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Rising School in Dubai implements ‘no homework’ rule

Dubai: Homework can negatively impact the learning process, Rising School in Dubai, which is implementing a ‘no homework’ rule, has said. The American curriculum school has cited research, including a Stanford University study, which looked into the benefits of removing ...

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Seven Indians among 15 killed in Kuwait bus collision

Kuwait City:Seven Indians were among 15 oil workers killed on Sunday in a head-on collision between two buses in southern Kuwait, officials said. Seven of those killed were Indian nationals, five were Egyptians and the other three from Pakistan, said ...

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Saudi law criminalizes spying on spouse’s mobile phone

LONDON: Saudi law has criminalized the act of spying on your spouse’s mobile phone illegally and has listed this act under cybercrimes. Husbands or wives who are caught spying on their spouse’s mobile phone in order to prove dishonest behavior ...

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Saudi Arabia intercepts missile fired by Yemen rebels

RIYADH: Saudi air defence forces on Saturday intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Huthi rebels at the kingdom’s southern city of Najran, state media reported. State-run Al-Ekhbariya television gave no further details but did not report any casualties or ...

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Jeddah: Consulate General felicitates Nouf Marwaai on being awarded Padma Shri

Bhatkallys News Bureau/ Habibullah Mohtesham Jeddah 27 March 2018: Consulate General of India, Jeddah on March 26 organized a felicitation program for Nouf Marwaai for winning highest civilian award of India Padma Shri for her contributions in Yoga. The event ...

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‘I am not Gandhi or Mandela’: Saudi crown prince Salman on his private expenses

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is set to meet with US President Donald Trump in Washington on Tuesday. Mutual rival Iran will be high on the agenda, but the 32-year-old strongman prince will also be looking to showcase ...

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Saudi crown prince says KSA will develop nuclear bomb if Iran does: CBS TV

WASHINGTON: Likening Iran’s leader to Adolf Hitler, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince warned in a US television interview that if Tehran gets a nuclear weapon, his country will follow suit. “Saudi Arabia does not want to acquire any nuclear bomb, but ...

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(اردو) فلسطین کے وزیراعظم رامی حمد اللہ ایک قاتلانہ حملہ میں بال بال بچے

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Expat children set to say goodbye to Saudi Arabia after exams

Jeddah — A significant number of expatriate families is preparing to leave the Kingdom in the coming weeks after the end of final examinations of their children. Final exams in many community schools are ending in March and the school ...

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No Umrah fee for expats living in Saudi Arabia

According to the reports that spread wildly on social media at the end of last week, the expatriates will have to pay fees at special offices that will be set up at all the entrances to Makkah where the religious ...

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This Oman municipality just destroyed more than 150 kilos of ‘unfit’ frozen meat

Muscat: Ibri Municipality has destroyed 163 kilos of frozen poultry foodstuff that were unfit for human consumption, the agency announced. This came after a number of inspection visits carried out by Ibri Municipality to various food stores in the state. Dr. ...

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Qatar is taking strong steps to fight terror: US

Qatar has taken very strong steps in recent months to assist the international community and the US in their campaign against IS, Al Qaeda and other transnational terrorist groups, a senior official from the US Department of State has said. ...

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Dubai Airport employee gets 3 months jail for embezzling Dh420

The Dubai Court of First Instance sentenced an airport employee to three months in jail and a Dh5,000 fine for embezzling Dh420 from a ticket price. The 33-year-old Kenyan man sold a ticket to a traveler for $700 (Dh2,571) at ...

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Dubai airport to reduce capacity as southern runway to close for 45 days

Dubai International Airport will close one of its two runways for 45 days next year for upgrade work, temporarily reducing capacity at the world’s busiest airport for international travellers, its operator said on Monday. The southern runway will be closed ...

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