New UAE law outlaws all forms of discrimination – Legislation seeks to promote tolerance, acceptance

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates has outlawed religious or racial discrimination, the state news agency WAM said yesterday, citing a royal decree by President

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Death toll from Yemen rebel shelling doubles to 100 – Saudi-led coalition target Houthi positions

Vendors salvage goods from under the rubble of their shops following an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on the Yemeni capital Sanaa yesterday. —

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In an IS camp, Children told: Behead the doll

In this photo released on Jan 11, 2015, by a militant website, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, an

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Gold price sinks to more than 5-year low

LONDON: Gold slumped yesterday to the lowest point in nearly five and a half years, weighed down by reports of massive selling in China,

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Billionaire pledges $100m to find intelligent life in space

Russian entrepreneur and co-founder of the Breakthrough Prize Yuri Milner (left), and British scientist Stephen Hawking attend a press conference yesterday. —AFP SAN FRANCISCO:

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Iran’s conservatives take aim at nuclear deal

DUBAI: Iran’s security hawks have begun sniping at their country’s historic nuclear deal, emboldened a day after Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei described some

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France foils ‘terror’ attack on military

PARIS: France has foiled a “terrorist” plot to capture and decapitate a member of its armed forces at a military base, officials said. Interior

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Pakistan summons Indian envoy after ‘spy drone’ shot down – Five killed in cross-border shelling

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan summoned the Indian ambassador yesterday after a “spy drone” was shot down in disputed Kashmir, as officials said five people were killed

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Muslim scholars use Ramadan to push for an Islamic renewal

During the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Muslims are called on to reflect on their faith as they conduct their daily fast. This past

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Arabs worry nuke deal will boost Iran’s power – Wariness, caution, skepticism in Arab world

Iranian wave the national flag during celebration in northern Tehran yesterday, after Iran’s nuclear negotiating team struck a deal with world powers in Vienna.

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