Man jailed in Dubai for forcing sisters into prostitution

Man jailed in Dubai for forcing sisters into prostitution

A salesman has been jailed for life for forcing two sisters into prostitution after luring them to Dubai with promises of work in a salon. The man was jailed at Dubai Court of First Instance after being found guilty of human trafficking, making threats to kill and false imprisonment. Prosecutors said the 38-year-old Pakistani convinced the sisters,...

Have some respect and give up seats for the needy

Have some respect and give up seats for the needy

My letter is addressed to those that remain seated when a pregnant, aged or wounded person in bandages gets on the bus or metro. I have never seen such heartlessness. How far is your journey that you ... »

Don’t fine taxi drivers, just give them better training

Don’t fine taxi drivers, just give them better training

Like ‘Concerned Passenger’ (Letters, August 31), I refuse to file complaints against taxi drivers because companies fine them heavily. But something needs to be done about the behaviour of some driver... »

An overcrowded bachelor flat discovered by Abu Dhabi Municipality

Tecom tenant hits back at bachelor-bashing letter

I would like to respond to Jacky who was complaining about her building in Tecom being congested with bachelors and asking the authorities to take action (Letters, August 30). The thing is, there are ... »

Taylor Swift performs during the '1989' world tour at the Staples Center in Los Angeles

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Photos: Sheikh Hamdan and Sheikh Mohammed at Meydan Nations Cup

Photos: Sheikh Hamdan and Sheikh Mohammed at Meydan Nations Cup

Around the world in pictures

Around the world in pictures

Coke Saudi video

Watch: Coca-Cola unites rival Saudi football fans

DMF cars

Dubai Motor Festival 2015 dates announced

The third edition of high-octane Dubai Motor Festival (DMF) 2015 will run from November 10 to 21, including new experiences. Held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, DMF dates were chosen to kick start the motoring season across UAE. Dubai Motor Festival Director Jin Chwen Ong said: “Th...

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan approaches police

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan approaches police

Taylor Swift wins and Kanye rants at the VMAs

Taylor Swift wins and Kanye rants at the VMAs

Star Wars The Force Awakens

New Star Wars The Force Awakens footage released

School for parenting lessons

School for parenting lessons

A new school term is an exciting time for our children, with lots of new subjects on the agenda. But certain parents might want to think about a return to school, for lessons that will help their fami... »

Things to do: Game on, food fun and summer surprises

Things to do: Game on, food fun and summer surprises

  Last chance Dubai Summer Surprises draws to a close this weekend, so don’t miss out on some family fun. Meet popular gaming character Sonic The Hedgehog at Ibn Battuta Mall, or enjoy the ‘Pixel... »

Mummenshanz

Mime troupe brings a silent spectacle to UAE

Silence doesn’t always have to be deafening. It’s another way of communicating, that can be artful and magical, as experienced in the performances of the Swiss pantomime troupe Mummenschanz. Using cla... »

Dubai Sports City open day to be held on September 5

Dubai Sports City open day to be held on September 5

Dubai Sports City will open its doors to allow families across the UAE a better chance of participating and enjoying an active lifestyle. The indoor football dome, which is located inside Dubai Sports City’s Sports Village will house the Dubai Sports City 2015 Open Day and those that want to participate in a number of Dubai Sports City’s best facil...