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1001 Arabian nights
The first Ramadan Night Market opened at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
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Barack Obama laid a wreath at Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial at Rajghat and planted a sapling in the complex.
Funeral for Saudi King Abdullah got under way in a cavernous mosque in the capital.
Saudi Arabia’s new king Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud is a veteran of the country’s top leadership
Contestants present a colourful spectacle as they take part in the national costume show