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Rents fall in popular areas of Dubai, Sharjah

January 16, 2018 8:15 am0 comments
Rents fall in popular areas of Dubai, Sharjah

Increased supply gives tenants leverage to negotiate discounted rents Dubai, Jan 16 – Existing as well as new tenants are successfully negotiating hefty discounts from landlords as house rents rates continue to drop sharply in Dubai and Sharjah, real estate agents and residents told on Monday. According to real estate agents, […]

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1,642 school buses were fined in Dubai

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1,642 school buses were fined in Dubai

The Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai fined over 1,600 school buses since September 2017 Dubai, Jan 16 – School buses are under continuous scrutiny in the UAE, with the safety of children marked as the highest priority. Since the start of the 2017/ 2018 academic year, the Roads and Transport […]

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1,000 youths face charge for sharing sex video

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1,000 youths face charge for sharing sex video

Facebook had received reports of two videos and an explicit photo from 2015 being spread on its instant messaging service STOCKHOLM, Jan 16 – More than 1,000 youths in Denmark are to be charged with spreading sex videos of two 15-year-olds through Facebook, Danish police said on Monday, in the nation’s […]

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New revenue model a win-win situation for franchises, IPL boss says

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New revenue model a win-win situation for franchises, IPL boss says

Rajiv Shukla, IPL chairman, holds court on what’s new – and controversial – in the league Dubai, Jan 16 – The Indian Premier League (IPL), which has changed the landscape of cricket over the last decade, will be turning a new leaf when the 11th edition gets under way from April […]

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United cruise to 3-0 victory over Stoke

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United cruise to 3-0 victory over Stoke

Mourinho’s men secure important win as boss ramps up pursuit of Arsenal’s Sanchez Manchester, Jan 16 – Manchester United took time off from their pursuit of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez to coast to a comfortable 3-0 victory against Stoke at Old Trafford on Monday. Antonio Valencia and Anthony Martial in the […]

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Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan dead at 46

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Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan dead at 46

London, Jan 16 – Irish singer-songwriter Dolores O’Riordan, frontwoman of the multi-million selling rock band The Cranberries, died suddenly in London on Monday aged 46, her publicist said. “Irish and international singer Dolores O’Riordan has died suddenly in London today, family members are devastated,” Lindsey Holmes said in a statement. “The […]

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UAE supports global energy transformation: Official

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UAE supports global energy transformation: Official

Abu Dhabi, Jan 16 – The UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund, valued at AED183.6 million (US$50 million), has launched its second funding cycle by establishing partnerships with seven new Caribbean countries. The launch took place on the sidelines of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018, with the aim of promoting its role in […]

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Government Directory App launched on bahrain.bh/apps

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Government Directory App launched on bahrain.bh/apps

Manama, Jan 16 – The Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) has launched the Government Directory mobile app, on the eGovernment Apps Store at bahrain.bh/apps, which provides a comprehensive set of officials’ contact details, along with government entities locations and social media accounts. Mohammed Abdulaziz, Acting Director of eServices & Channel Enhancement […]

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Qatari fighter jets buzz second UAE civil aircraft

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Qatari fighter jets buzz second UAE civil aircraft

Abu Dhabi, Jan 16 – The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, has announced a second interception by Qatari fighter-planes of a UAE civilian aircraft on a routine flight to Manama, Bahrain, UAE News Agency (WAM) reported. The GCAA regarded this incident as “a renewed breach of international laws and conventions, […]

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Several Al Houthi commanders killed in central and north Yemen

January 15, 2018 8:33 am0 comments
Several Al Houthi commanders killed in central and north Yemen

Government forces are currently holding Medi’s seaport and parts of the city Al Mukalla, January 15-A number of Al Houthi commanders and dozens low-ranking militants have been killed in fierce clashes with government forces and by Saudi-led coalition fighter jets in Hajja, Baydha, Saada and Hodeida provinces. Yemen’s Defence Ministry […]

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