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Emirates says still waiting to hear from Airbus on A380 revamp

Emirates president Tim Clark said on Friday the airline is still waiting for a decision from Airbus over whether the planemaker will proceed with a revamp of the A380 superjumbo.Emirates, which is the...

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Posted by: Pete Apr 18, 2015 8:16 PM [Mexico]

Sir Tim says, Hey Airbus, give us the Neo and we'll revisit the A350, as well as keep your A380 line operating in Tulouse. Fair enough.

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Are you one of the 700 ‘missing’ Nakheel homeowners?

Hundreds of completed homes in Dubai are reportedly lying empty because their owners have gone missing, according to the CEO of one of the emirate's biggest developers.Government developer Nakheel revealed...

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Posted by: Raj Apr 18, 2015 8:15 PM [uae]

What is the law if one has paid 20% only and dont have the funds now as Nakheel has delayed in deilver
Is legal action possible?

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Expat Saudi professor fired for insulting Islam

A Western professor has been fired from a Saudi college for insulting Islam and allegedly making racist comments, according to Arabic daily Al Madinah.Students at Laureate College of Excellence in Jeddah...

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Posted by: Paul King Apr 18, 2015 10:02 AM [UK]

Any Western non-Muslim who works in the Gulf's education sector will tell you this sounds like students targeting a professor they don't like.

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82% of Dubai tenants say forced to pay more on rental renewal

More than 80 percent of Dubai tenants were forced to pay more rent when they last renewed a contract with their landlord, a new survey has revealed.MoveSouq.com, a Dubai-based comparison site for home...

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Posted by: Alan Godfrey (The Good Landlord) Apr 17, 2015 8:36 PM [Dubai]

Ha, Ha, are you Joking, are you still receiving the same Wages you where Receiving 5 Years ago? no probably not, you would have had an increase due to the increase of costs in Living Standards, No Different from your Friends Landlord, he's not Greedy he just wants a Reasonable Rent for the Property in Today s Market, it seems RERA agrees and he lost his Case.....As Locations evolve in Dubai, some are more Desirable than others and Market Forces Determine the Price..............Now stop crying into your Corn Flakes, Man Up, and Move on.

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12m MENA children not in school, says UNICEF

At least 21 million children in the Middle East and North Africa are either not attending school or are at risk of dropping out, according to a report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and...

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Posted by: shahid Apr 17, 2015 8:36 PM [UAE]

Do you mean Parents delibratly do not want to send to school,

what a joke on parents , why Sarah make commitment that she make school fees afordable as its in their home country
even here fees are higher then UK.

if the standard of education is well low standard then even home country why the fees are almost 4th time high.

why the law not in effect which bind school to get admit atleast ten percent admission to non-affordable students.

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UAE expat charged after posting 'Islam insults' on Facebook

A 41-year-old expat is facing charges of insulting Islam and the Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him) on social networking site Facebook.The Indian man reportedly admitted to posting the insults through...

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Posted by: WHJ Apr 17, 2015 12:06 PM [UAE]

@ John Harte. This was not a simple case of ridicule, this was an incitement to religious hatred, and that, old sport, is punishable by law in most countries of the world.

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Do you know how to wear a suit?

1. Tip: In a single-breasted twobutton suit, always fasten the top button and leave the lower button undone.Reason: In the 1900s, King Edward VII was a fairly healthy man, and was not able to button up...

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Posted by: Ezat Apr 16, 2015 7:42 PM [USA]

Thanks a lot. Very informative. Would be great if add and mention the color of suite the person wear and its relations to his character. Like black, represent what character, etc... Thanks.

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Emirates adds second daily A380 to Gatwick amid strong demand

Emirates Airline said on Thursday it has launched a second daily A380 service to London Gatwick Airport.Due to passenger demand, Emirates has taken the decision to immediately upgrade its EK15/16 route...

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Posted by: John Apr 16, 2015 7:41 PM [UAE]

Is Gatwick a major hub to the US, because my A380 flight from Bangkok which was continuing on to Gatwick was the majority of passengers on my flight. Very few passengers got off in Dubai. This seems like a strong move and maybe should increase more in the future.

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Liverpool FC to take action over football fan’s Muslim prayer tweet

A British football fan has sparked a row after tweeting a picture of two Muslims praying at a Premier League match and labelling it as a disgrace.Liverpool FC has vowed to take “appropriate action” against...

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Posted by: leo50 Apr 16, 2015 4:26 PM [United Arab Emirates]

sad to see that anyone in this day and age could object to such a peaceful act. Equally sad to say, it's not surprising.

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Pakistan retaliates against UAE's criticism over Yemen

Pakistan has hit back at criticism from the UAE over its decision not to participate in the military offensive in Yemen.In an unusually strongly worded statement released on Sunday night, Pakistani Interior...

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Posted by: SA1 Apr 16, 2015 4:26 PM [UAE]

how come giving AID is considered as an agreement to receive benefits in return? Charity work is done without the hope of getting benefits.

Pakistan never agreed or have to agree to wage a war, when it is involved in its own internal militancy conflict.

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