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1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns

In this Wednesday, April 16, 2014, file photo, passengers walk past the medical quarantine area showing information sheets for the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus at the arrival section of Manila's International Airport in Paranaque, south of Manila.

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5 hrs ago | AlertNet

Taliban negotiator under house arrest in UAE, says Afghanistan

A leading Taliban peace negotiator has been placed under house arrest in the United Arab Emirates, officials said on Thursday, dealing a blow to President Hamid Karzai's efforts to jump-start a nascent Afghan peace process before leaving office.

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9 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency

IHC, Dubai Carbon and Panmed Renewable Energy join efforts for Solar Power Project

WAM DUBAI, 17th April, 2014 -- The International Humanitarian City, IHC, is partnering with Panmed Renewable Energy for the launch of a 5.6 MW Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Power Project in Dubai, coinciding with Green Week and WETEX 2014 in Dubai.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CNN

When British retail heritage meets sparkling Gulf chic

Watch the full interview with Ewan Venters on Marketplace Middle East Facetime on CNN from April 17.Click here for the show times -- After almost three centuries at the heart of London's busy Piccadilly retail district, Fortnum and Mason is broadening its horizons.

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Payvand News of Iran

Iran ready to expand ties with UAE: Foreign Minister

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the Islamic Republic is ready to expand its relations with the United Arab Emirates in all areas.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

Robot jockeys race camels in Dubai

NOVEMBER 17: Robotic jockeys sit on camels waiting for the start of a race at Dubai Camel Racing Club during the Al Marmoum camel racing season on November 17, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Reuters

Exclusive - Bahrain's Ahli United Bank considers sale or merger: sources

Ahli United Bank AUBB.BH, Bahrain's largest lender, is evaluating a sale or a merger with a rival bank in a potential $5 billion deal, several bankers familiar with the situation said.

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Al Bawaba

House hunting in Dubai? Budget friendly options may be available in the near future

Within four years an estimated 65 new housing units will be built in Dubai to keep up with demand Budget-conscious tenants in Dubai may have more options to choose from.

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Al Bawaba

Canon Middle East trains Young Emiratis for 2014 Emirates Skills Competition

The annual Emirates Skills Competition was launched in 2006 and encourages young men and women to compete in technical and vocational skills categories Canon Middle East, a leader in imaging solutions, is training young Emiratis for the 2014 Emirates Skills Competition taking place from April 14 - 16 at the ADNEC Exhibition Center.

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The Financial Mirror

Cyprus President to address business forum in Dubai

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades continues his official visit to the United Arab Emirates and today, he is expected to address a business forum in Dubai, organized by the Cypriot and Dubai Chambers with the participation of a large number of Cypriot businessmen.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Al Bawaba

Dubai Public Library Reaches Out to Senior Citizens with CDA's 'Thuker' Initiative

Dubai Public Library has always played an integral role in serving as creative spaces for the community, where intercultural dialogue and knowledge exchange are encouraged The Dubai Public Library, owned and managed by the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority , the Emirate's dedicated Authority for culture, arts, and heritage, is reaching out to senior ... (more)

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The Independent

Hasnain Ali, the Briton tortured by Dubai police, unexpectedly acquitted on first day of his trial

The family of a British man who was allegedly beaten, threatened with Tasers and who had a gun held to his head after being arrested for a drugs offence whilst on holiday in Dubai said they were overjoyed at his acquittal yesterday.

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Emirates News Agency

Dubai Chamber launched Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award 2014

WAM Dubai, 15th Apr. 2014 - Mohammed Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz Al Shehhi, Undersecretary, UAE Ministry of Economy, stated that innovation and excellence are key to our quest and are leading our movement towards a knowledge-based economy.

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Al Bawaba

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Dubai Metro users only have to spend AED 15 at the ZOOM convenience stores on the network to get a raffle coupon to win the lucky prize.

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ABC News

Iran Envoy Visits Emirates in Sign of Warming Ties

State media in the United Arab Emirates says Dubai's ruler has welcomed the Iranian foreign minister at his palace, a sign of warming ties between the two countries.

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Al Bawaba

University of Dubai Extends AACSB Accreditation in Business

AACSB Accreditation, a hallmark of excellence in business education, has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business schools AACSB International announced on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 that the University of Dubai is one among 85 business schools which have extended their accreditation in business.

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Al Bawaba

Dubai prepares for the Electric Car era

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority is preparing to deploy infrastructure and charging stations for electric vehicles in support of the Smart Dubai initiative, according to said Saeed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO.

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Al Bawaba

Ahmed Seddiqi & Son's Flagship Store Sets Tone for Future Business

As a company that has successfully fused cultural sensitivities of operating in the Middle East with a progressive and international outlook, Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons is now set to embark on a memorable milestone with the launch of its new value promise, vis-A -vis a new retail concept.

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Hospitality Net

Langham Hospitality Group Enters The Middle East With The Langham Brand In Dubai

Two milestone "firsts" for the company: Luxury property on Palm Jumeirah will be the Group's first in the region, and the first resort in the global portfolio.

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AME Info

Sharjah rents up 7% in Q1 as Dubai residents relocate

NKY is an Engineering and Project Management Consultancy Company. We are seeking electrical engineers in different years of experiences for our large scale construction and project management consultancy project in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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