A crewmember de-ices a Frontier Airlines plane at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. More than 5,000 flights in and out of East Coast airports have been canceled as a major snowstorm packing up to three feet of snow barrels down on the region.

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Police operation room at Dubai Police Headquarters. In 2014, only 103,398 calls were serious emergencies, he said, of which the majority were reports of moderate to serious traffic accidents. 231,903 calls were of minor traffic accidents.

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Fur and leather shops in the Pakistan Pavilion at Global Village have become popular with locals and tourists visiting Dubai, boasting of some of the best quality fur and leather jackets being sold in the country.


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A picture taken late in Riyadh on January 26, 2015 shows an advertisement board displaying portraits of Saudi Arabia's new King Salman bin Abdul Aziz (R), Crown Prince Moqren bin Abdul Aziz (C) and deputy Crown Prince and Interior Minister Mohammed bin Nayef to show a symbolic allegiance after the death of King Abdullah. Salman acceded to the throne of the world's leading oil exporter on January 23, 2015 after his half-brother King Abdullah died aged about 90. AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE

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