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Princess Latifa: Photograph of missing Dubai princess appears online

A photograph posted this week on two public Instagram accounts purports to show Princess Latifa, the daughter of the ruler of Dubai, who has not been seen or heard from in months. The photo appears to show Princess Latifa in a Dubai shopping mall, the Mall of the Emirates (MoE), sitting with two other women. […]

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Princess Latifa: UN calls on UAE to provide ‘concrete’ proof of life of detained princess

The United Nations has called the United Arab Emirates to provide “concrete” proof that Princess Latifa Al Maktoum, the daughter of Dubai’s ruler reportedly being held in detention, is still alive. In a statement issued in Geneva on Tuesday, UN human rights experts also said she should be released “urgently”. Dubai’s royal family has previously […]

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American who smoked weed before boarding plane to Dubai faces 3-year jail term

An American businessman who smoked weed before flying to Dubai has been arrested after traces of the drug were found in his urine. The man now faces three years in jail. Peter Clark, 51, from Las Vegas, had flown to Dubai on February 24 looking for professional recording studios. However, during his first day of […]

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Gulf nations crack down on cafes selling beverages in baby bottles

Cafes across several Gulf Arab states started selling coffee and other cold drinks in baby bottles this month, kicking off a action from officials. The fad began at Einstein Cafe, a slick dessert chain with branches across the region, from Dubai to Kuwait to Bahrain. Instead of ordinary paper cups, the cafe, inspired by pictures […]

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French ‘Jetpack Man’ Vincent Reffet has died in a training accident in Dubai

A stuntman famous for airborne feats using jetpacks and carbon-fibre wing packs has been killed in a training accident in Dubai. Vincent Reffet was part of the company Jetman Dubai. The 36-year-old Frenchman went viral for flights over the Gulf city’s waterfront and the Alps. A statement said Reffet died “during training in Dubai” but […]

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Crown Prince cordons off Mercedes after spotting a bird’s nest on it

The Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has earned praise for refusing to use his car after spotting a bird’s nest on it. The nature lover decided to cordon off his Mercedes-AMG G63 SUV. Sheikh Hamdan  recently posted an Instagram story which showed his Mercedes cordoned off with red […]

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Air India Express flight with 191 onboard overshoots runway, breaks into two pieces

An Air India Express passenger plane, flight IX 1344 flying from Dubai to the city of Calicut in Kerala, India overshot the runway and broke into two after landing amid heavy rains on Friday. There were 174 passengers, 10 Infants, two pilots and five cabin crew members on board the aircraft. The plane’s fuselage split […]

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Man misses special repatriation flight after falling asleep at Dubai airport

A man who was waiting to be repatriated to India missed his flight after he took a nap at the Dubai International Airport. The man, P. Shajahan, 53, works in Abu Dhabi. He had a flight from Dubai to Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on Thursday. In the excitement of receiving a confirmed ticket to board the flight […]

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Indian man falls asleep at Dubai airport, misses last flight to home before travel ban

A United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Indian expat was now stranded at the Dubai airport after he fell asleep while waiting for his flight back home, a media report said. Arun Singh, 37, originally from Pune, who works at a bank here, had passed immigration and security and was due to board the 4 am Emirates […]

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Indian man kills girlfriend, drives her dead body around Dubai: Report

An Indian man based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) had murdered his girlfriend and then driven around the city for 45 minutes with her body in the front seat, even stopping to pick up a meal, before turning himself in to the police, a Dubai court heard on Sunday. The Dubai Court of First […]

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Man who tested positive for coronavirus travelled to Bangalore from Dubai, then Hyderabad

A Telangana man who was found to be positive for the coronavirus had recently traveled from Dubai to Bengaluru and then to Hyderabad. He also worked out of his office in Bengaluru for three days. Speaking to the media on Monday evening, Telangana Health Minister Etela Rajendra gave details of the infected individual’s recent travel […]

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Indian engineer falls to death from residential apartment in Dubai

A 25-year-old Indian engineer allegedly fell to his death from a residential apartment in Dubai. Sabeel Rahman, from Kerala who has been living in Dubai since 2018, fell off the building near his work site, The Khaleej Times quoted a social worker as saying. Naseer Vatanapally, the social worker, is assisting the family to repatriate […]