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Dubai Cares to donate Dh36.7m for education in conflict zones

New York: Dubai Cares will donate Dh36.7 million over the next five years to fund research into how to education children caught up in conflicts. The research plan, called the Evidence for Education in Emergencies (E3), was signed between Dubai ...

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Haj Sermon calls for unity as Pilgrims fill Arafaat

ARAFAT: Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, imam of the Grand Mosque, led the multitude of pilgrims gathered in Arafat, in prayers after delivering the Haj sermon. Delivering the wide-ranging sermon, Al-Sudais called on muslim leaders to work together to solve the ...

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Relief from jams as new Sharjah-Dubai road opens

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development has inaugurated the new road that will serve road users commuting from Sharjah towards Dubai. The road is part of Al Badeaa project implemented by the ministry with the aim to develop the intersection of ...

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Eid Al Adha holidays announced for UAE public and private sectors

The Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and the Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced dates for the Eid Al Adha holidays for the public sector. Sheikh Mohammed announced the dates via a ...

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188,747 illegal pilgrims turned back from Makkah

Authorities vow zero-tolerance policy towards flouting of regulations Manama: The total number of people who planned to perform Haj, but were turned back and denied entry into Makkah for lack of the required permit has reached 188,747, the head of police ...

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Saved Trump twice from bankruptcy but candidate was ‘Ungrateful’:Saudi prince

Turkey: Saudi prince Al-Waheed Bin Talal said that he himself had twice saved US presidential candidate Donald Trump from bankruptcy, but the he is a “bad guy” and ungrateful person”, reports middleeastmonitor.com. In an interview with Turkey’s Hurriyet newspaper, the ...

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Man in Sharjah demands Dh5 million compensation for wrong surgery

The Sharjah Court of Appeal has ordered a private hospital and a doctor to compensate an Arab by paying Dh900,000 for a medical error which led to 50 per cent permanent disability of the patient. The Sharjah Court of First ...

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Chinese Haji pedals his way to Makkah

MAKKAH: Riding his bike for 8,150km, crossing several countries, a Chinese Haji has reached Makkah. Mohammed Bama Chun from Xinjiang took four months to reach Makkah despite extreme difficulties and hilly terrains. In Taif, he was accorded a warm welcome by the ...

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Sushma asks jobless in Saudi to return, not to wait for dues

‘Don’t wait indefinitely for settlement of dues’ The government on Monday asked stranded Indian workers in Saudi Arabia to return without waiting for unpaid salaries from their Saudi employers, indicating that negotiations to secure their dues had not made headway. ...

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Riyadh Saudi Arabia to install 190 metro trains

By the end of 2018, Saudi Arabia’s capital city is expected to launch one of the world’s biggest mass transit systems. Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) approved the metro network and a brand new bus system being built and implemented simultaneously ...

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MoS V K Singh in Saudi Arabia to help jobless Indians

New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh has again gone to Saudi Arabia to help thousands of laid-off Indian workers either to return to India or seek alternative employment in the Gulf nation which is faced ...

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ERC delivers second aid convoy to Abyan, Yemen

ABYAN, 16th August, 2016 (WAM) – The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has launched the second aid convoy to the Abyan governorate in Yemen, as part of a dispatch of humanitarian convoys to various towns and villages of Yemen. (Bhatkallys News ...

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No expat will be allowed to bring friends on visit to UAE

All visitors to the UAE will be required to have health insurance once the new visit visa rules are enforced from August 1, said a senior official. Abu Dhabi, 14 August,2016: All visitors to the UAE will be required to ...

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UAE, India move to protect workers

Collaboration aimed at ensuring blue-collar workers are paid the wages and benefits they were promised back home Dubai, 14 Aug,2016: In a major initiative, India and the UAE have collaborated to ensure blue-collar Indian workers hired to the UAE are ...

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