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Local news for Dubai, United Arab Emirates continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 min ago | Washington Times

Government OKs Arab-owned company to operate U.S. cargo port

Gulftainer is set to become the first Arab-owned cargo-terminal operator to manage assets on the U.S. coastline after entering a 35-year contract with Florida's Port Canaveral in June.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, US News, World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat

4 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Caleb Swanigan makes USA U17 team

The senior boys basketball standout made the USA Basketball U17 team Tuesday. Swanigan, who holds several big-time Division I scholarship offers, will be part of the 12-player team that will travel to Dubai for the World Championships in August.

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates

8 hrs ago | CBS News

Dubai pays kids -- in gold -- to lose weight

Dubai has some of the heaviest citizens in the world, and last year found a pretty effective way to motivate them to lose weight: gold.

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Family, Kids, Life, Dieting

11 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Al Bustan Centre and Residence showcases property's new look

Al Bustan Centre and Residence, the popular hotel apartments among tourists and businessmen located in the heart of Dubai, will now have a new and more vibrant look with the near completion of its major renovation.

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Related Topix: United Arab Emirates, World News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

National Post

Blatant lying loses family its citizenship - but earns them a $63K bill from Canadian government

Ottawa has stripped a Lebanese family of their Canadian citizenships - and handed them a $63,000 bill - after they were caught blatantly lying about living in Canada, part of a government crackdown on bogus citizens that could extend to thousands of cases.

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Deseret News

Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

A Yemeni girl poses for a photograph as she attends the Eid al-Fitr prayer with her father, in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Eid ul-Fitr, World News, Yemen, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Central African Republic, Africa

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Asia News Network

Philippine Internet slowest in Asean

Rosemarie Pendon, 24, lives in Lagro, Quezon City and has mobile broadband sticks from three different telecommunications networks but none can provide the sufficient signal for her to connect to the Internet while inside her home.

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Related Topix: United Arab Emirates, World News, Middle East

The Peninsula

Emir exchanges Eid greetings with leaders

DOHA: The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani yesterday exchanged Eid greetings with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, King Mohammed VI of Morocco, King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein of Jordan, H M King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, the Emir of Kuwait H H Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al ... (more)

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The Daily Star

UAE stocks rise on Q2 earnings; Barwa drags down Qatar

DUBAI: Stock markets in the United Arab Emirates rose Sunday on the back of some strong second-quarter earnings reports and expectations for more of them, while Qatar and Egypt pulled back in thin trade before long breaks for Eid al-Fitr holiday.

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Daily Mail

Holiday money: How to make sure you and your pound go further this year

The excellent news for travellers from Britain this summer is that your money will go significantly further in many popular overseas holiday spots.

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Related Topix: United Arab Emirates, Oman Travel, Travel, World News, United Arab Emirates Travel, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Oman Travel

The Times of India

100 Indians committed suicide in UAE every year since 2011

These suicides form part of about 1,300 recorded deaths within the Indian community each year, ambassador TP Seetharam told a local newspaper.

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Related Topix: Indian-American, Asian-American, United Arab Emirates, World News, Middle East

NWAonline

Retailers cash in during Ramadan

Tamara Al Gabbani, the designer of the DKNY Ramadan collection, leaves a boutique in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, earlier this month where some of her designs were being offered for sale to wealthy Arabs on the occasion of the Ramadan holiday.

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Related Topix: Fashion, DKNY, Designers, United Arab Emirates

AME Info

CBI hosts Suhoor for its customers

Architect with 5 yrs. experience required for an Oil & Gas in RUWAIS. Arabic & English speaking candidates preferred.

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Related Topix: United Arab Emirates, World News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Neighbors call for end to blight

North Toledo neighbors marched calling for an end to blight on Saturday. The One Village council and their supporters want their streets cleaned up and too their message block by block, marching past several boarded-up properties.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers

In this Tuesday, July 22, 2014 photo, part of the DKNY Ramadan collection is seen on display at a shopping mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Fashion, DKNY, Designers, World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Islam, Religion, Lebanon

The Bennington Banner

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers

Glitzy billboards in the Middle East and postage stamps in the U.S. Advertisements for lingerie and sales on modest skirts.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Cellphones, Religion, Islam, World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Fashion, DKNY, Designers

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Hispanic Business

United Arab Emirates : DCCC completes first physical delivery of plastics futures contract

DCCC facilitated the delivery of 200 tonnes of polypropylene . Physical delivery of the plastics contract was made at the Approved Warehouses of Steinweg Sharaf FZCO.

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In-depth Africa

Nigerian wins Holy Quran award, N11m in Dubai

A Nigerian, Sulaiman Abdulkarim Isah, has emerged winner at the 18th session of the Dubai International Holy Quran Award , which held on Friday 18th July 2014.

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New Vision

I cannot fall for my female clients'

Eryck Mutebi, popularly known as Erycom, is a Ugandan Deejay that has spent eight years in the Ugandan music industry and has established himself as one of the best in the game.

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Counterpunch

Russia Bashing: Hatred, Hysteria and Humbug

Jeffrey St. Clair on Hillary Clinton's miraculous rags-to-riches method of financial success; LA CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Ballinger on race, violence and inequality in Los Angeles; PAPER DRAGON: Peter Lee on China's military; THE BATTLE OVER PAT TILLMAN: David Hoelscher provides a 10 year retrospective on the changing legacy of Pat Tillman; MY BROTHER AND ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Iran, World News, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Boat Disaster

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