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DP World delivers 4.5m litres of water to Somaliland

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World said it has begun delivering over 4.5 million litres of water to people living in villages in the Sahil region of Somaliland. The water will be distributed in 410 tankers, carrying 11,000 litres each. The aid is estimated to re

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Sudanese jet with 44 on board crashes, many injured

A passenger jet carrying 45 people crash-landed in South Sudan's north-western city of Wau on Saturday, leaving at least 14 people injured, said a report citing government and airport officials. Visibility is said to have been poor when the South Supreme Airlines plane crashe

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Dubai developer launches new happiness advisory

Dubai's United World Infrastructure (UWI), a global infrastructure investment and development company, has launched its new advisory offering that will allow it to work with cities across the Middle East and the world to measure and improve the happiness of residents. UWI sai

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Saudi Arabia 'ready for entrepreneurship growth'

Saudi Arabia is a fertile ground for entrepreneurs, according to initial results from the 2016/17 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report on the country. The report recommends greater coordination within the entrepreneurship ecosystem to help startup companies reach their full potential

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Legendary Breitling DC-3 lands in Bahrain

The legendary Breitling DC-3 aeroplane has landed in Bahrain as part of its record-breaking world tour. This historic aircraft, which is aiming to become the oldest plane to circumnavigate the globe, landed at Bahrain International airport on Friday (March 17) ahead of the next l

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Dubai 'has laid foundation for sustainable growth'

The economic success achieved by Dubai in the past two decades laid the foundations for a globally competitive, comprehensive and sustainable environment and contributed to making the UAE one of the most attractive investment destinations and hubs for foreign investors seeking to enter regional

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Terror suspect shot dead in Paris airport, probe ordered

A terror suspect was shot dead at Paris Orly airport on Saturday after snatching a soldier's weapon and shooting at three police officers from a car prompting an evacuation of the entire airport, said media reports. Anti-terror officials have launched an investigation into th

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Morocco's King names new PM to end deadlock

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has named Saaddine El Otmani as the new prime minister, after his predecessor was fired this week for failing to form a coalition government five months after parliamentary elections, said a report. The king has tasked El Otmani, a member of the s

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Eastern and Western regions of Abu Dhabi renamed

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, has issued a law amending the names of the Eastern and Western Regions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, a report said. According to the resolution, ''The Eastern Region" in the emirate will

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Berry Appleman & Leiden opens Dubai office

Berry Appleman & Leiden (BAL), a leading corporate immigration law firm, said it has officially opened its new regional head office in Dubai. Bal previously announced that Hadi Allawi had been hired as managing director for Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region from the

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