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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

Quarter of Saudi fighters abroad back home
Riyadh, March 24 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's interior ministry has said that 25 percent of the country's fighters, including individuals wanted in security cases in Syria, have returned home.

Monday, March 24, 2014 4:00:08 PM

Indian killed in freak accident
Dubai, March 24 (IANS) In a freak accident, an Indian truck driver died after being run over by his own vehicle in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), media reported.

Monday, March 24, 2014 2:22:24 PM

Indian man denies molestation charge in Dubai
Dubai, March 23 (IANS) An Indian expatriate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday denied a molestation charge, filed against him by a female co-worker at his workplace.

Sunday, March 23, 2014 9:20:05 PM

Abu Dhabi court upholds Indian's death sentence for schoolgirl rape
Dubai, March 23 (IANS) An appeals court in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday upheld the death sentence of an Indian janitor for raping a seven-year-old schoolgirl in Abu Dhabi.

Sunday, March 23, 2014 8:44:04 PM

Saudi Arabia vows to create more jobs for women
Riyadh, March 23 (IANS) Saudi Arabia will announce in the coming days more female-only jobs for more than one million unemployed women in the country, media reported Sunday.

Sunday, March 23, 2014 6:22:15 PM

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