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Abu Dhabi sees fewer deaths in traffic accidents


June 5th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 4 (IANS/WAM) The number of deaths and injuries in traffic accidents over the last four months in Abu Dhabi has gone down by 45 and 34 percent ... Read more...

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Two Omanis shot dead in Abu Dhabi


May 5th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 5 (IANS/WAM) Unidentified gunmen shot dead two Omani nationals in Abhu Dhabi's Al Ain city following a traffic accident.According to the director of Al-Ain police, Brigadier Hamad ... Read more...

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UAE, Iraqi army chiefs meet


April 8th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Iraq have discussed new ways to enhance their military cooperation.The issues were discussed during a meeting between UAE's Chief ... Read more...

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UAE Chief of Staff meets US counterpart


February 1st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS/WAM) Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi has met with his US counterpart Gen. Martin E. Dempsey to ... Read more...

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UAE armed forces holds mass wedding for troopers


December 29th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 29 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces has held a mass wedding for 100 troopers.The wedding held earlier this week was attended by Sheikh Hamdan ... Read more...

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UAE-US officials discuss military cooperation


December 11th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and the US have discussed ways to develop mutual cooperation in the fields of military coordination, training and exchange of expertise.The ... Read more...

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UAE, IAEA sign cooperation agreement


December 6th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has signed a cooperation agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), it was announced here Tuesday.The document, called the Country Profile Framework ... Read more...

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US blacklists Lebanon explosives expert


November 23rd, 2011 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) The US state department has blacklisted an explosives expert of a Lebanon-based militant group.Ibrahim Suleiman Hamad Al-Hablain, who works for the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, is a ... Read more...

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Syria suspended from Arab League


November 13th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arab League Saturday suspended Syria, Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani announced.The regional body will impose harsh economic and political sanctions against ... Read more...

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UAE, New Zealand discuss defence issues


September 12th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 11 (IANS/WAM) Top defence officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and New Zealand met Sunday in Abu Dhabi and discussed cooperation in the military.Lt. Gen. Hamad ... Read more...

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Dubai Chamber seeks to boost trade ties with Gujarat


May 27th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 26 (IANS/WAM) A business delegation from the Indian state of Gujarat was in Dubai to explore opportunities to boost trade and investments in the UAE.The Dubai Chamber of ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi foils bid to sell fake antiques


April 9th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 9 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi police have foiled an attempt to sell fake pre-Islamic era antiques worth 3.2 million dirhams (about $870,000), an official said.Two people were caught ... Read more...

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Etihad opens first all-woman contact centre in UAE


March 16th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 15 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' Etihad Airways Tuesday opened its new contact centre, to be exclusively managed and operated by UAE women, in Al Ain city.Al ... Read more...

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F1 chief Ecclestone to let Bahrain Crown Prince decide on Grand Prix


February 20th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20(ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has said that he will leave the decision on whether to hold next month's Bahrain Grand Prix to the country's Crown Prince, Salman ibn ... Read more...

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F1 chief Ecclestone fears anti-government protesters may target Bahrain Grand Prix


February 16th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16(ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has expressed concern at the escalating anti-government protests in Bahrain, saying that he is worried protesters may use the opening Grand Prix of the ... Read more...

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UAE’s leading aquaculture firm records $19 m profit


February 16th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 15 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' leading aquaculture company Asmak Tuesday announced a net profit of 72.4 million dirham (over $19 million) for the fiscal year ending 2010. ... Read more...

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Indian worker faces six months jail for kissing schoolgirl in Dubai


January 25th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan 25 (ANI): An Indian worker in Dubai is facing a six months jail term after he grabbed a 9-year-old schoolgirl and kissed her on the lips.The Dubai Court of First ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi tourism staff train in Singapore


June 21st, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 21 (IANS/WAM) The staff of the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) have undergone a five-day leadership-development training programme in Singapore, an official said Monday. Some 27 senior ADTA staff, including ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court rejects Lakhvi’s aquittal plea


March 10th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar.10(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has rejected the Lashkar-e-Taiba's operation chief Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's acquittal plea sustaining the order of the trial court.However, the court observed that Lakhvi, the alleged ... Read more...

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Judge absent, 26/11 case hearing adjourned


February 13th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) The hearing of Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi for his alleged involvement in the November 2008 Mumbai attacks was adjourned in a Pakistani court Saturday because the ... Read more...

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Evidence filed against LeT’s Lakhvi in 26/11 trial


January 30th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Pakistani investigators Saturday filed evidence against Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and his six associates for their alleged role in masterminding the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. The dossier of ... Read more...

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Pak finally admits to Lakhvi’s role in 26/11, Saeed still ‘untouched’


January 28th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.28 (ANI): Pakistani investigators have finally admitted to the role of the seven terrorists currently in detention in connection with the 26/11 terror attacks, saying there is substantial evidence to prove ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court quashes plea to transfer Lakhvi’s case


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.23 (ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has quashed Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's lawyer's petition seeking the transfer of his trial from the Rawalpindi anti-terrorism court (ATC) to Lahore.The court, while directing ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court postpones judgment on Lakhvi trial transfer case


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.22 (ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has reserved its verdict on a petition moved by Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the mastermind of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, seeking transfer of ... Read more...

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UAE to host nuclear disarmament conference


January 21st, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Budapest, Jan 20 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) would host the annual conference of The Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism in Abu Dhabi in June 2010, WAM news agency reported Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Lakhvi files petition in Lahore High Court seeking acquittal in 26/11 case


January 20th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Jan.20 (ANI): Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the mastermind of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, has filed a petition before the Lahore High Court's Rawalpindi bench seeking his acquittal ... Read more...

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UAE, France discuss military cooperation


December 12th, 2009 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 11 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and France discussed bilateral military cooperation at a meeting of the army chiefs of the two nations here, WAM news agency reported ... Read more...

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Lakhvi challenges his indictment in 26/11 case


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Dec.3 (ANI): Lashker-e-Taiba's (LeT) operations head Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of the Mumbai attacks, has challenged his indictment in the 26/11case ,saying there is not enough evidence against him.Lakhvi ... Read more...

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Year after: Pak reframes charges against 26/11 accused, Lakhvi named mastermind


November 25th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov. 25 (ANI): In a blatant move to protect Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD) chief Hafeez Mohammad Saeed from being prosecuted in the 26/11 trials, the Pakistan government on Wednesday reframed charges on all ... Read more...

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Ten wounded in Israeli strikes on Gaza


November 22nd, 2009 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Nov 22 (DPA) At least 10 Palestinians were injured in three successive Israeli airstrikes overnight and early Sunday on the southern, central and northern Gaza Strip, medical officials and the Israeli ... Read more...

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Pak anti-terrorism court adjourns 26/11 trial again


October 31st, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Oct.31 (ANI): The anti-terrorism court (ATC), set-up in Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail, on Saturday (October 31) once again adjourned the hearing of the Mumbai terror attack case till November 7.According to sources, ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court directs ATC to frame charges against Mumbai attack accused


October 28th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Oct.28 (ANI): The Lahore High Court's Rawalpindi bench has directed the Anti-Terrorism Court to frame charges against all the seven Mumbai attack suspects, who are currently locked in the Adiala jail.Hearing ... Read more...

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UAE to help developing nations in poverty eradication


October 14th, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will support projects in the developing countries to eradicate poverty, WAM news agency reported Tuesday. The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) is ... Read more...

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Rawalpindi court adjourns trial of 26/11 accused till Oct 10


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Oct.3 (ANI): An anti-terrorism court on Saturday adjourned the hearing into the trial of seven Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, including the outfit's operations commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, till October 10.The trial, which ... Read more...

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Pak anti-terrorism court adjourns 26/11 hearing of seven accused till October 3


September 26th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Sep.26 (ANI): An anti-terrorism court here, which is conducting the trial of seven suspects linked with the Mumbai terror attacks of November 2008, including LeT operations commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, on ... Read more...

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