DUBAI – August 30 – UAE President and Dubai Ruler His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered the retirement of nine executive directors on Monday, a day after he conducted surprise spot checks on government offices, only to find them empty with many employees late for work – including senior management. In
On Sunday morning, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai and vice president of the UAE, conducted spot checks in various government offices to find some of them empty, with many employees turning up late to work. Video footage and pictures showing Sheikh Mohammed visiting empty offices, shared by the Dubai
DUBAI – If you wish to enter Saudi Arabia, prepare yourself to pay up to $2,100 in visa fees. The fees will vary depending on the length of your stay and number of entry times. The new visa fees was endorsed by the Saudi cabinet on Monday, August 8, and will come into effect on October 2.
DUBAI, Aug 3 – Passengers at Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport have been told that their flight will be delayed for five hours after an Emirates Airline plane coming from India crash-landed and burst into flames. At 1:48 p.m. local time, Emirates Airlines tweeted: “We can confirm flight EK 521 from Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai has
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, May 25 – Obama administration officials told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday they would oppose new sanctions on Iran if they interfere with last year’s international nuclear agreement, laying the groundwork for a potential fight over any legislation. “If legislation were to undermine the deal, by taking off the table commitments that
By Razia Desai DUBAI May 12: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff mission held nine-day talks with the Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and State Bank of Pakistan Governor Ashraf Wathra in Dubai from May 2 to review Pakistan’s Economic Fund Facility program. Addressing the press from the Park Hyatt Dubai, Ishaq Dar’s initial demeanor
All images courtesy Diplo’s social media accounts. DUBAI Feb 28: He has worked with some of music royalty’s biggest names: Britney Spears, Madonna, Justin Bieber, Usher, Beyonce and Skrillex and on Saturday night, he rocked the Pakistani capital. Thomas Wesley Pentz, better known as Diplo, created much hype and excitement when it first emerged early
DUBAI – Jan 4- Bahrain severed its diplomatic ties with Iran on Monday, citing Iran’s “continued audacious and dangerous meddling in not only Bahrain’s internal affairs, but also in the internal affairs of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states,” making it the second country after Saudi Arabia to cut ties with Tehran. It further gave all Iranian
By Staff Reporter Barcelona’s Lionel Messi rounded up his UAE trip with a picture on his Facebook page with Dubai’s ruler Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, thanking him for his hospitality. Messi was in Dubai to attend the Globe Soccer Awards, which were held in conjunction with this year’s tenth Dubai International Sports Conference.
Following Donald Trump’s misogynist remarks against rival Hilary Clinton, where he said the Democratic presidential candidate was “schlonged” in her 2008 presidential bid, Twitter became a Trump-trolling minefield. #ReplaceAWordWithSchlong began trending worldwide in a matter of hours following the Republican presidential candidate’s statement at a campaign event in Michigan Tuesday night. “She was going to beat Obama,”