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Past articles by Dana:

Year in review: Women gear up for a new dawn in Saudi Arabia

The government wants to increase women's participation in the workforce from 22 per cent to at least 30 per cent by 2030 → Read More

Bahrain arrests one suspect of deadly bus attack

The interior ministry said that the suspect had an accomplice that had escaped to Iran, which Manama said was behind the attack → Read More

Senior Saudi figures accused of bribery and extortion

Nasser bin Aqeel Al Tayyar, founder of one of the country’s biggest travel companies, Al Tayyar Travel, and former president of Saudi Arabian sport club Al Ittihad Sheikh Mansour Al Balawi, were among those arrested → Read More

Five Argentinians, one Belgian among dead in New York attack

US president Donald Trump decried Tuesday’s attack as an act of madness, adding that he requested Homeland Security to step up 'our already extreme vetting programme' → Read More

Trump decries New York attack as act of madness

US president Donald Trump decried Tuesday’s attack as an act of madness, adding that he requested Homeland Security to step up 'our already extreme vetting programme' → Read More

GCC summit will most likely be postponed due to Qatar crisis

Regional newspapers reported on Sunday that the meeting will most probably be postponed due to the 'lack of progress in resolving the Gulf crisis' → Read More

Police: At least 20 dead, 100 injured in Las Vegas shooting

Las Vegas Metro Police Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said that the gunman, who was a local man, was killed after police "engaged the suspect" on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino → Read More

Las Vegas attack: 58 killed and 500 injured in deadliest mass shooting in modern US history

President Donald Trump condemns the  shooting as an 'act of pure evil' and said the nation was 'joined together in sadness, shock and grief' → Read More

Jordan's king 'deeply concerned' with southern Syria situation

Border with Syria will reopen only 'when the right security conditions materialise', King Abdullah says → Read More

Saudi Arabia and Russia agree on importance of Syrian de-escalation zones

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov arrived in Jeddah on Saturday and met with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to discuss the latest international and regional developments → Read More

My Ramadan: The woman fasting in a Muslim country for first time in 10 years

Sarah Raslan is spending her first Ramadan in the UAE and is excited about spending the Holy Month in a Muslim country for the first time in years. → Read More

Dubai Police rescue camel from hole

A lorry was brought to the scene to pump out the water after which the rescue unit tied a rope round the camel and pulled it to safety. → Read More

Arab heroes who change lives

Hope Maker Awards hand Dh1 million to five special winners. → Read More

Arab Hope Maker Awards give hope to unsung heroes

Audience say event is ‘representative of real Arab people’. → Read More

Beauty blogger Huda Kattan cancels Dubai Mall appearance over security concerns

Huda Kattan, a Dubai beauty blogger, was supposed to appear at Dubai Mall to release a new product in her cosmetics line. → Read More

Three-months maternity leave for Dubai Government employees

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, said the rules will also be applied retrospectively to women currently away from work on maternity leave and nursing breaks. → Read More

‘Don’t be embarrassed, learn to swim’, adult learners say

Living in a country where we're never far from a pool or the sea, swimming is an important life skill, adults who have taken the plunge say. → Read More

No Haj permits for UAE expats this year, say Awqaf

The UAE’s quota for this year’s Haj is for just 6,228 pilgrims. Awqaf said it will only be issuing permits to Emiratis. Last year, 142 Haj missions in the Emirates organised trips for 4,631 Emiratis and 351 expats. → Read More

Petting zoos are gaining popularity in the UAE, but are they ethical?

That's the question animal-welfare experts are posing to parents during the Christian Easter holidays, a time when fluffy bunny rabbits and chicks are in high demand at petting zoos for children. → Read More

Reporting child abuse is everyone’s responsibility, Dubai foundation says

This year’s campaign carries special significance as it follows the Child Protection Law that came into effect last year. → Read More