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Drowned migrant boys buried as Hungary warns of 'mass inflow'
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Drowned migrant boys buried as Hungary warns of 'mass inflow'

Friday, 4 September 2015 4:49 PM

Syrian father buries his wife and his two little boys, drowned as they tried to flee to Europe

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UAE says 22 soldiers killed in action during Yemen campaign
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UAE says 22 soldiers killed in action during Yemen campaign

Friday, 4 September 2015 1:38 PM

UAE President last month announced that Nov 30 will be observed as Martyr's Day in memory of those who have died while serving their country

Saudi security forces kill 'terrorist' in Eastern Province
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Saudi security forces kill 'terrorist' in Eastern Province

Friday, 4 September 2015 11:28 AM

State TV reports attempt to attack security facility in Gulf kingdom's oil-producing region

Wading through the Gulf's water crisis
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Wading through the Gulf's water crisis

Friday, 4 September 2015 1:14 AM

The GCC’s water shortage is life-threatening, according to a new report. With the reliance on current desalination techniques becoming increasingly unviable, solving the crisis could be worth millions for business

King Salman said to have 'failed to improve Saudi rights record'
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King Salman said to have 'failed to improve Saudi rights record'

Friday, 4 September 2015 12:56 AM

Human Rights Watch says it has seen 'little sign' that monarch is prepared to end abuses at home

Abu Dhabi customs stop smugglers with 30,000 bottles of alcohol
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Abu Dhabi customs stop smugglers with 30,000 bottles of alcohol

Thursday, 3 September 2015 4:42 PM

Omani police also seized 25 medium-sized cartons of alcohol off the coast of Musandam

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Smartphone etiquette: have you lost touch?

Thursday, 3 September 2015 4:19 PM

A new survey reveals the shifting attitudes among the mobile generation

Qatar malls fined for failing to install CCTV
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Qatar malls fined for failing to install CCTV

Thursday, 3 September 2015 1:51 PM

Qatar authorities have sent circulars instructing malls to tighten security

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UN confirms images show Palmyra temple destruction

Thursday, 3 September 2015 12:47 PM

UN’s cultural body UNESCO says satellite images confirm the destruction of one of Palmyra's most important sites.

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Tips for success from some of the region's brightest business minds

Thursday, 3 September 2015 11:18 AM

Advice on overcoming challenges, entering new markets and triumphing against countless odds

France drops investigation into Arafat's death
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France drops investigation into Arafat's death

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 8:40 PM

French investigating magistrates launched inquiry after Arafat's widow claimed he was poisoned

Kuwaiti expat mums hit hard by driving ban
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Kuwaiti expat mums hit hard by driving ban

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 3:21 PM

Strict rules on who can drive in Kuwait are making the school run difficult, say women

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Dubai Police issue warning about sending joke messages
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Dubai Police issue warning about sending joke messages

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 2:19 PM

Al Ameen service warns sending jokes about extremist groups on social media could lead to prosecution

1,300 drug smugglers, dealers arrested in Saudi Arabia
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1,300 drug smugglers, dealers arrested in Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 2:19 PM

Authorities seize 11.66m amphetamine capsules, 12 tons of hashish, 13 kilos of raw heroin and 188 grams of heroin in the past 6 months

Satellite images confirm major temple destroyed in Syria's Palmyra - UN
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Satellite images confirm major temple destroyed in Syria's Palmyra - UN

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 12:33 PM

ISIL seized ancient city in May


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