Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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Raped and tortured in a Dubai prison

Scotland Yard is investigating claims by an ex-football boss that he was raped and tortured in a United Arab Emirates jail after the authorities...

Mother, daughter force three teens into prostitution in Dubai

An Iraqi housewife and her mother - currently at large - have been charged with human trafficking and blackmailing three teens into travelling from...

Leicester man held in Dubai for rude gesture might lose his...

Jamil Mukadam, 23, an IT worker, was arrested last year at Dubai airport after allegedly flicking his middle finger at a motorist who was...

Women take a lead in UAE’s space missions

Five years ago when engineer Amel Amin joined the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, there was only one female engineer employed there. But, fast...

Qatar Airways buys 9.6% of Cathay

Qatar Airways Ltd., spurned by American Airlines Group and isolated in the Persian Gulf, snapped up 9.6 percent of Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways...

Qatar Airways CEO calls on Trump to do ‘even more’ on...

The CEO of Qatar Airways has called on President Donald Trump to do more to end an economic blockade of his country. Qatar is locked...

50 million blooms to wow visitors at Dubai Miracle Garden

The flowers are in full bloom once again at the Dubai Miracle Garden (DMG) and the seasonal lush orchard - comprising over 50 million...

Saudi Arabia Gave Richard Branson $1 Billion to Go to Space

Last week, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced that it would invest $1 billion in Richard Branson’s space companies, including Virgin Galactic. Earlier this year,...

Coke Made Its Own Bubbly Ad About Saudi Arabia Lifting Its...

It took a few weeks, but Coca-Cola has rolled out an upbeat commercial in Saudi Arabia, celebrating King Salman’s decree back in September that...

15 year cap on expatriates in Kuwait proposed

Amid increasingly louder cries to address the demographic imbalance in Kuwait, a parliamentary committee has started looking into proposals, including a 15-year cap. A proposal...
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