Tuesday, May 23, 2017


7 dead, 35 injured in Dubai road accident

Seven people have died and 35 others injured after a major accident on Dubai’s Al Yalayes Road on Tuesday morning. Dubai Police say a bus driver lost control of his vehicle after one its tyres burst. The bus, which was carrying 41 passengers, collided with a truck on the other ...

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UAE expresses support for extending oil output cuts

The UAE has expressed its support for extending oil output cuts for another term. According to the Emirate’s Energy Minister Suhail bin Mohammed al-Mazroui, the previous extension had helped to balance the market and maintain average prices. He added that he was optimistic that the ongoing meetings between Saudi Arabia ...

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UAE dealers recall faulty Lamborghini Aventadors

A UAE car dealer has announced it’s recalling a large number of Lamborghini Aventadors over safety concerns. Al Jaziri Motors says the campaign involves models of the sports cars that were released between 2011 and 2016. It says a small number of vehicles in the range may have faults in ...

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Iraq to extend OPEC cuts for 9 months

Iraq has agreed to extend OPEC oil production cuts for another nine months. Iraq agreed to the extension after Saudi Arabia’s energy minister flew to Baghdad for last-ditch talks with his Iraqi counterpart, amid fears that Iraq could block the deal. OPEC meets in Vienna on Thursday to decide whether ...

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Australian woman held by counter terrorism police over IS links

Australian federal and state police have charged a woman with links to the IS terrorism group. The 22-year-old woman from Adelaide’s western suburbs was arrested on Tuesday after an investigation by the South Australian Joint Counter Terrorism Team. Authorities said the woman, an Australian citizen of Somali origin, came under ...

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