Posts Tagged ‘use’

Qatar to combat illegal drug use in sport

May 17th, 2012 Comments off

Qatar is to set up the Gulf's first anti-doping lab in a bid to crack down on the use of illegal performance-enhancing drugs among athletes, it was reported on …
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Oman firm withdraws use of Ashok Chakra after being challenged by Indian lawyer

February 19th, 2012 Comments off

An Oman-based business firm that has been using images of the Ashoka Chakra on their stationary, hoardings and newspaper advertisements has decided to withdraw such advertisements, an Indian lawyer wh
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Google chief warns of repressive governments intensifying web crackdowns

June 28th, 2011 Comments off

txt=&The use of the web by Arab democracy movements could lead to some states cracking down harder on internet freedoms, search giant Google's chairman has said.
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Italy ‘to join attacks in Libya’

April 26th, 2011 Comments off

Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi approves the use of his country’s air force in Nato military strikes enforcing a UN resolution to protect civilians in Libya.
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Obama approves use of armed drones in Libya

April 21st, 2011 Comments off

… “President Obama has said that where we have some unique capabilities, he is willing to use those,” Gates said. “And in fact he has approved the use of armed Predators.” “What they will bring that is unique to the conflict is their ability to get down lower, therefore to be able to get better visibility on targets that have started to dig themselves into defensive positions,” Cartwright said. “They are uniquely suited for urban areas.”

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Bahrain urged to rein in forces

March 17th, 2011 Comments off

The UN human rights chief condemns the “shocking” use of force by security forces against protesters in Bahrain.
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The use of weapons

January 31st, 2011 Comments off

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AP, or loving the use of ‘Shiites & Sunnis’ …

September 15th, 2010 Comments off

“…The explosion in a residential quarter south of the capital did not cause any casualties, but it marked an escalation in a long-running showdown that entered a new phase with a roundup of Shiite activists that began on Aug. 13. … The blast struck four vehicles parked at a home belonging to security personnel working for the Interior Ministry in a mixed Sunni-Shiite area… Arab nations around the Gulf harbor suspicions about Iran’s effort to expand its regional clout. Yet only Bahrain has a Shiite majority — nearly 70 percent — that is seen as a possible beachhead for Iran on the Arab side of the Gulf….

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Blackberry ‘ban’ in Saudi Arabia

August 6th, 2010 Comments off

A ban on the use of Blackberry phones to send and receive messages is being rolled out in Saudi Arabia, users say.
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Terrorists use burqas to hide identity

July 29th, 2010 Comments off

U.S. general says male insurgents dressed in burqas hide among villagers in Afghanistan to avoid being caught.
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