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Emirati Abdulrahman Named Asia Player of the Year

Dec 2 – United Arab Emirates playmaker Omar Abdulrahman’s disappointment at failing to win the Asian Champions League with Al Ain last weekend was tempered when he was named the continent’s best player on Thursday night. Abdulrahman’s club were beaten 3-2 on aggregate by South Korea’s Jeonbuk Motors with the midfielder nonetheless named the tournament’s

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Emirati on Trial for Trying to Run over American

DUBAI, Sept 6  – An Emirati man suspected of ties to a Syria-based militant group has gone on trial in the United Arab Emirates on charges of trying to kill an American and planning attacks on media outlets in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, newspapers reported. The 29-year-old man appeared in court on Monday, accused of

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Yemen’s Mukalla Airport Reopens with Aid Flight After Qaeda Exit

ADEN, May 9 – The airport has reopened at the Yemeni coastal city of Mukalla which was recaptured by government and Emirati soldiers in April after a year-long occupation by Al Qaeda, local officials said. The first flight in on Sunday was a plane carrying relief supplies from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the officials

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Reel Progress

Nahla Al Fahad’s take on the hijab has won critical acclaim BY Arfa Shahid In a conversation with Newsweek Middle East, Emirati filmmaker, director and producer, Nahla Al Fahad, is contemplative. A packed schedule and constant travelling have not fazed Fahad, who is now known for her Oscar-shortlisted hijab documentary, The Tainted Veil. Fahad had known

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Everyone Has A Mountain To Climb

Success is a matter of perseverance. Moving forward is the only option BY Her Highness Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi TIME stops when you reach the peak of a mountain. Rather, you want it to. The silence and stillness of the moment are interrupted only by the excitement of achievement and by the exhilarating thoughts that

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