Middle East

Water bottles at a supermarket. Dubai: The UAE is among the countries where the base price of bottled water is the lowest compared to the rest of the world yet it does not necessarily translate into the prices of bottled

Dubai: No, it wasn’t a meteor, meteorite, asteroid nor a comet. The Dubai Astronomy Group (DAG) clarified on Tuesday that the flaming fireball seen descending over the night sky of UAE and Oman on Monday night was a space junk.

Dubai: Expatriates travelling to the northern Indian city of Chandigarh on Tuesday said their Diwali celebrations were ruined after their pieces of baggage were left in Dubai. Many passengers on IndiGo airline flight number 6E 56 were Dubai-based Indians going

Dubai: A saleswoman, who delivered an illegitimate baby girl following a one-night stand, was taken into immediate custody on Tuesday when a court jailed her for a month. The 30-year-old Filipina saleswoman had only been in Dubai for a few

Boy hit by a speeding car as he ran across the road to fetch a ball Sharjah: A 13-year-old Indian boy was run over by a speeding car while trying to fetch a ball from the road in Al Buhairah

Ras Al Khaimah: Two fishermen were injured when their fishing boat exploded during a fishing trip near Sha’am in Ras Al Khaimah on Tuesday. The fishermen, including the owner of the fishing vessel (an Emirati man, 50), and his assistant an

Defendants freaked out and abandoned bid to break into warehouse as they heard car drove by them Dubai: Three workers have been jailed for three months each for trying to break into a warehouse to steal Dh2 million worth of

General Command of the UAE Armed Forces offered its condolences to martyrs’ families Abu Dhabi: The General Command of the UAE Armed Forces announced on Tuesday the martyrdom of Major Pilot Ali Saeed Saif Al Mesmari and First Lieutenant Pilot

Disappointed enthusiasts can look forward to real meteor showers in November and December Dubai: No, it wasn’t a meteor, meteorite, asteroid or a comet. The Dubai Astronomy Group (DAG) clarified on Tuesday that the flaming fireball seen descending over the

Defendant harassed teacher and filmed her and her co-worker whom she was dropping home Dubai: A guard has been jailed for six months for harassing and groping a schoolteacher and filming her while she was in her car with a