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Last updated: Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:36:04 PM

Oman 'temporary home' to 10 Guantanamo detainees
Muscat, Jan 16 (IANS) Ten prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay facility in Cuba have been released and will "temporarily reside" in Oman, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Monday.

Monday, January 16, 2017 4:00:03 PM

ICC introduces new helmet regulations for international matches
Dubai, Jan 16 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced new regulations for helmet safety during international matches.

Monday, January 16, 2017 2:42:03 PM

UAE, Britain launch joint military drills
Dubai, Jan 15 (IANS/WAM) Joint military exercises between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and British forces started in the Gulf Arab state on Sunday.

Sunday, January 15, 2017 7:14:05 PM

Bahrain executes three Shia convicts
Manama, Jan 15 (IANS) Bahrain on Sunday executed three Shia men despite widespread protests in the capital.

Sunday, January 15, 2017 5:12:04 PM

Bahrain executes 3 prisoners for first time in decade
Manama, Jan 15 (IANS) Bahrain on Sunday executed three prisoners who had been convicted of carrying out an attack in 2014 that killed three policemen, the first death penalties in the Arab country in a decade.

Sunday, January 15, 2017 4:26:04 PM

German plane lands in Kuwait after bomb threat
Kuwait City, Jan 15 (IANS) A bomb threat on Sunday forced a Germany-bound passenger flight from Oman to land in Kuwait.

Sunday, January 15, 2017 3:48:04 PM

UAE launches first robot pharmacy
Dubai, Jan 14 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has inaugurated its first "robot pharmacy" at Rashid Hospital in Dubai, a media report said on Friday.

Saturday, January 14, 2017 7:56:03 AM

Sharjah cultural event to showcase young talent
Sharjah, Jan 13 (IANS/WAM) The fifth edition of the highly-anticipated Sharjah Children Biennial (SCB) will begin on Sunday and will showcase 376 artworks created by 785 children from across the world.

Friday, January 13, 2017 8:08:03 PM

Migrants face harsh winter conditions in Europe: UNHCR
Geneva, Jan 13 (IANS) Thousands of migrants in Greece and Serbia are facing high risks as extreme weather conditions continue to affect large swathes of southeastern Europe, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) warned on Friday.

Friday, January 13, 2017 7:18:05 PM

Indian worker steals cash, goods from Dubai supermarket
Dubai, Jan 13 (IANS) An Indian worker here has pleaded guilty to charges of theft at a local supermarket, a newspaper reported on Friday.

Friday, January 13, 2017 3:44:04 PM

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