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Woman in UAE held for stealing Dh11 million from workplace, spends on ‘fiancé’

Abu Dhabi: A 33-year-old woman has been arrested for stealing Dh11 million from a government organisation, where she was working as the head of the accounts department. The woman used to spend the cash on a man who was seven years younger ...

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Saudi King Salman selected Islamic Personality of the Year in Dubai

The organising committee of the Dubai International Holy Quran Award has selected Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia as Islamic Personality of the year. The organising committee of the Award made the announcement ...

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250 ‘fancy’ Dubai number plates up for grabs in online auction

The Licensing Agency, Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), intends to release about 250 licensing plates comprising three, four and five digits of (H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R and S) codes in its forthcoming 48th ...

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New airport in Jeddah on track for completion

Jeddah, June 2,2017:THE new King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA), a world-class iconic and high-tech gateway to the Two Holy Mosques, will start experimental operation in the beginning of next year. The KAIA, one of the largest aviation hubs in the ...

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Iftar at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

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2 wanted terrorists killed in Qatif car bomb blast

JEDDAH, June 2, 2017 (Arab News): Two “terrorists” died in a vehicle explosion Thursday in Qatif, a Foreign Ministry official said. The cause of the blast has not been confirmed. “Two wanted terrorists were killed in the explosion,” Faisal bin ...

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Dubai man fined Dh500,000 for insulting religion on Facebook

A welder, accused of insulting Islam on social media, has been sentenced to one year in jail. The Court of First Instance was earlier told the 31-year-old Indian worker posted the messages on Facebook in which he disrespected Prophet Mohammed ...

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Trump expects Saudi Arabia to invest billions of dollars in the U.S.

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA Saudi Arabia’s young deputy crown prince had a message for America’s new president at their first meeting in March: The kingdom wanted to invest billions of dollars in U.S. companies, creating thousands of jobs. It was just ...

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Saudi Arabia: Shooting at private school kills two

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: A gunman killed two staff at a private school in the Saudi Arabian capital on Wednesday, a security source told AFP. “A teacher took a gun and then he went to the school room and he killed ...

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Dubai Municipality scotches plastic rice rumours

In response to a rumor circulating in the social media channels regarding plastic rice being sold in Dubai markets, Dubai Municipality has clarified that there is nothing in the market known as plastic rice and it is only a figment ...

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Dubai ambulance team rescues family trapped in fire

A family trapped in fire that broke out in their villa was rescued by a team of Dubai Ambulance services on Tuesday morning. On receiving information, the team swung into action and arrived at the villa within four minutes. An ...

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IED blast in Saudi Arabia: Two police officers injured

Jeddah: In a terror activity which took place in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, two Saudi security officials were injured on Monday when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) busted. According to the report published in Arab News, This incident occurred during ...

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Stranded Indian sailor wants to see his parents

Dubai: The scorching summer heat is becoming unbearable for Subith K. Sukumaran, an Indian oiler on board the vessel MV Sharjah Moon that has docked at Hamriya Port in Sharjah. But the heat that is burning inside is more agonising ...

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Counterfeit products worth Dh114 million seized in Dubai

Dubai: Counterfeit versions of branded products including women’s bags, belts and expensive watches worth Dh114.5 million were seized by Dubai Police in the first quarter of 2017. Major General Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant to the Dubai Police Chief for ...

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