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In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 12:49 PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May was to join Gulf Arab leaders at the summit in Bahrain for talks on trade after Britain's exit from the European Union.

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In pictures: British PM Theresa May to attend the 37th annual GCC summit

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 1:02 PM

May, who arrived in Bahrain on Monday night, is the first British leader to attend the annual meeting of the GCC.

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In pictures: King Salman, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid tour Al-Shindaghah historical area

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 12:46 PM

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, along with Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, toured Dubai where King Salman visited Al-Shindaghah historical area.

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In pixtures: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman leaves UAE

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 12:46 PM

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia left to Saudi Arabia, ending a two-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates.

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In pictures: $100m fund to protect war zone cultural heritage sites conference in Abu Dhabi

Sunday, 4 December 2016 1:14 PM

French President Francois Hollande arrived in the UAE to attend an international conference to discuss the creation of a $100-million fund to protect and restore cultural heritage sites threatened by extremism and conflict

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In pictures: Arabian Business Achievement Awards 2016

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:55 PM

Lifetime Achievement award went to Major General Mohammed Al Marri, the Director General of the Dubai Naturalisation and Residency Department

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In pictures: UN humanitarian aids transhipment hub near the Turkish-Syrian border

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 1:09 PM

At the UN transhipment hub on the Turkish side of the border, Syrian humanitarian aid vehicles arrive empty and load commodities from Turkish trucks before heading back to the Syrian territory under UN monitoring mission.

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In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections

Sunday, 27 November 2016 12:50 PM

Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues.

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In pictures: World reacts to Fidel Castro's death

Sunday, 27 November 2016 12:21 PM

Cuba's historic revolutionary leader Fidel Castro died November 25 aged 90, after defying the United States during a half-century of iron-fisted rule and surviving the eclipse of global communism.

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In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid launches UAE University Science and Innovation Park

Thursday, 24 November 2016 12:41 PM

Sheikh Mohammed unveiled the plaque of the UAE Science and Innovation Park, a-first-of-its-kind research hub and student innovation incubator in the region and worldwide.

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In pictures: King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan are in Australia

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 12:56 PM

State visit to Australia this week November 23rd upon an invitation from Australia's Governor General Peter Cosgrove

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In pictures: Lebanon Independence Day celebration

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 12:56 PM

The country's 73rd Independence Day was commemorated in the capital Beirut

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In pictures: Saudi-led coalition calls 48 hour truce in war-torn Yemen

Sunday, 20 November 2016 12:52 PM

While fighting subsided on several fronts a few hours after the truce came into effect, heavy clashes still rocked areas surrounding the flashpoint city of Taez.

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In pictures: Sultan Qaboos makes rare public appearance in Oman

Sunday, 20 November 2016 12:51 PM

Omani leader Sultan Qaboos made his first public appearance in nearly a year on Friday, attending annual National Day celebrations.

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In pictures: John Kerry arrives in the UAE

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 11:16 AM

Kerry, who has just returned from Antarctica is next travelling to Morocco and will also attend the APEC summit in Peru later in the month


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