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19 min ago | KAUZ

Emirati firm promises to send citizen into space

People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's... People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | CBC News

Saudi Arabia announces jump in new cases of deadly MERS virus

The Saudi Arabian ministry of health has confirmed a total 231 cases of MERS in the kingdom, with 76 deaths to date.

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8 hrs ago | ABC News

Emirati Firm Promises to Send Citizen Into Space

One lucky citizen of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates could soon get the chance to be rocketed into space.

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9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Morgan State Choir set to embark on first Middle East Tour

Under the direction of Dr. Eric Conway, The Morgan State University Choir will embark on its first Middle East tour.

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13 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

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Tasjeel, the UAE's one-stop-shop for all vehicle testing and registration needs, participated in the Sharjah Traffic Week celebrations, organised by Sharjah Police, to promote safe driving and motor vehicle safety.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Times of Oman

GCC countries' ties normal, says Alawi

London : The crisis between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain on one hand and Qatar on the other hand "is over" and become "something of the past", Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs has said.

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Examiner.com

Asking Alexandria rocks The Grand Sierra Resort & Casino in Reno

Attendance for this show was very good, but not quite sold out as tickets were still available at show time.

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Emirates News Agency

Dubai World Trade Centre welcomes 2.2 million visitors in 2013 up by 20 per cent over 2012

WAM DUBAI, 19th April, 2014 --Dubai World Trade Centre posted a record breaking year for 2013 with 2.2 million trade delegates and attendees visiting the growing calendar of events, exhibitions and congresses held at the MENASA region's largest venue operator and event organiser - marking the first time the figure has crossed the 2 million ... (more)

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PR-inside.com

Hardware+Tools Middle East 2014 To Open In Dubai In June

This ongoing construction and industrial activity is driving demand for vast amounts of tools, construction material and machinery and as a result making the GCC countries and the region as a whole, a market of significant interest to international machinery and material manufacturers and suppliers.

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ milk push in the Middle East

Alan Fitzsimmons still gets a buzz out of opening up new markets for Fonterra after more than two decades selling New Zealand dairy products to the world.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

IPL 7: Mumbai Indians take nine underprivileged kids to Dubai

Mumbai: Mumbai Indians, under their initiative 'Education For All', have invited nine underprivileged children from various Mumbai-based NGOs to Dubai as part of the experiential tour and to watch today's Indian Premier League clash between Mumbai and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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CFRA

SARS revisited? Sharp jump in cases, hospital outbreaks raise MERS concerns

In this Dec. 25, 2010 file photo, a festival official touches the lip of a camel during the final day of Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival in outskirt of Zayed City about 120 kms south west of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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AkiPress

16:18 Pakistan, UAE to hold joint naval exercises tomorrow

Naval forces of Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates are getting ready to take part in joint exercises in Pakistani waters off the country's southern coastline on Saturday, The Nation reported.

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The Chronicle Herald

Canada development partnership with U.A.E. builds bridges into Arab world

Canada has a new development partner in the Arab world, and the foreign-aid minister says it could help the Harper government navigate the complex Middle East in the fight against poverty.

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New Scientist

Threatwatch: Is the MERS virus spreading its wings?

Threatwatch is your early warning system for global dangers, from nuclear peril to deadly viral outbreaks.

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Al Bawaba

Getting their priorities straight: Emirati households spending more on phones, cars than education

Families in Abu Dhabi spent more on phones than on education, a survey covering Emirati households has revealed.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Vietnam pulls out of hosting Asian Games

Vietnam has withdrawn as the host of the 2019 Asian Games, saying it lacked funds and the country's reputation could be at risk if things don't go smoothly.

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Al Bawaba

Short-term pain, long-term gain? Emirates airlines to cancel 41 destinations for Dubai runway upgrade

Emirates Airline said on Thursday that runway upgrades at Dubai International would cut its revenues by Dh1 billion this year as it has to reduce flights to 41 destinations worldwide.

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The Miami Herald

Attaching names to torture victims

Leaks from a Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA torture program revealed that harsh interrogation tactics were much more widespread than previously claimed by the spy agency.

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Greenwich Citizen

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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