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September 22, 2017

Zidane led Real Madrid to Champions League and La Liga glory
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Massimiliano Allegri, Antonio Conte and Zinedine Zidane have been named as the finalists for the Best FIFA Coach of the Year award.
President Donald Trump's son is known to be a fan of the sport, but he took it a step further by joining up with D.C. United's Under-12 team
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President Donald Trump's son is known to be a fan of the sport, but he took it a step further by joining up with D.C. United's Under-12 team
If everyone was active for at least 150 minutes per week, over seven years a total of 8% of deaths could be prevented
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Whether it is a gym workout, a walk to work or a household chore, physical activity of any kind can prevent heart disease and death.
Mohamed Belal (Photo: Khaleej Times)
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Mohamed Belal, a fitness ambassador for Bespoke Ride gym in Dubai, talks about how he achieved his body transformation.
The stadium will be hosting matches of 2017 and 2018 Fifa Club World Cup and 2019 AFC Asian Cup. (Photo: Khaleej TImes)
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Zayed Sports City (ZSC) Stadium is the symbol of UAE's sporting pride. This majestic stadium is all set to host Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid in the 2017 Fifa Club World Cup later this year
Gaza has seen war and destruction in recent years (AFP/File Photo)
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In-depth: Armed with her lute and a passion to help others, music therapist Reem Anbar is focused on helping Gazan children with special needs, reports Rami Almeghari.
Turkey, Iran and Iraq on Thursday urged Iraq's Kurdistan region to abandon a planned referendum on independence (AFP)
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Turkey, Iran and Iraq on Thursday warned of "counter-measures" if Iraq's Kurdistan region goes ahead with a planned referendum on independence.
Over 700,000 ases of cholera have been registered in Yemen since April 27 (AFP)
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Over 700,000 ases of cholera have been registered in Yemen since April 27, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

September 21, 2017

Kylie Jenner and bestie. (Instagram / kyliejenner)
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Reality star Kylie Jenner bailed out of an interview with Megyn Kelly because she feared being asked tough questions.
Samsung Amman Marathon logo
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The 9th edition of the Samsung Amman Marathon will be held October 13 under the slogan “Run to The Heart of The City of Amman”, with the expected participation of thousands of runners from all over the world.
Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, chairman of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) (AFP/File Photo)
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One of the Philippines’ leading Muslim figures has called on lawmakers to pass the law to grant autonomy.
We get the feeling the fifth show is about this guy. (HBO)
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"Game of Thrones" is getting a fifth prequel, being written by "Game of Thrones" producer and writer Bryan Cogman, that George RR Martin describes as being "very exciting."
Zayn Malik, Mr. Respected. (Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com)
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Zayn Malik suspects people have more respect for him today than they did after he discussed his anxiety issues.
King Abdullah II of Jordan and President Trump (AFP/File Photo)
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Topics included the Syrian refugee crisis and defeating ISIS
Amr Diab. (YouTube)
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Is Amr Diab the reason Salah El-Saadani retired from acting?
The upcoming referendum on Kurdish independence has the potential to roil both geopolitical alliances and oil markets. (AFP/ File)
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The upcoming referendum on Kurdish independence has the potential to roil both geopolitical alliances and oil markets.
Saudi Arabia announced in April that it will implement total Saudization in shopping malls. (AFP/ File)
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Saudi Arabia announced in April that it will implement total Saudization in shopping malls.
Students gathered in front of College Hall for a peaceful protest against discrimination (Shutterstock/File Photo)
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"If you removed that scarf you would've been able to hear me," he said.
The bomb had been hidden in a large white bucket at Parsons Green station (Shutterstock/File Photo)
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The 17-year-old was detained under anti-terrorism powers early Thursday.
More hotels will be opening in the UAE in 2018 than in any other country in the Middle East. (Ramada Hotel Ajman/ File photo)
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83 hotels will open during the course of next year in the UAE.
Money is never a good question to ask during a job interview. (Shutterstock)
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There are some questions that you must ask during a job interview.
E-cigarettes are bad for your heart, a new study confirms. (Pixabay)
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E-cigarettes are bad for your heart, a new study reports.
Is it the right credit card for you? Ask yourself these questions. (File photo)
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For many people who are in the market for financial products, the offerings are often more than they can compare.
The iPhone X beats the iPhone 8 on so many levels. (AFP/ File)
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The iPhone X beats the iPhone 8 on so many levels, but it won't be out before November 3.
The new regulations will be applicable from June next year on all Islamic banks in Bahrain. (Shutterstock)
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Bahrain has announced new Sharia governance regulations applicable to Islamic banks.
Singer Abdelrahman Roshdy. (Facebook / Abdelrahman Roshdy)
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In this interview with Abdelrahman Roshdy, Cairo's most prominent singer of Sufi music talks about life, music, and the future.
A number of Israeli warplanes violated Lebanese airspace over the South on Wednesday evening (Shutterstock/File Photo)
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Israeli warplanes dropped missile-deflecting flares over al-Mansouri.
Alshaya will also become a seller on Noon’s online marketplace. (Twitter)
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The value of the deal and size of the stake were not disclosed.
The new company will focus on creating over 20,000 jobs in the sector. (AFP)
10:26 GMT
The company aims to create 22,000 jobs in the Kingdom's under-served sector.
Yoko Ono and John Lemon. (360b / Shutterstock.com / John-Lemon.pl)
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Yoko Ono seemed less-than-pleased with the Polish drink John Lemon, and took matters to court.
Google announced Wednesday it will launch a $5 million innovation fund to counter terrorism worldwide (Shutterstock/File Photo)
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It will launch a $5 million innovation fund to counter terrorism worldwide.
Salma Hayek in pink. (magicinfoto / Shutterstock.com)
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Salma Hayek as donated $100,000 to aid the relief effort in Mexico after it was rocked by a devastating earthquake.
Turki Al-Asheikh (Photo: Arab News)
09:37 GMT
President of the General Sports Authority (GSA) Turki Al-Asheikh has announced a series of historic decisions concerning Saudi football.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (AFP/File Photo)
09:08 GMT
Abbas Urges UN to Take Action Regarding Israeli Occupation
The reigning La Liga champions have slipped seven points behind leaders and rivals Barcelona but their coach is not concerned
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The reigning La Liga champions have slipped seven points behind leaders and rivals Barcelona but their coach is not concerned
Photo: kooora.com
08:39 GMT
Wihdat beat Jazira 2-0 to win the Jordan Football Association (JFA) Shield.
Female Members of the Islamic State Group (IS) (AFP/File  Photo)
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They were moved to a detention center south of Mosul under control of Iraqi security forces.
Marwan Mohammed (Photo: emaratalyoum.com)
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He escaped an accident when a speeding car ahead pulled over all of a sudden to avoid a radar fine
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (AFP/File Photo)
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The documents provide evidence of Israel's war crimes
UAE launches a guide for gender balance in the workplace (Shutterstock Composite).
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UAE launched a gender balance guide for workplaces
Throughout history, the game has been popular among generals, warriors, princes, and kings as a means of training cavalry for warfare.
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Polo that originated in ancient Iran, will be part of UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the end of the current Iranian year, an official said.

September 20, 2017

Karim Benzema
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Real Madrid says it has extended the contract of Karim Benzema until the end of the 2021 season.
F1 legend Michael Schumacher
18:58 GMT
Yasalam’s Get Driver Fit programme in Abu Dhabi is seven weeks of free fitness and fun
Jake LaMotta. (Laura Cavanaugh / UPI)
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Jake LaMotta, who the classic film "Raging Bull" was based on, has passed away.
Mashrou' Leila's Hamid Sinno. (Instagram / mashrouleilagram)
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These Arab celebrities want promote sex ed in the Middle East.
Mohamed Ramadan with a lion. (Instagram / mohamedramadananws)
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The mysterious "Ahe Aho" campaign has finally been revealed.
A 33-year-old woman told police that she jumped from the second-story window of her house to escape her husband’s physical abuse (Shutterstock/File Photo)
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She was admitted to a hospital after she sustained injuries.
Hamed Sinno, Vocalist of Mashrou' Leila
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He appears in a Marsa Sexual Health video tutorial teaching viewers how to use a condom.
Georges Wassouf. (Instagram / officialwassouf)
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Wael Jassar had some poetry to direct at George Wassouf today.
Switzerland could soon become the latest European country to ban the burqa (AFP)
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Switzerland could soon become the latest European country to ban the burqa. But why are suppoosedly liberal EU states trying to control the dress choices of Muslim women.
A destroyed home in Idlib, Syria (AFP/File Photo)
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Warplanes struck residential parts of Syria’s Idlib and Hama provinces.
Leonardo DiCaprio. (Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com)
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Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has awarded $20 million in grants through his environmental foundation.
Mayar, aged 8, was suspended by her school for her fame as a social media actress (screenshot)
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The teacher gave her an ultimatum: leave behind fame or leave this school.
Lebanese Politician Nabih Berri
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"Lebanon's land is one for all the Lebanese," said Lebanese politician Nabih Berri.
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu urged the world to change or cancel the country’s nuclear deal. (Press Handout)
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A war of words has broken out between Tel Aviv and Tehran after Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu urged the world to change or cancel the country’s nuclear deal. The news marks the latest step in an ongoing regional muscle flex which has seen the Gulf states cast aside the Palestinian plight to join forces with Israel against Iran and its allies.
The band. (Instagram / take_that)
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The 90s are in, baby! Pop is back and it's coming to Dubai.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated his country’s desire to gain observer status in the AU during his July 2016 four-nation tour of Africa (AFP/File Photo)
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Israel is the only apartheid state that is UN member state, Fatah's Davis says in Ethiopia
A test launch of the surface-to-surface medium long-range strategic ballistic missile Hwasong-10 takes place from an undisclosed location in North Korea (AFP/File Photo)
12:32 GMT
New visas for North Korean workers will not be issued anymore.
An awkward GIF has emerged from this excruciating meeting between US President Trump and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (AFP)
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The Gulf crisis is center stage at the UN General Assembly in New York this week.
Tourist Found Dead in UAE Desert
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He was murdered over a financial dispute, say Dubai Police
RAF pilots stop ISIS public execution in Iraq and Syria
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Footage reveals crowds of civilians being forced at gunpoint to gather in a Syrian town
Emilia Clarke, Mother of Dragons and dork. (Instagram / Emilia_Clarke)
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Emilia Clarke has embraced fate and gone atomic blonde.
The Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan (AFP/File Photo)
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Experts and officials met in Amman to discuss new initiatives.
King Salman has ordered the payment of $15 million aid for the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. (AFP/ File)
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King Salman has ordered the payment of $15 million aid for the Rohingya refugees fleeing from Myanmar.
The Sharjah Women’s Sports Foundation logo
10:28 GMT
In keeping with its mission to grow and advance women’s sports in Sharjah and the UAE, the Sharjah Women’s Sports Foundation, SWSF, has introduced a list of 9 key sporting activities...
Islam Slimani
10:19 GMT
This match may not have had the scintillating impact of Craig Shakespeare’s first meeting with Liverpool as Leicester manager but the result was the same.
Emirates NBD Unity Run logo
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Event promotes social inclusion for people with disability
From "The Deuce." (HBO)
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HBO has renewed its show about the rise of porn, "The Deuce," from David Simon and George Pelecanos ("The Wire," "Treme").
Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif (AFP/File Photo)
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""Trump's ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times," said Iran's Foreign Minister
Saudi military file photo (AFP/File)
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Saudi media provides little detail regarding terms of agreement.
Snapchat is a mobile application that allows message and multimedia communication (Shutterstock/File Photo)
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The app is used to broadcast Jabhat Fateh al-Sham's messages
PM Theresa May announces UK will 'stop all defense engagement and training of Burmese military' (AFP/File)
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PM Theresa May announces UK will 'stop all defense engagement and training of Burmese military'
Brothers again or a GCC without Qatar? /AFP
06:00 GMT
No one should rush to the doom and gloom conclusion that the over 100-day-old rupture in Gulf politics means the end to the 36-year-old body.
Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa was yesterday finally acquitted of all charges.
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Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa was yesterday finally acquitted of all charges related to a 2013 protest case in Egypt and is now set to be freed, ending a four-year fight for justice from inside an Egyptian prison cell.

September 19, 2017

Hollioake wants to give the Afghani people the respect that they are due (Photo: indianexpress)
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Former England ODI captain Adam Hollioake says he intends to remain in his coaching role despite one of his team’s matches being targeted by a suicide bomber.
Shaikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah
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The President of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), Shaikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah, is confident that the cooperation with the Oceania...
Dangeroussss. Avril Lavigne tops the list. (Frederic Legrand - COMEO / Shutterstock.com)
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Cybersecurity mega-house McAfee has released a list of the most celebrities people to Google—but who's at the top of the list?
"Trump’s red line has already been trampled upon." /AFP
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The worry is that the superpower unused to being thwarted might act hastily to consolidate its reputation as the mightiest on earth or else risk dismissal as a paper tiger.
Selena Gomez, the face of Puma. (Instagram / Puma)
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Puma and Selena Gomez have teamed-up to make the money rain.
Most people in Damascus still struggle with low wages, high inflation and an unstable security situation /AFP
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Despite the Syrian government’s recent push for reconstruction and economic renewal in the country, most people in Damascus still struggle with low wages, high inflation and an unstable security situation
Egypt national football team
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Egypt's assistant coach Osama Nabih said on Tuesday that there is still room for new players who prove their worth being drafted into the Pharaohs squad ahead of next month's World Cup qualifier against Congo.
The US stance toward the Middle East is negatively impacting business and regional growth, according to experts. (AFP/ File)
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The US stance toward the Middle East is negatively impacting business and regional growth, according to experts.
Members of the Afghan National Army (ANA) (AFP/File Photo)
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Rights groups come out against idea, saying local forces are hard to control and prone to abuses
His Majesty King Abdullah meets with Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen in New York on Monday (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)
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Regional, international efforts exerted in war on terror among topics
The Patriot anti-ballistic missile system intercepted the unmanned aerial vehicle before it penetrated Israeli skies. (AFP/File)
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The Patriot anti-ballistic missile intercepted the unmanned aerial vehicle before it penetrated Israeli skies.
A picture speaks a thousand words - and Egyptians certainly have plenty to say about viral photos of their president’s broad grin during his first public meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Avi Ohayon/Israeli Government Press Office)
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A picture speaks a thousand words - and Egyptians certainly have plenty to say about viral photos of their president’s broad grin during his first public meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
According to court documents, the accused paid the Emirati officer the amount in two installments between September and December last year for him to be able to travel to Amman and Beirut.  /FilePhoto
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The Palestinian man is accused of offering Dh120,000 worth of bribes to an officer at the Dubai International Airport to help him travel despite having a criminal case of a dud cheque. Advocate Nasser Hachem argued his client wanted to travel to be by the side of his nine-year-old dying son.
Cutting the ribbon at the new American base. (IDF)
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The U.S. and Israel inaugurate the launch of the first permanent American military facility in Israel, this comes after decades of spending billions of U.S taxpayer money on the Israeli military.
US Military at Risk of Becoming "Hollow Force"
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Rising internal costs put the US military at risk of looming implosion.
Read this interview with the Indian ambassador to Egypt, Sanjay Bhattacharyya. (Courtesy of the Embassy of India)
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Read this interview with the Indian ambassador to Egypt, Sanjay Bhattacharyya.
The project will cost $57 million and is expected to improve the health sector in Jordan. (Courtesy of JU)
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The project will cost $57 million and is expected to improve the health sector in Jordan.
The profitability of Gulf Islamic banks will deteriorate this year and in 2018 with several factors coming into play. (File photo)
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The profitability of Gulf Islamic banks will deteriorate this year and in 2018 with several factors coming into play.
From "Waltz with Bashir." (Sony Pictures Classics)
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The memory of Sabra and Shatila lives on 35 years after the massacre. Here are some works inspired by and based on that tragedy.
While many visas get approved by the UAE every month, some get rejected. (File photo)
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While many visas get approved by the UAE every month, some get rejected.
Theme parks in the UAE could be subject to the new tax, starting from 2018. (Courtesy of IMG Worlds)
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VAT could result in an increase in the cost of theme park tickets in the UAE.
On Sunday, Al Jazeera broadcast a documentary packed full of lurid accusations against the UAE. “Emirates... Back Doors” claims to “reveal Abu Dhabi’s secret role in the demonization of Qatar” (file photo)
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On Sunday, Al Jazeera broadcast a documentary packed full of lurid accusations against the UAE. “Emirates... Back Doors” claims to “reveal Abu Dhabi’s secret role in the demonization of Qatar”.
Children play in the water in Gaza City (AFP/File Photo)
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Trump envoy Jason Greenblatt calls on the Palestinian Authority to eject Hamas from power in Gaza.
Pay Dh550 ($150) for a cup of coffee in this Dubai cafe. Yes, really. (Pixabay)
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Pay Dh550 ($150) for a cup of coffee. Yes, really.
The funding round has boosted the company’s valuation to $5.1 billion. (Photo courtesy of Slack)
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The funding round has boosted the company’s valuation to $5.1 billion.
The new rail project links the Red Sea port of Jeddah with Riyadh and the Arabian Gulf. (Shutterstock)
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Saudi Arabia is planning to issue tenders for its long-delayed Land Bridge rail project.