The paramedics were able to pull him back to safety due to his light weight. (AFP/File Photo)
November 23, 2017 - 14:20 GMT
The paramedics were able to pull him back to safety due to his light weight.
Nida Eisa Abdullah, 48, was executed this morning, Gulf News has learnt. (Shutterstock)
November 23, 2017 - 13:26 GMT
A special execution team carried out the sentence in the presence of high ranking officers, senior prosecutors and other involved law enforcement bodies.
Heavy rains lashed the city this week and paralyzed daily life (AFP/File)
November 22, 2017 - 21:00 GMT
An 8 year-year-old Somalian child died on Tuesday after being electrocuted by an electric shock in a flooded neighborhood in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
India is one of the few countries where the “triple talaq” was in practice (AFP/File)
November 22, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
The Indian government has decided to make “triple talaq” (instant divorce) a criminal offense, a local daily reported.
Joy was among six Indian friends in a four-wheeler trapped in a flooded valley (AFP/File)
November 22, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
The body of Albert Joy, 18, was found in a dam in Oman by a team of the Royal Oman Police on Wednesday morning, he said.
Sophia previously received Saudi Arabian citizenship (AFP)
November 22, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
As part of Knowledge Summit 2017, the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation named five knowledge ambassadors for the first time on Wednesday.
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