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3 expats try to force woman into prostitution in UAE, jailed

Two Asians were sentenced by the Fujairah Criminal Court to three years in prison and a third accused was handed six-month imprisonment for trying to force a woman into prostitution after luring her with a job. A fine of Dh5,000 ...

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Sharjah Ruler orders free drinking water for private schools, nurseries

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has directed the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority, SEWA, to provide Zulal bottled drinking water to all the private schools in Sharjah free of ...

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5-day Saudi National Day celebrations in Dubai announced

In honour of the 89th Saudi National Day, special events will be taking place throughout Dubai, according to a statement issued by visitdubai.com. There will be a display of fireworks against a backdrop of the Arabian Gulf at The Beach ...

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Family of nurse who died in UAE to receive Dh400,000

The Sharjah Civil Court has ordered Dr Sunny Medical Centre to pay Dh200,000 compensation and an additional Dh200,000 in legal costs to the family of a Sharjah-based nurse who died due to medical negligence. Joseph Abraham and family has won ...

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Pakistan snubbed again after UAE says ‘Kashmir does not concern Muslim community’

In yet another humiliation for Pakistan, visiting UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan said that Kashmir is not an issue which concerns Muslim Ummah (community) and is only a dispute between Islamabad and New Delhi. ...

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Man drowns in UAE hotel pool while lifeguard has breakfast

A 29-year-old Asian lifeguard faces trial at the Sharjah Misdemeanour Court on charges of dereliction of duty which caused the death of a 65-year-old man after he drowned in a swimming pool at a hotel in Sharjah’s Al Majaz area. ...

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Embassy issues fresh warning to UAE citizens in US

Dubai: The UAE Embassy in Washington has issued a fresh warning to citizens ahead of hurricane Dorian, after the state of Florida declared a state of emergency. Forecasters say Dorian, which had top sustained winds of 230 km/h Saturday morning, ...

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Drunk youth assault cops after starting brawl on UAE beach

  A young Asian man has appeared in court for assaulting policemen while resisting arrest, following a brawl on the Ras Al Khaimah beach. Besides police assault, he is also facing charges of insulting authorities in public and consuming alcohol. ...

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Pakistan’s Senate chairman cancels UAE visit as PM Modi honoured by Gulf nation

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani on Sunday cancelled his official trip to the UAE, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi was honoured with the Gulf nation’s highest civilian award during his visit to the country, according to a ...

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UAE to confer PM Modi with highest civilian award as Pak musters Islamic nations’ support on Kashmir

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be conferred with the highest civilian award by the United Arab Emirates as his visit to the Islamic nation draws to a close on Saturday. PM Modi reached Abu Dhabi, UAE on Friday ...

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UAE will be first Middle East country to issue RuPay card

Abu Dhabi: The UAE will be the first country in the Middle East to witness the launch of the RuPay card, “an Indian indigenous equivalent of Mastercard or Visa”, during the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this weekend. ...

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Special flights from UAE to Kerala during Onam

On the occasion of Kerala’s harvest festival Onam, Indian low-cost airline Air India Express has announced the launch of additional flights to Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi in Kerala from Abu Dhabi. Flights IX450 will fly from Abu Dhabi on September 6 ...

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Fake goods worth Dh17m seized in UAE farm raid, 10 arrested

Ten Asians have been arrested in a police raid on a Sharjah farm, where Dh17.10 million worth of counterfeit products were found, authorities have said in an Instagram post. The Sharjah Police said the operation was carried out after they ...

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PM to visit UAE, Bahrain from 23 Aug in bid to boost ties

New Delhi: Prime minister Narendra Modi will visit the Gulf nations of United Arab Emirates and Bahrain on 23-25 August, India’s foreign ministry said on Sunday, as New Delhi strives to sustain the tempo of bilateral relations with the economically ...

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