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Bahrain court jails, strips 3 of citizenship for 'terrorism'
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Bahrain court jails, strips 3 of citizenship for 'terrorism'

Thursday, 30 March 2017 5:04 PM

Trio found guilty of forming a terrorist cell and receiving Iranian funding aimed at destabilising Bahrain

Fujairah mourns death of deputy ruler
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Fujairah mourns death of deputy ruler

Thursday, 30 March 2017 10:53 AM

A three-day mourning period has been declared in the emirate

Dubai policeman fines himself for hitting parked car
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Dubai policeman fines himself for hitting parked car

Thursday, 30 March 2017 9:49 AM

The car owner, who is an Egyptian doctor, posted the incident on social media

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Dubai Crown Prince rescues truck driver stuck in desert
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Dubai Crown Prince rescues truck driver stuck in desert

Thursday, 30 March 2017 9:23 AM

Video posted on social media shows the vehicle being pulled out of the sand

UAE sentences Emirati professor to 10 years: rights group
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UAE sentences Emirati professor to 10 years: rights group

Thursday, 30 March 2017 8:24 AM

He was "communicating with secret organisations linked to the Muslim Brotherhood"

Saudi police kill 2 gunmen in Shiite town raid
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Saudi police kill 2 gunmen in Shiite town raid

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 5:40 PM

Police find ammunition and materials for making explosives in farms after gunfight

Bahrain sentences two to death over 2015 bomb attack
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Bahrain sentences two to death over 2015 bomb attack

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 5:25 PM

High Criminal Court also sentences five other people to life in jail and 15 more to shorter prison terms

Saudi king urges political settlement to Syrian conflict
Politics & Economics»

Saudi king urges political settlement to Syrian conflict

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 3:01 PM

King Salman delivers speech at the opening of the Arab Summit

Saudi Arabia intercepts four missiles fired from Yemen
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Saudi Arabia intercepts four missiles fired from Yemen

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 3:34 PM

Saudi-led coalition describes it as evidence of arms smuggling through a rebel-held Red Sea port

Rising sea level to swamp land in three UAE emirates
Politics & Economics»

Rising sea level to swamp land in three UAE emirates

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 2:17 PM

Coastal areas house nearly 85% of population in the country, according to new report

Young Emirati ordered to clean streets after 'insane' car stunt
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Young Emirati ordered to clean streets after 'insane' car stunt

Monday, 27 March 2017 4:04 PM

Driver is given three-month community service sentence, fined after performing stunts in wet weather

Sunil Vaswani tops Indian Rich List for third year running
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Sunil Vaswani tops Indian Rich List for third year running

Monday, 27 March 2017 9:19 AM

Our exclusive ranking of the Gulf’s wealthiest Indian expatriates.

Western colonisation has skewed Islamic laws, says scholar
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Western colonisation has skewed Islamic laws, says scholar

Sunday, 26 March 2017 6:36 PM

"You’re either for women’s rights and against Islam, or for Islam and against women’s rights"

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Dubai roads cleared of rain water
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Dubai roads cleared of rain water

Sunday, 26 March 2017 5:28 PM

Accumulated sand and debris removed, says the municipality

UAE gender pay gap could close by 2066, study finds
Banking & Finance»

UAE gender pay gap could close by 2066, study finds

Sunday, 26 March 2017 2:07 PM

Research discovered that, globally, a woman earns an average $100 for every $140 a man earns


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