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No Islamic New Year holiday for UAE gov't workers
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No Islamic New Year holiday for UAE gov't workers

Monday, 20 October 2014 3:12 PM

Official announcement says event, which will fall on either Friday or Saturday, will not be transferred to working day

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Holi Run Race in Madrid

Monday, 20 October 2014 12:11 PM

Around 20,000 revellers witness the Holi Run Madrid, a 5km race where participants are showered with more than 15,000 coloured powders.

Five deny Bahrain F1 Grand Prix bomb plot charges
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Five deny Bahrain F1 Grand Prix bomb plot charges

Monday, 20 October 2014 11:52 AM

Accused of rigging a car with explosives and placing it near CID headquarters

Wage dispute resolved for 1,637 UAE construction workers
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Wage dispute resolved for 1,637 UAE construction workers

Monday, 20 October 2014 10:46 AM

Labourers had not been paid for 3 months after company shut down

Saudi student's body found in US
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Saudi student's body found in US

Sunday, 19 October 2014 1:36 PM

Abdullah Alkadi had been missing in LA for a month when his body was found near a highway

Dubai judge approves liquidation of local Espirito Santo unit
Banking & Finance»

Dubai judge approves liquidation of local Espirito Santo unit

Sunday, 19 October 2014 1:34 PM

Portugal’s troubled Banco Espirito Santo was rescued by the state in August

Saudi mulls banning children from Haj
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Saudi mulls banning children from Haj

Sunday, 19 October 2014 12:01 PM

High temperatures, crushing crowds & the risk of fatal infections could put children under 10 in too much danger

Construction billionaire Said Khoury dies, aged 91
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Construction billionaire Said Khoury dies, aged 91

Friday, 17 October 2014 6:29 PM

Palestinian who founded Consolidated Contractors International Co was ranked 10th in latest Arabian Business rich list

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Dubai police now able to issue search and arrest warrant in less than 10 mins
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Dubai police now able to issue search and arrest warrant in less than 10 mins

Thursday, 16 October 2014 3:14 PM

Dubai Public Prosecution roll out new technology for cases against drug dealer or smugglers

Third of UAE drivers have been involved in collisions - survey
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Third of UAE drivers have been involved in collisions - survey

Thursday, 16 October 2014 12:34 PM

Three-quarters of motorists say reckless driving on UAE roads has increased in the past five years

Dubai Police criticise Tim Hortons for social media blunder
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Dubai Police criticise Tim Hortons for social media blunder

Thursday, 16 October 2014 12:12 PM

Company’s CEO apologies for promoting drinking beverages and driving

London hammer attacker high on drugs during assault on Emirati sisters
Culture & Society»

London hammer attacker high on drugs during assault on Emirati sisters

Thursday, 16 October 2014 11:54 AM

Defendant claimed he just wanted to make sisters pass out to stop them screaming

UAE parents will soon be able to watch live stream of kids on school buses
Technology»

UAE parents will soon be able to watch live stream of kids on school buses

Thursday, 16 October 2014 11:04 AM

Technology will also track when each child has entered and exited the bus

Dubai electricity authority doubles security deposits for flats, villas
UAE»

Dubai electricity authority doubles security deposits for flats, villas

Thursday, 16 October 2014 9:59 AM

Increase by DEWA relates to new connections only

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Saudi Arabia sentences outspoken Shi'ite cleric to death
Culture & Society»

Saudi Arabia sentences outspoken Shi'ite cleric to death

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 1:25 PM

Saudi judge sentences Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr who was detained in July 2012 after backing mass protests - cleric's brother


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