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UAE introduces new visa system to attract foreign talent

DUBAI -UNS – United Arab Emirates (UAE) has adopted a new entry visa system in the country to lure exceptional global talent. The announcement was made by Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum …

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UAE celebrates 45th National Day:UAE mission to reach Mars in 2020

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI The United Arab Emirates celebrated 45th Independent Day.The Ambassador of UAE H.E. Essa Abdulla Albasha Al-Noaimi hosted a graceful function in a local hotel in Islamabad. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar was the Chief Guest. Addressing on the occasion Ishaq Dar said UAE …

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Pakistani electrician turn millionaire overnight in Dubai

DUBAI -UNS : A Pakistani working as an electrician in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) had a change of fate when he became a millionaire overnight. Atif Nizam Chaudhary, who worked as an electrician in private company at the Dubai International Financial Centre, won one …

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Qatar convicts Dutch woman held ‘after being raped’

UNS/BBC- A court in Qatar has convicted a Dutch woman of having sex outside marriage after she told police she was raped. The 22-year-old was handed a suspended sentence and fined $824 (£580). She will also be deported. Her lawyer said her drink had been …

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Ramazan moon sighted in KSA,UK,Gulf,Malaysia

RIYADH -UNS : Ramazan moon has been sighted in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Indonesia and Far East region after which 1st Ramazan 1437 Hijri would fall in the mentioned countries on Monday. In Pakistan, the meetings of Zonal/Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committees will be held at their respective …

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15th General Assembly of COMSTECH endorses10 year action plan for science,technology in OIC states

ISLAMABAD-UNS -The 15th General Assembly of COMSTECH endorses a comprehensive 10 year plan of action for development of science and technology in OIC states prepared by COMSTECH in consultation with eminent scientists of several member states. The plan recommends all member states to implement basic …

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Daesh calls for attacks on the West during Ramadan

BAGHDAD: A new message purporting to come from the spokesman of Islamic State (Daesh) calls on followers to launch attacks on the United States and Europe during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which begins in early June. “Ramadan, the month of conquest and jihad. …

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Syria regime says Assad ouster ‘red line’ ahead of peace talks

GENEVA (AFP) – Syria’s warring sides clashed over the fate of President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday.With the government vowing his ouster remains a “red line” for looming peace talks while the opposition vowed to see him go — dead or alive. The UN-brokered, indirect negotiations …

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Huge loses in Syrian war:270,000 dead, 4.7m refugees

BEIRUT (AFP) – Syria’s war has killed more than a quarter of a million people, uprooted over half the population and left much of the country in ruins since it erupted five years ago. Here are some key facts and figures on the conflict: Huge …

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Gulf Arab states label Hezbollah a terrorist organization

The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) named Hezbollah a terrorist organization on Wednesday, opening up the possibility of further sanctions against the Iran-allied group that wields influence in Lebanon and fights in Syria. The Sunni Muslim dominated council – representing Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, …

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