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Indian gov’t to probe claims MPs forced man to break Ramadan fast
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Indian gov’t to probe claims MPs forced man to break Ramadan fast

Thursday, 24 July 2014 2:19 PM

One MP tried to defend his actions saying he didn’t intend to hurt anyone's religious sentiments

Bahraini charged with smoking during Ramadan
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Bahraini charged with smoking during Ramadan

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:29 PM

Man also caught holding a juice can in his hand in public during the holy month - report

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Qatar declares 11 days Eid holidays for gov’t workers
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Qatar declares 11 days Eid holidays for gov’t workers

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:28 PM

Private sector staff working in Gulf state are expected to be given three days

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Preparations for Eid al Fitr

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:03 PM

Muslims throughout the world are preparing for celebration of the Eid al-Fitr, the three-day holiday marking the end of the religious month of Ramadan in which believers abstain from food and water during daylight hours.

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Balancing religion with football

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:03 PM

The rising NFL star Husain Abduallah took a year off, during the prime of his career to do Hajj.

British visitor jailed in Dubai for drinking during Ramadan
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British visitor jailed in Dubai for drinking during Ramadan

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:01 PM

Man became angry and dented the bonnet of a taxi after argument with driver

Jailed former Leeds Utd boss hires new law firm to fight Dubai charges
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Jailed former Leeds Utd boss hires new law firm to fight Dubai charges

Thursday, 24 July 2014 11:45 AM

David Haigh has brought in legal team to defend $6.4m embezzlement allegations

Former CEO of Bahrain's Alba jailed in UK for corruption
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Former CEO of Bahrain's Alba jailed in UK for corruption

Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:52 AM

Bruce Hall, a key witness in a collapsed bribery case, was sentenced to 16 mths in prison & ordered to pay $5.1m

UAE experts to help in task to identify bodies of MH17 tragedy
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UAE experts to help in task to identify bodies of MH17 tragedy

Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:37 AM

Specialist team travelled to the Ukraine at the request of Interpol

Man's best friend?
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Man's best friend?

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 4:08 PM

Dog lovers in Dubai Marina are up in arms, so could more have been done before resorting to a blanket ban asks Shane McGinley

UAE sets up moon-sighting committee for Eid decision
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UAE sets up moon-sighting committee for Eid decision

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 4:08 PM

Minister of Justice will chair committee responsible for confirming the first day of Eid Al Fitr

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How to manage time and energy: The 3 Ls
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How to manage time and energy: The 3 Ls

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 3:38 PM

2b Limitless shares simple and effective tools that you could put to use today

Politics & Economics»

Girl Summit 2014 in London

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 12:33 PM

At the one-day summit to discuss an end to FGM and forced marriage, The Girl Summit 2014, the UK government has announced that parents will face prosecution if they fail to prevent their daughters suffering female genital mutilation (FGM).

Sheikh Mohammed, Princess Haya send 15 truck-loads of aid to Gaza
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Sheikh Mohammed, Princess Haya send 15 truck-loads of aid to Gaza

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 11:23 AM

Aid will be distributed via the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees

Prince Alwaleed provides homes for 7,782 poor Saudis
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Prince Alwaleed provides homes for 7,782 poor Saudis

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 10:43 AM

Part of the billionaire businessman's humanitarian activities during Ramadan


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