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Muslim NFL player 'penalised for prayer celebration'
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Muslim NFL player 'penalised for prayer celebration'

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 4:44 PM

Husain Abdullah reportedly receives penalty under National Football League's 'excessive celebration' rules

KFC apologises for taking halal too far
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KFC apologises for taking halal too far

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 3:05 PM

UK branch of the fast-food chain trialling halal chicken also banned alcohol hand wipes for fear it would offend Muslims

Dubai chefs to stage charity event for breast cancer
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Dubai chefs to stage charity event for breast cancer

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 2:21 PM

The Chef’s United Ball at the Fairmont Hotel on the Palm, on October 30, 2014

Kuwaiti official's wife 'became rich overnight'
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Kuwaiti official's wife 'became rich overnight'

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 1:25 PM

Public Prosecutor probes claims that money was transferred to woman’s account from the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs.

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International Coffee Day

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 12:43 PM

While the exact origin of International Coffee Day is unknown, many countries around the world participate in an annual event observed on September 29 for the celebration and enjoyment of the popular beverage coffee.

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Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2014

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 12:43 PM

The annual festival begins on the first evening of the ninth lunar month and lasts for nine days with the participants performing acts of body piercing to bring good luck to the community.

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Nigeria Project To Protect Endangered Mammals

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 12:42 PM

A conservation project in the Nigerian rainforest is helping protect Africa's most endangered mammals. Today, there are less than 60 drill monkeys living in zoos in the United States and Europe.

Anti-Islam ad featuring beheaded US journalist pulled from NYC buses
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Anti-Islam ad featuring beheaded US journalist pulled from NYC buses

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 12:10 PM

Advert featuring James Foley removed after family complaints, but five alternative ads, one featuring Hitler, are still due to run for 4 wks

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Richard Branson’s Virgin Mobile launches in Saudi Arabia
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Richard Branson’s Virgin Mobile launches in Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 11:48 AM

Introduction is the beginning the biggest shake-up in the kingdom's telecoms sector in six years

Saudi Arabia to fix the price of Haj services
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Saudi Arabia to fix the price of Haj services

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 10:53 AM

Move is designed to “drastically” reduce exploitation of Muslim pilgrims

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Arabian Business Kuwait Awards 2014

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 10:20 AM

This year's top winners from across a variety of business sectors

Kuwait revokes citizenship of opposition activist
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Kuwait revokes citizenship of opposition activist

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 9:28 AM

Saad Al Ajmi, spokesman of the nationalist opposition Popular Action Movement, was one of 18 people to have their citizenship removed

US spending $10m a day fighting ISIL, cost could hit up to $3.8bn per year
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US spending $10m a day fighting ISIL, cost could hit up to $3.8bn per year

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 9:19 AM

A further ramp-up of operations could push the price as high as $22bn annually, military analysts estimate

Bahrain court revokes citizenship of nine over arms smuggling
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Bahrain court revokes citizenship of nine over arms smuggling

Monday, 29 September 2014 9:28 PM

Fourth Grand Criminal Court finds men, all Bahraini-born Shi'ites, guilty of smuggling weapons, including explosives

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Kuwait's top business leaders honoured
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Kuwait's top business leaders honoured

Monday, 29 September 2014 9:07 PM

Arabian Business Kuwait Awards reward the leading lights of the business community


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