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New tally in Saudi hajj disaster shows at least 1,399 killed

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The crush and stampede last month outside of Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca killed at least 1,399 people during...
Nation and World
Over 700 killed in crush of hajj pilgrims

...told me he had a wish to be buried in Mecca," she said.___Associated Press writers Adam Schreck in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sarah El Deeb in Beirut, Maram Mazen and Merrit Kennedy in Cairo;d Munir Ahmed in Islamabad and Nasser Karimi...
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IS affiliate claims responsibility for Saudi police bombing

...that killed four just outside a Shiite mosque.The same group also claimed responsibility for Kuwait's deadliest terrorist attack, which killed 27 Shiite worshippers in June.___Batrawy reported from Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

...coordinating sustainable biofuel research programs in the U.S., Australia, China, Brazil, Japan and the United Arab Emirates.Cars, trucks and trains can run on electricity, natural gas, or perhaps even hydrogen someday to meet emissions...
Regional News
Saudi Arabia: Islamic State attacks stopped, 400 held

...Abdul-Zahra reported from Baghdad. Associated Press writers Vivian Salama in Baghdad, Zeina Karam in Beirut, Merrit Kennedy and Nour Youssef in Cairo and Adam Schreck in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, contributed to this report.
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Gulf leaders gather in Washington to push Obama on Iran

...princes, as well as representatives from Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain. The parties planned...representative to the summit. The heads of the United Arab Emirates and Oman have had health problems and were not making...
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Yemen's humanitarian truce barely holds as violence resumes

...made on the venue and time of talks that bring them together to chart a political blueprint for Yemen.And in the United Arab Emirates, which is part of the coalition, a senior official said the air campaign has sought to prevent the Houthis from...
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US Navy ships to accompany US-flagged ships in Gulf $3.6 million for a 10-container cargo delivered a decade ago on behalf of an Iranian company in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. However, the cargo never was collected, according to Storgaard, adding it eventually was disposed of by local...
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Billionaire Saudi prince vows to donate $32 billion fortune

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Saudi Arabia's billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world's richest people, announced Wednesday that...
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Obama offers Gulf nations "ironclad" security cooperation

...allies.Just two other heads of state - the emirs of Qatar and Kuwait - joined Obama at Camp David. Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman and Bahrain all sent lower-level but still influential representatives.As the leaders gathered around...
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