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Houthi Militia Condemn UN Yemen Talks to be Held in Geneva Sept

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The Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen have already condemned next month’s Geneva talks with the legitimate government to failure as they seek to prolong the war and suffering of the people.

In Show of Force Iran Unveils New Jet Fighter

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Iran's defense minister has hailed the country's military achievements, announcing plans to unveil a new fighter jet this week and continue enhancing missile capabilities.

Saudi Arabia's Special Needs Football Team Wins World Cup for Fourth Time in a Row

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Saudi Arabia won the INAS World Football Championships in Sweden on Saturday for the fourth time in a row after beating Argentina 2-0 in the final.

Celebrate Eid Al Adha 2018 Dubai Style

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There’s no better place to mark the Eid Al Adha festival - which marks the end of Hajj season - than right here in Dubai, with a line-up of entertainment sure to satisfy every member of the family, from games in the mall to international…

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Turkey to Stand Strong Against the 'Economic Coup'

“Some are threatening us with economy, sanctions, exchange rates, interests and inflation. We see your game and we challenge it," referring to US, Erdogan said at the Justice and Development (AK) Party's congress in the capital Ankara.

The Effects of Expats’ Departure on Real Estate Market in Kuwait

A number of real estate experts affirmed that the recent departure of a large number of expatriates from the country did not negatively impact the real estate market, clarifying that the inflation witnessed in 2014 is the main reason…

Afghan Religious Scholars Call on Govt, Taliban for Eid Ceasefire

A group of Afghan religious scholars on Saturday urged the government and the Taliban to declare a cease-fire during Eid al-Adha after a series of recent deadly attacks in the country that left dozens dead.

Almost 5,000 Expat Workers Deported From Jordan in 2018

A total of 4,987 expatriate workers have been deported since the beginning of the year due to violations of the provisions of the Labour Law, Director of the Labour Ministry’s inspection department Mnawar Abu Al Ghanem announced on…

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Only Saudi Women Will Be Allowed to Drive Family Taxi Cabs

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The Public Transport Authority has approved granting licenses to the family taxi cabs which will be driven by Saudi women drivers only.

U.S. Consular Office in Haifa to Close, Work Shared With Tel Aviv, Jerusalem

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The U.S. Department of State will close its consular office in Haifa, whose work is to be divided between the embassy branches in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

Trump Accuses Social Media of Biased Reporting Against Republicans

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U.S. President Donald Trump has accused social media of "totally discriminating" against Republicans and conservatives, arguing that the platforms should allow both "good and bad" voices to be heard.

UAE Dirham Stands Strong Against Emerging Market Currencies

Importing goods from Turkey, Pakistan, India and China have become cheaper by up to 80 per cent due to the rising value of the UAE dirham against major emerging market currencies, hence benefitting consumers.

Abbas Takes Israel's Nation State Law to the UN

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday vowed to appeal Israel's controversial law of Jewish nation-state at the U.N.

GITEX Future Stars at GITEX Tech Week

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The largest global start-up event in the Middle East, Africa and Southeast Asia, GITEX Future Stars returns to Dubai from 14-17 October, bringing together the region’s thriving community of innovators and business entrepreneurs.

Expats Pay KD41 Million as Health Fees in Kuwait

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Forty-one million dinars have been collected from the expatriates in the form of health fees over the past four months, reports Al-Rai daily quoting Kuwait Ministry of Health sources.

Season Opening ​Dhow Race

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Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) is once again hosting a thrilling line-up of traditional and new watersports, from magnificent wooden dhow racing to modern sailing and waterbike racing. The 2018-19 season kicks off with a 22ft Dubai…

​DIMC Hosts Dhow Racing Spectacle

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Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) at Mina Seyahi is hosting an exciting series of ocean-going races, and this latest edition of the eight-month long winter racing season sees the second round of the 43ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing…

​Korean Fashion Pop-up at Hai D3

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Homegrown start-up fashion brand Angelsyrup is showcasing its latest Korean-inspired collection at a special event in Dubai Design District. Both appealing and affordable, Angelsyrup is making its mark on Dubai’s burgeoning streetwear…

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Selena Gomez Shares Her Kidney Transplant Experience

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Recently she said she'd 'stepped back a bit' from the spotlight after her kidney transplant.

Fan Banned for Life After Persepolis Supporters Knife Attack

Naft Masjed Soleyman fan who appeared to hit Persepolis supporters with knife has been banned for life.

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Pakistan Ban Batsman Nasir Jamshed for 10 Years for Corruption

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Former Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed has been banned for 10 years by an anti-corruption tribunal for his part in the spot-fixing scandal that engulfed the Pakistan Super League in 2017, the country’s cricket board (PCB) said on Friday.

2018 Asia Cup to Put Spotlight on UAE Again

Preparations to stage the 2018 Asia Cup in Dubai and Abu Dhabi has officially commenced with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the official hosts of the event, signing an agreement with Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) to stage…

Carlos Queiroz a Candidate to Coach Mexico – Report

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Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz has been added to the list of candidates for the vacant Mexico national team job.

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Ariana Grande in Tears While Discusses Manchester Bombing

Ariana Grande broke down in tears while discussing the Manchester bombing, which she said changed her life.

Tara Reid Hopes for Another 'American Pie' Movie

Tara Reid thinks there's going to be another 'American Pie' movie.

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Ben Affleck Spotted on Date With Playboy Model

Ben Affleck has been spotted on a date with a Playboy model.

Eva Longoria in Rush to Hit Gym Again

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Eva Longoria "can't wait" to start exercising again.

Jess Glynne Creates 'Therapeutic Song' with Ed Sheeran

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Jess Glynne found writing with Ed Sheeran to be like a "therapy" session.

Amber Turner Shows Off Her Summer Holiday Wardrobe in Sexy Instagram Post

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She's been treating her fans to a plethora of stunning holiday snaps recently.

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From Cricket Star to Politician Imran Khan Elected Premier by Pakistan's Lower House

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Imran Khan, the country's former cricket star, was elected prime minister on Friday by Pakistan's lower house, the National Assembly.

Ex-Mossad Boss Advocates U.S., EU Sanctions on Lebanon to Defeat Hazbollah

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After decades rising up the chain, Tamir Pardo was the chief of Israel’s elite, feared and revered Mossad, from 2011 to 2016.Since Pardo’s intelligence profile and contacts are still more current – unlike other Mossad chiefs who retired…

Aretha Franklin's Fans Can Pay their Respects to her Before Funeral

Aretha Franklin's fans will be able to visit the late star during two public viewings before her funeral.

Kylie Jenner after Daughter Learns How to Love her Body

Kylie Jenner's daughter has made her "love herself more".

Your Smartphone Battery Will Live Longer With This App

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Amid growing demand for good battery life, researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed an app that reduces the energy consumption of smartphone devices without impacting performance.