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

13 hrs ago | Horsetalk

WEG Endurance: Second placed horse wins Best Condition award

French bred mare Laiza de Jalima, who was ridden to second place in the 160km endurance competition at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, has been awarded the prestigious Best Condition title.

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Related Topix: Horse, Pets, United Arab Emirates, World News

17 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Dubai Sheikh plans 16-bedroom Highland mansion

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai and vice-president of the United Arab Emirates, is seeking permission to build a lodge-style home on his 63,000-acre Inverinate Estate in Wester Ross, near the Kyle of Lochalsh.

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Related Topix: United Arab Emirates, Middle East, United Kingdom, Highland County, Scotland

17 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Canadian Forces plane delivers donated weaponry to Iraqi fighters

Minister of International Development Christian Paradis announces the deployment of relief supplies from Canada's emergency stockpile to northern Iraq on Aug. 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Albany, CA, Stephen Harper, United Arab Emirates

20 hrs ago | Washington Times

US sanctions firms, individuals for aiding Iran

The United States on Friday sanctioned more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals suspected of working to expand Iran's nuclear program, support terrorism and help Iran evade U.S. and international sanctions.

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates

Yesterday | Walta Information Centre

Emirates offers up to twenty five percent discount to Ethiopian travellers

Addis Ababa, 29 August 2014 - Emirates, a global connector of people and places, is offering Ethiopian travellers up to 25% discount on Business Class and Economy Class fares to a range of exciting destinations around the world, the company said.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Ethiopia, United Arab Emirates, Asia Travel, Guangzhou, China Travel, Travel, China Travel, Beijing, China Travel, Ethiopia Travel, Africa Travel

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

India and UAE to contest Friendship Cup at JGE [Sport360]

The Consul General of India to the United Arab Emirates has announced the launch of the inaugural India-UAE Friendship Cup, a golf tournament organized in association with HGS MENA.

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

The Chronicle Herald

Tiny Qatar makes mischief in Middle East

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal delivers a speech in Doha, Qatar on Thursday. "Qatar has allowed Meshaal to live in luxury in Doha after he left Damascus in 2012 as the Syrian civil war intensified," writes Henry Srebrnik.

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Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Muslim Brotherhood, Opinion

MMA Weekly

One FC Reign of Champions Weigh-in Results: Three Title Fights Set

ONE Fighting Championship on Thursday announced that all but one mixed martial artist competing at Friday's event have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: Reign of Champions , which takes place at the iconic Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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

Al Bawaba

flydubai reaches milestone 80 destinations with addition of three new routes in East Africa

Dubai-based flydubai today announced the addition of three new East African routes, bringing the total number of destinations in the carrier's network to 80. With the launch of fights in September 2014 to Bujumbura in Burundi, Entebbe in Uganda and Kigali in Rwanda, flydubai will fly to nine destinations in Africa.

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Burundi Travel, Burundi, Africa

AME Info

Increasing capability of organ transplantation to drive UAE medical tourism leadership

As the United Arab Emirates moves to facilitate a burgeoning medical tourism sector, the increasing capability of organ transplantation within the country is likely to enhance it, according to the senior advisor of Spanish pharmaceutical company, Cinfa.

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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, Kidney Cancer, Health

WMC-TV Memphis

Dubai port operator H1 profits up 26 percent

Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti.

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Related Topix: United Arab Emirates, World News

AME Info

Qatar Airways increases frequency on Doha-Dubai routes

Qatar Airways announced that it will increase frequency on its Doha-Dubai routes from October 26 with additional daily flights to Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International Airport .

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

TechEBlog

A Fascinating Look at the 5 Tallest Buildings in the World

The Petronas Towers are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 's official definition and ranking, they were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 and remain the tallest twin towers in the world, topping out at 452m .

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Travel, Asia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Travel, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Travel, United Arab Emirates Travel, Middle East Travel

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Al Bawaba

Dubai Expo 2020 enters next phase as grand plan is underway

The next-phase design and master planning for Dubai Expo 2020's showpiece venue is making headway as the site's readiness activity gets into full swing.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

du to expand 4G LTE network for better connectivity [Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dubai: Du said that it will expand its 4G LTE network by 25 per cent by the end of the year, in a move that would enable faster connectivity and downloads.

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Food Production Daily

Campden BRI increases food safety training in the Middle East

Campden BRI will run food and drink safety training sessions in Dubai in conjunction with the Dubai International Food Safety Conference .

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Agriculture, Medicine, Nutrition

USA Today

U.S. vessel fires at Iranian boat in Persian Gulf

U.S. vessel fires at Iranian boat in Persian Gulf Navy says Coast Guard vessel fired a single shot in self-defense.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, US Navy, United Arab Emirates

Sys-Con Media

University of Dubai Selects Three Rivers Systems' CAMS...

The University of Dubai , a leading university in the United Arab Emirates that offers internationally accredited degree programs, has selected Three Rivers Systems' CAMS Enterprise as its new enterprise resource planning software.

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The Daily Star

Top Saudi officials head to Qatar to heal breach

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal addresses a news conference following a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, on the situation in the Gaza Strip, in Jeddah August 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain

Trend

Air Astana to resume Dubai flights

Air Astana, the national air carrier of Kazakhstan is to resumes regular flights to Dubai from Astana as of September, 1, said the airline.

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Travel, Asia Travel, Kazakhstan Travel, Almaty, Kazakhstan Travel, Europe Travel

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