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Two Saudi oil tankers damaged in ‘sabotage attack’ off UAE

RIYADH: Two Saudi oil tankers were damaged in a “sabotage attack” off the United Arab Emirates coast, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday, quoting the Saudi energy minister. “Two Saudi oil tankers were subjected to a sabotage attack in the exclusive economic zone of the United Arab Emirates, ...

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Zimbabwe win ODI series against UAE

HARARE: After running them close two nights ago, UAE were put through another tough examination in Harare. Zimbabwe’s quality of batsmanship was far superior, as they clinched the four-match ODI series 3-0 with one to play. This was made possible courtesy Sean Williams’ third ODI century, an unbeaten 84-ball 109, ...

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Now you can do banking through WhatsApp in UAE

DUBAI: UAE banks are continuing to set the bar when it comes to technology adoption in the region, with a new focus on offering customer services through social media apps. Dubai’s largest bank, Emirates NBD, and its Shariah-compliant unit, Emirates Islamic, have introduced ‘WhatsApp Banking’, which allows customers to check ...

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Irfan Ansari banned from all cricket for 10 years

DUBAI: Irfan Ansari has been banned from all cricket for 10 years after the ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal found him guilty of breaching three counts of the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. During the hearing, the tribunal heard evidence that Ansari approached Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed during the Pakistan series with Sri Lanka ...

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Fresh sparks between bitter neighbours

ISLAMABAD/KABUL: Pakistan and Afghanistan engaged in a new confrontation on Thursday as Afghan President Ashraf Ghani issued a controversial statement on Pakistan’s internal matters. In response, Pakistan urged Afghanistan’s leadership to pay attention to the issues of their own country rather than making statements against others. Rejecting the controversial tweet ...

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Three Abu Dhabi lenders agree to create 3rd largest bank

ABU DHABI Commercial Bank, Union National Bank and Al Hilal Bank agreed a merger on Tuesday to create the third-largest bank in the United Arab Emirates. The bank will become the fifth largest in the GCC with 420 billion UAE dirham ($114.35 billion) in assets with increased productivity and economies ...

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WhatsApp alert: Beware of new viral video scam

DUBAI: The popular messaging service is targeted by several scams and viruses. Another WhatsApp scam message is back and making the rounds just a few months after the UAE issued a warning against a virus that plagued its users. Although the ‘WhatsApp Gold’ virus update has been debunked, which started ...

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince heads back; $3bn support to Pakistan confirmed

ISLAMABAD/DUBAI: Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Sunday afternoon left Islamabad for his home country after a day-long official visit. The visit has confirmed the speculations about a financial package by the oil-rich middle-east emirate to Pakistan, which was doing rounds since last week. ...

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