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Qataris kidnapped in Iraq speak of joy at release
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Qataris kidnapped in Iraq speak of joy at release

Sunday, 23 April 2017 4:27 PM

Two Qatari hunters make first public comments after enduring 16-month hostage ordeal

Saudis among kidnapped hunters freed in Iraq
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Saudis among kidnapped hunters freed in Iraq

Saturday, 22 April 2017 4:43 PM

The 26 hunters, initially believed to all be Qataris, were flown to Doha on Friday after being handed over to Iraqi authorities

Kuwaiti opposition leader freed from prison
Politics & Economics»

Kuwaiti opposition leader freed from prison

Friday, 21 April 2017 7:21 PM

Mussallam al-Barrak is released after serving a two-year sentence for insulting the emir in public

Qatari hunting party kidnapped in Iraq freed
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Qatari hunting party kidnapped in Iraq freed

Friday, 21 April 2017 7:07 PM

Sources say release was part of a regional deal involving the release of prisoners and the evacuation of civilians in Syria

UAE cloud seeding activity rises by 30% – official
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UAE cloud seeding activity rises by 30% – official

Thursday, 20 April 2017 2:18 PM

Exclusive figures show the UAE conducted 101 missions in the first quarter of 2017

UAE’s NCMS warns of rising sand, poor visibility on roads
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UAE’s NCMS warns of rising sand, poor visibility on roads

Thursday, 20 April 2017 1:49 PM

Sea waves will rise up to 10 feet high, says National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology

Culture & Society»

End to tourism drought in sight as Egypt discovers new tomb

Thursday, 20 April 2017 1:02 PM

Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed a tomb dating back three millennia, yet another in a series of major discoveries that are hoped will revive Egypt's floundering tourist industry.

Trump may visit Saudi Arabia, says Mattis
Politics & Economics»

Trump may visit Saudi Arabia, says Mattis

Thursday, 20 April 2017 11:30 AM

Ties between Riyadh and Washington became increasingly frayed during the administration of president Barack Obama

Dubai ruler eases rules on vehicle impoundments
Culture & Society»

Dubai ruler eases rules on vehicle impoundments

Thursday, 20 April 2017 11:14 AM

Sheikh Mohammed exempts drivers who have committed minor offences

'Friendly fire' downed Saudi helicopter in Yemen
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'Friendly fire' downed Saudi helicopter in Yemen

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 7:14 PM

Military sources says air defence system was triggered automatically, downing aircraft and killing 12 soldiers

UAE condemns 'terror' attack on Emirates Red Crescent convoy
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UAE condemns 'terror' attack on Emirates Red Crescent convoy

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 4:53 PM

UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs says attack will not deter it from extending assistance to Somalia

Culture & Society»

Video: More than 8,300 refugees rescued in Mediterranean in three days

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 1:18 PM

The UN is calling on European governments to boost rescue operations of refugees in the Mediterranean.

Review: Is the world’s highest restaurant all it’s cracked up to be?
Gourmet»

Review: Is the world’s highest restaurant all it’s cracked up to be?

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 12:57 PM

We try the much-hyped Atmosphere at the Burj Khalifa

US wants political solution to end Yemen war: Mattis
Politics & Economics»

US wants political solution to end Yemen war: Mattis

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 10:52 AM

Seven ceasefires alongside peace efforts by the United Nations have so far failed to stop the fighting

Mattis looks to boost US-Saudi alliance during visit
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Mattis looks to boost US-Saudi alliance during visit

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 9:53 AM

US and Saudi Arabia have a decades-old relationship based on the exchange of security for oil


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