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Last updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014 3:02:17 PM

Ajmal reported for suspected illegal bowling action
Dubai, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during his side's seven-wicket loss in the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka at Galle International Stadium Sunday.

Monday, August 11, 2014 2:58:14 PM

Suspected Ebola case tests negative in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Aug 9 (IANS) The initial tests on a man who died after suffering from Ebola-like symptoms in Saudi Arabia have shown negative results, the health ministry said.

Saturday, August 09, 2014 11:16:17 PM

Three Indians killed in road accident in UAE
Dubai, Aug 9 (IANS) Three Indian expatriates were killed in a road accident in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the media said Saturday

Saturday, August 09, 2014 9:54:03 PM

GCC for united stand against Israel
Riyadh, Aug 9 (IANS) The Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Saturday called for a united stand to show solidarity with the Palestinians against the Israeli atrocities.

Saturday, August 09, 2014 5:54:03 PM

Ebola a global health emergency; suspected cases in Benin, Uganda (Roundup)
Geneva, Aug 8 (IANS) The WHO Friday declared the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa as an international health emergency as two suspected cases of the deadly disease were reported in Benin and Uganda.

Friday, August 08, 2014 11:28:06 PM

'Children's deaths in Gaza outnumber last two conflicts combined'
Geneva, Aug 8 (IANS) The toll of children in the Gaza Strip during the ongoing conflict has exceeded the combined number of children killed in the two previous Israeli military operations in the coastal enclave, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Friday.

Friday, August 08, 2014 10:28:03 PM

Smoking banned in Saudi sports stadiums
Riyadh, Aug 8 (IANS) Smoking in sports stadiums across Saudi Arabia has been banned as part of an endeavour to motivate youngsters to quit the habit.

Friday, August 08, 2014 4:20:13 PM

Man who killed maids beheaded in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Aug 8 (IANS) A man in Saudi Arabia has been beheaded on the court's orders for sexually assaulting and murdering two Asian housemaids in a sea port, a media report said here Friday.

Friday, August 08, 2014 3:52:18 PM

Saudi bans Haj visas to Ebola-hit nations
Doha, Aug 8 (IANS) The Saudi government has stopped issuing visas for Haj and Umrah (Islamic pilgrimages to Mecca) to people from countries affected by the deadly Ebola virus, a media report here said Friday.

Friday, August 08, 2014 3:26:17 PM

Three clerics banned in Bahrain for spreading hate
Manama, Aug 8 (IANS) Three clerics in Bahrain have been forbidden from preaching in mosques following allegations that they incited sectarian hate.

Friday, August 08, 2014 2:38:04 PM

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