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Men arrested for working in women's shops in Saudi
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Men arrested for working in women's shops in Saudi

Thursday, 30 October 2014 1:24 PM

Saudi Labour Ministry raids a mall and markets in Jeddah, where only women are supposed to work

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Dubai to give 40kg in gold coins to weight-loss winners
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Dubai to give 40kg in gold coins to weight-loss winners

Thursday, 30 October 2014 11:43 AM

Rewards, worth a total of $1.6m, will be distributed in December at function in Zabeel Park

14-year-old detained in Austria for trying to go fight for ISIL
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14-year-old detained in Austria for trying to go fight for ISIL

Thursday, 30 October 2014 10:50 AM

Teenage boy had also researched on the Internet how to build bombs

Prosecution for online insults now extended to all UAE emirates
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Prosecution for online insults now extended to all UAE emirates

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 12:20 PM

In landmark ruling, the Supreme Court rules that insults could be viewed in any emirate

Drunken sailor jailed for one year after rampage on Dubai flight
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Drunken sailor jailed for one year after rampage on Dubai flight

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 11:04 AM

Ukrainian sexually molested Emirates cabin crew and attempted to break into cockpit

Rise in UAE residents using credit cards, loans to clear existing debts
Banking & Finance»

Rise in UAE residents using credit cards, loans to clear existing debts

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 10:12 AM

Survey results reflect growing concern over the rising cost of living as Dubai inflation hits highest level since 2009

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Saudi gov't said to regulate video-sharing sites
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Saudi gov't said to regulate video-sharing sites

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 1:36 PM

Expert also says authorities still considering the establishment of cinema in Saudi Arabia

Saudi businessman wins honorary UK knighthood
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Saudi businessman wins honorary UK knighthood

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 1:35 PM

Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel is honoured for philanthropic activities and support for the development of the arts and culture in the UK

Saudi shop shut down over anti-Islam cakes
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Saudi shop shut down over anti-Islam cakes

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 12:35 PM

Desserts carried message of anti-Islam Dutch politician Geert Wilders

Dubai to introduce charge for commercial, industrial waste in 2015
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Dubai to introduce charge for commercial, industrial waste in 2015

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 11:19 AM

Emirate produces a daily garbage output of 2.3kg per person, mainly from hotels and malls

Sheikh Mohammed announces $1.22bn investment in internet, media zones
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Sheikh Mohammed announces $1.22bn investment in internet, media zones

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 10:51 AM

Capital will help fund technology laboratories, smart buildings and business incubators over five years

Tropical cyclone Nilofar 'will not impact UAE weather'
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Tropical cyclone Nilofar 'will not impact UAE weather'

Monday, 27 October 2014 8:44 PM

National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology plays down impact of storm heading for Oman coast

Saudi Arabia jails three lawyers for tweets criticising judiciary
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Saudi Arabia jails three lawyers for tweets criticising judiciary

Monday, 27 October 2014 7:45 PM

Sentences of between five and eight years handed down by Saudi court for messages on Twitter

50 residents evacuated after Dubai tower fire
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50 residents evacuated after Dubai tower fire

Monday, 27 October 2014 11:28 AM

The blaze started on the 17th floor of Skycourt Towers in Dubailand

100 Saudi students deported from US every year
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100 Saudi students deported from US every year

Monday, 27 October 2014 10:29 AM

Most of the expelled students had violated immigration rules or breached US domestic law during marriage conflicts, a Saudi official based in Washington has revealed


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