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Tens of thousands of stateless people in Kuwait, known as the Bidoon, will be offered citizenship in the Comoros Islands; a senior interior ministry official was quoted as saying. According to the BBC, Kuwait has more than 100...

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Authorities in Saudi Arabia have seized half a tonne of poached ivory in an illegal shipment hidden inside luggage of a passenger on a flight from an African country to East Asia. Customs agents at King Khaled International Ai...

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Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, established by the vice president of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, has signed an agreement to build the a high school in Addis Ababa, and its second such project in the country, as part o...

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UNICEF has partnered with the UAE Ministry of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD) on a $5m project to fight Ebola in the severely hit West African nations of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone with a focus on the dir...

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A Bahrain resident has raised around $10,000 for the Daphne Lee Centre, a special needs centre in Klerksdorp, South Africa after completing the 70km Vietnam Mountain Marathon, which runs through valleys, rice fields, plantations...

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South African Islamic scholar Taj Hargey has opened an “Open Mosque” in Cape Town that welcomes worshippers regardless of gender, religion or sexual orientation, defying opposition from segments of the local Muslim c...

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Legatum, an investment organisation and think tank based in Dubai International Financial Centre, announced a donation of $150,000 to the Ebola Crisis Fund, a fund established by Capital for Good to help prevent the spread of th...

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The United Nations has named the Emir of Kuwait H.H. Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah a ‘humanitarian leader’ in honour of his commitment to philanthropy and Kuwait’s efforts to promote internationa...

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Al Maktoum Foundation has begun distributing 4,446 sacks of wheat in a humanitarian effort to aid those affected by war in Sudan and refugees in central Africa, and as part of the foundation’s budget of over $16m allotted ...

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Emaar Properties, a leading Dubai developer, has unveiled three “gracious and majestic” life-size and life-like statues of Arabian camels in Downtown Dubai by Donald Greig, a South African gemmologist by training, bu...

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