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Saudi Arabia to transfer $2b after Yemen plea

January 18, 2018 8:15 am0 comments
Saudi Arabia to transfer $2b after Yemen plea

Last year, coalition and Yemeni government created alternative Central Bank in Aden RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, January 18-  Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz ordered the transfer of $2 billion (Dh7.35 billion) to Yemen on Wednesday, a day after Yemen’s Saudi-backed prime minister made an urgent appeal on the kingdom […]

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First robotic knee replacement surgery takes place in Dubai

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First robotic knee replacement surgery takes place in Dubai

The robotic system works in conjunction with the surgeon’s hands to achieve the precise positioning of the knee implant Dubai, January 18- After suffering from a knee condition for over two years, Emirati Ahmad Al Rais underwent the first successful robotic-assisted orthopaedic surgery in the Middle East on January 8. […]

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Dubai Laughter Carnival at Zabeel Park on January 26

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Free entry to day-long event to be held at Zabeel Park amphitheatre Dubai, January 18-Dubai Laughter Carnival (DLC) is all set to help residents add miles of smiles to their lives.The carnival will be held at the amphitheatre at Zabeel Park on January 26, organisers said on Wednesday.Entry is free […]

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Two Swiss productions on show on February 1-2

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The performances will take place to mark the 10th anniversary of Swiss Art Gate in the UAE Dubai, Januaty 18-  Swiss Art Gate, a company that organises art exhibitions and cultural projects, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary edition ‘Swiss Days,’ by presenting two dynamic Swiss productions at the Madinat […]

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Saudi government announces tender to build 60 schools

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Low oil prices have strained finances, prompting authorities to seek the participation of private investors Dubai, January 18- Saudi Arabia’s education ministry announced on Wednesday a tender for private companies to build and maintain 60 schools, as part of economic reforms designed to ease pressure on the state’s finances. Tatweer […]

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Togadia alleges Modi conspiring with Gujarat Police to harass him

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The firebrand Hindu leader had gone ‘missing’ on Monday and emerged from a private hospital some 10 hours later Ahmedabad, January 18- As Prime Minister Narendra Modi played host to his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu in his home state on Wednesday, his once-close aide and VHP leader Pravin Togadia here […]

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Terror probe in Ghana after ‘explosives’ arrests

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The explosives were believed to be grenades and specialists were working to determine whether they were viable devices ACCRA, January 18-  Police in Ghana on Tuesday said they were investigating whether three people had links to extremist groups after they were arrested following the discovery of suspected explosives in the […]

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Rain Enhancement Programme drives innovation in water security

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Three researchers from the US, China and Russia to share $5m grant for their work on cloud seeding techniques Abu Dhabi, January 18- The winners for the third cycle of the UAE Research Programme for Rain Enhancement Science were awarded on Wednesday for their innovative projects on cloud seeding techniques, […]

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Wanted terrorist shot dead in Saudi eastern province

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Wanted terrorist shot dead in Saudi eastern province

Security forces found weapons and armour in the terrorist’s car Manama, January 18- A Saudi man wanted for a series of terror crimes, including the killing of a security man, has been shot dead. Abdullah Mirza Al Qallaf was spotted on Monday evening between the towns of Al Awamiyah and […]

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More Filipinos can be helped this year

January 17, 2018 8:30 am0 comments
More Filipinos can be helped this year

Funding for assistance rises to Dh72.5m January-17: Dubai: The Philippine Consulate General is expecting more Filipinos in the UAE to receive welfare assistance this year now that the guidelines for issuing assistance has been expanded and the funding increased to one billion pesos (Dh72.5 million). The Philippine Congress recently approved […]

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