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Heavy rain kills six in Oman, UAE- media

Heavy rain kills six in Oman, UAE- media

Mar 10, – Omani police on Thursday found one body that had been swept away in a flash flood in the northern district of Nizwa, and another in a car that sank into the mud in a flooded valley in the northwestern area of Al-Buraimi, the Shabiba daily reported. Torrential rain in northern Oman and […]

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Toll from Yemen rebel attack rises as 10 Saudi troops killed

Toll from Yemen rebel attack rises as 10 Saudi troops killed

Sep 05, – It was the first public acknowledgement by the Saudis that they have ground troops in Yemen, where they lead a coalition targeting Shiite rebels known as Houthis and their allies. Saudi Arabia’s military said Saturday that 10 of its troops were killed in a rebel missile strike a day earlier in Yemen, […]

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Saudi Arabia launches strikes against Yemen rebels

Saudi Arabia launches strikes against Yemen rebels

Mar 26, – The kingdom’s ambassador to the United States announced from Washington that a coalition of 10 countries, including five Gulf monarchies, had been set up to protect the Yemeni government. Saudi Arabia carried out air strikes against Huthi rebels in Yemen on Thursday, launching an operation by a regional coalition to save the […]

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Driver gets one month in jail for triathlete’s death

Driver gets one month in jail for triathlete’s death

Sep 30, –  The Traffic Court also ordered the Filipino motorist, who was found guilty of causing the death of the 49-year-old, to pay Dh 200,000 in blood money to the family of the victim. A man, who drunk drove his car into Lebanese triathlete Roy Nasr, killing him near Safa Park, has been sentenced […]

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EU panel praise for UAE’s efforts on human rights protection

EU panel praise for UAE’s efforts on human rights protection

June 17, AP – A European Commission delegation has been briefed on the efforts of the Emirates Association for Human Rights at the association’s headquarters in Al Rashidiya in spreading awareness of the culture of human rights among people. Mohammed Hussein Al Hammadi, deputy chairman of the association, stated that what distinguishes the UAE from […]

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UAE slams Iran for its direct interference in the internal issues of Bahrain

UAE slams Iran for its direct interference in the internal issues of Bahrain

May 20, AP – Addressing a joint Press conference, UAE Foreign Minister Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, along with his Australian counterpart Bob Carr, said Iran had no right to interfere in GCC regional affairs. The UAE on Sunday condemned Iran for its interference in Bahrain’s domestic issues, accusing Tehran of trying to distract […]

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Raha Moharrak puts UAE’s fame on top of the world

Raha Moharrak puts UAE’s fame on top of the world

May 19, AP – DUBAI – Mountaineering officials in Nepal said the 25-year-old graphic design graduate from the American University of Sharjah was among 64 climbers who successfully scaled Everest from Nepal’s side of the mountain, during a charity expedition. The UAE’s fame has reached new heights with a Dubai-based Saudi woman scaling Mount Everest […]

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Earthquake jolts Iran, Oman tremors felt in the UAE

Earthquake jolts Iran, Oman tremors felt in the UAE

May 11, AP – The quake which struck Oman had a depth of 33 kilometers and was centered 186 kilometers east of al Khasab, the agency said.. There were no early reports of casualties. Residents in Sharjah reported tremors from two strong earthquake in Iran and Oman this morning. Measuring 6.2 and 6.3 on the […]

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