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Dubai, Abu Dhabi named MidEast's most sustainable cities for water
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Dubai, Abu Dhabi named MidEast's most sustainable cities for water

Thursday, 26 May 2016 2:51 PM

New Aracadis index also says Jeddah and Riyadh lead the region in water quality for its efforts in reusing wastewater

Emirates redesigns Iftar boxes for Ramadan
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Emirates redesigns Iftar boxes for Ramadan

Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:12 PM

Snack packs to be distributed on selected flights across the Gulf prior to Iftar and Imsak

UAE to slash Ramadan food prices by up to 70%
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UAE to slash Ramadan food prices by up to 70%

Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:11 PM

Ministry of Economy negotiates price cuts worth $68m on 5,000 items

Three arrested in UAE for AED1.5 million jewellery theft
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Three arrested in UAE for AED1.5 million jewellery theft

Thursday, 26 May 2016 8:22 AM

Pakistani nationals accused of robbing Malabar Gold and Diamond showroom in Sharjah

Saudis sentenced to death for burying Indian workers alive
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Saudis sentenced to death for burying Indian workers alive

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 1:37 PM

Three nationals claimed to be under the influence of drugs and alcohol at the time of crime

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Prosecution orders arrest of suspected child-killer
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Prosecution orders arrest of suspected child-killer

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 12:08 PM

Eight-year-old Obaida Ebrahim Sedqi found dead in Sharjah on Sunday

Dust storms heading for UAE
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Dust storms heading for UAE

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 8:13 AM

Bad weather due to dry conditions in Iraq and Syria is related to political turmoil

Mobility still a 'main issue' for Saudi working women
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Mobility still a 'main issue' for Saudi working women

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 2:03 PM

Ambitious women in the Gulf kingdom facing 'barriers', Dr Asma A Siddiki tells Arabian Business Women’s Forum

UAE has most new entrepreneurs in Middle East
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UAE has most new entrepreneurs in Middle East

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 1:50 PM

LinkedIn study shows the emirates has fastest-growing entrepreneurship rate in region

Saudi border guard killed by landmine, 3 others wounded
Culture & Society»

Saudi border guard killed by landmine, 3 others wounded

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 1:49 PM

Mine reportedly exploded in the Jizan region in southern Saudi Arabia alongside the border with Yemen

Saudi court hands death sentence to man for 2004 attack on Swiss firm
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Saudi court hands death sentence to man for 2004 attack on Swiss firm

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 1:49 PM

Shooting at Swiss engineering firm ABB Lummus Global resulted in death of two Americans, two Britons, one Canadian, one Australian and one Saudi

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Dubai criminal cases soar by 23%
Culture & Society»

Dubai criminal cases soar by 23%

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 10:59 AM

Increase attributed to more minor cases related to residency and traffic

Live blog: Arabian Business Forum on gender diversity as it happened
Politics & Economics»

Live blog: Arabian Business Forum on gender diversity as it happened

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 9:49 AM

BBC journalist and ITP chairman Andrew Neil hosts ‘A missed opportunity: Why the Gulf needs more female business leaders’ at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai

UAE sees fewer human trafficking cases amid crackdown
Culture & Society»

UAE sees fewer human trafficking cases amid crackdown

Monday, 23 May 2016 1:45 PM

New report says just 17 cases recorded in the emirates in 2015 with 54 traffickers arrested

Revealed: Ramadan hours announced for UAE private sector
Culture & Society»

Revealed: Ramadan hours announced for UAE private sector

Monday, 23 May 2016 1:45 PM

Private sector employees will see daily working hours reduced by two hours during holy month


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