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Air strikes said to hit ISIL oil refineries in Syria
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Air strikes said to hit ISIL oil refineries in Syria

Monday, 29 September 2014 12:13 PM

Refinery damage pushes up fuel prices in northern Syria

Work begins on Shah Rukh Khan's Dubai project
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Work begins on Shah Rukh Khan's Dubai project

Monday, 29 September 2014 12:08 PM

Groundwork has begun at Royal Estates development near Dubai Industrial Park

Bahrain urges foreign property owners to vote in upcoming elections
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Bahrain urges foreign property owners to vote in upcoming elections

Monday, 29 September 2014 11:30 AM

Expats who own property in some areas of Bahrain & GCC citizens will be allowed to vote in upcoming municipality elections

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ISIL will be defeated, says Sheikh Mohammed
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ISIL will be defeated, says Sheikh Mohammed

Sunday, 28 September 2014 3:41 PM

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE takes defiant stance in opinion column published on Sunday

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Kuwait budget surplus up in last fiscal year as spending slows
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Kuwait budget surplus up in last fiscal year as spending slows

Sunday, 28 September 2014 3:07 PM

Figures suggest Kuwait is still struggling to spend oil wealth on economic development due of bureaucratic red tape

Saudi Arabia warns Yemen violence could threaten global security
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Saudi Arabia warns Yemen violence could threaten global security

Sunday, 28 September 2014 3:02 PM

Gulf kingdom's foreign minister calls for swift action to deal with instability in its southern neighbour

Bahrain says new visa policy to launch on October 1
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Bahrain says new visa policy to launch on October 1

Sunday, 28 September 2014 2:41 PM

Gulf kingdom says relaxation of visa rules for more than 100 countries will give boost to tourism industry

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Bahrain in crackdown against election corruption
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Bahrain in crackdown against election corruption

Sunday, 28 September 2014 2:20 PM

At least 150 people will be trained to expose bribery, harassment, other forms of electoral fraud in lead up to Nov 22 poll

Russia at UN accuses US, allies of bossing world around
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Russia at UN accuses US, allies of bossing world around

Sunday, 28 September 2014 12:22 PM

Moscow questioned the legality of US and Arab airstrikes in Syria to target ISIL

ISIL defies air strikes by shelling Syrian Kurdish town
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ISIL defies air strikes by shelling Syrian Kurdish town

Sunday, 28 September 2014 12:20 PM

Militants pounded again in northern Syria

Micky Jagtiani tops list of Gulf-based rich Indians
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Micky Jagtiani tops list of Gulf-based rich Indians

Sunday, 28 September 2014 12:13 PM

The retail king is worth $5.3bn, Ravi Pillai second on list

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US approves $2.5bn to upgrade used military vehicles for UAE
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US approves $2.5bn to upgrade used military vehicles for UAE

Saturday, 27 September 2014 1:19 AM

US gov't says deal would help UAE protect its troops, better provide humanitarian assistance, and protect vital commercial trade routes

Saudi Arabia urged to end discrimination in women's sports
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Saudi Arabia urged to end discrimination in women's sports

Friday, 26 September 2014 10:13 AM

New call from Human Rights Watch after Gulf kingdom selects all-male team to compete at Asian Games

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UAE confirms female pilot led air strikes on militants
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UAE confirms female pilot led air strikes on militants

Friday, 26 September 2014 1:37 AM

Ambassador to Washington says Major Mariam al-Mansouri is 'highly trained combat-ready pilot'

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Egypt says Saudi Arabia has sent $3bn oil products
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Egypt says Saudi Arabia has sent $3bn oil products

Thursday, 25 September 2014 2:05 PM

Delivery is part of aid packages to Egypt announced following the overthrow of President Mohamed Mursi


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