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MP accuses Kuwait Airways of discrimination in job losses
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MP accuses Kuwait Airways of discrimination in job losses

Sunday, 19 October 2014 12:07 PM

MP Khalil Al Saleh claims not renewing the contracts of about 400 staff at the national carrier is unconstitutional

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Controversial Qatari cleric denies IS links
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Controversial Qatari cleric denies IS links

Sunday, 19 October 2014 10:32 AM

Yousuf Al Qaradawi, who supports the Muslim Brotherhood & earlier this year called the UAE “un-Islamic”, has again denied ties to the leader of IS

Revealed: The countries the ISIL militants come from
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Revealed: The countries the ISIL militants come from

Friday, 17 October 2014 9:58 AM

Thousands from Saudi Arabia and Morocco have flown to Syria to join the fight - report

GCC plans to create joint naval force
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GCC plans to create joint naval force

Thursday, 16 October 2014 6:18 PM

Kuwaiti defence official says the force would operate similar to the existing Peninsula Shield

Kuwait says moving towards cutting energy subsidies
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Kuwait says moving towards cutting energy subsidies

Thursday, 16 October 2014 1:54 PM

Move comes as gov't looks to reduce subsidies which drain billions of dollars from the state budget every year

Militants arrested after Makkah shootout jailed for up to 28yrs
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Militants arrested after Makkah shootout jailed for up to 28yrs

Thursday, 16 October 2014 10:31 AM

Saudi court sentenced one person to death and 21 others to various jail sentences

Dubai electricity authority doubles security deposits for flats, villas
UAE»

Dubai electricity authority doubles security deposits for flats, villas

Thursday, 16 October 2014 9:59 AM

Increase by DEWA relates to new connections only

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Bahrain activist detained for seven days, says lawyer
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Bahrain activist detained for seven days, says lawyer

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 7:51 PM

Pro-democracy campaigner Zainab al-Khawaja is accused of insulting King Hamad by tearing up his picture

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Brawling expats to be immediately deported from Kuwait
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Brawling expats to be immediately deported from Kuwait

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 3:34 PM

Gulf state widens crackdown on foreigners; it already deports those accused of sexual harassment or traffic offences without trial

Moroccan unions call national strike to protest economic reforms
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Moroccan unions call national strike to protest economic reforms

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 12:09 PM

Fuel subsidies already under reform, pensions next as the North African kingdom's finances comes under pressure

Damac signs deal to build more Paramount movie hotels
Real Estate»

Damac signs deal to build more Paramount movie hotels

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 12:09 PM

Dubai developer and Hollywood studio expands agreement to develop projects in Abu Dhabi, Jeddah and Istanbul

Egypt sentences another Al Jazeera journalist to jail
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Egypt sentences another Al Jazeera journalist to jail

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 11:13 AM

Ahmed Mansour, a presenter on the Doha-based broadcaster’s Arabic channel was given a 15-year jail term in absentia on a charge of torturing a lawyer in Tahrir Square, which he denies

200 Australian soldiers stand idle in UAE over legal status
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200 Australian soldiers stand idle in UAE over legal status

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 10:47 AM

Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Baghdad had not offered them sufficient protections

Qatar emir tells Saudi king he met terms to end GCC rift
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Qatar emir tells Saudi king he met terms to end GCC rift

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 4:53 PM

Gulf security source says Saudi monarch appeared unconvinced following two hour meeting in Jeddah

Saudi Prince Alwaleed warns against oil prices slide
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Saudi Prince Alwaleed warns against oil prices slide

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 2:10 PM

Billionaire businessman writes open letter to Saudi oil minister expressing his concern about oil price slump


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