Middle East

Indian expats from various states share how they celebrate Diwali in different ways Shivaranjini Ambalavanan, Tamil Nadu “Two days prior to Deepavali (Diwali), lights are hung in balconies, sweets and savouries prepared. Schools are off on the day of Deepavali.

Work-study permits, quality of universities and safe environment cited as major pull factors Dubai: The UAE outranks Singapore, Switzerland, China and South Korea as a preferred study destination, new research suggests. In a survey of 2,700 students from 50 countries,

Sharjah: The school community of a boy who was fatally run over in Sharjah on Monday is in shock, urging children to stay safe when playing outdoors. George Mathew, 13, died after a speeding vehicle hit him in Al Buhairah

Dubai: A maid was cleared of stealing valuables from the safe of her sponsor, who had claimed that she saw a photograph of her wearing a diamond necklace posted on Facebook. The American sponsor had alleged that when she returned

Defendant was drinking liquor with the victim and beat him with a stick when the latter cursed his family Dubai: A technician has been jailed for three years for beating his co-worker to death with a wooden stick after the

Exhibition unveils collection of objects excavated during 40-year partnership between French and UAE archaeologists Sharjah: A new exhibition celebrating a historic partnership that has linked the UAE and France for 40 years, opened on Wednesday, and will run until January

Abu Dhabi: Hesham Alyassi wants to land a job once he finishes his degree. But the 23-year-old Emirati doesn’t intend to stop there. “One day, I hope to start my own machinery design company. The job will help me learn

Expat resident says she wears the burkini for modesty reasons and should not be singled out Dubai: A resident living in Remraam was asked to leave the community pool for wearing a lose-fitting burkini, after the lifeguard received a complaint

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Special ceremony held to receive bodies of martyrs in presence of several senior officers Abu Dhabi: The bodies of two Emirati martyrs Major Pilot Ali Saeed Saif Al Mesmari and First Lieutenant Pilot Bader Yahiya Mohammad Al Marashdeh have arrived