Recruit dies during National Service training

Recruit dies during National Service training

A National Service recruit has died during the first days of training with the UAE Armed Forces. The General Command of the Armed Forces on Monday announced the death of Ali Khalil Abdullah Al Husseini. A statement on state news agency WAM said he joined the fourth batch of National Service recruits last week and died at the training centre in Al A...

Al Shabab Football club

Fan spells out desire for Arabic name on footy top

I was recently given an Al Shabab Football Club shirt as a present. It’s swish, a lovely traditional Umbro football top. But I thought it would be a nice touch to go and get my name and a number on th... »

Long-term expat would welcome chance to stay

Long-term expat would welcome chance to stay

I was most interested to read in the letter from a long-term resident (7DAYS, August 30) that taxi drivers consider Dubai home. I want to say that I too consider it home (as I own my place here and ho... »

A ‘public’ beach means that it is open to everyone

A ‘public’ beach means that it is open to everyone

This is in response to the letter from the reading complaining about labourers walking on to the beach and calling for beach etiquette (August 25, 7DAYS.ae). Well, ladies who MUST have to wear bikinis... »

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

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... »

Things to do: Movie, Barbeque and Ladies Night

Things to do: Movie, Barbeque and Ladies Night

Be a lovely lady It’s ladies’ night at Mint Leaf London tonight, which means you can enjoy a complementary express blow dry at Hairplay, in DIFC. Once your tresses are perfected, you can enjoy music b... »

Star Wars The Force Awakens

New Star Wars The Force Awakens footage released

A short 15 second teaser for ‘Star Wars The Force Awakens’ has been published on the official Instagram account. The video doesn’t reveal too much, however ‘rogue’ Stormt... »

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...