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  1. Saudis offer to deploy troops to SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Texarkana Gazette

    Saudi Arabia's offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom's growing determination to flex its military might as it is about answering U.S. calls for more help from its allies in the Middle East. A Saudi deployment runs the potentially explosive risk of confrontation between one of the Arab world's most powerful militaries and forces keeping Syrian President Bashar Assad in power.

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  2. Quetta Gladiators outplay Peshawar Zalmi in thrilling gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Times

    DUBAI: Quetta Gladiators defeated Peshawar Zalmi by three wickets in a nail-biting game of the Pakistan Super League at Dubai International Stadium here on Sunday night to remain unbeaten in the tournament. Chasing 136 for victory, Quetta needed 7 runs off the last over when Zimababwe's Elton Chigumbura smashed Peshawar's Wahab Riaz for a boundary to bring Sarfraz Ahmed's side home with three wickets to spare.

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  3. Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Wave

    ... flex its military might as it is about answering U.S. calls for more help from Mideast allies. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia's offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom's growing determination to ...

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  4. UAE plans to outsource most govt servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Daily Star

    United Arab Emirates' Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum speaks during the first day of the Government Summit at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, February 11, 2013.

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  5. UAE to create 'minister for happiness' postRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Al Jazeera

    In the future, UAE will have its own minister devoted to ensuring the happiness of its citizens [Kamran Jebreili/AP Photo] The prime minister of the United Arab Emirates has announced that the country will privatise some government services as well as create a state minister position devoted to ensuring the happiness of its citizens. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who is also the ruler of Dubai, made the comments on Twitter after appearing at the World Government Summit being hosted by the emirate.

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  6. UAE plans to trim ministries, outsource government servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Times of Oman

    "We will have a road map to outsource most government services to the private sector ... The new government will have a smaller number of ministries and more ministers to deal with national and strategic issues," Vice Preisdent, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, said on his official Twitter account. Photo - Files "We will have a road map to outsource most government services to the private sector ... The new government will have a smaller number of ministries and more ministers to deal with national and strategic issues," Vice Preisdent, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, said on his official Twitter account.

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  7. Ex-superbike champion finally cleared 3 YEARS after wife's fatal honeymoon balcony plungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Mirror.co.uk

    A British former motorcycle champion was finally told today no further action will be taken against him after his new wife fell to her death on their honeymoon three years ago. Sean Emmett, from Addlestone, Surrey, travelled to Dubai with his wife, Abigail 'Abbie' Emmett, 27, in February 2013 following their wedding in Cape Town, South Africa.

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  8. Dubai ruler says Emirates to privatize government servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Dubai's ruler said Monday the United Arab Emirates will privatize some government services in the oil-rich country, as well as create a state minister position devoted to ensuring the happiness of its citizens. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum , who also serves as the UAE's prime minister, made the comments on Twitter after appearing at the World Government Summit being hosted in his city-state.

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  9. Biker Faces No Action Over Wife's Dubai DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sky News

    Ex-Superbike racer Sean Emmett is released from bail 26 months after his arrest over the death of his wife, who fell from a hotel. A former Superbike racer arrested on suspicion of the murder of his newly-wed wife in Dubai has been told he faces no further action.

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  10. Ervine out of Masters Champions LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Echo

    Sean Ervine conceded the most expensive figures of his T20 career as the Libra Legends ended the Masters Champions League with five defeats out of five in Sharjah. But New Zealanders Scott Styris and James Franklin hit him for two sixes apiece, with three maximums coming in his final over, as his last two went for 44. Batting at three, Ervine was bowled for five by off-spinner Mohammad Tauqir and Edwards bowled former Hampshire star Simon Katich for an 18-ball 20 as the Legends were restricted to 190-6.

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  11. British motorcycle champion investigated by police after his wife...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Mail

    British motorcycle champion is finally cleared of killing his wife THREE YEARS after she fell to her death from hotel balcony on honeymoon in Dubai A motorcycle champion was today told no action will be taken against him after the death of his new wife on their honeymoon in Dubai in early 2013. Father-of-three Sean Emmett had been arrested by British police as they probed the circumstances surrounding how his wife Abbie plunged to her death from the couple's hotel room while abroad.

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  12. UAE plans to trim ministries, outsource most govt services: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Peninsula

    DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates plans to outsource most government tasks to the private sector and cut the number of ministries, the prime minister said on Monday, without providing a timeframe for the changes. "We will have a road map to outsource most government services to the private sector ... The new government will have a smaller number of ministries and more ministers to deal with national and strategic issues," Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum said on his official Twitter account.

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  13. Groups urge Kerry to work for release of U.S. busi...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Five Iranian-American groups wrote to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry last week, urging him to work for the release of an Iranian-American businessman who has been detained in Iran since October. The letter, delivered on Friday, said there was no evidence to justify the detention of Siamak Namazi, who was "left behind" in the wake of a U.S.-Iran prisoner deal that saw other Americans released from Iranian jails last month.

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  14. TR Cutler to Meet in Dubai with Members of the Manufacturing Media Consortium in February 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | SBWire

    The growth of the Manufacturing Media Consortium has been very strong in the Middle East according to founder Thomas R. Cutler, who will be meeting with regional media members in February 2016. Many companies are expanding to the region.

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  15. Groups urge Kerry to work for release of US businessman held in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Five Iranian-American groups wrote to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry last week, urging him to work for the release of an Iranian-American businessman who has been detained in Iran since October. United States Secretary of State John Kerry delivers his remarks with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos at a joint news conference at the State Department in Washington February 5, 2016.

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  16. Pure Storage Continues to Raise the Bar on Technology Innovation and Customer HappinessRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | PressReleasePoint

    Introduces Predictive Platform and 3D TLC Memory. Innovations save customers' time and money; flash now below the cost of disk at $1.50/GB Dubai, United Arab Emirates - February 08, 2016 - - Pure Storage , the market's leading independent solid-state array vendor, today delivers new innovations that dramatically simplify storage ownership.

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  17. Obama hails US-UAE ties at World Government Summit in DubaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | AME Info

    While speaking via video link at the World Government Summit in Dubai, Obama said the both the countries together can ensure that children better education opportunities to prepare them for the global economy. "When governments truly invest in their citizens, their education and health, and when universal human rights are upheld, countries are more peaceful, more prosperous and more successful," remarked Obama.

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  18. Call for responsive governments at Dubai summit amid turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Houston Chronicle

    Emirati officials watch U.S. President Barack Obama's keynote address at the opening ceremony of the World Government Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. Those gathered for the World Government Summit in Dubai offered no immediate solutions to the crises gripping the region, like low global oil prices, global warming and the rise of violent extremism.

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  19. Requests Mount For Relocation Of World Championships After Additional UAE Endurance InfractionsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Chronicle of the Horse

    A screenshot taken from YAS video of a 120-kilometer youth race in the UAE showing several instances of rule violations. The American Endurance Ride Conference is leading calls for the FA dA ration Equestre Internationale to move the 2016 FEI World Endurance Championships from Dubai following an escalation in atrocities caught on camera by official live stream provider YAS during the current United Arab Emirates winter season.

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  20. Obama says Mideast countries must 'lift up their citizens'Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Las Vegas Sun

    U.S. President Barack Obama says governments across the Middle East that make a "commitment to justice and human rights" will continue to have a friend in America. Obama said: "As we've seen in the tumult across the Middle East and North Africa, when governments do not lift up their citizens, it's a recipe for instability and strife."

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