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Saudi king orders separation of Syrian Siamese twins
Riyadh, March 13 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has instructed the country's health ministry to arrange for surgery to separate a pair of Syrian Siamese twins following a request from their parents.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 6:52:16 PM

Indian expats in Saudi Arabia demand online voting rights
Dubai, March 12 (IANS) Expatriate Indians in Saudi Arabia have demanded that the Indian authorities facilitate online voting for them through biometric system in the general elections due next month.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 7:06:20 PM

ICC welcomes India's decision to stage IPL in UAE
Dubai, March 12 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) welcomed the Indian cricket board's decision to stage the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in the United Arab Emirates.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 5:02:10 PM

Over five million kids affected by Syria conflict: Unicef
Geneva, March 12 (IANS) Some 5.5 million Syrian children fell victims to the three-year-old crisis in the war-torn country, the UN Children's Fund (Unicef) said Tuesday while releasing a new report on the prevailing situation in the country.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:42:08 AM

Dinosaur skeleton displayed in Dubai mall
Dubai, March 11 (IANS) The skeleton of a 155 million-year-old dinosaur has been put on permanent display at a mall in Dubai.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 8:02:04 PM

15-hour ordeal for Air India passengers in Oman
Dubai, March 11 (IANS) Over a hundred passengers in Oman's capital Muscat went through a 15-hour ordeal after an India-bound Air India flight got delayed at the Seeba International Airport.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 7:56:20 PM

Maid jailed for stealing Indian sponsor's jewellery
Dubai, March 11 (IANS) A Sri Lankan maid in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been jailed for six months for stealing jewellery worth 55,000 dirhams (about $14,974) from her Indian sponsor's flat.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 3:08:05 PM

Mohan Kumaramangalam's grandson confirmed on missing plane
Dubai, March 11 (IANS) An Indian woman, daughter of the late Indian minister Mohan Kumaramangalam, has reached Beijing after it was confirmed that her Indo-Canadian son and Chinese daughter-in-law were on board the Beijing-bound Malaysian Airlines aircraft that went missing Saturday.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 2:48:09 PM

Top Indian executives in Oman firm jailed for graft
Muscat, March 10 (IANS) Two Indian nationals, including a former managing director and a manager of a multinational engineering company in Oman, were among seven persons convicted and sentenced to jail in five bribery cases.

Monday, March 10, 2014 2:50:10 PM

Suggestion on spousal rape opposed in Bahrain
Manama, March 10 (IANS) Bahrain's top legal authority's suggestion that spousal rape should not be treated as crime has been opposed, local media reported.

Monday, March 10, 2014 2:26:17 PM

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