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Groups urge UN Human Rights Council suspension of Saudi Arabia
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Groups urge UN Human Rights Council suspension of Saudi Arabia

Saturday, 2 July 2016 12:48 AM

Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International call for suspension over 'unlawful airstrikes' in Yemen

Saudi Arabia to introduce hi-tech bracelets in haj safety push
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Saudi Arabia to introduce hi-tech bracelets in haj safety push

Thursday, 30 June 2016 7:31 PM

Move comes after 2,070 people died in a crush near the Muslim holy city of Makkah last September

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World Trade Center's new Liberty Park opens

Thursday, 30 June 2016 1:10 PM

Liberty Park, elevated above Liberty Street in Lower Manhattan, overlooks the National September 11 Memorial Plaza and One World Trade Center

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Sheikh Mohammed breaks fast with national service recruits

Thursday, 30 June 2016 1:09 PM

HH Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed for the iftar meal with the national service recruits at the national service school of the presidential guard, in Saih Hafeer area, at the Abu Dhabi-Dubai road

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Video: Orlando nightclub shooting - “I can still see victims’ faces”, says medic

Thursday, 30 June 2016 1:07 PM

A doctor who treated victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting says he’s haunted by the thought he could have done more to save lives.

Chances of thunderstorms in Oman reduces
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Chances of thunderstorms in Oman reduces

Thursday, 30 June 2016 12:35 PM

Area of low pressure in the Arabian Sea has weakened, says meteorologists

Reading Nation: UAE to send 8.2m books for unprivileged children
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Reading Nation: UAE to send 8.2m books for unprivileged children

Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:13 AM

Campaign beats target of 5 million books for young people in Arab and Muslim countries

Dubai and Abu Dhabi to reach 45C this weekend
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Dubai and Abu Dhabi to reach 45C this weekend

Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:10 AM

Temperatures to be “hot” or “very hot” in UAE, says NCMS

Death toll rises after suicide bomb attack on Istanbul airport
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Death toll rises after suicide bomb attack on Istanbul airport

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 2:26 PM

Istanbul governor's office says at least 41 people were killed and another 239 others wounded in attack

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In pictures: Ramadan festivities in Iraq

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 12:38 PM

Muslim worshippers come to break the fast with an Iftar diner during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Baghdad

Thunderstorms in Oman ahead of Eid
Culture & Society»

Thunderstorms in Oman ahead of Eid

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 12:29 PM

Heavy rain forecast in sultanate in middle of next week

UAE TV presenter's wife jailed 10 years for spying
Culture & Society»

UAE TV presenter's wife jailed 10 years for spying

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 10:43 AM

Emirati-Lebanese woman found guilty of handing sensitive information to Hezbollah

Headless body of woman found in Dubai
Culture & Society»

Headless body of woman found in Dubai

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 10:43 AM

Forensics teams trying to identify victim after discovery in International City

Jailed Bahraini activist taken to hospital with heart problems
Culture & Society»

Jailed Bahraini activist taken to hospital with heart problems

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 6:37 PM

Nabeel Rajab is in detention for alleged remarks criticising the kingdom's prison system and its involvement in a war in Yemen

Yemen counter-terrorism mission shows UAE military ambition
Politics & Economics»

Yemen counter-terrorism mission shows UAE military ambition

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 4:34 PM

UAE special forces are orchestrating the hunt for al Qaeda in remote deserts and mountains


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