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Emergency surgery saves 100-year-old Emirati’s life

A team of Dubai doctors saved a 100-year-old man’s life after performing an emergency colorectal surgery. The cancer patient was apparently suffering from a severe bowel obstruction with an inability to eat along with continuous vomiting. He’s reportedly the oldest patient in the UAE to undergo this surgery. It’s said ...

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Maersk says IT systems down due to cyber-attack

Shipping giant A P Moller-Maersk has confirmed that the Petya cyber attack has hit its global network, including its UAE offices. “Global cyber-attack Petya is affecting multiple businesses,” Maersk said on Twitter. The attack came as computer servers across the world have been hit by a major cyber-attack, which freezes ...

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Journalist outcry after White House denounces media as dishonest

There have been fiery scenes between journalists and White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders over whether the media is falsifying news to get ratings. After an incident in which CNN had to retract an incorrect story about alleged links between a Russian investment fund and Trump officials, Sanders said the ...

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UAE-backed Yemeni forces take control of key areas in Yemen

The combined efforts of the Arab Coalition Forces and the legitimate Yemeni forces have led to complete control of the Sirwah Front in Ma’rib Governorate. According to the news agency WAM, the Houthis have suffered heavy losses after fierce battles with the coalition, supported by the UAE Armed Forces. Sources ...

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New cyber-attack causes massive disruption across the world

A new cyber-attack that initially hit Ukraine has spread across the world, causing major disruption in Europe. Dubbed “GoldenEye” or “Petya”, the malicious software locks up computer files and demands a ransom for its release. Ukraine and Russia appeared hardest hit by the new strain of ransomware, just a month ...

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Venezuela’s Supreme Court attacked

A helicopter attempted to attack Venezuela’s Supreme Court, according to the country’s President. Nicolas Maduro says grenades were dropped from the aircraft, which was flown by a police officer. No one was injured in the incident, with the explosives reportedly failing to go off. Venezuela has been gripped by a ...

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