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Look inside: Dubai Opera gets ready for opening night

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 5:32 PM

A look inside Dubai Opera and dress rehearsals for the Barber Of Seville ahead of opening night with Placido Domingo

Yemen conflict death toll rises to 10,000, says UN
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Yemen conflict death toll rises to 10,000, says UN

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 1:55 PM

UN Humanitarian Coordinator says figure may be even higher as some regions have no medical facilities

Rockets hit Saudi border town as Yemen war flares again
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Rockets hit Saudi border town as Yemen war flares again

Monday, 29 August 2016 8:09 PM

This month's collapse of negotiations on the Yemen conflict is taking a toll in the Saudi city of Najran

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In pictures: The 2016 Notting Hill Carnival

Monday, 29 August 2016 12:26 PM

The Notting Hill Carnival, which has taken place annually since 1964, is a two-day event started by members of the Afro-Caribbean community, which sees costumed performers take to the streets in a parade and dozens of sound systems set up around the Notting Hill streets.

Sheep being sold on Instagram in the UAE ahead of Eid Al Adha
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Sheep being sold on Instagram in the UAE ahead of Eid Al Adha

Monday, 29 August 2016 12:06 PM

Traders say photo-sharing app is an easy way to display the sheep

Indian man dies in balcony fall in Bur Dubai – report
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Indian man dies in balcony fall in Bur Dubai – report

Monday, 29 August 2016 11:58 AM

12-year-old had just returned after graduating medical course in the US

Uber, Careem services remain suspended in Abu Dhabi
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Uber, Careem services remain suspended in Abu Dhabi

Monday, 29 August 2016 9:35 AM

A source in Abu Dhabi said drivers had been detained over violations of regulations

Dubai Municipality denies chicken nuggets rumours
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Dubai Municipality denies chicken nuggets rumours

Sunday, 28 August 2016 6:44 PM

Food Safety Department said video of whole chicken being ground into chicken nuggets is not authentic

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In pictures: Pilgrims ready for departure to the annual Hajj pilgrimage

Sunday, 28 August 2016 12:44 PM

The hajj and lesser umrah pilgrimages bring millions of Muslims to Saudi Arabia every year

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Video: French court suspends burkini ban

Sunday, 28 August 2016 12:41 PM

A French court has suspended a ban on full-body "burkini" swimsuits imposed by a Mediterranean resort that has angered Muslims, feminists and civil liberties campaigners.

Habtoor Leighton Group CEO 'released from custody in Dubai, no charges'
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Habtoor Leighton Group CEO 'released from custody in Dubai, no charges'

Sunday, 28 August 2016 11:02 AM

CIMIC Group also announced ownership changes to HLG

Kuwait to lay off 400 expat teachers to replace them with nationals
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Kuwait to lay off 400 expat teachers to replace them with nationals

Sunday, 28 August 2016 11:01 AM

Ministry plans on replacing expats with nationals by 25 percent in certain school subjects

Bahrain accused of targeting Shia clerics in 'systematic campaign'
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Bahrain accused of targeting Shia clerics in 'systematic campaign'

Saturday, 27 August 2016 10:21 AM

Human Rights Watch claims treatement of clerics is violations of their rights to freedom of assembly and speech

See Yas Island in Abu Dhabi from space
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See Yas Island in Abu Dhabi from space

Friday, 26 August 2016 12:47 AM

Satellite images show Ferrari World Abu Dhabi plus island’s mangroves, waterways and developments

Saudi-led air strikes responsible for most Yemen civilian deaths - UN
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Saudi-led air strikes responsible for most Yemen civilian deaths - UN

Thursday, 25 August 2016 1:49 PM

UN human rights office says coalition has committed other violations that may contravene international law


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