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Video: Ex-president Hosni Mubarak freed after six years

Sunday, 26 March 2017 11:26 AM

Hosni Mubarak has been released from a military hospital after six years in detention.

Nearly 65 per cent of GCC expats do not have a pension: survey
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Nearly 65 per cent of GCC expats do not have a pension: survey

Sunday, 26 March 2017 10:57 AM

Study shows expats in region way behind counterparts in North America and Europe

Iran denies harassing US warships in Gulf, warns of clashes
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Iran denies harassing US warships in Gulf, warns of clashes

Sunday, 26 March 2017 10:29 AM

"We emphasise that the Americans would be responsible for any unrest"

UAE gov't spending revealed for first nine months of 2016
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UAE gov't spending revealed for first nine months of 2016

Saturday, 25 March 2017 5:55 PM

Federal government spending reached $8bn, accounting for 61% of overall approved budget for the year

Netherlands signs up to take part in Dubai Expo 2020
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Netherlands signs up to take part in Dubai Expo 2020

Saturday, 25 March 2017 5:55 PM

European country is latest to confirm participation; more than 180 expected to sign up

Regulator to push for more women in UAE publicly-listed companies
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Regulator to push for more women in UAE publicly-listed companies

Saturday, 25 March 2017 5:47 PM

The Securities and Commodities Authority signs MOU with UAE Gender Balance Council to intensify efforts to increase women's participation in listed companies

Young Bahraini dies after being shot in the head
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Young Bahraini dies after being shot in the head

Saturday, 25 March 2017 12:26 PM

He had been shot two months ago outside the home of a top Muslim cleric

UAE set to launch gender balance guide in September
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UAE set to launch gender balance guide in September

Friday, 24 March 2017 11:33 AM

UAE Gender Balance Council says guide has been produced in cooperation with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

UAE halts shipments from Brazilian meat plants
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UAE halts shipments from Brazilian meat plants

Friday, 24 March 2017 1:40 AM

Six meat plants affected by suspension; UAE also tells importers to recall products from local stores

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In pictures: King Abdallah II of Jordan visit Morocco

Thursday, 23 March 2017 12:08 PM

Upon arrival at the Royal Palace, an official reception ceremony was held, welcoming His Majesty King Abdullah II

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In pictures: Britain's Houses of Parliament attack

Thursday, 23 March 2017 12:08 PM

Scotland Yard report they have been called to an incident on Westminster Bridge where several people have been injured by a car.

UAE Cabinet sets plans in place for next 50 years
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UAE Cabinet sets plans in place for next 50 years

Thursday, 23 March 2017 10:04 AM

The programme focuses on investing in the youth, and working towards making the country the best in the world by 2071

Yemen's Qaeda arm losing strength abroad, says KSA
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Yemen's Qaeda arm losing strength abroad, says KSA

Thursday, 23 March 2017 9:27 AM

"Qaeda ... has not been involved in any real kind of terrorism-related incident in Saudi Arabia for three years"

Iranian navy endangering Gulf waters: US commanders
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Iranian navy endangering Gulf waters: US commanders

Thursday, 23 March 2017 8:46 AM

"What I don't like about that is they [Iranian boats] were in the middle of international transit waters"

Qatar criticised by ILO for workers' conditions
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Qatar criticised by ILO for workers' conditions

Thursday, 23 March 2017 8:38 AM

Doha has come under criticism in recent years, with activists and trade unions reporting abuses


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