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Pakistan raids offices of global fake degree empire
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Pakistan raids offices of global fake degree empire

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 11:01 AM

Officials have confiscated computers and held employees for questioning over The New York Times’ claims the firm netted millions of dollars selling fake degrees including to UAE residents

UAE court jails Qatari nationals for insulting royals
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UAE court jails Qatari nationals for insulting royals

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 2:25 PM

Five Qataris have been jailed for defaming the UAE royal family on social media - report

UAE residents caught in million-dollar, global fake degree scam
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UAE residents caught in million-dollar, global fake degree scam

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 11:24 AM

A New York Times expose claims a Pakistani media company has made tens of millions of dollars selling fake degrees to dozens of fictitious universities

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Exclusive: Qatar eyes underwater TV broadcast studio for FIFA World Cup 2022
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Exclusive: Qatar eyes underwater TV broadcast studio for FIFA World Cup 2022

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 9:41 AM

The ambitious $30m project could be underwritten by TV networks, a decision whether to green light it will be made in the next few months

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Qatar claims detained BBC crew guilty of 'trespassing'
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Qatar claims detained BBC crew guilty of 'trespassing'

Monday, 18 May 2015 3:38 PM

Gov't spokesman says BBC team arrested after members departed from official tour; BBC says deplores detention of its staff

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BBC journalist arrested during World Cup PR trip to Qatar
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BBC journalist arrested during World Cup PR trip to Qatar

Monday, 18 May 2015 10:22 AM

Crew arrested, questioned and detained for two nights in prison, just weeks after a similar report by a German TV team

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Secondhand items worth $952m posted on dubizzle in Q1
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Secondhand items worth $952m posted on dubizzle in Q1

Saturday, 16 May 2015 1:03 AM

Classifieds website reveals that a new item for sale went up on dubizzle every two seconds during the first quarter of 2015

Dubai ruler says Twitter followers now exceed 4m
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Dubai ruler says Twitter followers now exceed 4m

Friday, 15 May 2015 1:23 AM

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum says total following on social media exceeds 8m

UAE shops raided for providing illegal TV services
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UAE shops raided for providing illegal TV services

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 12:13 PM

Sharjah Economic Development Department fines three outlets

Dubai Police chief, UAE minister in Twitter spat over Yemen
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Dubai Police chief, UAE minister in Twitter spat over Yemen

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 2:44 PM

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed and Dhahi Khalfan disagree over how to manage the conflict

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Al Jazeera journalist sues Qatar broadcaster for $100m
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Al Jazeera journalist sues Qatar broadcaster for $100m

Monday, 11 May 2015 6:45 PM

Mohamed Fahmy, on trial in Egypt, has filed lawsuit accusing Al Jazeera of negligence, says lawyer

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Saudi officials suspend newspaper for publishing cartoon offensive to Qatar
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Saudi officials suspend newspaper for publishing cartoon offensive to Qatar

Sunday, 10 May 2015 12:44 PM

Ministry is preparing to issue strict new rules against “inciting sports fanaticism” in the media

Dubai shut down 144 websites illegally showing Mayweather v Pacquiao fight
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Dubai shut down 144 websites illegally showing Mayweather v Pacquiao fight

Thursday, 7 May 2015 11:52 AM

Action came after a complaint from TV broadcaster OSN, which had secured exclusive rights to show the Las Vegas match

Qatar's Al Jazeera America says replaces CEO amidst staff shakeup
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Qatar's Al Jazeera America says replaces CEO amidst staff shakeup

Thursday, 7 May 2015 9:53 AM

Appointment follows reports of several staff departures and a lawsuit claiming wrongful employment

Qatar 2022: German TV crew detained, footage deleted by authorities
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Qatar 2022: German TV crew detained, footage deleted by authorities

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 10:52 AM

Crew were filming documentary on Sepp Blatter, World Cup and FIFA corruption

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