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ICC World Cup 2015: Pakistan`s Wahab Riaz reveals all-round ambition
ICC World Cup 2015: Pakistan`s Wahab Riaz reveals all-round ambition

Pakistan paceman Wahab Riaz is aiming to become a genuine all-rounder after starring with both bat and ball at the World Cup.

ICC World Cup: Phil Simmons` West Indies move "not a done deal", says Ireland
ICC World Cup: Phil Simmons` West Indies move "not a done deal", says Ireland

Cricket Ireland has refused to comment on speculation that their coach Phil Simmons may be heading home to the Caribbean after the World Cup to coach the West Indies, saying nothing had been finalised yet.

Misbah-ul-Haq hopes Pakistan handle flights and fights
Misbah-ul-Haq hopes Pakistan handle flights and fights

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hopes his team`s exhausting trans-Tasman flight schedule won`t undermine their World Cup hopes as they prepare to tackle the amateurs of the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.

ICC World Cup: UAE not afraid of Pakistan giant Irfan, says Amjad Javed
ICC World Cup: UAE not afraid of Pakistan giant Irfan, says Amjad Javed

United Arab Emirates allrounder Amjad Javed said his batsmen will not fear facing giant Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan in Wednesday`s World Cup match in Napier.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Pakistan vs United Arab Emirates - Preview
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Pakistan vs United Arab Emirates - Preview

 Pakistan will target a huge improvement in batting to boost their net run-rate in the World Cup Pool B match against minnows United Arab Emirates in Napier on Wednesday.

UAE to award grants for rain enhancement science, technology

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will award grants up to $5 million for proposals to develop rain enhancement science and technology as part of its latest research programme.

New heat-tolerant algal species discovered in Abu Dhabi corals

A new species of algae has been discovered in the coral reefs off United Arab Emirates' (UAE) capital Abu Dhabi, an organism that helps corals survive seawater temperatures of up to 36 degrees Celsius, temperatures that would be lethal to corals elsewhere in the world.

Egyptian President Sissi calls for pan-Arab army to protect nations from threats

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi has said that Arabs should work together to form a pan-Arab army to protect the Arab nations from the threats that target them.

ICC World Cup 2015: Ireland won`t be intimidated by South Africa, says captain
ICC World Cup 2015: Ireland won`t be intimidated by South Africa, says captain

Ireland captain William Porterfield is confident his team will not be overawed by the mighty South Africans in Canberra on Tuesday, saying they had made good plans to contain AB de Villiers` side.

I give my best without thinking of results: Ravichandran Ashwin
I give my best without thinking of results: Ravichandran Ashwin

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who was Man-of-the-Match in the World Cup Pool B match against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) here Saturday, said he only aims to put in his best effort in every game without thinking about the results.

We were outplayed by Indian bowling, says UAE skipper
We were outplayed by Indian bowling, says UAE skipper

United Arab Emirates captain Mohammad Tauqir admitted that the Indian bowling attack led by spinner Ravichandran Ashwin completely outplayed his side in the Pool B match of the ICC Cricket World Cup, here on Saturday.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, preview: India vs UAE
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, preview: India vs UAE

Two worlds collide on Saturday when mighty India tackle the United Arab Emirates` team of shipping clerks and airline staff, with at least two of the Gulf amateurs relishing the World Cup showdown at the WACA.

Bombs wound two in Cairo: Police

 Bombs exploded outside the offices of cell phone companies and a restaurant in the Egyptian capital on Thursday, wounding two people, one of them seriously, police said.

Cricket World cup 2015: We have to continue the good work: Ireland skipper
Cricket World cup 2015: We have to continue the good work: Ireland skipper

An elated Ireland captain William Porterfield said after the victory over the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a Pool B World Cup contest here Wednesday that they have to keep their good performance going as they will face some tougher sides ahead.

Sudan opposition figures may be freed if they apologise: Bashir

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said on Wednesday that two opposition figures detained after they signed an agreement to form an anti-government alliance could be freed if they apologise.

ICC World Cup: UAE rue mistakes and luck as they run Ireland close
ICC World Cup: UAE rue mistakes and luck as they run Ireland close

United Arab Emirates were left to rue bad luck and crucial errors as they threw away a chance to secure their first World Cup win in nearly 19 years in a thrilling defeat by fellow associate nation Ireland on Wednesday.

ICC World Cup 2015: Ireland`s Kevin O`Brien fined for dissent
ICC World Cup 2015: Ireland`s Kevin O`Brien fined for dissent

Kevin O`Brien has been fined 30 percent of his match fee for disputing an umpire`s decision during Ireland`s thrilling World Cup win over the United Arab Emirates in Brisbane on Wednesday.

ICC World Cup: Wilson, O`Brien key to victory, says Ireland skipper
ICC World Cup: Wilson, O`Brien key to victory, says Ireland skipper

Ireland captain William Porterfield hailed big-hitting Kevin O`Brien and rock-steady Gary Wilson for carving out a nervy two-wicket World Cup win over the United Arab Emirates in Brisbane on Wednesday.

ICC World Cup 2015: Ireland see off United Arab Emirates in thriller
ICC World Cup 2015: Ireland see off United Arab Emirates in thriller

Ireland held their nerve to beat the United Arab Emirates by two wickets with just four balls to spare at Brisbane`s Gabba Ground on Wednesday as they moved a step closer to the quarter-finals of the World Cup.

In UAE, cash is in the air! Mystery money raining on Dubai street
In UAE, cash is in the air! Mystery money raining on Dubai street

While many souls in this world, in their flights of imaginations, might have wished for lots of moolah to just rain on them someday, it turned out to be astonishingly true for some people in Dubai on Feb 11 when thousands of banknotes were seen flying hither and thither on a stormy afternoon.