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Anti-Muslim ads featuring Hitler to run on New York buses
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Anti-Muslim ads featuring Hitler to run on New York buses

Sunday, 21 September 2014 11:22 AM

City's transport authority has approved a series of ads by a pro-Israel group

Saudi passport officials investigated after under-age boy travels alone
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Saudi passport officials investigated after under-age boy travels alone

Thursday, 18 September 2014 2:04 PM

Under 21-year-old has reportedly admitted to illegally travelling abroad without his father’s permission

Basketball's world body allows religious head coverings
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Basketball's world body allows religious head coverings

Thursday, 18 September 2014 12:05 PM

Muslims and Sikhs will be allowed to wear the hijab and turban during a two-year trial

Cavalli UAE partner to unveil first hotel, 3 new clubs as part of long-term IPO plans
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Cavalli UAE partner to unveil first hotel, 3 new clubs as part of long-term IPO plans

Thursday, 18 September 2014 11:18 AM

Pragma Group to open first branded hotel in Dubai, with clubs in Moscow, Morocco and Sao Paolo, ahead of plans for a listing within 3 years

Saudi court sentences 2 to death, jails 13 over attack
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Saudi court sentences 2 to death, jails 13 over attack

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 11:08 AM

Accused of killing a policeman and three civilians and forming an Al Qaeda cell in prison

UAE bank at centre of attempt to freeze Turkish family's assets
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UAE bank at centre of attempt to freeze Turkish family's assets

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 11:03 AM

An attorney for a Motorola subsidiary asked New York's top state court to take action against account held by Standard Chartered

Kuwait seeks World Heritage listing for Towers
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Kuwait seeks World Heritage listing for Towers

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 10:57 AM

The country’s three iconic towers, inaugurated in 1979, on the Arabian Gulf showcase Kuwait’s history and success in conserving water in the desert

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Dubai school tells mothers to cover up on the school run
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Dubai school tells mothers to cover up on the school run

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 10:48 AM

School reminds parents of adhering to UAE dress code when dropping off students

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Saudi man asked to provide iPhone 6 as dowry
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Saudi man asked to provide iPhone 6 as dowry

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 10:40 AM

Would-be brother-in-law asked for Apple phone as soon as it is released

Deaf fraudsters used funds to buy Dubai property
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Deaf fraudsters used funds to buy Dubai property

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 3:11 PM

Couple registered fake invoices with authorities for sign language interpreters

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Kuwaiti parents stage sit-in protest over school fees
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Kuwaiti parents stage sit-in protest over school fees

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 3:11 PM

Parents claim the Ministry of Education is turning a blind eye to schools excessively raising fees

Saudi human rights activist fined for driving herself to the hospital
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Saudi human rights activist fined for driving herself to the hospital

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 1:08 PM

Aliyah Al Farid has refused to sign an undertaking to stop driving, citing the fact there is no official law against it

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Sheikh Mohammed pays tribute to tragic national service recruit
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Sheikh Mohammed pays tribute to tragic national service recruit

Monday, 15 September 2014 3:11 PM

Dubai ruler visits family of Mohammed Khalid Khalifa Al Raisi who died during training at Armed Forces Residences

Kuwait bans novel on bedouin's life
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Kuwait bans novel on bedouin's life

Monday, 15 September 2014 10:55 AM

Arabic author Abdullah Al Busais says book was censored because it detailed a sensitive part of Kuwaiti society

Kuwaitis forced to pay security deposit for Indian maids
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Kuwaitis forced to pay security deposit for Indian maids

Monday, 15 September 2014 10:28 AM

The Indian gov’t now requires a $2,500 bank guarantee before Kuwaitis can hire Indian female domestic workers to protect their rights

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