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Bahrain to try scores of people on charges of setting up 'terror' group
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Bahrain to try scores of people on charges of setting up 'terror' group

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 7:44 PM

Case pertains to allegation that Iranian Revolutionary Guards helped fugitives to set up a Shi'ite militant group called the Zulfiqar Brigades

Saudi court sentences two to death for killing army colonel
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Saudi court sentences two to death for killing army colonel

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 5:26 PM

Saudi Arabia has convicted and sentenced hundreds of people to prison or death for militancy

Rain hits parts of UAE during Middle East heatwave
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Rain hits parts of UAE during Middle East heatwave

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 12:40 PM

NCMS tweets video of heavy rainfall in Al Ain

70 Bahrain workers thrown out of accommodation over salary strike
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70 Bahrain workers thrown out of accommodation over salary strike

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 12:35 PM

Indian nationals said they were made to do high risk jobs they were not trained for

Saudi workers file legal action over salary non-payment
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Saudi workers file legal action over salary non-payment

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 12:31 PM

Asian workers in western Saudi Arabia claim they have not been paid in a year

Dubai Police reveal emirate's most dangerous roads
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Dubai Police reveal emirate's most dangerous roads

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 10:03 AM

Police said 59 fatal accidents were reported in the second quarter of 2016, compared with 42 in the corresponding period in 2015

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In pictures: A look at daily life in Yemen

Monday, 25 July 2016 1:01 PM

A look at life in Sanaa's old city quarter, which is an architectural treasure-trove, with 400-year-old intricately decorated buildings

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Video: 'I was ready to die', says motorcycle hero of Nice

Monday, 25 July 2016 12:56 PM

Footage of a motorcyclist risking his life to stop the Nice truck attack was seen all over the world.

Dubai revealed as potential doping destination for 'drug tourists'
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Dubai revealed as potential doping destination for 'drug tourists'

Monday, 25 July 2016 10:52 AM

Performance-enhancing drugs are cheaper and more readily available in Dubai than in Europe or the US

Three arrested in Saudi for trespassing Jazan airport while 'hunting Pokémons'
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Three arrested in Saudi for trespassing Jazan airport while 'hunting Pokémons'

Sunday, 24 July 2016 6:28 PM

The men reportedly travelled 70 kilometres while chasing the digital characters

Abu Dhabi set to end 50% discount on traffic fines
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Abu Dhabi set to end 50% discount on traffic fines

Sunday, 24 July 2016 4:37 PM

Traffic fines issued after August 1 will be subject to the full penalty

Kuwait swelters under record 54c heatwave
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Kuwait swelters under record 54c heatwave

Sunday, 24 July 2016 2:43 PM

Remote site sees “hottest day ever recorded” on Thursday as power outages hit local infrastructure

UAE 'hot and dusty' on Sunday, light rain
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UAE 'hot and dusty' on Sunday, light rain

Sunday, 24 July 2016 12:09 PM

Forecasters say visibility across much of the country will be poor throughout day

Saudi billionaire dies weeks after $98m divorce settlement
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Saudi billionaire dies weeks after $98m divorce settlement

Sunday, 24 July 2016 10:39 AM

Walid Juffali had been suffering from terminal cancer, was chairman of EA Juffali & Brothers conglomerate

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Entrepreneur of the Week: Aida Al Busaidy, E7 Daughters of the Emirates co-founder
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Entrepreneur of the Week: Aida Al Busaidy, E7 Daughters of the Emirates co-founder

Sunday, 24 July 2016 9:52 AM

E7 is a mentorship platform to equip young women aged 18 to 25 with the necessary skills to unlock their potential and positively impact their communities


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