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Suicide bomber kills 21 at Saudi mosque, ISIL claims attack
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Suicide bomber kills 21 at Saudi mosque, ISIL claims attack

Friday, 22 May 2015 2:17 PM

Update: More than 90 wounded in one of the deadliest assaults in recent years in the largest Gulf country

Dubai Duty Free opens village for Typhoon Haiyan victims
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Dubai Duty Free opens village for Typhoon Haiyan victims

Friday, 22 May 2015 1:14 AM

Airport retailer's corporate social responsibility arm hands over 32 homes in the province of Leyte in the Philippines

Bollywood's Salman Khan applies for court permission to travel to Dubai
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Bollywood's Salman Khan applies for court permission to travel to Dubai

Thursday, 21 May 2015 11:51 AM

Actor is currently free on bail after being sentenced to five years in jail for killing a homeless man in Mumbai in 2002

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FIFA sponsors Visa express
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FIFA sponsors Visa express "grave concern" over Qatar workers

Thursday, 21 May 2015 10:01 AM

Drinks giant Coca-Cola also says it is "taking these matters seriously"

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Bank staff jailed for stealing $6.6m from customer
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Bank staff jailed for stealing $6.6m from customer

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 1:56 PM

Two senior bank managers found guilty of forging documents in order to facilitate transfer of funds - report

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Lantern festival celebrates Buddha’s birthday

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:42 PM

South Korea celebrates Buddha’s birthday on the full moon of May, which is May 25 this year.

Dubai Crown Prince to pay for free dental check-ups for labourers
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Dubai Crown Prince to pay for free dental check-ups for labourers

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:33 PM

Workers who need treatment will receive it free of charge as part of the Oral Hygiene Drive launched this week

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YouTube may show controversial 'Innocence of Muslims' film, says US court
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YouTube may show controversial 'Innocence of Muslims' film, says US court

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:00 PM

Footage triggered anti-American sentiment among Muslims in Egypt, Libya and elsewhere in 2012

7m pilgrims expected to visit Makkah this Umrah season
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7m pilgrims expected to visit Makkah this Umrah season

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 6:53 PM

More than 20,000 flights are scheduled to arrive in Jeddah carrying pilgrims to Makkah and Madinah

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Men go on trial for setting Bahrain ATM ablaze
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Men go on trial for setting Bahrain ATM ablaze

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 3:57 PM

Four accused allegedly poured petrol on the Ithmaar Bank ATM before throwing Molotov cocktails at it

UAE court jails Qatari nationals for insulting royals
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UAE court jails Qatari nationals for insulting royals

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 2:25 PM

Five Qataris have been jailed for defaming the UAE royal family on social media - report

Dubai bus drivers fined for parking on roadside to pray
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Dubai bus drivers fined for parking on roadside to pray

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 1:56 PM

Traffic police reportedly issue $270 fine for first offence; bus impounded for repeat offenders

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Robots serve meals in China

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 12:45 PM

A pair of robots, 'Little Blue' (in blue colour) and 'Little Peach' (in pink), acted as waiters in a restaurant in Yiwu, Zhejiang province of China. They delivered meals to customers along the magnetic track and said: 'Here're your meals, please enjoy'.

France arrests 12 over robbery of Saudi prince's convoy
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France arrests 12 over robbery of Saudi prince's convoy

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 12:02 PM

Royal's 10-car convoy was allegedly attacked in August 2014, with the thieves stealing nearly $300,000 & private documents & kidnapping 3 people

Warning: Microsoft’s new middle finger emoji could land you in jail in the UAE
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Warning: Microsoft’s new middle finger emoji could land you in jail in the UAE

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 11:54 AM

Legal expert says police will take action if complaint is made by person receiving the message


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