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November 22, 2017 - 07:11 GMT
Some of the exemptions would include stopping the vehicle to question the driver of a vehicle or detaining the vehicle.
The construction worker died before the arrival of the rescuers (Shutterstock/File)
November 21, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
A construction worker died on Tuesday morning after a large pile of sand collapsed on him at a work site in Ras Al Khaimah, police said.
The initiative aims to provide a safe space for women (AFP/File)
November 21, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
An Egyptian private transport company has announced a new experimental initiative that will introduce women-only buses on the streets of Cairo, according to al-Arabiya.
Education about online threats holds the key to fight them off (Shutterstock/File)
November 21, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Over 23 percent of parents in the UAE reported that their children's online safety had been compromised as a result of using social media, a recent survey by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International has revealed.
The Arabian Eagle Owl tends to live in open woodland, rocky hillsides with scattered thorny shrubs (WAM)
November 21, 2017 - 11:15 GMT
The Emirates Wildlife Society in association with WWF (EWS-WWF), has confirmed its recent discovery of a previously unsighted owl species in the UAE, the Arabian Eagle Owl (Bubo africanus milesi), among the rich wildlife currently inhabiting the Hajar Mountains in the Eastern Region.
A total of 1,922 divorce cases were registered in Abu Dhabi in 2016 (Shutterstock/File)
November 20, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
The report pointed out that 28.2 percent of divorce cases in 2016 did not endure one full year, and more than 50 percent of marriages did not last three years.
Wearing a hijab “could be interpreted as sexualization” of school children, said the chief inspector of schools (AFP/File)
November 20, 2017 - 08:16 GMT
Britain’s primary school inspectors will question girls who wear the Muslim headscarf at school, the head of the Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) and the chief inspector of schools, Amanda Spielman, said.
A team from the Dubai Police landed a world record by pulling the superjumbo Emirates A380 plane for around 100 meters (Youtube Screengrab)
November 19, 2017 - 12:51 GMT
The 30-day Dubai Dubai Fitness Challenge came to a close with massive numbers crunched, muscles stretched and calories burnt.
The removal of 186 tumors from a patient in Egypt is the current Guinness Book record-holding procedure (Shutterstock/File)
November 19, 2017 - 07:37 GMT
In a four-hour-long surgery, 191 tumors were removed from the uterus of an Omani woman in a hospital in Kerala last week, the hospital authorities said.
Oman Avenues Mall, in the capital Muscat, will be attempting to create the world’s largest 3D national flag built exclusively from Lego bricks on November 18 (Facebook/Oman Avenues Mall)
November 18, 2017 - 14:38 GMT
The flag will be 4 meters wide and 2.2 meters tall, using an estimated 168,000
Sexual violence and abuse is a widespread problem in Egypt (AFP)
November 17, 2017 - 16:42 GMT
Sex is a taboo topic in Egypt. The prevailing societal belief is that sheltering children from the topic for as long as possible equates to protecting them
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November 16, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
A British Muslim who applied for a job as a nursery teacher in Kuwait was told she would have to remove her hijab because it is "an English school".
The library-on-a-plane will start to serve in two months (Shutterstock/File)
November 16, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
A decommissioned Boeing 737-400 Classic aircraft will be turned into a massive library for high school students in the Mediterranean province of Antalya.
The plant is expected to have the capacity to purify 164,000 cubic meters of seawater each day (AFP/File)
November 16, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Egypt is in the process of constructing the largest seawater desalination plant in the world, in the Suez Governorate’s coastal city of Ain Sokhna, revealed the head of the Egyptian Armed Forces Engineering Authority, Kamal El-Wazeir.
The projects will work towards a proactive security programme in the second half of the 21st century (Twitter/ADPoliceHQ)
November 16, 2017 - 08:09 GMT
Heralding a whole new era for the UAE's space and interplanetary ambitions combined with visionary policing and security goals, the Abu Dhabi Police has announced a hyper-futuristic outer space project of its own.
Abdel Wahab issued a statement apologizing for her “foolish joke” (AFP/File)
November 15, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
The singer said that “drinking from the Nile will get me schistosomiasis” – a disease caused by parasitic worms commonly known as bilharzia.