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Video: Is Zealandia the eighth continent?

Monday, 20 February 2017 12:37 PM

A group of geologists say they’ve enough evidence to confirm the existence of a new continent.

Dubai Police respond to 1,163 traffic accidents during the weekend
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Dubai Police respond to 1,163 traffic accidents during the weekend

Monday, 20 February 2017 11:25 AM

Over 15,000 calls received at the police’s command centre

Saudi's first-ever Comic Con attracts 20,000 gamers
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Saudi's first-ever Comic Con attracts 20,000 gamers

Sunday, 19 February 2017 6:21 PM

For three days over the weekend, some 20,000 Saudis were decked out in costumes and face paint

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In pictures: Syrian Taekwondo championship

Sunday, 19 February 2017 1:14 PM

Syrian youth compete during a Taekwondo championship in the town of Mesraba in the eastern Ghouta region, a rebel stronghold east of the Syrian capital Damascus.

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Video: Iraqis captivated by return of big screen cinema

Sunday, 19 February 2017 1:12 PM

A new $4 million cinema complex in Iraq's southern port city of Basra is proving popular among locals, who have not been able to go to the movies for years because of war and sanctions.

Arts»

Video: Iraqi artist turns the remnants of war into unique pieces of art

Sunday, 19 February 2017 1:12 PM

Fattah Mohammed Fattah's gallery of war art has just opened in the northern Iraqi city of Dohuk.

No injuries reported in Abu Dhabi tower fire
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No injuries reported in Abu Dhabi tower fire

Sunday, 19 February 2017 1:06 PM

Fire started in a restaurant in the building, says Ministry

Dubai police summon Russian model who dangled from skyscraper
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Dubai police summon Russian model who dangled from skyscraper

Sunday, 19 February 2017 9:58 AM

Video of Viktoria Odintcova went viral after she posted it on her Instagram account

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Russian model condemned for 'life-threatening' stunt in Dubai
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Russian model condemned for 'life-threatening' stunt in Dubai

Friday, 17 February 2017 5:24 PM

Developer of Dubai skyscraper slams Viki Odintcova for hanging off the edge of the building without any restraints

UAE says two soldiers dead in Yemen
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UAE says two soldiers dead in Yemen

Friday, 17 February 2017 2:31 PM

UAE is a member of a mostly Gulf Arab military coalition led by Saudi Arabia backing Yemen's government

Saudi Arabia says has broken up four ISIL cells
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Saudi Arabia says has broken up four ISIL cells

Thursday, 16 February 2017 5:12 PM

Saudi state TV reports that 15 Saudi nationals among those detained in operation

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Video: Contemporary art breathes life into Egypt's City of the Dead

Thursday, 16 February 2017 12:54 PM

A conservation project funded mainly by the European Union is hoping to revive a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Cairo as an artistic hub.

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In pictures: Children go back to school in Mosul

Thursday, 16 February 2017 12:42 PM

Iraqi children of Oreij, south of Mosul are flocking to enrol in their reopened schools, determined not to waste another day.

UAE private sector workers entitled to ten days holidays a year
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UAE private sector workers entitled to ten days holidays a year

Thursday, 16 February 2017 11:34 AM

UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation outlined the days that private sector workers should get paid holidays for

UAE court upholds Emirati's life sentence for terror links
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UAE court upholds Emirati's life sentence for terror links

Thursday, 16 February 2017 9:16 AM

Federal Appeal Court in Abu Dhabi issues ruling on UAE national guilty of joining terrorist organisation


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