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Groups urge UN Human Rights Council suspension of Saudi Arabia
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Groups urge UN Human Rights Council suspension of Saudi Arabia

Saturday, 2 July 2016 12:48 AM

Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International call for suspension over 'unlawful airstrikes' in Yemen

Saudi Arabia to introduce hi-tech bracelets in haj safety push
Technology»

Saudi Arabia to introduce hi-tech bracelets in haj safety push

Thursday, 30 June 2016 7:31 PM

Move comes after 2,070 people died in a crush near the Muslim holy city of Makkah last September

Chances of thunderstorms in Oman reduces
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Chances of thunderstorms in Oman reduces

Thursday, 30 June 2016 12:35 PM

Area of low pressure in the Arabian Sea has weakened, says meteorologists

Reading Nation: UAE to send 8.2m books for unprivileged children
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Reading Nation: UAE to send 8.2m books for unprivileged children

Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:13 AM

Campaign beats target of 5 million books for young people in Arab and Muslim countries

Dubai and Abu Dhabi to reach 45C this weekend
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Dubai and Abu Dhabi to reach 45C this weekend

Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:10 AM

Temperatures to be “hot” or “very hot” in UAE, says NCMS

Death toll rises after suicide bomb attack on Istanbul airport
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Death toll rises after suicide bomb attack on Istanbul airport

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 2:26 PM

Istanbul governor's office says at least 41 people were killed and another 239 others wounded in attack

Thunderstorms in Oman ahead of Eid
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Thunderstorms in Oman ahead of Eid

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 12:29 PM

Heavy rain forecast in sultanate in middle of next week

UAE TV presenter's wife jailed 10 years for spying
Culture & Society»

UAE TV presenter's wife jailed 10 years for spying

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 10:43 AM

Emirati-Lebanese woman found guilty of handing sensitive information to Hezbollah

Headless body of woman found in Dubai
Culture & Society»

Headless body of woman found in Dubai

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 10:43 AM

Forensics teams trying to identify victim after discovery in International City

Jailed Bahraini activist taken to hospital with heart problems
Culture & Society»

Jailed Bahraini activist taken to hospital with heart problems

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 6:37 PM

Nabeel Rajab is in detention for alleged remarks criticising the kingdom's prison system and its involvement in a war in Yemen

Arab world must boost e-commerce, digitisation, says Emaar's Alabbar
Technology»

Arab world must boost e-commerce, digitisation, says Emaar's Alabbar

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 1:59 PM

Emaar chairman says region must become producers not consumers of digital content

Private sector holidays announced for Eid Al Fitr
Culture & Society»

Private sector holidays announced for Eid Al Fitr

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 11:59 AM

Eid Al Fitr likely to fall on Wednesday July 6, meaning a four-day weekend for private sector workers

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Labourers evacuated after fire at Dubai construction site
Culture & Society»

Labourers evacuated after fire at Dubai construction site

Monday, 27 June 2016 2:50 PM

No injuries are reported after blaze breaks out at building site off Sheikh Zayed Road

UAE cabinet announces Eid Al Fitr holiday
Culture & Society»

UAE cabinet announces Eid Al Fitr holiday

Monday, 27 June 2016 9:18 AM

It is expected that Eid Al Fitr will fall on July 6, depending on the moon sighting

Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab to be tried for tweets
Culture & Society»

Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab to be tried for tweets

Sunday, 26 June 2016 6:38 PM

Well-known human rights activist could face up to 13 years in prison for criticism of Bahraini prison system


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