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2 hrs ago | SFGate

Few details month after reporters detained in Iran

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Prison, North Salem, NY, Middle East, Journalism

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Hispanic Business

United Arab Emirates : RAKBANK launches new digital banking solution

RAKBank has introduced a new digital banking solution, enabling cash withdrawals from its network of automated teller machines across the country without using payment cards.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News

Mid-Day Mumbai

Customs officials at Mumbai airport make seizures worth Rs 2.26 crore

In a single night, the AIU seized 8.6 kg of gold coming in from Dubai, Bangkok and Sharjah; authorities suspect the involvement of an insider in one of the cases Customs officials at Mumbai international airport confiscated huge quantities of gold on Wednesday, by intercepting passengers coming in from Bangkok and the Middle East.

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Insurance Journal West

Ratings Recap: Trust Re, Alliance

A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of 'A-' and the issuer credit rating of "a-" of Trust International Insurance & Reinsurance Company B.S.C. Trust Re , which is based in Bahrain.

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New York Daily News

Nigeria confirms two new Ebola cases, WHO announces outbreak plan

This brings the total count of Nigerians with the virus to 14, said Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu at a press conference.

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Related Topix: Nigeria Travel, Africa Travel, Liberia, World News, Africa, Nigeria, Middle East, Liberia Travel

Al Bawaba

Tying the knots: Marriage fund in the UAE to establish mass weddings

Sheika Fatima also urged Emirati youth to be rational towards wedding expenditure, saying that overspending often leads to negative effects on family stability.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Middle East, World News

The Hartford Courant

Nigerian who died in UAE tests negative for Ebola

A Nigerian woman with cancer who died in the Emirati capital this week has tested negative for Ebola, the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi said.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily Star

UAE: Standard Chartered liable to legal action

People walk up a stairway leading to the Standard Chartered bank headquarters building in Hong Kong on August 20, 2014.

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The Daily Star

UAE lays out tougher penalties for terror-related crimes

ABU DHABI: The United Arab Emirates has toughened anti-terrorism laws, local media reported Thursday, as concerns mount worldwide about increasing violence being committed by radical Islamist groups.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Middle East

The New Zealand Herald

Sideswipe: August 22: Political party support

A reader writes: "We must all watch our parents as they become elderly and vulnerable to such tactics.

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Engadget

EE expands 4G roaming to 14 more countries, but the USA's still MIA

EE has today announced a fresh batch of countries its customers can take advantage of 4G roaming in, after starting out in France and Spain earlier this year .

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Al Bawaba

Etihad Airways' new schedule provides more choice to and from South Africa

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates , today announced changes to its schedule between Abu Dhabi and Johannesburg, effective 26 October 2014.

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KIII

Some see Qatar's hand in collapse of Gaza talks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The explosions rocking the Gaza Strip may seem far removed from the flashy cars and skyscrapers of ultra-rich Qatar, but efforts to end fighting between Hamas and Israel could hinge on how the tiny Gulf Arab state wields its influence over a Palestinian militant group with few friends left.

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Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East, Israel, Palestinian Territories,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Times of Oman

Destination Dubai: Fun and festivities for the family

While over 260,000 people have flocked to Salalah to enjoy the cool khareef so far this year, Dubai has been busy promoting itself as the region's other summer destination with its Dubai Summer Surprises event.

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

Greenwich Citizen

Dubai's Nakheel to pay $2.1 billion in debt early

In this file photo taken Monday Oct. 5, 2009, a visitor looks at the Palm Jumeirah model at the Nakheel stand at the Cityscape exhibition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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WTMA-AM North Charleston

Standard Chartered Bank to Pay $300 Million as Part of Settlement for ...

The New York State Department of Financial Services announced new consequences on Tuesday related to Standard Chartered Bank's failure to resolve anti-money laundering compliance problems in connection with a 2012 settlement.

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ABC News

UAE Ruler Approves Sweeping Counter-Terrorism Law

The ruler of the United Arab Emirates has approved a sweeping new counter-terrorism law that strengthens existing laws against money laundering, while also expanding penalties to include the death penalty, life imprisonment and fines of up to $27 million.

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AME Info

Intertek expands its AeroCHECK network into UAE

Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries around the world, is expanding its global network of AeroCHECK laboratories into the United Arab Emirates .

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MacRumors

Apple Reportedly Building 'World's Largest' Apple Store in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Last week, Apple posted retail job listings for a future retail store to be located in the United Arab Emirates, hinting that the company will soon open its first store in the Middle East.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Indian Drives

Lamborghini Murcielago On Discount In Dubai

Though, many of us had seen various creations laid out on discount, but anyone had seen the brand new Lamborghini going on discount? Apparently, the one who could be travelling frequently to Dubai may have.

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