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Last updated: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 1:52:03 PM

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on Bangladeshi workers
Riyadh, Aug 11 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has lifted a six-year-old ban on the recruitment of Bangladeshi workers.

Thursday, August 11, 2016 2:24:03 PM

Houthi rebels fire missiles at Saudi cities
Riyadh, Aug 10 (IANS) Yemen's Shia Houthi rebel group said it fired two ballistic missiles against military targets in Saudi border cities on Wednesday, according to the Houthi-controlled Saba news agency.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 8:10:04 PM

Model detained at Dubai airport for being transgender
Dubai, Aug 10 (IANS) Canadian model Gigi Gorgeous has shared an emotional post on Instagram after airport personnel in Dubai detained her for several hours because she is transgender.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 6:40:05 PM

ICC sanctions India vs West Indies T20 series in Florida
Dubai, Aug 9 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday confirmed it has sanctioned the two match Twenty20 International series between India and the West Indies scheduled to be played in Florida on August 27 and 28.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016 10:06:07 PM

No more water for war-ravaged Aleppo in Syria: Unicef
Geneva, Aug 9 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund on Tuesday warned that two million people living in Syria's Aleppo city have been cut off from water supplies following attacks on the electricity transmission station that pumped water to the war-torn city.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016 8:10:08 PM

UAE non-oil private economy rebounds with better deeds
Dubai, Aug 9 (IANS) Dubai's biggest bank, Emirates NBD, said on Tuesday that Dubai's private sector companies signalled a positive start for the third quarter of 2016, with overall business conditions improving at the fastest pace since March 2015.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016 5:40:03 PM

Will Smith's date with Dubai
Dubai, Aug 9 (IANS) Hollywood actor Will Smith says Dubai's vibe and the desire to be the best is what draws him to the city.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016 3:58:04 PM

Saudi King issues directives to address woes of Indian workers (Special to IANS)
Jeddah, Aug 8 (IANS) In a ray of hope for hundreds of distressed Indians and workers of other nationalities rendered jobless, Saudi Arabian King Salman has issued a series of directives to address their problems, and also earmarked Saudi Riyal 100 million ($26 million) for the workers.

Monday, August 08, 2016 9:42:07 PM

Media report on ban for Russian Paralympians 'pure speculation': IPC
Geneva, Aug 7 (IANS) Any media report claiming that Russian Paralympic athletes will be banned from competing in the 2016 Paralympics in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro is "pure speculation", the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Saturday.

Sunday, August 07, 2016 1:16:03 AM

Pending dues will be given, V.K. Singh assures stranded Indian workers in Jeddah (Special to IANS)
Jeddah, Aug 5 (IANS) All Indian workers rendered jobless in Saudi Arabia due to the closure of a leading construction company will be able to receive their pending arrears, Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh assured the distressed workers on Friday.

Friday, August 05, 2016 9:50:03 PM

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