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UN chief reiterates need for political solution in Syria
Kuwait, March 26 (IANS/WAM) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has sought the cooperation of the international community to end the ongoing Syrian conflict, which he said can only be resolved politically, ruling out any military solution.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 7:12:17 PM

OIC calls for respecting rights of Muslims in Crimea
Jeddah, March 26 (IANS/WAM) The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed concern about the security and well-being of the Muslim Crimean Tatar community in view of the recent developments in Ukraine, and particularly in Crimea.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 5:16:17 PM

ICC clears offie Shillingford's action, Doosra ban remains
Dubai, March 26 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday confirmed that following remedial work, an independent test has found the bowling action of the West Indies bowler Shane Shillingford to be legal and the off-spinner can now resume bowling in international cricket.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 2:54:04 PM

Indian expatriate stranded for five days at UAE airport
Dubai, March 26 (IANS) An Indian expatriate was stranded at the Abu Dhabi airport in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for five days, while on way to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, after he mistakenly left back his passport in an aircraft while changing flights.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 2:38:03 PM

Dubai organisation donates $4.6 mn for Pakistani children
Dubai, March 26 (IANS) Dubai Cares announced here Tuesday a learning programme worth about $4.6 million for Pakistani school children.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 5:36:14 AM

Kuwait concerned over rise in disputes in Arab world
Kuwait, March 25 (IANS) Expressing concern over the increasing disputes between Arab countries, Kuwait Tuesday said the lingering Syrian crisis was threatening international security.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 5:54:04 PM

Gas leak in pizza oven caused Doha blast, shows probe
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) An explosion in Qatar's capital Doha in February which claimed 11 lives, including those of five Indians, was caused by gas leak in the pizza oven of a Turkish restaurant, the country's interior ministry announced.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 3:30:05 PM

Islamic animated series 'THE 99' banned in Saudi Arabia
Dubai, March 24 (IANS) 'THE 99', the world's first animated series depicting superheroes based on Islamic culture and society, has been banned by a Saudi Arabia government agency.

Monday, March 24, 2014 6:02:10 PM

Tendulkar to watch F1 night race in Bahrain
Manama, March 24 (IANS) Indian cricket legend and motorsports enthusiast Sachin Tendulkar will be in Bahrain for the April 6 Formula 1 race at the Sakhir Circuit near here.

Monday, March 24, 2014 5:08:06 PM

Assad's cousin killed while fighting with rebels
Doha, March 24 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's cousin Hilal al-Assad has been killed along with seven of his fighters while fighting against rebels in the border town of Kasab in the country's Latakia province.

Monday, March 24, 2014 4:20:03 PM

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