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Boeing to display spacecraft mock-up in Abu Dhabi
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Boeing to display spacecraft mock-up in Abu Dhabi

Saturday, 25 October 2014 2:32 AM

CST-100 is designed for NASA and will transport astronauts into space from mid-2017

Alex Ferguson, James Hogan to appear at AB conference
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Alex Ferguson, James Hogan to appear at AB conference

Thursday, 23 October 2014 1:50 PM

Gaza 'hero' doctor David Notts also confirmed for Arabian Business event in Dubai on November 11

Qatar withdraws 'un-halal' US meat products from shelves
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Qatar withdraws 'un-halal' US meat products from shelves

Thursday, 23 October 2014 1:23 PM

Authorities claim the products have breached halal standards, also preventing customs clearance

Three Saudi students in US charged with rape
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Three Saudi students in US charged with rape

Thursday, 23 October 2014 1:22 PM

The men, aged in their 20s, are accused of raping another man after luring him to an apartment in Oklahoma

Dubai Police in crackdown on illegal fireworks ahead of Diwali
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Dubai Police in crackdown on illegal fireworks ahead of Diwali

Thursday, 23 October 2014 11:59 AM

Residents wanting to celebrate with fireworks need to get permission in advance

Judge orders mental assessment for unruly British passenger
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Judge orders mental assessment for unruly British passenger

Thursday, 23 October 2014 10:35 AM

40-year-old became disruptive on Emirates flight after being refused alcohol

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US producer in talks to stage live Disney shows to Saudi Arabia
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US producer in talks to stage live Disney shows to Saudi Arabia

Thursday, 23 October 2014 10:05 AM

Feld Entertainment is the largest live family entertainment company in the world and produces Disney on Ice

Saudi Arabia jails 13 over plot to attack US soldiers
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Saudi Arabia jails 13 over plot to attack US soldiers

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 4:19 PM

Saudi court sentences suspected members of al Qaeda cell for plot to attack soldiers in Qatar and Kuwait

Saudi builders falsely declaring workers as disabled
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Saudi builders falsely declaring workers as disabled

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 1:21 PM

Labour ministry launches new card to counter abuse of government subsidies

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Gulf woman kicked out of Paris opera for wearing a face veil
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Gulf woman kicked out of Paris opera for wearing a face veil

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 12:08 PM

Members of the opera cast refused to perform unless the Muslim woman removed her veil or left

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California man charged with murder of Saudi student
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California man charged with murder of Saudi student

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 12:05 PM

Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi listed his car on a website and murderer posed as a potential buyer

Emiratis design UAE’s first electric desert bike
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Emiratis design UAE’s first electric desert bike

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 12:00 PM

Bikes are built in a living room and come in a variety of styles

Rise in divorce in Iran linked to shift in status of women
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Rise in divorce in Iran linked to shift in status of women

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 11:53 AM

Wives have more options in leaving a troubled marriage

Saudi’s Grand Mufti says Twitter is a source of lies, evil
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Saudi’s Grand Mufti says Twitter is a source of lies, evil

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 11:38 AM

Country’s highest religious authority conceded it could be beneficial if used properly

London judge to consider life sentence for Emirati sisters’ hammer attacker
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London judge to consider life sentence for Emirati sisters’ hammer attacker

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 11:19 AM

Philip Spence was found guilty of attempted murder and will be sentenced next month


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