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Rafeea Al Hajsi on being a successful Emirati model

November 16, 2017 7:48 am0 comments
Rafeea Al Hajsi on being a successful Emirati model

The runway model talks breaking social taboos and staying true to her roots  Nov 16 – Emirati model Rafeea Al Hajsi admits she can never forget her first walk down the runway, for reasons that went beyond mere sentiment. “Here I was, commanding the world’s attention with a career choice that […]

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Bahrain Radio programme to highlight civil defence role

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Bahrain Radio programme to highlight civil defence role

Manama, Nov 16 – The weekly Al-Amn Radio show will focus tomorrow, Thursday, on the role of the civil defence in protecting general safety. The episode will host Captain, Mohammed Abu Al-Fateh and Captain Ali Al Miran. The progarmme is prepared by the Police Media Directorate at the Ministry of Interior […]

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Bahrain’s advancement to 2019 AFC Cup hailed

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Bahrain’s advancement to 2019 AFC Cup hailed

Manama, Nov 16 – Bahrain Basketball Association (BBA) Chairman HH Shaikh Isa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa congratulated HM the King’s Representative for Charity Work and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Olympic Committee, HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, marking […]

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The Nest 2017 to kick off on Thursday

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The Nest 2017 to kick off on Thursday

Manama, Nov 16 – The Nest 2017, organized by Al Riwaq Art Space in partnership with the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) and Tamkeen, is set to launch in Block 338 in Gudaibiya on Thursday. The Nest is an annual outdoor art market that has since its inception, grown in […]

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Free entry for 2 companions of people of determination in Dubai parks

November 15, 2017 8:30 am0 comments
Free entry for 2 companions of people of determination in Dubai parks

Other facilities where they can enter for free include Dubai Safari, Dolphinarium and Children’s City Dubai, Nov 15 – Companions of people of determination (those with special needs) will now be able to enter public parks in Dubai for free, Dubai Municipality announced on Tuesday. Two persons accompanying people of determination […]

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At least 6 people killed in suicide car bombing in Aden: report

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At least 6 people killed in suicide car bombing in Aden: report

Witnesses say 2 suicide car bombers detonate car packed with explosives in Yemen’s southern city Aden, Nov 15 – Two suicide bombers detonated a car packed with explosives in Yemen’s southern city of Aden on Tuesday, killing at least six people, witnesses said. Dozens of other people, including civilians, were wounded […]

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30,000 homes damaged, destroyed by Iran quake

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30,000 homes damaged, destroyed by Iran quake

Survivors scramble to seek shelter from the bitter cold two days after devastating quake kills over 400 Kermanshah, Iran, Nov 15 – Thousands of homeless Iranians sought shelter from bitter cold on Tuesday as the country marked a day of mourning for the over 400 killed in the 7.3-magnitude quake that […]

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Saudi Arabia injects $2b to Yemen central bank

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Saudi Arabia injects $2b to Yemen central bank

Move aims to restore confidence of international donors in the monetary institution Al Mukalla, Nov 15 – Saudi Arabia has pledged to inject $2 billion into Yemen’s central bank which is currently based in Aden to support the country’s devastated economy and help stabilise the currency. The internationally–recognised president Abd Rabbo […]

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Adnoc to increase production of Upper Zakum and Bab oil fields

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Production at Upper Zakum will go up to one million barrels per day by 2024 Abu Dhabi, Nov 15 – Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) on Tuesday announced plans to increase production capacity of two important oilfields including Upper Zakum as well as Bab oilfields to meet the growing demand […]

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Cadillac rebuilds its Mideast heritage around the Escalade

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Cadillac rebuilds its Mideast heritage around the Escalade

Luxury carmaker is also taking cues from another showstopper, the Escala concept Dubai, Nov 15 – The legions of Escalade fans in the Gulf needn’t worry … the massive one will be very much around in Cadillac’s vision of how their cars should look like in future. At best, there will […]

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