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

7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

In Dubai, the Wealth Gap is a Vast Abyss: Compare and Contrast

The air-conditioning vents in the Palazzo Versace hotel here zigzag like the Versace design.

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8 hrs ago | Newsday

Dubai, European airlines divert flights over Iraq

In Jericho accident on NY Rt-25 EB west of Cantiague Rock Rd. Slow traffic from Post Ave/Post Rd in Old Westbury In Jericho accident on NY Rt-25 EB west of Cantiague Rock Rd. Slow traffic from Post Ave/Post Rd in Old Westbury In Medford vehicle on fire on Horse Block Rd/Portion Rd/Smithtown Blvd/Terry Rd/CR-16 EB west of I 495/Long Island Expy.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Jericho, NY, Old Westbury, NY, Westbury, NY

8 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

Dubai, European airlines divert flights over Iraq

European airlines and a Dubai-based carrier are rerouting flights over Iraqi airspace as a security precaution amid fears that militants with the Islamic State group have weapons capable of shooting down planes, despite Iraq saying its skies are safe.

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Related Topix: Iraq, Middle East, United Arab Emirates,

12 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Making life easier for tourists? New visa system in place for UAE starting August 1st

A Dh5,000 fine will be imposed on those who misuse the residency system or submit bogus reports to the residency departments across the country.

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14 hrs ago | World News Report

Middle East tank professionals to meet in Abu Dhabi in September

The event will focus on regional challenges in maintaining and optimising operations of oil and gas tank storage and best practices in maintenance challenges The robust growth in the oil tanks business makes the GCC a very lucrative destination to have a business for tank experts.

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18 hrs ago | AME Info

Blue Ocean & Resonance set up first international study centre in Dubai

Blue Ocean Academy, the region's largest knowledge empowerment enterprise will now offer professional coaching for India's top-rated engineering and medical colleges entrance examinations starting September 2014.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Times of India

Indian returns lost purse filled with 25,000 dirhams in UAE

DUBAI: In a heartening show of honesty, an Indian expatriate returned a purse containing 25,000 dirhams and vital documents to an Italian woman who lost it on the roadside in the United Arab Emirates , media reported.

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The Village Voice

The New Museum Assembles a Staggering Show of Arab Art

New Yorkers are accustomed to publicly admitting our provincialism while privately upholding the belief that we live at the center of it all.

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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

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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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

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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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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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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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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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

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