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Dubai ruler orders release of more than 1,000 prisoners
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Dubai ruler orders release of more than 1,000 prisoners

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 1:54 PM

Sheikh Mohammed approves release of 1,014 people from Dubai jails as gesture ahead of Ramadan

Saudi Arabia defends Bahrain crackdown on Shiite supporters
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Saudi Arabia defends Bahrain crackdown on Shiite supporters

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 1:42 PM

Riyadh's foreign ministry says security of Bahrain is 'integral part' of Saudi security

UAE landmark buildings light up in solidarity with Manchester
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UAE landmark buildings light up in solidarity with Manchester

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 9:47 AM

Burj Khalifa, Emirates Palace and Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium all displayed the Union Jack colours

UAE federal gov’t working hours revealed for Ramadan
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UAE federal gov’t working hours revealed for Ramadan

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 4:30 PM

UAE federal government departments will work for five hours a day during holy month

Emirati woman appointed to top DIFC Courts job
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Emirati woman appointed to top DIFC Courts job

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 2:28 PM

Amna Sultan Al Owais is promoted to serve as co-chief executive and registrar

Protester killed as police raid Bahrain sit-in
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Protester killed as police raid Bahrain sit-in

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 2:05 PM

Rights group reports 'tragic death' as supporters of leading Shiite cleric put on trial hold protest

UK expats in the UAE lament 'horrific' attack in Manchester
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UK expats in the UAE lament 'horrific' attack in Manchester

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 1:40 PM

At least 22 people were killed in the explosion at Manchester Arena on Monday night

Indian philanthropist to help expat prisoners leave UAE
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Indian philanthropist to help expat prisoners leave UAE

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 9:04 AM

Pure Gold Jewellers chairman Firoz Merchant to donate $10,899 to Faraj Fund every month to help buy air tickets

NCMS issues sand storm warning for the UAE
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NCMS issues sand storm warning for the UAE

Monday, 22 May 2017 11:26 AM

Chance of fog and mist in the early morning, according to national forecaster

Dubai launches anti-begging campaign ahead of Ramadan
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Dubai launches anti-begging campaign ahead of Ramadan

Monday, 22 May 2017 10:47 AM

Police will patrols residential areas, markets, Ramadan tents, car parks

Dubai opens up first nighttime swimming beach in UAE
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Dubai opens up first nighttime swimming beach in UAE

Monday, 22 May 2017 10:15 AM

84 lifeguards to man the beach which opens from sunset to 12am

Politics & Economics»

"Still a lot of work to be done" to help women in Saudi: Ivanka Trump

Sunday, 21 May 2017 5:57 PM

President's daughter was speaking at an event led by Princess Reema bint Bandar, deputy president of the Women's Sports Authority

World's first
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World's first "Robocop" joins Dubai Police force

Sunday, 21 May 2017 3:42 PM

This "latest smart addition to the force has been designed to help us fight crime, keep the city safe"

First day of Ramadan in UAE announced
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First day of Ramadan in UAE announced

Sunday, 21 May 2017 1:53 PM

The UAE Ramadan Moon Sighting Committee must still confirm the date

In Saudi Arabia, Melania Trump opts to keep her head bare
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In Saudi Arabia, Melania Trump opts to keep her head bare

Sunday, 21 May 2017 9:35 AM

The First Lady dressed conservatively in a long-sleeved, black pantsuit accented with a wide, gold-colored belt


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