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Dubai customs officials uncover 3.7kg drug haul hidden in car parts

  • DUBAI: Inspectors at Dubai International Airport have seized 3.7kg of marijuana that were found hidden inside air filters used for an engine, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported. Dubai Customs officers made the discovery after an x-ray of a passenger’s items revealed an “abnormal density,” th...
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Japan provides $3m aid for makeshift clinics in Yemen 

  • The Japanese government has provided $3m in aid to help set up eight temporary clinics in Yemen. The cash was provided through the United Nations Office for Project services, the Yemen News Agency (SABA) reported.  The clinics will operate in Aden, Lahj, Abyan, Dhale’, Marib, Shabwa, H...
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Truth the first victim of Israeli war on Gaza

  • Over the past six months, Israel has been regularly attacking Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Most of the incidents have been ignored by the Western mainstream news media. Only one of them created a problem for Israel, when its soldiers entered Jenin on May 11 and, during a fi...
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Arab Americans hold ground in Michigan elections

  • CHICAGO: Arab Americans held their own in Michigan’s primary elections on Aug. 2, but it was a Jewish American congressman who was ousted there by a massive $12 million funded campaign by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) that targeted several incumbents and candidates. Jew...
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Arab League’s clarion call on Palestine can restore its relevance

  • In a little-noticed speech this week, Arab League Assistant Secretary-General Saeed Abu Ali said the group should strengthen its boycott of Israel as a tool to confront the Israeli occupation. He made his comments at an Arab League general secretariat meeting in Cairo. “This meeting comes as th...
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Dearborn mayor proudly Arab but vows to represent everyone

  • CHICAGO: Dearborn’s Mayor Abdullah Hammoud said Wednesday he is proud to be the city’s first Arab and Muslim chief executive but one of his priorities is to ensure everyone, regardless of race or religion, enjoys the same level of access and service. A former member of the Michigan State Hous...
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UK money-laundering ring used network of women including ‘Kim Kardashian lookalike’ to smuggle cash to UAE

  • LONDON: The UK’s biggest ever money-laundering case enlisted a network of 36 people, including a “Kim Kardashian lookalike” and other British women in white-collar jobs, to smuggle cash to the UAE. The UK National Crime Agency discovered the scheme, which saw money sent to flats in central Lo...
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Report documents Israeli brutality against children in Gaza

  • Israel’s relentless assault on the citizens of the Gaza Strip began on the very day that it was captured by Israel in June, 1967. But the brutality has risen sharply ever since Israel withdrew its 21 illegal settlements in August, 2005 and relocated its occupation forces to encircle Gaza. M...
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EAD highlights Abu Dhabi Marine biodiversity conservation and rehabilitation efforts

  • ABU DHABI: The Environment Agency Abu Dhabi has led a high-profile tour of the National Aquarium to commemorate Shark Week, which runs from July 24-31, Emirates News Agency reported.  The tour was attended by Minister of Climate Change and the Environment Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri an...
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Arab Americans advancing in politics and polls: Jim Zogby

  • CHICAGO: Arab Americans have faced decades-long challenges to be recognized as a community, and while several hurdles continue to exist, they are making tangible progress on the political front and in elections, Jim Zogby, the president and founder of the Arab American Institute, said Wednesday...
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