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Fire in Iraqi airplane in Saudi airport controlled, 356 passengers evacuated
Riyadh, Feb 12 (IANS) Saudi firefighting team extinguished on Saturday a limited fire in an airplane of the Iraqi airline at the King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah and 356 passengers were evacuated.

Sunday, February 12, 2017 12:52:04 AM

Saudis arrest 10 terror suspects
Riyadh, Feb 11 (IANS) Saudi Arabian security forces arrested more than 10 terror suspects on Saturday during raids in Jeddah and Madinah, local media reported.

Saturday, February 11, 2017 10:38:03 PM

Imran Tahir vaults to No.1 spot among ICC ODI bowlers
Dubai, Feb 11 (IANS) After completing a 5-0 whitewash of Sri Lanka, South Africa's Imran Tahir vaulted to the No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-day International (ODI) rankings for bowlers while skipper Faf du Plessis also rose to a career-best No.4 position among the batsmen.

Saturday, February 11, 2017 7:40:04 PM

PCB widens probe into PSL corruption, 5 players under scanner
Dubai/Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday widened the scope regarding the alleged corruption in Pakistan Super League (PSL) with currently, as many as five players reportedly facing investigations.

Saturday, February 11, 2017 5:26:04 PM

Kenya's Jepchirchir sets women's half-marathon world record
Dubai, Feb 10 (IANS) Reigning world champion Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya clocked a winning time of one hour five minutes and six seconds to set a world record in the women's half-marathon at the RAK Half Marathon in Ras al-Khaimah here on Friday.

Friday, February 10, 2017 9:36:05 PM

Bahrain forces kill three terror fugitives
Manama, Feb 10 (IANS) Bahrain security forces killed three terror fugitives on Thursday after intercepted their vessel, which was heading to Iran.

Friday, February 10, 2017 6:46:03 AM

Renshaw seeks Hayden's tips to tackle Indian spinners
Dubai, Feb 9 (IANS) Australian cricketers are leaving no stones unturned in their preparations for the four-Test series later this month against India, with rookie opening batsman Matt Renshaw seeking advice from legendary opener Matthew Hayden to tackle the deadly spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja.

Thursday, February 09, 2017 6:52:04 PM

Eight Somali boat refugees perish off Yemen
Geneva, Feb 8 (IANS/AKI) Highlighting the risks of trying to cross the Gulf of Aden, the United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday said that eight Somali refugees were killed while boarding a smugglers' boat on southern Yemen's coast last week.

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 2:42:04 AM

Dubai Municipality marks National Environment Day
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Municipality on Tuesday marked the 20th National Environment Day based on "sustainable consumption and production" theme, reinforcing its vision of building a happy and sustainable city.

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 11:40:04 PM

Sethi assures overseas stars security in Pakistan T20 league final
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) Pakistan Super League (PSL) chairman Najam Sethi on Tuesday met all the overseas cricketers in the league to assure them of the security arrangements for the tournament's March 5 final, to be held at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 10:22:03 PM

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