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Horsemeat scandal: KSA alert

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority is set to take a number of global meat companies off the Kingdom’s list of suppliers in the wake of a horse meat scandal in Europe. “The authority is currently testing samples of meat ...

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Al Ain bus crash families thank UAE for payout

CHITTAGONG, BANGladesh:  Families of workers who died in the Al Ain bus crash last week have expressed gratitude after news that the UAE will give them a year’s salary in compensation. “The UAE Government has given us hope,” said Mohammed ...

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Workers welcome UAE weekends-off plan, bosses not so happy

  DUBAI: Private sector employees have welcomed a suggestion by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister, for a two-day weekend – but many employers described the proposed move as “catastrophic”. At the Government summit ...

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Emirates ID a must at Labour, Interior, Justice ministries

Emirates Identity Authority (Eida) has achieved a full e-linkage with the Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Justice and has launched an initiative to replace Labour Ministry’s e-signature cards with the national ID. “We have achieved 100 per cent electronic ...

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UAE looking at how to make you safe from heavy vehicles

“We are currently discussing how we can make the transport of loads by heavy vehicles safer,” says Ahmed Bahrozyan, CEO of the licensing Department at the Road and Transport Authority (RTA) Dubai. “There are not many accidents caused by the ...

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Nation pays tribute to Prince Sattam

The nation bid farewell yesterday to former Riyadh Gov. Prince Sattam, who passed away in Riyadh on Tuesday. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah took part in the funeral prayers for Prince Sattam at the Imam Turki bin ...

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مکہ میں ایک مربع میٹر اراضی کی قیمت 2 ملین سعودی ریال

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(اردو) برج خلیفہ کے شاپنگ مال نے نیویورک اور لاس اینجلس کو پیچحے چھوڑا

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Mohammed approves Dh6 billion Bluewaters tourism project

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has approved the Bluewaters project, a unique mixed-use development by Meraas Holding. Valued at Dh6 billion, the destination will ...

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Emirates India Fraternity Forum holds a program called “HubbuRasool (SWAS) “

Abu Dhabi: Emirates India Fraternity Forum (EIFF) Holds a Program called “HubbuRasool (swas) in light of Life and Teachings of Prophet Mohammad (SWAS): Abu Dhabi, Feb 8: Emirates India Fraternity Forum-Abu Dhabi sector organized a program to expatriate Indians on ...

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‘Goodbye’ to schoolbags

The Minister of Education vows the country will see the back of backpacks. Speaking at an interactive session on the final day of a region-first two-day government summit, Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qattami, Minister of Education, said the school bag ...

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17 Indian men spared death sentence

Sharjah:Seventeen Indian men, who were spared death sentence in a Sharjah murder case, flew back home last night after a legal battle that lasted for four years. The men, whose case was taken up by the Indian government due to ...

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Dubai couple surprised by quintuplets

Syrians blessed with quintuplets were taken by surprise as they were prepared for quadruplets Dubai: A fifth unexpected cry was heard at the delivery room when Syrian national Ranim Amir Barmada gave birth to quintuplets at the Saudi-German Hospital in ...

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Kingdom to build world’s largest desalination plant

The Saline Water Conversion Corporation yesterday announced its plan to establish the world’s largest desalination plant in Rabigh, northwest of Jeddah, with a capacity of 600,000 cubic meters of water daily. “Work on the project will start in the first ...

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