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People should be part of decision making: Ban Ki-moon
Dubai, Feb 9 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon underlined the importance of people's participation in decision making at a global conference here Monday.

Monday, February 09, 2015 9:32:11 PM

Bahrain suspends pan-Arab news channel
Manama, Feb 9 (IANS) Bahrain Monday announced the suspension of Al-Arab satellite channel after it failed to obtain a licence to commence broadcasting.

Monday, February 09, 2015 6:20:05 PM

Indian man jailed for burning ex-girlfriend's shoe, bed
Dubai, Feb 8 (IANS) A 26-year-old Indian waiter was sentenced to a one-year jail term in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for setting his ex-girlfriend's shoe and bed on fire, media reported Sunday.

Sunday, February 08, 2015 10:20:05 PM

Qatar set to host Formula 1 race
Doha, Feb 8 (IANS) Qatar is set to sign a contract to host a Formula 1 race within the next two years.

Sunday, February 08, 2015 6:32:15 PM

UAE to station F-16 squadron in Jordan to fight IS
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) The UAE has ordered that an F-16 fighter jet squadron be stationed in Jordan to support Amman's efforts to fight the Islamic State (IS), Xinhua reported Saturday.

Saturday, February 07, 2015 11:56:18 PM

UAE to station F-16 squadron in Jordan to fight IS
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ordered that an F-16 fighter jet squadron be stationed in Jordan, Xinhua reported Saturday, citing UAE's state news agency WAM.

Saturday, February 07, 2015 11:36:20 PM

Gulf nations reject Shia group's takeover in Yemen
Riyadh, Feb 7 (IANS) The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Saturday rejected the Shia Houthis' takeover in Yemen and warned of steps to protect its members' interests, media reported.

Saturday, February 07, 2015 9:48:03 PM

French Muslims seek positive image post Paris attacks
Riyadh, Feb 7 (IANS) A group of French Muslims has started a social media campaign to salvage the pride of the community, facing a backlash following attacks in France last month by Islamist terrorists, media reported.

Saturday, February 07, 2015 7:52:18 PM

MERS claims three lives in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Feb 7 (IANS) The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has claimed three more lives and infected four others over the past few days in Saudi Arabia, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, February 07, 2015 2:18:03 PM

Ajmal, Gazi bowling actions are legal: ICC
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday confirmed that following remedial work and retests, the bowling actions of Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal and Sohag Gazi of Bangladesh have been found to be legal, and the players can resume bowling in international cricket.

Saturday, February 07, 2015 1:32:10 PM

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