Layoffs at national newspaper of Abu Dhabi i

Dubai, United Arab Emirates • A state-backed newspaper in the United Arab Emirates that was bought by an Emirati who oversees the English soccer club Manchester City is undergoing layoffs, those with knowledge of the firings said Monday. They told The Associated Press that staffers at The National were informed Sunday they had been let go. They spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity for fear of repercussions. It wasn’t clear how wide the layoffs were or what plans The National’s new owners ha...

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