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Last updated: Thursday, May 28, 2015 2:34:07 AM

Oman offers amnesty to illegal migrant workers
Muscat, May 3 (IANS) The Oman government on Sunday announced amnesty for undocumented expatriate workers in the Gulf nation.

Sunday, May 03, 2015 3:56:19 PM

Squash: Dipika, Joshna among last 8
Kuwait, May 2 (IANS) Second seed Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa entered the quarter-finals in the Asian Senior Individual squash championship here on Saturday.

Saturday, May 02, 2015 9:52:12 PM

Indians advance in Asian squash
Kuwait, May 1 (IANS) Indians made a good start to their campaign in the Asian senior individual squash championship here on Friday with three of them who made their appearance - Saurav Ghosal, Harinder Pal Sandhu Aand Mahesh Mangaonkar - moving to the third round.

Friday, May 01, 2015 10:44:03 PM

Australia extend lead atop ODI rankings
Dubai, April 30 (IANS) World Champions Australia have doubled their lead over second-ranked India in One-Day International (ODI) rankings, released by the International Cricket Council on Thursday, from six to 12 points.

Thursday, April 30, 2015 7:32:17 PM

Bahraini Sheikh Salman re-elected AFC president
Manama, April 30 (IANS) Bahraini Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim al-Khalifa was re-elected here on Thursday as the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president for the next four years by the organisation's 26th Congress.

Thursday, April 30, 2015 6:58:03 PM

AIFF chief Praful Patel elected AFC vice-president
Manama, April 30 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel was elected unopposed as Asian Football Confederation (AFC) vice-president, South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Region, at the AFC Congress here on Thursday.

Thursday, April 30, 2015 6:10:03 PM

Saudi king appoints nephew as new crown prince
Riyadh, April 29 (IANS) Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has appointed his nephew deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef as the new crown prince, the state media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 6:40:03 PM

Saudi Arabia cracks down on IS-linked terror
Riyadh, April 29 (IANS) In a significant crackdown on the Islamic State and its affiliates, Saudi security agencies have arrested nearly 100 people linked to the militant group over the past few months, according to government and media reports.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 6:20:03 PM

Saudi king appoints nephew as new crown prince
Riyadh, April 29 (IANS) Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Wednesday appointed his nephew and deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Nayef as the new crown prince, replacing his younger half-brother Muqrin, media reported.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 12:22:16 PM

Saudi Arabia arrests 93 suspected IS members
Riyadh, April 28 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has arrested 93 suspects including 65 Saudi nationals, most of them linked to the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organisation, and has foiled several plots to carry out attacks across the country, authorities said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 10:08:03 PM

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