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US transfers 15 Guantanamo inmates to UAE

Fifteen inmates from Guantanamo prison have been sent to the United Arab Emirates in the single largest transfer of detainees during President Obama’s…

Fifteen inmates from Guantanamo prison have been sent to the United Arab Emirates in the single largest transfer of detainees during President Obama’s…

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USA apologises to UAE over arrest of 'suspected terrorist'

The United Arab Emirates has advised its male citizens not to wear the white robes, headscarf and headband of the national dress when travelling abroad.

The United Arab Emirates has advised its male citizens not to wear the white robes, headscarf and headband of the national dress when travelling abroad.

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Dubai plans tower even higher than Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest skyscraper, dominates Dubai at a height of 828 meters. But this is to change in the coming years. The municipality

Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest skyscraper, dominates Dubai at a height of 828 meters. But this is to change in the coming years. The municipality

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Fire rips through high-rise residential tower in UAE

Flames have ripped through a high-rise residential tower in the United Arab Emirates. The blaze, in the Ajman emirate, is the latest in a string of

Flames have ripped through a high-rise residential tower in the United Arab Emirates. The blaze, in the Ajman emirate, is the latest in a string of

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Palestinian Hanan Al Hroub wins prominent global teacher prize

A Palestinian school teacher, who grew up on a refugee camp, has won a prestigious education award worth about a million euros. Hanan Al Hroub

A Palestinian school teacher, who grew up on a refugee camp, has won a prestigious education award worth about a million euros. Hanan Al Hroub

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Video: Ivanoff wins Air Race World Championship season opener

The 2016 Red Bull Air Race World Championship kicked off in thrilling fashion this weekend in Abu Dhabi with Nicolas Ivanoff of France blazing

The 2016 Red Bull Air Race World Championship kicked off in thrilling fashion this weekend in Abu Dhabi with Nicolas Ivanoff of France blazing

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UAE sets up ministries for HAPPINESS and TOLERANCE

New government ministries of Happiness, Tolerance and Youth Affairs have been created in the United Arab Emirates. UAE Prime Minister Mohammed Bin

New government ministries of Happiness, Tolerance and Youth Affairs have been created in the United Arab Emirates. UAE Prime Minister Mohammed Bin

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Camel Trek: In the Footsteps of our Ancestors

We joined the camel trek in the afternoon as the group were halfway through their 10-day journey across the vast desert in the United Arab

We joined the camel trek in the afternoon as the group were halfway through their 10-day journey across the vast desert in the United Arab

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Peace talks do not legitimise Syrian rebel groups, says Russia

Moscow has agreed that two Syrian rebel groups taking part in peace talks are doing so on an individual basis. Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign

Moscow has agreed that two Syrian rebel groups taking part in peace talks are doing so on an individual basis. Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign