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Egyptian court jails 119 Mursi supporters
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Egyptian court jails 119 Mursi supporters

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 4:34 PM

Muslim Brotherhood supporters sentenced to three years in jail related to protests held in October

Bahrain wants closer ties with Russia
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Bahrain wants closer ties with Russia

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 1:54 PM

Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa praises Russia, keen to step up economic and political ties

Bahrain laws in doubt after MPs dodge Parliament
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Bahrain laws in doubt after MPs dodge Parliament

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 1:50 PM

MPs have been caught cheating parliament's attendance monitors by stuffing paper into a machine that keeps track of who is present

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Saudi Arabia replaces intelligence chief

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:38 PM

Saudi Arabia has replaced influential intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan “at his own request”. Replaced by his deputy Yousef Al Idrissi, Prince Bandar was the Kingdom’s pointman on the Syrian conflict, and was a former ambassador to the USA.

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Stargazers observe a 'blood moon'

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:37 PM

People from across the world have ventured out in the middle of the night to watch the first lunar eclipse of the year, also known as a ‘blood moon’.

Rebel videos show first US-made rockets in Syria
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Rebel videos show first US-made rockets in Syria

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:35 PM

The move is not seen as enough to change course of war for now

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Rebel videos show first US-made rockets in Syria

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:31 PM

The move is not seen as enough to change course of war for now

Kuwait to debate scrapping fuel subsidies for expats
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Kuwait to debate scrapping fuel subsidies for expats

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:17 PM

The Kuwait Parliament is also reportedly set to consider a proposal to reduce subsidies on electricity

Saudi calls for
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Saudi calls for "stern and decisive" action on Syria

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:12 PM

Foreign Minister said recent poison gas attacks were a challenge to “international will.”

Israeli, Palestinian negotiators to meet Wednesday, US says
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Israeli, Palestinian negotiators to meet Wednesday, US says

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:09 PM

Two sides will meet despite Israeli anger at the killing of an off-duty Israeli policeman in the occupied West Bank

UAE reports decline in human trafficking cases
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UAE reports decline in human trafficking cases

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 10:40 AM

The federal government authority is planning to increase its campaign to crackdown on the practice

Saudi spy chief Prince Bandar is replaced
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Saudi spy chief Prince Bandar is replaced

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 10:11 AM

Former US ambassador warned months ago of a "major shift" from US

Concerned for stability, Saudi Arabia tightens curbs on dissent
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Concerned for stability, Saudi Arabia tightens curbs on dissent

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 6:24 PM

Gulf kingdom intensifies crackdown on domestic dissent, raising fears that public debate is under threat

Private sector 'failing to understand young Qataris'
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Private sector 'failing to understand young Qataris'

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 1:32 PM

New report says private sector is using wrong messages to attract and recruit young Qataris from public sector

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Jordan's ambassador to Libya kidnapped after gunmen attack his car
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Jordan's ambassador to Libya kidnapped after gunmen attack his car

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 12:28 PM

The driver survived the attack and has been hospitalised


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