Obaida’s father asked to leave court for cursing at killer

Obaida’s father asked to leave court for cursing at killer

The father of a young boy who was kidnapped, raped and strangled was asked to leave a courtroom on Monday after repeatedly cursing the man responsible for the killing. Ibrahim Al Aqrabawi, 43, said “damn you… damn you” at Nedal Issa Abdullah, 47, who is on trial over the death of Obaida Al Aqrabawi, 7. Dubai Court of First Instance had been hearing...

Bank

Reader claims bank caller tricked them into taking insurance

Just a warning the others. Last week, I have received a call from my bank. I informed the gentleman on the phone that I did not want any offer. Immediately he said he only called to inform me that due... »

Letter: ‘I’ve heard stories of selfless hearts of the fire fighting team’

Letter: ‘I’ve heard stories of selfless hearts of the fire fighting team’

Yesterday was an important chapter in my life … There were a series of (major) short-circuiting in the main electric room of my apartment complex, which caused a fire in the building. We evacuat... »

An angry driver

We can help the authorities catch selfish and uneducated drivers

Got to my office at 08:15 am after the usual stress and nightmare of what usually seems to be the frequent and unpleasant game of dodgems. (Dodgems is a ride typically seen at funfairs and known to ma... »

Pictures: My Summer competition entries

Pictures: My Summer competition entries

Pictures: Inside the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Athletes Village

Pictures: Inside the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Athletes Village

Solar Impulse 2 takes off from Cairo on its journey to Abu Dhabi

Video: Solar Impulse 2 starts final leg to Abu Dhabi

Rio 2016 Olympics medals

Video: take a look at the medals for the Rio 2016 Olympics

Abu Dhabi Golf Club goes electric with car charge points

Abu Dhabi Golf Club goes electric with car charge points

Charging stations for electric cars are being installed at Abu Dhabi Golf Club following a tie-in with the capital’s Porsche dealer. Porsche Centre Abu Dhabi, Ali & Sons Co is sponsoring the arrival of charging points in the clubhouse car park. The initiative will also see the Cayenne S E-Hybrid become the model of choice for club members...

Will Smith to attend Dubai screening of Suicide Squad

Will Smith to attend Dubai screening of Suicide Squad

Online mobbing – is it freedom of speech or trolling?

Online mobbing – is it freedom of speech or trolling?

Selena Gomez, Elton John and Major Lazer coming to Dubai

Selena Gomez, Elton John and Major Lazer coming to Dubai

Things to do today

Things to do today

Grand Prix tickets Residents of the UAE will receive a 20 per cent discount to the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on November 27. Ticket holders will also receive entry to the Yasalam A... »

Will Smith to attend Dubai screening of Suicide Squad

Will Smith to attend Dubai screening of Suicide Squad

Hollywood star Will Smith will be in Dubai to attend the screening of his latest film Suicide Squad. The Academy Award nominee and four-time Grammy winner, will be attending the screening on August 7 ... »

Food truck park Last Exit set to open in Dubai

Food truck park Last Exit set to open in Dubai

Last Exit by Meraas, a first-of-its-kind gourmet food truck park is set to open doors in Dubai at the end of July 2016. The quirky destination is located within Jebel Ali and features gourmet food out... »

Mackenzie Dern

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam kicks off in Los Angeles in September

The ever-expanding Abu Dhabi Grand Slam will see the first leg of the jiu-jitsu championship series taking place on September 3 and 4 in Los Angeles. The UAE jiu-jitsu federation are determined to see the series grow and believe they will attract the best players from across the globe after offering over $100,000 in cash prizes. Black belt winners ...