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The lion prince: Video of Sheikh Hamdan and his exotic pet

Sunday, 5 July 2015 12:36 PM

The Crown Prince of Dubai has uploaded a video to social media featuring himself with a lioness

Abu Dhabi court upholds jail sentence against ''money exchange ghost
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Abu Dhabi court upholds jail sentence against ''money exchange ghost"

Sunday, 5 July 2015 12:32 PM

Woman dressed in an abaya will be jailed for 7 years for attempting to rob a money exchange using a toy gun

Nancy Ajram, Willow & Jaden Smith to headline Dubai Summer Surprises
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Nancy Ajram, Willow & Jaden Smith to headline Dubai Summer Surprises

Sunday, 5 July 2015 11:51 AM

18th edition of the summer spectacle will entertain residents and visitors from July 23-September 5.

Dubai mosques step up security measures
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Dubai mosques step up security measures

Sunday, 5 July 2015 11:26 AM

Metal detectors put in place following bomb attacks in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia

Saudi says wanted militant is killed in exchange of fire
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Saudi says wanted militant is killed in exchange of fire

Saturday, 4 July 2015 6:03 PM

Youssef al-Ghamdi was surrounded by police in a home in the western city of Taif when he refused to give himself up

Dubai Municipality ends ‘Your Weight in Gold’ initiative
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Dubai Municipality ends ‘Your Weight in Gold’ initiative

Saturday, 4 July 2015 9:38 AM

Civic body gave out $2.45m worth of gold over two summers

Teenage Saudi boy rapped for taking selfie with dead grandpa
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Teenage Saudi boy rapped for taking selfie with dead grandpa

Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:35 AM

Saudi health authorities are investigating at which hospital the incident occurred

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Saudi policeman killed during Taif arrest raid
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Saudi policeman killed during Taif arrest raid

Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:34 AM

Cop dies during exchange of fire; suspects detained and ISIL flags seized

Sunnis and Shi'ites pray together a week after Kuwait bombing
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Sunnis and Shi'ites pray together a week after Kuwait bombing

Friday, 3 July 2015 5:56 PM

Hundreds pray for unity, vowing to block any attempt to stir sectarian division a week after ISIL attack

Revealed: the best Dubai Twitter accounts to follow
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Revealed: the best Dubai Twitter accounts to follow

Friday, 3 July 2015 1:39 AM

Live in Dubai and hoping to get in on the Twitter buzz? Here's some inspiration for who to follow

Dubai Police issue almost $10m in fines for tailgating in 18 months
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Dubai Police issue almost $10m in fines for tailgating in 18 months

Friday, 3 July 2015 1:30 AM

New cameras launched this week targets tailgating on Dubai roads

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Dinosaur skeleton on sale for $24m by Dubai website
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Dinosaur skeleton on sale for $24m by Dubai website

Thursday, 2 July 2015 4:33 PM

Brontosaurus dinosaur skeleton is 85% complete and was discovered 10 years ago in the US

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In pics: Life of Prince Alwaleed

Thursday, 2 July 2015 12:45 PM

Saudi Arabia's billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal pledged his entire $32bn fortune to charitable projects over the coming years.

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Lyon world climate summit looks to limit global warming

Thursday, 2 July 2015 12:42 PM

As heatwaves become more frequent and more intense, the French city of Lyon is hosting hundreds of elected officials from cities, regions and provinces. Their goal is to reduce greenhouse gases and limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius.

‘Reem Island Ghost’ on death row until order signed by UAE President
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‘Reem Island Ghost’ on death row until order signed by UAE President

Thursday, 2 July 2015 12:20 PM

Execution will be carried out by a firing squad


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