges $40m for reconstruction of Gaza homes
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UAE’s Red Crescent pledges $40m for reconstruction of Gaza homes

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 12:41 PM

Royal cargo plane with 114 metric tons of humanitarian aid lands in Amman

84% surge in Saudi women working in private sector
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84% surge in Saudi women working in private sector

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 12:26 PM

Government awareness campaigns and incentives help boost number to 400,000 in 2013


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