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Men arrested for working in women's shops in Saudi
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Men arrested for working in women's shops in Saudi

Thursday, 30 October 2014 1:24 PM

Saudi Labour Ministry raids a mall and markets in Jeddah, where only women are supposed to work

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Two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy: A look back

Thursday, 30 October 2014 12:27 PM

Hurricane Sandy made landfall last year on October 29th near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states and cost the country an estimated $65bn.

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Royal Navy and Royal Marines march to Parliament

Thursday, 30 October 2014 12:27 PM

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines have been invited to march into Parliament where MPs will thank them for their dedication to global operations.

Dubai to give 40kg in gold coins to weight-loss winners
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Dubai to give 40kg in gold coins to weight-loss winners

Thursday, 30 October 2014 11:43 AM

Rewards, worth a total of $1.6m, will be distributed in December at function in Zabeel Park

14-year-old detained in Austria for trying to go fight for ISIL
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14-year-old detained in Austria for trying to go fight for ISIL

Thursday, 30 October 2014 10:50 AM

Teenage boy had also researched on the Internet how to build bombs

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From the frightful to the frilly, costume shop prepares for Halloween

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 1:06 PM

With about a third of the population either attending or throwing Halloween parties, Americans are expected to spend $7.4bn on the holiday this year.

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March in Ramallah to mark 66 years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 1:06 PM

A 66-metre Palestinian flag, a symbol of the 66 years since the beginning of occupation of the West Bank, is seen on the fence of Palestinian Presidential office.

Prosecution for online insults now extended to all UAE emirates
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Prosecution for online insults now extended to all UAE emirates

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 12:20 PM

In landmark ruling, the Supreme Court rules that insults could be viewed in any emirate

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UAE Dhow race

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 12:07 PM

HH Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum has allocated AED10m and three luxury cars for the first three winners, making the race the biggest in terms of traditional marine sports.

Drunken sailor jailed for one year after rampage on Dubai flight
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Drunken sailor jailed for one year after rampage on Dubai flight

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 11:04 AM

Ukrainian sexually molested Emirates cabin crew and attempted to break into cockpit

Rise in UAE residents using credit cards, loans to clear existing debts
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Rise in UAE residents using credit cards, loans to clear existing debts

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 10:12 AM

Survey results reflect growing concern over the rising cost of living as Dubai inflation hits highest level since 2009

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Saudi gov't said to regulate video-sharing sites
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Saudi gov't said to regulate video-sharing sites

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 1:36 PM

Expert also says authorities still considering the establishment of cinema in Saudi Arabia

Saudi businessman wins honorary UK knighthood
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Saudi businessman wins honorary UK knighthood

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 1:35 PM

Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel is honoured for philanthropic activities and support for the development of the arts and culture in the UK

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'London Poppy Day' 2014

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 12:49 PM

Mayor Of London Boris Johnson and Brian Blessed launched 'London Poppy Day' at Liverpool Street Station on October 27, 2014, calling on Londoners to help raise over £1m in London, England. Last year rush hour commuters helped raised £1 million in just 24 hours for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal, supporting the British Armed Forces past and present, and their families.

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Qatar's Emir pays tribute to Total’s CEO

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 12:48 PM

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, his brother Qatar's Shiekh Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani and Paris Saint-Germain's Qatari president Nasser al-Khelaifi attended the memorial service for Total's CEO Christophe de Margerie at the Saint-Sulpice church in Paris on October 27, 2014.


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