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UAE co-ordinating with US authorities over fatal shooting of Emirati student in Ohio
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UAE co-ordinating with US authorities over fatal shooting of Emirati student in Ohio

Thursday, 8 December 2016 9:38 AM

Summit County Medical Examiner's office said Saif Nasser Mubarak Alameri’s death has been ruled as a homicide

UAE confirms holiday date for birthday of Prophet Mohammed
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UAE confirms holiday date for birthday of Prophet Mohammed

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 2:49 PM

Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation declares Sunday will be paid holiday for all private sector employees

Emirati novelist crowned 'Young Arab of the Year'
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Emirati novelist crowned 'Young Arab of the Year'

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 12:57 PM

Dubai Abulhoul takes top prize at awards ceremony

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Video: Deadly earthquake rocks northern Indonesia

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 12:37 PM

A powerful earthquake has rocked Indonesia's northen Aceh province causing dozens of buildings to collapse but experts say there is no risk of a tsunami. The 6.4 magnitude quake struck off Sumatra island.

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Video: Climate refugees suffer through Bolivia's drought

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 12:37 PM

Bolivia has a long history of water shortages. The landlocked country is currently in the midst of its most severe drought in 25 years.

Kuwait denies surveillance of private social media accounts
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Kuwait denies surveillance of private social media accounts

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 2:08 PM

Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior calls reports 'baseless and untrue'; would violate information technology law

Saudi court sentences 15 people to death for spying for Iran
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Saudi court sentences 15 people to death for spying for Iran

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 1:51 PM

Trial is the first in recent memory in which Saudi citizens have been accused of spying

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Video: Egyptian man grows beard made out of bees

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 1:09 PM

Egyptian beekeeper Mohamed Hagras grows a 'Beard of Bees' in an effort to educate people on the benefits of the honey producing insects.

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Video: Refugee helps educates future generation of doctors in US

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 1:09 PM

Dr. Heval Mohamed Kelli came to the US as a Syrian refugee. Now he's shaping the future of medicine in America.

Three charged with hacking Dubai bank account, stealing $270,000
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Three charged with hacking Dubai bank account, stealing $270,000

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 12:43 PM

Indian expats faked SIM card application and accessed the account through bank's smart app

Sharjah number plate sold for over $700k at auction
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Sharjah number plate sold for over $700k at auction

Monday, 5 December 2016 3:35 PM

Total of $4.49m collected through auction, says Emirates Auction

Court sentences Saudi to 10 years over Twitter posts
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Court sentences Saudi to 10 years over Twitter posts

Monday, 5 December 2016 2:34 PM

Defendant is also banned from travelling outside Gulf kingdom after release

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Video: Germans celebrate Christmas with giant cake, special train

Monday, 5 December 2016 12:09 PM

Dresden cuts into the world's largest Christmas cake and St. Nicholas hands out chocolates on special Christmas steam train, as Germany launches the Christmas season.

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In pictures: UAE's interior designers unite to tackle water crisis

Monday, 5 December 2016 12:02 PM

Eight interior designers from the region have once again contributed to ‘Design, Dine, Make a Difference’ gala, a charity event organised by Surge, a global non-profit that provides safe water access to thousands of people worldwide.

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In pictures: Farmers harvest strawberries in Palestine

Monday, 5 December 2016 12:01 PM

A Palestinian farmer collects strawberries in a field in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip


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