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UAE, Saudi Arabia says Ramadan to begin on Saturday
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UAE, Saudi Arabia says Ramadan to begin on Saturday

Thursday, 25 May 2017 11:09 PM

Announcements came after religious authorities failed to sight the crescent moon on Thursday night

UAE motorists warned as NCMS forecasts weekend dust cloud
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UAE motorists warned as NCMS forecasts weekend dust cloud

Thursday, 25 May 2017 1:58 PM

National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology urges drivers to be cautious, reduce speed

Excavations reveal UAE's Bronze Age trading importance
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Excavations reveal UAE's Bronze Age trading importance

Thursday, 25 May 2017 1:58 PM

Archaeologists uncover evidence of a 4,000-year-old trading post on Sir Bani Yas island off Abu Dhabi’s coast

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In pictures: Muslims prepare for Ramadan

Thursday, 25 May 2017 12:16 PM

Most Muslim countries will explore the crescent of Ramadan on May 26, 29 Sha'ban.

Emirati said to sue in the US over false ISIL allegations
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Emirati said to sue in the US over false ISIL allegations

Thursday, 25 May 2017 11:38 AM

Local police in Ohio pinned down and handcuffed UAE national Ahmed Al Menhali last year

Dubai Police rescue camel from wastewater
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Dubai Police rescue camel from wastewater

Thursday, 25 May 2017 11:10 AM

Authorities managed to rescue the camel by pulling the animal out using a crane

West End hit show Evita coming to Dubai Opera
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West End hit show Evita coming to Dubai Opera

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 5:15 PM

Following its smash-hit run in London’s West End, Evita will come to Dubai for 16 performances, from January 22 to February 3, 2018.

Dubai ruler orders release of more than 1,000 prisoners
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Dubai ruler orders release of more than 1,000 prisoners

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 1:54 PM

Sheikh Mohammed approves release of 1,014 people from Dubai jails as gesture ahead of Ramadan

Saudi Arabia defends Bahrain crackdown on Shiite supporters
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Saudi Arabia defends Bahrain crackdown on Shiite supporters

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 1:42 PM

Riyadh's foreign ministry says security of Bahrain is 'integral part' of Saudi security

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In pictures: UAE buildings illuminated with Britain's Union flag

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 1:00 PM

Buildings lit up with colours of British flag in solidarity with the city of Manchester after the terrorist bombing which resulted in a number of deaths and injuries.

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In pictures: People pay tribute to victims of Manchester attacks

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 1:00 PM

At least 22 people were killed in the explosion at Manchester Arena on Monday night

UAE landmark buildings light up in solidarity with Manchester
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UAE landmark buildings light up in solidarity with Manchester

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 9:47 AM

Burj Khalifa, Emirates Palace and Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium all displayed the Union Jack colours

UAE federal gov’t working hours revealed for Ramadan
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UAE federal gov’t working hours revealed for Ramadan

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 4:30 PM

UAE federal government departments will work for five hours a day during holy month

Emirati woman appointed to top DIFC Courts job
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Emirati woman appointed to top DIFC Courts job

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 2:28 PM

Amna Sultan Al Owais is promoted to serve as co-chief executive and registrar

Protester killed as police raid Bahrain sit-in
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Protester killed as police raid Bahrain sit-in

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 2:05 PM

Rights group reports 'tragic death' as supporters of leading Shiite cleric put on trial hold protest


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