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International military and music festival "Spasskaya Tower" in Moscow

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 12:25 PM

Participants perform during the Spasskaya Tower international military and music festival on Red Square in Moscow on 30 August 2014. The festival will be held from 30 August to 7 September 7.

Building a BIZness: Q&A with Hazel Jackson
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Building a BIZness: Q&A with Hazel Jackson

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 10:23 AM

Since landing in Dubai in the 1990s, Hazel Jackson has built one of the most highly rated SMEs in the UAE – biz-group. Neil King finds out more about Jackson, her training, strategy and teambuilding company, and what it takes to be a great leader

Saudi court jails 17 for seeking to fight in Iraq
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Saudi court jails 17 for seeking to fight in Iraq

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 10:10 AM

Prison terms ranged from 2-1/2 years to 26 years

California high school retires Arab mascot
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California high school retires Arab mascot

Monday, 1 September 2014 1:18 PM

Coachella Valley High School agrees to give the mascot the school’s logo a makeover - report

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Spain: Kitesurfers set new world record

Monday, 1 September 2014 12:06 PM

Yesterday 352 kitesurfers, who were sailing together at one time in Tarifa, Spain, set a new world record, breaking the previous record of 318.

Three lose appeal over Bahrain F1 attack plot
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Three lose appeal over Bahrain F1 attack plot

Monday, 1 September 2014 10:41 AM

Five convicted for plotting to plant a bomb at the 2013 F1 Bahrain Grand Prix

British Muslim attacked by Saudi religious police – report
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British Muslim attacked by Saudi religious police – report

Monday, 1 September 2014 10:26 AM

The Briton was with his Saudi wife when they were allegedly harassed by Saudi Arabia’s unofficial religious police

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HSBC Dubai employee stole AED24.5m from customer, court told
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HSBC Dubai employee stole AED24.5m from customer, court told

Monday, 1 September 2014 9:53 AM

Staff member goes on trial over theft from three accounts

Oman's population forecast to grow by 2.4m by 2040
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Oman's population forecast to grow by 2.4m by 2040

Saturday, 30 August 2014 1:29 AM

New report by National Centre for Statistics and Information says average age of Omanis will be 27 in 2040

Saudi mufti tells young Saudis not to heed call to jihad
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Saudi mufti tells young Saudis not to heed call to jihad

Thursday, 28 August 2014 3:40 PM

Call from Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh is latest salvo in an anti-militant campaign by Gulf kingdom

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Muslim Pilgrims Head to Mecca

Thursday, 28 August 2014 11:36 AM

Millions of Muslims from around the world start the journey to Makkah, Saudi Arabia, for the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

Saudi Arabia executes 3 for murder
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Saudi Arabia executes 3 for murder

Thursday, 28 August 2014 10:18 AM

The kingdom has executed 24 people since August 4, according to state media reports

Over 1,500 Dubai residents sign petition to stop Jumeirah beach expansion
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Over 1,500 Dubai residents sign petition to stop Jumeirah beach expansion

Thursday, 28 August 2014 9:43 AM

Surfers furious over work taking place at Sunset Beach

Water-scarce countries shun Ice Bucket Challenge
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Water-scarce countries shun Ice Bucket Challenge

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 1:45 PM

Bollywood stars are among those that have refused to waste a bucket of water for the social media craze

Saudi Arabia to axe maternity leave for teachers
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Saudi Arabia to axe maternity leave for teachers

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 1:42 PM

Ministry of Education tells school principals it is considering scrapping maternity leave for employees

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    This high moral ground that Mick is talking abt sound very familiar. May I remind Mick that the US & its British ally alone killed over 1 million innocent... more

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