United Arab Emirates

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Dubai police unveil motorbike drones for officers

Check out this amazing drone motorbike unveiled in Dubai

Check out this amazing drone motorbike unveiled in Dubai

The device was created by Russian drone company Hoversurf

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

The many surprising arrests made in the United Arab Emirates

Jamie Harron and other bizarre arrests in the United Arab Emirates

Jamie Harron and other bizarre arrests in the United Arab Emirates

Scottish man Jamie Harron has been arrested for public indecency after allegedly putting his hand on another man in a bar

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Calls for Boris Johnson to be sacked after Libya 'dead bodies' comment

Boris Johnson faces sack calls after Libya 'dead bodies' comment

Boris Johnson faces sack calls after Libya 'dead bodies' comment

The Foreign Secretary said Sirte could be the next Dubai if they cleared away dead bodies at a fringe event at the Tory Party Conference

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Psychologist creates plan to help 'irrational' women accept their husbands have another wife

UAE psychologist creates plan to help 'irrational' women accept their husbands have another wife

UAE psychologist creates plan to help 'irrational' women accept husbands' bigamy

Zahraa al-Musawi claims 'irrationality' leads women to be upset about their husbands having another wife

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Former Thai Prime Minister sentenced to five years in prison over criminal negligence

Former Thai Prime Minister sentenced to five years in prison over criminal negligence

Former Thai Prime Minister sentenced to five years in prison

Yingluck Shinawatra was found guilty of criminal negligence by the Supreme Court and sentenced in absentia

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Brit faces jail in Dubai over rude road rage gesture

Briton faces jail in Dubai over rude road rage gesture

Briton faces jail in Dubai over rude road rage gesture

23-year-old Jamil Ahmed Mukadam faces a six-month jail term for sticking the middle finger up during a row on the roads

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Al-Qaeda soldiers withdraw from Yemen region after 'military sweep'

Al-Qaeda soldiers driven from key Yemen region after 'military sweep'

Al-Qaeda soldiers driven from key Yemen region after 'military sweep'

An elite force lead by the United Arab Emirates saw the fighters leave without resistance

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Qatar announces restoration of relationship with Iran amid ongoing crisis

Qatar announces restoration of relationship with Iran amid ongoing crisis

Qatar announces restoration of relationship with Iran amid ongoing crisis

The government in Doha is currently embroiled in a diplomatic crisis with five other gulf countries

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Qatar Crisis: Saudi Arabia re-opens border to allow Mecca pilgrimage

Qatar Crisis: Saudi Arabia re-opens border to allow Mecca pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia re-opens Qatar border to allow Mecca pilgrimage

The country has been in a diplomatic dispute after it claims Qatar has been working to destabilise the Persian Gulf

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Donald Trump has condemned all sides for Charlottesville. But here are some occasions when he wasn't so impartial

The times Donald Trump forgot to take an 'all sides' view

The US president has been vocal on many different issues and blasted numerous people over the course of his presidency

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Al Jazeera to take legal action against Israel as it moves to shut down offices

Al Jazeera to take legal action against Israel as it moves to shut down offices

Al Jazeera to take legal action against Israel as it moves to shut down offices

Israeli Communications Minister Ayoub Kara has announced there is to a ban on the station in the country and occupied territories

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Gary Connery - amazing stunts of the daredevil behind the Queen's skydive in London 2012

London 2012: The remarkable stuntman who parachuted to earth as the Queen five years ago

The remarkable stuntman who parachuted to earth as the Queen five years ago

The skydive was one of the biggest moments of the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

British woman and Pakistani man jailed for having consensual sex in Dubai

British woman and Pakistani man jailed for having consensual sex in Dubai

British woman and Pakistani man jailed for having consensual sex in Dubai

The woman filed a criminal complaint about the man when he tried to sabotage her wedding plans in the UK

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

US report claims United Arab Emirates government placed false story which started Gulf crisis by hacking Qatari government news websites

US report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

US report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

The Washington Post has claimed a false news story created by the UAE on a government website created the current diplomatic crisis

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Anwar Gargash, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations, Al-Jazeera, Anti-semitism, Discrimination, Qatar

Al-Jazeera accused of anti-Semitism and inciting religious hatred by UAE minister

Al-Jazeera accused of anti-Semitism and inciting religious hatred

United Arab Emirates' foreign affairs minister Anwar Gargash claims Al-Jazeera incites hostility, violence and discrimination

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

United States calls for Gulf countries to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

Five countries in the Persian Gulf have cut ties with Doha over allegations it is bolstering instability in the region

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

The United Arab Emirates took the same step on Wednesday

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

United Arab Emirates warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

United Arab Emirates warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

UAE warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

The United Arab Emirates has cut ties with Qatar in an escalating diplomatic crisis

Qatar Crisis: Moscow denies hacker involvement, says there's "zero" proof

Qatar Crisis: Moscow denies hacker involvement, says there's 'zero' proof

Qatar Crisis: Moscow denies hacker involvement, says there's 'zero' proof

Five Gulf countries have severed all diplomatic ties with Qatar in an escalating dispute

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

"Tickets should be easy to get, right" - Twitter users react to Qatar row after countries cut ties, speculating about the 2022 World Cup

Fifa urged to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup after Isis terror claims

Fifa urged to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup after Isis terror claims

The competition was awarded to Qatar amid huge controversy in 2010, and the Twitterati are now urging football's governing body to reverse its decision

Five Middle East countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over allegations of destabilising the region

Arab states sever diplomatic ties with Qatar over Isis terror claims

Arab states sever diplomatic ties with Qatar over Isis terror claims

They have accused the nation of backing militant groups like Isis, which it has denied by saying the claim has 'no basis in fact'

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Trump administration bans eight Muslim-majority countries from bringing electronic devices in carry-on bags for US-bound flights

Trump bans electronic devices on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries

Trump bans electronic devices on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries

The ban prevents carrying anything larger than a mobile phone in carry-on luggage from eight countries in North Africa and the Middle East

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

German tourist becomes lost in Dubai as he can't remember where he's from

German tourist becomes lost in Dubai as he can't remember where he's from

German tourist becomes lost in Dubai as he can't remember where he's from

The man had travelled to the airport, but then couldn't remember where he was supposed to fly to and ended up wandering around on a beach

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Couple arrested in UAE for fornication after doctors discover woman is pregnant

Couple arrested in UAE for fornication after doctors discover woman is pregnant

Couple arrested in UAE for fornication after doctors discover woman is pregnant

South African national Emlyn Culverwell and his Ukrainian fiance Iryna Nohai were arrested for having sex outside of marriage, which is illegal in the United Arab Emirates

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Dubai rape case: 'This is gender apartheid, we should boybott the UAE', says feminist

Dubai rape case: 'This is gender apartheid, we should boycott the UAE', says feminist

Dubai rape case: 'This is gender apartheid, we should boycott the UAE'

A woman who was arrested for extra-martial sex after telling police she'd been raped has had charges against her dropped, as police claim the incident was consensual

Friday, November 18, 2016

Friday, November 18, 2016

Dubai rape case: 'Sadly a message is being given that you shouldn't report anything whilst on holiday', says rape centre

Julia Hartley-Brewer questions safety of Dubai after arrest of British woman who reported rape

Julia questions safety of Dubai after British woman who reported rape arrested

A British woman has been arrested in Dubai and charged with extra-marital sex, after telling to police that she had been raped, according to reports