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United Arab Emirates

The UAE consists of seven states, termed emirates, but only Abu Dhabi and Dubai are well known. Thanks to possessing the world's seventh largest oil reserves and a leadership that emphasizes development, it is one of the most developed economies in the Middle East with a high per capita GDP.

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Rangers stand near a decomposing carcass of an elephant in one of the ranches within the Tsavo West wildlife ecosystem in Voi
Human Exploitation Reduces 52% Of Wildlife Population In 40 Years

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

WWF reports a decline in wildlife and the need for conservation. (11:30 am)

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A pair of U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles fly over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes in Syria
Local Syrians Have Mixed Reactions To US Airstrikes Against ISIS; Opposition 'Suspicious'

By IBTimes AU

The opposition in Syria has grown suspicious of the real intentions of the U.S. in the country despite the ongoing airstrikes against the extremist group, ISIS. (Sep 30)

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New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key Speaks At A Luncheon In Sydney
New Zealand PM John Key Aware of Kiwis Joining ISIS; New Zealand Not Ready For Airstrikes

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key is aware of a small group of New Zealanders fighting alongside ISIS in the Middle East. He said the threat level of a terror attack is "low" in New Zealand. (Sep 30)

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Sophie Monk Stranded in Dubai with Swollen Foot

By IBTimes AU

Sophie Monk is suffering from a mysterious illness that caused her foot to swell. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI, M&A, AUSTRALIA, ALLERGY, ANTIBIOTIC, INFECTION

A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules Crew Load Supplies Of Biscuits, Water And Humanitarian Supplies For An Airdrop To Isolated Iraqi Civilians On Mount Sinjar In Northern Iraq At Al Minhad Air Base In The United Arab Emirates
Australian Troops In UAE Await Australia Decision To Fight ISIS; Julie Bishop Explains Delay

By IBTimes AU

Australia is set to decide within the week if it will deploy Australian troops in Iraq to fight ISIS. Members of special forces as well as Australian warplanes are on standby in UAE. (Sep 30)

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New Apple iPhone 6 Plus is seen during an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino
Apple Inc (AAPL) Stock Rises Again Despite Bendgate, iOS 8 Bugs; Samsung Stock At Two-Year Low

By IBTimes AU

Apple Inc shares bounced back after a grueling week of botched iOS 8.0.1 software updates and cases of "bending" iPhone 6 Plus units. After falling below $100, Apple stock recovered at $100.44 as of Sept. 26. (Sep 29)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, APPLE INC., SAMSUNG, RETAIL, STORM, RUSSIA

Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks during the opening session of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool
Saudi Prince Receives Death Threats After Joining Airstrikes Against ISIS

By IBTimes AU

Members of the radical ISIS have reportedly vowed to go after those who participated in Tuesday's airstrikes, among them was Prince Khaled bin Salman, son of Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. (Sep 26)

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Pictures showing an ISIL Command and Control Center in Syria
ISIS Strongholds In Syria Hit By Airstrikes; Australian Jihadists Face Prison Upon Return [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

The Pentagon has released images of a three-wave aerial attack on ISIS-strongholds in Syria. President Obama has declared that the fight against ISIS is not only America's fight but also the rest of the world who value life and freedom. (Sep 24)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, TONY ABBOTT

International and Australian aircrews involved in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370
RAAF Fighter Jets Reach UAE

By IBTimes AU

Royal Australian Air Force fighter jets arrive at UAE. (Sep 24)

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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a live televised address to the nation on his plans for military action against the Islamic State, from the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington September 10, 2014. REUTERS/Saul Loeb/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags:
US-led Coalition Has Launched First Airstrike vs. ISIS in Syria – Pentagon

By IBTimes AU

Airstrikes against the ISIS in Syria have been launched by the United States and its coalition of ally nations. (Sep 23)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, UNITED NATIONS