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Saudi king overhauls security service

Salman strips authority from Interior Ministry, until recently run by Prince Mohammad Bin Nayef Image Credit: SPA Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud chairs the cabinet session. Dubai: Saudi King Salman on Thursday decreed the consolidation of counter-terrorism and domestic intelligence under a new body, in a major …

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US announces new sanctions against Iran

Ballistic missile programme and Tehran’s support for terrorist groups cited as reasons Image Credit: AP A member of Iranian Revolutionary Guard speaks on his walkie talkie while surface-to-surface ballistic missiles are displayed in a rally in Tehran last month. Washington: The US announced new sanctions against Iran Tuesday over its …

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Barcelona income hits new record

La Liga giants see income swell to 708m euros, with an after-tax profit of 18m euros Image Credit: Reuters Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar warm up with their teammates during a training session. Barcelona: Barcelona announced Monday record income of 708 million euros (Dh2.98 billion) for 2016/2017 with …

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Dozens evacuated as Sharjah fire burns

Civil defence team on the scene quickly after blaze at 25-storey City Plaza building Image Credit: Sharjah Civil Defence The scene of the fire at the City Plaza building in Sharjah. Sharjah: A fire erupted at a residential building on Al Tauwain Road in Sharjah on Monday night. Dozens of …

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