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213kg of hashish seized in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Police foil bid to smuggle drug through a land port   Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Police and Abu Dhabi Customs seized nearly 213 kilograms of hashish and foiled an attempt to smuggle the drug into the country through the border port. The suspect, an Asian driver, hid the hashish inside the truck and tried smuggling it into the ...

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UAE launches first makeshift humanitarian city

Zayed Giving Initiative sets up the first of its kind mobile city for humanitarian work Abu Dhabi: The word’s first makeshift city for humanitarian work will soon be set up in the UAE to empower the youth in the field of volunteering, charitable and humanitarian work, the Zayed Giving Initiative announced on Sunday. The mobile city, which comes as one ...

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UAE to mark 2017 as The Year of Giving

Abu Dhabi: The year 2017 will be the “Year of Giving” in the UAE, President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has announced. To ensure its success the focus will be on three major themes: strengthening social responsibility in the private sector, promoting spirit of volunteerism and specialised voluntary programmes in all segments of society, and strengthening the ...

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Saudi newspaper says report on huge Aramco stake sale was wrong

Major Saudi Arabian newspaper al-Eqtisadiah retracted a report on Sunday that said state oil giant Saudi Aramco IPO-ARMO.SE planned to sell 49 percent of its shares over the next 10 years. The report published on Saturday was “completely wrong and far from reality” and not based on a verified source, the newspaper said, apologizing for the mistake. The company aims ...

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