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California high school retires Arab mascot
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California high school retires Arab mascot

Monday, 1 September 2014 1:18 PM

Coachella Valley High School agrees to give the mascot the school’s logo a makeover - report

Three lose appeal over Bahrain F1 attack plot
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Three lose appeal over Bahrain F1 attack plot

Monday, 1 September 2014 10:41 AM

Five convicted for plotting to plant a bomb at the 2013 F1 Bahrain Grand Prix

British Muslim attacked by Saudi religious police – report
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British Muslim attacked by Saudi religious police – report

Monday, 1 September 2014 10:26 AM

The Briton was with his Saudi wife when they were allegedly harassed by Saudi Arabia’s unofficial religious police

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HSBC Dubai employee stole AED24.5m from customer, court told
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HSBC Dubai employee stole AED24.5m from customer, court told

Monday, 1 September 2014 9:53 AM

Staff member goes on trial over theft from three accounts

Oman's population forecast to grow by 2.4m by 2040
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Oman's population forecast to grow by 2.4m by 2040

Saturday, 30 August 2014 1:29 AM

New report by National Centre for Statistics and Information says average age of Omanis will be 27 in 2040

Saudi mufti tells young Saudis not to heed call to jihad
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Saudi mufti tells young Saudis not to heed call to jihad

Thursday, 28 August 2014 3:40 PM

Call from Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh is latest salvo in an anti-militant campaign by Gulf kingdom

Saudi Arabia executes 3 for murder
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Saudi Arabia executes 3 for murder

Thursday, 28 August 2014 10:18 AM

The kingdom has executed 24 people since August 4, according to state media reports

Over 1,500 Dubai residents sign petition to stop Jumeirah beach expansion
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Over 1,500 Dubai residents sign petition to stop Jumeirah beach expansion

Thursday, 28 August 2014 9:43 AM

Surfers furious over work taking place at Sunset Beach

Water-scarce countries shun Ice Bucket Challenge
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Water-scarce countries shun Ice Bucket Challenge

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 1:45 PM

Bollywood stars are among those that have refused to waste a bucket of water for the social media craze

Saudi Arabia to axe maternity leave for teachers
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Saudi Arabia to axe maternity leave for teachers

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 1:42 PM

Ministry of Education tells school principals it is considering scrapping maternity leave for employees

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UAE has highest percentage of TV addicts in the world
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UAE has highest percentage of TV addicts in the world

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 9:38 AM

New figures say 86% of households are hooked on television

What are your entrepreneurial strengths?
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What are your entrepreneurial strengths?

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 2:00 PM

Research and analysis group Gallup helps boost entrepreneurs’ chances with its new book, Entrepreneurial Strengthsfinder

Women applying makeup or combing hair while driving to face AED1000 fine
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Women applying makeup or combing hair while driving to face AED1000 fine

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 9:41 AM

UAE says offenders will also have cars seized for one month

No let-up in Gaza war as Egypt presses on with truce efforts
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No let-up in Gaza war as Egypt presses on with truce efforts

Monday, 25 August 2014 3:38 PM

Israeli air strikes kill at least five Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and militants keep up rocket fire on southern Israel

UAE construction worker sentenced to death
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UAE construction worker sentenced to death

Monday, 25 August 2014 1:23 PM

Bangladeshi labourer pushed architect from top of building site in Abu Dhabi - report

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