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Pacquiao arrives in Brisbane to defend WBO title against Jeff Horn

Reigning WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao has arrived in Brisbane to defend his title against Australian Jeff Horn. According to local media reports, Pacquiao received a warm welcome to Horn’s territory days before their fight on July 2nd. The 38-year-old Filipino boxing legend will be sparring one last time on ...

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Yemen facing world’s worst cholera outbreak

Yemen is facing the world’s worst cholera outbreak, with the number of suspected cases exceeding more than 200,000. According to the United Nations the number of those infected is increasing by around 5,000 a day. A joint statement from the UN and the World Health Organisation, revealed that cholera has ...

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ERC signs agreement for humanitarian aid in Mali

The Emirates Red Crescent has signed an agreement with the Ajeer Organisation in Mali to cooperate on humanitarian and development in the country. In line with directives from the UAE’s leadership, the ERC will undertake several projects in Mali, according to Fahad Abdul Rahman Bin Sultan, Deputy Secretary-General for International ...

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Gargash: leaked demands has affected mediation in Qatar dispute

H.E Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, says the leak of demands, which were sent to Qatar, has affected the ability of mediators to resolve the dispute. He added that as a result of Qatar’s irresponsible and deceptive policies, the country is increasingly isolating itself both regionally ...

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Terrorism has no respect for holy places: Hazza bin Zayed

Terrorism knows no boundaries and has no respect for the sanctity of holy places or human lives. That’s according to H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, in response to Saturday’s foiled terrorist attempt on the Holy Mosque in Mecca. Sheikh Hazza added ...

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13 workers injured in Zabeel street crash

13 workers have been injured after a road accident on Second Zabeel Street. The incident occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning after the bus rammed into a tree. The Dubai Police say the driver of the minibus apparently lost control of the vehicle. All the injured were taken ...

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UAE warns of fatal protein bars

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has released a warning that consumers should avoid eating a “Bulletproof 360, Inc.” collagen protein bars due to possible contamination of an organism that could be fatal. The ministry says that five products from the company are being recalled globally due to ...

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UAE backing Yemeni forces regain territory in Marib

Yemen’s legitimate government forces, backed by UAE forces operating within the Arab Coalition, have regained control over large swathes of territory in Marib province. Under heavy artillery fire and intense air cover, they retook control of several tactically-important positions in Serwah. According to a UAE military source and national news ...

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Eid Al Fitr to start on Sunday in UAE

The UAE’s moon-sighting committee has announced that Sunday, will be the first day of the month of Shawwal and the first day of Eid Al Fitr. The committee said the announcement was made after a number of legitimate measures, as well as discussions with several contacts in neighbouring countries. UAE ...

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