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Dubai Police bust international drug mafia, seize 29kg drugs

In an operation named ‘Claw,’ Dubai Police foiled an international gang’s attempt to promote drugs worth tens of millions in the emirate, police officials have said. The Dubai Police seized 29kg of crystal meth from the Asian gang following a tip-off ...

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Dubai business partners spend millions on number plates

Business partners Adel Abdul Aziz Al Matrooshi and Khalid Salmeen spent around Dh4.5m to buy several fancy plates during the 95th Open Auction of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) at Grand Hyatt Hotel on Saturday. They were also happy ...

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Russia tries to elbow its way into Saudi Arabia arms club

Long-time U.S. ally Saudi Arabia is pushing to diversify its source of arms suppliers and the Russians are more than happy to help. Up to now, American defense companies have been the top beneficiaries of foreign arms sales to Saudi ...

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Bihar Anjuman Dammam Khobar Chapter’s annual mushaira on Thursday

DAMMAM, May 3,2017 : Bihar Anjuman Dammam Khobar Chapter is to host its 4th edition of Dine To Educate 2020 Mission (Rahnuma Foundation) and on this occasion they will be holding a great Poetic Evening (Mushaira) on May 4 at Lulua ...

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The history of Saudi gold

Saudi Gazette report | May 5,2017 GOLD has been used for coinage, jewelry and adornments throughout recorded history. Goldsmithery is one of the oldest trades that showcased man’s artistic creativity. It can be traced back to the time of the ...

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Saudi Arabia to be Trump’s 1st stop on first foreign trip

WASHINGTON, May 4,2017 (ArabNews): Promoting an agenda of “tolerance,”  “burden sharing” and “countering both Iran and Daesh,” senior US officials announced that Saudi Arabia will be the first stop for US President Donald Trump on his debut foreign visit since ...

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Emirates launches special fares as low as Dh605

Dubai-based airline Emirates has unveiled special fares to select destinations. Valid for just a few hours to barely a few days, these offers will allow ticket-holders to fly to several Indian cities such as Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Kuwait, Delhi ...

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‘World’s heaviest woman’ to receive treatment in Abu Dhabi

An Egyptian woman, who was once known as the “world’s heaviest woman,” arrived safe in Abu Dhabi to begin her treatment at the UAE’s Burjeel Hospital. She was discharged after an 83-day stay at Saifee Hospital in Mumbai, India. To ...

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Saudi Government’s amnesty scheme: 20,000 Indians to return

Chennai: Under 90 day amnesty period which Government of Saudi Arabia offered, more than 20,000 Indian workers stranded in Saudi Arabia likely to return. These workers are either travelled there illegally and overstayed their visas. According to the news published ...

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Grief-stricken Indian returns home with newborn after burying wife in Riyadh

JEDDAH, May 1,2017: A young Indian worker, whose dreams turned into a nightmare after he landed in visa troubles for no fault of his, returned home cradling his 40-day-old infant thanks to the general amnesty announced by Crown Prince Muhammad ...

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Is ‘Blue Whale’ game just a myth? Dubai Police clarifies

A WhatsApp message circulated among parents in the UAE warning of an online ‘game’ urging teens to self-harm has resulted in a call for more duty of care when it comes to digital citizenship. You may have heard people talking ...

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Rape case suspect dies in Dubai jail

The Sri Lankan woman was waiting for a taxi at 7pm after she finished work in Al Quoz area when the two Pakistani suspects forced her into their car in September. The two men then headed to a remote area ...

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Unpaid Dubai workers to get salary after police intervenes

Around 250 workers gathered in front of a Dubai-based contracting company in Al Quoz area behind Al Khail Gate on Monday. They held a peaceful protest demanding payment of their pending salaries. The Dubai Police as well as labour committee ...

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Saudi Arabia arrests 46 suspects linked to Medina bombing

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s security forces said on Sunday that they have arrested 46 members of a militant cell responsible for a stunning attack outside Prophet Mohammed’s (PBUH) Mosque in the holy city of Medina last year. Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. ...

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