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Wipe out terrorism: GCC leaders
JEDDAH: Foreign Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States (GCC) have called for uprooting all forms of terrorism and extremism, stressing that the tolerance and co-existence are part of its internal and foreign policy. The GCC called for concerted regional and international efforts on counter-terrorism to bring all perpetrators to book. It reiterated its rejection of the occupation of three UAE islands:...
Mohammed issues decree on health sector
ABU DHABI: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has issued decree No.28 of 2014 regarding establishment of the national institute for health specialisations. The institute will cover the local and federal government and private health sectors, in addition to the relevant civil associations and institutions, and the health professions that the cabinet...
Badie, 7 others sentenced to life imprisonment
CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced Mohamed Badie, general guide of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, and seven others to life in prison on Saturday for inciting violence during protests last year, judicial sources said. Badie had already been sentenced to death and received a life sentence in other cases. The judge, Mohamed Nagi Shehata, also sentenced six other defendants to death in absentia. Badie was charged with killing at...
Agitators march towards house of prime minister
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani police resorted to teargas and rubber bullets as thousands of protesters, led by a cricket-legend-turned politician and an anti-government cleric, marched towards the Prime Minister’s House in the capital. Over 50 people were injured, 20 of them seriously, following the police crackdown on the rallyists. The teargas shelling began when the protesters tried to remove some barricades in front of the building...
Galloway attacked for backing Palestinians
LONDON: George Galloway, an outspoken lawmaker who declared an “Israel-free zone” in a northern English city suffered a suspected broken jaw in an attack believed to be linked to his support for the Palestinians, his party said on Saturday. Galloway, who once lauded Saddam Hussein and criticised the 2003 US-led invasion that toppled the Iraqi leader, was attacked in west London on Friday night. “It is thought that the attack is...

Dr Abdullah Omran Taryam, who passed away in Sharjah on Thursday at 66, was a national symbol who played a key role in the formation of the United Arab Emirates. He was Minister for Education and Justice Minister in the Cabinet of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Dr Abdullah as Chairman of Dar Al Khaleej revolutionised the dynamics of the media in the UAE.
Masdar delivers wind farm to Samoa
ABU DHABI: Samoan Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi o..
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China tells journalists to learn ‘Marxist news values’
BEIJING: China ordered its journalists on Saturday to learn "Marxist n..
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Saudi king warns of terror threat to Europe, America
DOHA: Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz said terrorism would ..
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Pak PM dismisses political crisis as ‘tiny storm’
LAHORE: Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday dismissed a..
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Lanka overpower Pakistan to win ODI series
DAMBULLA: Seamer Thisara Perera claimed 4-34 and Tillakartane Dilshan ..
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Bangladeshi ex-minister jailed for war crimes dies
DHAKA: An elderly former Bangladesh minister who was sentenced to life..
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Syrian militants attack UN peacekeepers in Golan Heights
BEIRUT: Clashes erupted between Al Qaeda-linked Syrian rebels and UN p..
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Israel arrests almost 600 Palestinians: NGO
RAMALLAH: Israeli forces detained 597 Palestinians in the occupied Wes..
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Ukraine plane with 7 on board crashes in Sahara
ALGIERS: A Ukrainian plane with seven people on board crashed in the A..
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MP who called for Israel boycott attacked in London
LONDON: An outspoken lawmaker who declared an “Israel-free zone” in a ..
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