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Watch: Female pilot from Dubai’s ruling family in action

A video about one of the female members from Dubai’s ruling family has become an internet sensation. Social media users across the region were ecstatic to see Shaikha Moza Bint Marwan Bin Mohammad Bin Hasher Al Maktoum flying an Emirates aircraft to Italy, as she addressed passengers via the aircraft …

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Saudi issues drone restrictions following palace incident

Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry on Sunday instructed drone enthusiasts to obtain permission to fly the devices until regulations were finalised, a day after security forces shot down a recreational drone near the king’s palace in Riyadh. Amateur online videos of heavy gunfire in the capital’s Khozama district on Saturday sparked …

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Walkathon celebrates International Down Syndrome Day

Residents, families and shoppers took part in a walkathon on Thursday evening to celebrate International Down Syndrome Day, which falls on March 21. Held at Mirdif City Centre under the theme ‘What I bring to my community,’ the event was organised by Emirates Down Syndrome Association in partnership with the …

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Spain’s King condemns Catalan leaders as thousands take to streets

Spain’s King Felipe VI on Tuesday accused Catalan secessionist leaders of shattering democratic principles and dividing Catalan society, as thousands took to the streets to protest against a violent police crackdown against the banned independence referendum held on Sunday. The televised speech, a rare intervention by the 49-year-old monarch who …

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Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Passes Away

The Royal Court has announced that Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, 86, passed away on Thursday. The funeral prayers will be performed following evening regular prayers at the Grand mosque in Makkah on Friday. The former deputy  defense minister passed away after a struggle with disease and a long journey in the …

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