High incidence of stroke in the UAE

October 30, 2014 8:09 am0 comments
High incidence of stroke in the UAE

Dubai, Oct 30 – As health officials celebrate World Stroke Day on Thursday, new statistics are painting a worrisome picture in the UAE regarding a higher prevalence rate of the condition. And it is striking people in the UAE at much lower ages, health officials said on Wednesday. While stroke is […]

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UAE measures help stem Ebola entry

October 14, 2014 7:52 am0 comments
UAE measures help stem Ebola entry

Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oct 14 – The United Arab Emirates remains free of Ebola — but if it does strike here, authorities say they are ready. Health sector officials here are not taking the global health crisis lightly, tropical disease experts told Gulf News, noting that a raft of emergency protocols are […]

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Bahrain Press

August 7, 2014 10:13 am0 comments
Bahrain Press

Manama, Aug. 7 – Below are some headlines of Bahrain’s newspapers on local events: HM King reiterates Bahrain’s support to Palestinian brethren. HM King thanks citizens, residents upon supporting Gaza. HM King praises efforts of Bahrain National Committee of Supporting Palestinian People. RCO’s record time delivering of relief aid to […]

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Mass strike paralyzes Benghazi; airport closed

April 7, 2014 6:37 am0 comments
Mass strike paralyzes Benghazi; airport closed

BENGHAZI: Public and private sector staff including oil workers went on strike in the Libyan port city of Benghazi on Sunday, protesting against worsening security and demanding the resignation of Parliament whose mandate has expired. Traffic at Benghazi’s international airport was halted by the strike. As a result, a Turkish […]

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MH370 hunt: Australia probes ‘encouraging’ signals

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MH370 hunt: Australia probes ‘encouraging’ signals

Perth: Ships searching the vast Indian Ocean for a Malaysian airliner have detected three separate underwater signals, and more ships and planes were diverted on Sunday to investigate whether they could have come from its black box. Angus Houston, head of the Australian search mission, said the detections were being […]

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Gaddafi’s son asks for forgiveness in prison video

March 29, 2014 5:41 am0 comments
Gaddafi’s son asks for forgiveness in prison video

Tripoli: Slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saadi has asked Libyans for forgiveness in an interview released by prison authorities three weeks after his extradition from neighbouring Niger. The videotaped interview, which was aired by state television late on Thursday, was filmed by warders at the capital’s Al Hadba prison, where […]

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Foreign Minister meets Spanish State Secretary

March 6, 2014 6:40 am0 comments
Foreign Minister meets Spanish State Secretary

Manama, Mar6(BNA) The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, met (5 March, 2014) with the Secretary of State at the Spanish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Gonzalo De Benito, on the sidelines of the 25th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. […]

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