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Competition dates extended for Emirates ‘Capture 380’

Emirates, in collaboration with the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, will be extending the deadline and age limit for its popular competition focused on photography and creative writing, ‘Capture 380’. Particip

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Yemen govt forces capture key city as UN talks on

Yemeni troops loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi gained control of an important northwestern city on Friday, residents and tribal sources said, as a supposed ceasefire appeared close to collapse. The one-week truce was decl

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Sabic’s carbon capture initiatives highlighted

Saudi Basic Industries Corp (Sabic) is making a significant contribution in carbon capture and storage through initiatives, such as the world’s largest CO2 purification plant at its manufacturing affiliate United, said a senior company off

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Yemeni militiamen capture two Iranian officers

Local militiamen in the Yemeni city of Aden said they captured two Iranian military officers advising Houthi rebels during fighting on Friday evening. Tehran has denied providing military support for Houthi fighters, whose advance

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IS captures Jordanian pilot after warplane crashes in Syria

Islamic State fighters took a Jordanian pilot prisoner after his warplane came down in northeast Syria on Wednesday, the first captive taken from the US-led coalition battling the jihadi group. Jordan's armed forces said one o

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Ukraine captures rebel stronghold

Ukrainian security officials said on Sunday they were in full control of the former rebel stronghold of Slaviansk after re-taking it in a victory which President Petro Poroshenko said could mark a turning point in the fight against the separatis

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Dubai Culture launches Instagram contest

The Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, the emirate’s dedicated authority for culture, arts, and heritage, has launched an Instagram competition to celebrate the inaugural ‘Dubai Art Season.’   Jo

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US captures Al Qaeda leader in Libya

US forces launched raids in Libya and Somalia on Saturday, two weeks after the deadly Islamist attack on a Nairobi shopping mall, capturing a top Al Qaeda figure wanted for the 1998 US embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, US officials said.

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Syrian rebels capture army artillery base

Syrian rebels captured an army artillery base in the eastern oil producing province of Deir al-Zor on Thursday, weakening President Bashar al-Assad's control of the strategic region bordering Iraq, several opposition sources said.

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Gaddafi son captured in Libyan desert

Muammar Gaddafi's son and once heir apparent Saif al-Islam has been captured in the southern Libyan desert by fighters who vowed to hold him in their mountain town of Zintan until there was an administration to hand him over to. The fighte

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