A visitor poses for a photograph on 3D illusion street art on the opening day of Dubai Canvas
at The Beach, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), in Dubai.

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Dubai Canvas brings art closer to people

Bollywood actress Shruti Haasan during the Filmfare Glamour and Style Awards in Mumbai

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Sonam and Aamir Khan in Bollywood celebwatch

Biblical figure mosaic: Byzantine-era work looted from Idlib church hasn’t been recovered.

Region

Looted artifacts appear in London museums


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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia --- Riyadh city. --- Image by © Ali Al Mubarak/arabianEye/Corbis

Riyadh to deport lawbreakers in new tough policy

Nationals from conflict zones also included in plan to regulate residency

Workers at a Tehran oil refinery.

Oil falls on supply concerns

Pickup in China manufacturing helps; India's Feb Iran oil imports fall to lowest since July 2013

India's captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni plays a shot during a practice session at Junction Oval Cricket Ground in Melbourne.

Dhoni shows blatant disrespect for media

India captain makes journalists wait as he plays football with his teammates after UAE win

FILE - In this file image made from video posted on a social media account affiliated with the Islamic State group on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, militants take sledgehammers to an ancient artifact in the Ninevah Museum in Mosul, Iraq. Little known to the wider world 18 months ago, the Islamic State extremist group has muscled its way into the international spotlight by carving out a self-declared caliphate in the heart of the Mideast, beheading its opponents and foreign journalists, and attracting radicalized youth as far afield as Paris, London and New York. (AP Photo via militant social media account, File)

Mosul artefacts video could be staged drama

Experts believe ancient statues were infact plaster replicas

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Oasis to bloom near Union Metro

Work on 15,000 square metres of transit-oriented development to begin this year



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