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PLUG INS, Al-Futtaim's multi-brand consumer electronics retailer has confirmed its participation at the spring edition of GITEX Shopper with a series of value added consumer focused offers including exciting deals on smartphones, tablets, cameras, panels and much more.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Yahoo!

No progress at UN in Iran-US envoy row

Iran brought its simmering row with the United States over its proposed UN ambassador to United Nations headquarters but failed to make any headway.

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Trend

UNESCO Director-General to visit Iran

Director-General of UNESCO Irina Georgieva Bokova has been invited to attend Persian cultural programs in the Iranian historical city of Isfahan, PressTV reported.

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KLKN

Expert: Syria has dumped 86 pc of chemical weapons

The Supreme Court is taking up a dispute between broadcasters and an Internet startup company that has the potential to bring big changes to the television industry.

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The Baltimore Sun

Israel must take on Palestinian governance if talks fail: Abbas

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas told a group of Israeli journalists on Tuesday that if peace talks do not continue, Israel will have to take on the burden of governing Palestinian lands.

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The Star Online

Spread of MERS in Saudi Arabia accelerates with 17 new cases

Saudi Arabia has discovered another 17 cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome , as the total number of confirmed infections of the SARS-like disease has jumped by a third in the kingdom in the past week.

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Al Bawaba

Etihad Airways Appoints New General Manager for Cyprus

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates , has appointed Abdelrahman Abdullah Al Madhloum Al Suwaidi as its new General Manager for Cyprus.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Peninsula

Sweden to open embassy in Qatar

DUBAI: Sweden will open an embassy in Doha next month, thereby increasing the number of embassies in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries to four.

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Ottawa Citizen

SARS revisited? Sharp jump in cases, hospital outbreaks raise MERS concerns

For some of the scientists and doctors who helped the world battle the 2003 SARS outbreak, the recent rapid rise in human infections in several Middle Eastern countries caused by a cousin virus is creating a sense of sharp unease.

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Jerusalem Post

Democratic and religious: Holding back common sense

It is 3 p.m. on Friday in French Hill, Jerusalem. I've missed the last bus into the city.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Court to look at 'born in Jerusalem' passport case

Confronting an issue fraught with Middle East politics, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear for the second time a passport dispute centering on whether Americans born in Jerusalem may list their place of birth as Israel.

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The Age

Australians gather in Turkey ahead of Anzac Day

One for the road: Young Aussies and Kiwis gather on Backpacker Street, Istanbul before heading to Galipolli.

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BBC News

Iran's Rouhani urges women's rights

In a speech marking Women's Day, Mr Rouhani criticised "those who consider women's presence society as a threat" and said Iran still had "a long way to go" to ensure gender equality.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Peninsula

Ministry campaign to popularise West Bay bus service

DOHA: The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning has announced several measures to popularise the free West Bay shuttle bus service launched in January, which has few takers.

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Ynetnews

Intelligence briefing: Israel's military experts open up on Hezbollah, Iran and peace talks

The second part of Ron Ben-Yishai 's conversation with the four heads of Israeli Military Intelligence research and analysis division.

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The Times of Israel

Stray bullet strikes IDF vehicle near Egypt

An IDF vehicle traveling along the Egypt-Israel border Sunday evening was struck by a bullet shot from the Sinai during a gunbattle between Egyptian forces and drug smugglers.

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Times Herald

Holy days converge in packed Old City Jerusalem

Palm fronds and wooden crosses clutched in their hands, throngs of Christians have spent Holy Week retracing the last steps Jesus took before his death and resurrection in the ancient Old City of Jerusalem, while hundreds of thousands of Jews have made their own pilgrimages for the eight-day holiday of Passover.

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Boston Herald

Editorial: Just say no to Hamid

Iran has protested to the United Nations that Washington's refusal of a visa for one of its diplomats to head its U.N. mission in New York is a violation of international law.

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Journalgazette.net

Palestinian Christians barred from site, UN envoy reports

Christian pilgrims hold candles Saturday at the church of the Holy Sepulcher, believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, in Jerusalem's Old City.

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Examiner.com

Morgan State Choir set to embark on first Middle East Tour

Under the direction of Dr. Eric Conway, The Morgan State University Choir will embark on its first Middle East tour.

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