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The UAE government has imposed restrictions on pet ownership with the passing of the Law of Regulation of Ownership of Dangerous Animals early this month. (File)
January 23, 2017 - 12:03 GMT
The Australian Veterinary Hospital had two lion cubs as visitors.
The two royals are seen in traditional dress at their wedding ceremony. (File photo)
January 23, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Omani royal Dheyab bin Hamad al-Said married Japanese Princess Masahiko Fakuda.
Jordanian teacher Sahar Fayyad, one of the finalists for the Global Teacher Prize. (via Global Teacher Prize)
January 23, 2017 - 08:12 GMT
The winner will be announced in March and will receive an award of $1 million.
The horrified victim tried to escape from the fire and the crew rescued him later. (File photo)
January 23, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
There are good jokes, there are bad jokes, and then there's this one.
Iraqi children study at the Mariamana school in the multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk. (AFP/File)
January 22, 2017 - 11:57 GMT
Scores of schools have resumed their activities in the recently-liberated areas of Mosul amid an ongoing military offensive to cleanse the entire northern city of Daesh militants.
A photo posted by NOM NOM ASIAT Dubai, offering free food for job seekers. (Instagram)
January 22, 2017 - 10:16 GMT
Breaking the rules of the business and going where not many restaurants have dared to go - a small Chinese restaurant is serving 'free' meals to the city's job seekers.
Women to trace traditional footsteps across desert for heritage walk. (File photo)
January 21, 2017 - 20:37 GMT
The women-only trek that will be held from February 9 to 15, will retrace the steps of Emirati women who used to undertake such arduous journeys in the past through the arid desert between Al Ain and Abu Dhabi in search of cooler climes.
When questioned in court whether she was aware of the nature of the substance that she had been carrying, the defendant muttered before the presiding judge and cried before saying 'no'. (File photo)
January 21, 2017 - 10:35 GMT
Law enforcement officers at the airport stopped the 31-year-old Malian woman as the scanning device detected two pieces of marijuana in her luggage in August.
Some young women in Oman discovered just how bad cyber revenge could be after they were the victims of online blackmail. (Shutterstock)
January 20, 2017 - 15:31 GMT
Victims of online blackmail are working to raise awareness.
In this January 8, 2017 photo, Negina Khpalwak (19), the first female orchestra conductor in Afghanistan, is seen during a rehearsal at the National Institute of Music in Kabul. (AFP/File)
January 20, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The group of 40 - known as Zohra - is Afghanistan's first all-girl orchestra and it's led by Negin Khapalwak, a 19-year-old woman from the restive eastern Kunar province.
Facebook users are shocked by a Saudi man playing with lions and tigers. (AFP/File)
January 19, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Facebook user Abu Zaid shared some of El Degheiry’s wild videos supposedly taming lions and tigers.
Egypt suspects ex-footballer Mohamed Aboutrika of financing the banned Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
January 19, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Under the law, Aboutrika faces a travel ban and having his passport and assets frozen.
Hands off! A Filipina hairdresser took a student to court after he molested her and then ran away. (Shutterstock)
January 19, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The student pleaded innocent, saying he touched her 'by mistake.'
The restaurant in Al Barsha has been doing it for at least one year while the Karama branch has been doing it since it opened in June — in quiet and in the absence of major spotlight or fanfare, long before the Year of Giving was announced. (File photo)
January 19, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Jobseekers who can't afford their lunch can drop by Nom Nom Asia Restaurant in Karama and Al Barsha any day of the week to get a combo lunch for free. They can choose a main dish plus noodles or rice, and water.
As a teenager, Ghadeer Ahmed sent a video of herself dancing to her boyfriend. He then posted it online, exposing her to cyber bullying. (Instagram)
January 18, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
“Fighting against this in solidarity requires a sensitive conversation that supports our rights and does not accept violations as part of non-Western culture,” she writes.
The policewoman's mother had wished to meet the ruler for many years. (Twitter)
January 18, 2017 - 08:19 GMT
The UAE Vice President Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid meet with a policewoman’s mother during an award ceremony.