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Saudi Arabia says militants in Jeddah shootout were linked to ISIL
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Saudi Arabia says militants in Jeddah shootout were linked to ISIL

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 7:45 PM

Two Saudi men blew themselves up during a gunbattle with security forces in Jeddah last week

Dubai said to probe 'unauthorised' Kim Kardashian visit to charity
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Dubai said to probe 'unauthorised' Kim Kardashian visit to charity

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 6:58 PM

Authorities have reportedly opened investigation into reality TV star's visit to the Rashid Centre for the Disabled

Human rights group says two Bahrainis at 'imminent risk of execution'
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Human rights group says two Bahrainis at 'imminent risk of execution'

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 2:20 PM

Human Rights Watch claims Mohamed Ramadan and Husain Ali Moosa have disavowed confessions that they allege were the result of torture

More than a third of GCC employers cut jobs in 2016
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More than a third of GCC employers cut jobs in 2016

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 1:49 PM

Report by recruitment firm Hays claims GCC jobs market will see uptick in activity during 2017

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Video: Dubai firefighters use jetpacks to aid high-speed response

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 12:57 PM

Dubai's civil defence force showcased their futuristic new fire-fighting tools on January 20, which included a water-powered jetpack.

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In pictures: Rehearsal of Indian Republic Day parade in New Delhi

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 11:56 AM

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan will be the chief guest of honour at India's upcoming 68th Republic Day celebrations on January 26.

Prominent Saudi industrialist Sheikh Adel Aujan dies, aged 70
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Prominent Saudi industrialist Sheikh Adel Aujan dies, aged 70

Monday, 23 January 2017 4:22 PM

Sheikh Adel was the chairman of one of the largest Middle Eastern beverages company, Aujan Coca-Cola Beverages Company

Revealed: Dolphin, Dubai Civil Defence's new firefighting gadget
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Revealed: Dolphin, Dubai Civil Defence's new firefighting gadget

Monday, 23 January 2017 2:28 PM

New jetski equipment will help safeguard the city's waterfront projects from fire, says official

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Video: UK gallery transports Middle East artists virtually

Monday, 23 January 2017 12:51 PM

A gallery in the UK is transporting artists from the Middle East and Africa virtually.

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Video: Research vessel sets sail for Antarctica

Monday, 23 January 2017 12:51 PM

A major international research mission of 55 scientists from 30 countries is setting sail for Antarctica from Australia.

Rains expected to hit some parts of UAE, says NCMS
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Rains expected to hit some parts of UAE, says NCMS

Monday, 23 January 2017 12:19 PM

Minimum temperatures may reach a minimum of 8-12 degrees Celsius

Fire-hit buildings in UAE must change all cladding, says new safety code
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Fire-hit buildings in UAE must change all cladding, says new safety code

Monday, 23 January 2017 12:13 PM

New fire safety code specifies prosecution, fines of up to $13,624 for violators

Saudi Electricity Company staff accused in corruption case
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Saudi Electricity Company staff accused in corruption case

Monday, 23 January 2017 9:16 AM

National Anti-Corruption Commission said it had identified irregularities in eight contracts concluded by the state-controlled utility

Most MidEast employees plan to change jobs this year – survey
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Most MidEast employees plan to change jobs this year – survey

Sunday, 22 January 2017 6:27 PM

But lack of funding, poor company management and competition cited as key barriers to career growth in 2017

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Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed to take part in India's Republic Day celebrations
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Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed to take part in India's Republic Day celebrations

Sunday, 22 January 2017 6:19 PM

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince will hold official talks with President of India Pranab Mukherjee and the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi


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