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Dubai Expo 2020 launches $27k logo design competition
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Dubai Expo 2020 launches $27k logo design competition

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 12:32 PM

Entries should be based on the Expo theme of Connecting Minds, Creating the Future

White House chief demands end to 50 years of Israeli occupation
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White House chief demands end to 50 years of Israeli occupation

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 12:27 PM

One of President Barack Obama's closest advisers, Denis McDonough says a separate state is the best guarantee of Israel's long-term security

Yemen minister calls for Gulf Arab military intervention
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Yemen minister calls for Gulf Arab military intervention

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 12:26 PM

Saudi Arabia says Arabs will act if peace fails

Syrian people feel abandoned as world focuses on ISIL: UN
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Syrian people feel abandoned as world focuses on ISIL: UN

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 12:23 PM

Violence and gov't red tape hinder attempts to deliver aid to 12m people, says UN chief Ban Ki-moon

Saudi Arabia reshuffles gov't funds under finance ministry
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Saudi Arabia reshuffles gov't funds under finance ministry

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 12:20 PM

Move will allow for more focus on the finance ministry's core budget responsibilities, according to a royal decree

Canada to extend bombing campaign against ISIL
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Canada to extend bombing campaign against ISIL

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 11:52 AM

Prime Minister Stephen Harper intends to extend its 6-month military mission by another year to April 2016

Sweden's king offers to help mend row with Saudi Arabia
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Sweden's king offers to help mend row with Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 10:46 AM

King Carl XVI Gustaf is concerned after Saudi Arabia, UAE recalled their ambassadors to Sweden over criticism by its foreign minister

Oman's Sultan Qaboos returns home after medical treatment
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Oman's Sultan Qaboos returns home after medical treatment

Monday, 23 March 2015 7:48 PM

State TV reports that ageing ruler is back in sultanate after eight months in Germany

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Saudi Arabia's cabinet approves tax on undeveloped land
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Saudi Arabia's cabinet approves tax on undeveloped land

Monday, 23 March 2015 7:45 PM

Cabinet hopes policy will help to end a shortage of affordable homes and spur economic growth

Dubai's non-oil foreign trade rises to $362.3bn in 2014
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Dubai's non-oil foreign trade rises to $362.3bn in 2014

Monday, 23 March 2015 6:57 PM

China drives small increase in total trade as it registers 29% jump in trade with emirate

Tunisia's PM fires six police commanders after museum attack
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Tunisia's PM fires six police commanders after museum attack

Monday, 23 March 2015 3:41 PM

Prime Minister Habib Essid gets tough after militant attack on national museum which left 20 tourists dead

Dubai to offer visa, tax incentives to entice Expo 2020 exhibitors
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Dubai to offer visa, tax incentives to entice Expo 2020 exhibitors

Monday, 23 March 2015 1:54 PM

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum says 17m of 25m expected visitors will come to Dubai from overseas

Saudi Arabia invites Iraq's Abadi to visit in big sign of thaw
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Saudi Arabia invites Iraq's Abadi to visit in big sign of thaw

Monday, 23 March 2015 1:53 PM

King Salman invites Iraqi Prime Minister to visit the Gulf kingdom in apparent thaw in relations

Crashed Syrian army helicopter crew captured by rebels
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Crashed Syrian army helicopter crew captured by rebels

Monday, 23 March 2015 12:36 PM

Photographs posted showed one of the crew apparently executed on the spot

UAE taking 'stern' measures against terrorism funding, says economy minister
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UAE taking 'stern' measures against terrorism funding, says economy minister

Monday, 23 March 2015 11:14 AM

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori says authorities are monitoring UAE financial markets, businesses to disrupt the flow of money for terrorism in the region


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