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Mumbai to Virgin Islands: Soon after Panama Papers leak, Iqbal Mirchi’s family rejigged offshore ...

THE LATEST tranche of Panama Papers has unearthed new details of offshore holdings by the family of Iqbal Mirchi, who was once wanted by Mumbai Police and died in London five years ago. These docum...

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Saudi-led coalition seizes Yemen’s Hodeidah airport, fears for population grow

Fears of a humanitarian crisis in Yemen’s main port city Hodeidah grew as battles spilled into residential districts on Wednesday after Arab coalition forces seized the airport from the Iran-aligne...

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Sexual abuses rampant in UAE-controlled prisons in Yemen

The torturers followed a schedule. Beatings on Saturdays, torture on Sundays, and Monday was a break. The next three days were the same routine. On Fridays, it was time for solitary confinement. Fr...

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How to pay workers when oil runs out? A question troubling Gulf rulers

Show up, swipe in. The routine is familiar to office workers everywhere. In Kuwait, it proved too much to ask. The government was trying to trim a wage bill that eats up more than half its budget -...

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German arms export approvals drop in 2017 – sources

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government approved arms exports worth nearly nine percent less in 2017, government sources said, citing a report to be reviewed and approved by the cabinet on Wednesd...

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Saudi Arabia-led coalition seizes large areas of Yemen’s Hodeidah airport: UAE

Arab coalition troops stormed the airport in Yemen’s main port Hodeidah on Tuesday and captured large areas of the compound in battles with Iran-aligned Houthis, a Yemeni military source, the UAE n...

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The United Arab Emirates ( '), sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is an Arab country in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran.