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International

Dubai skyscraper fire smolders into 2016 – Kuwaitis safe

DUBAI, UAE, Jan 1, (Agencies): A towering inferno that engulfed a 63-story luxury hotel in Dubai on New Year’s Eve still smoldered through the first …

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Couple found guilty of plotting UK attack

LONDON, Dec 30, (AFP): A British court on Tuesday convicted a husband and wife of planning a major terror attack to mark the 10th anniversary …

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Bahrain F-16 crashes in Saudi

RIYADH, Dec 30, (AFP): A Bahraini fighter jet taking part in the Saudi-led coalition battling rebel forces in Yemen crashed Wednesday in Saudi Arabia due …

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Oman to raise taxes

MUSCAT, Dec 30, (KUNA): The Sultanate of Oman has decided to raise the rate of tax on company profits and some government services in addition …

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Al-Habtoor receives Lord Ahmed of Rotherham

DUBAI, UAE, Dec 30: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, held talks with Lord Ahmed of Rotherham at the Al Habtoor …

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21 killed in suicide bomb blast – Pakistan hangs 4 men sentenced by military courts

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Dec 29, (AFP): At least 21 people were killed and dozens wounded when a Taliban suicide bomber on a motorbike crashed into the …

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Emirati charged with planning UAE attacks – Suspect identified as husband of executed woman

DUBAI, Dec 29, (RTRS): The husband of an Emirati woman who was executed for killing a US teacher in Abu Dhabi last year has been …

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10 IS leaders killed in airstrikes – French linked to Paris attacks mastermind among dead

WASHINGTON, Dec 29, (Agencies): An Islamic State leader with “direct” ties to the alleged mastermind of the Paris attacks was among 10 senior figures in …

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Saudi executes Filipino convict

MANILA, Philippines, Dec 29, (Agencies): A Filipino murder convict was publicly beheaded in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday after failing to meet the demand of the …

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Hundreds of fighters, civilians escape besieged Syrian areas – Bombs in Homs kill 32, wound 90

BEIRUT, Dec 28, (RTRS): Buses and ambulances evacuated about 450 Islamist fighters and civilians from two rebel-held areas besieged by Syrian government forces and carried …

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