Sunday, 20 January 2019

Tag Archives: UAE

WhatsApp alert: Beware of new viral video scam

DUBAI: The popular messaging service is targeted by several scams and viruses. Another WhatsApp scam message is back and making the rounds just a few months after the UAE issued a warning against a virus that plagued its users. Although the ‘WhatsApp Gold’ virus update has been debunked, which started ...

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince heads back; $3bn support to Pakistan confirmed

ISLAMABAD/DUBAI: Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Sunday afternoon left Islamabad for his home country after a day-long official visit. The visit has confirmed the speculations about a financial package by the oil-rich middle-east emirate to Pakistan, which was doing rounds since last week. ...

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Pakistan to get $3 billion bailout package from UAE

DUBAI/ISLAMABAD: The United Arab Emirates has announced its intention to deposit US$3 billion in the State Bank of Pakistan to support the financial and monetary policy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Emirates News Agency reported on Friday. In a statement, the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development said it ...

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Mika Singh gets arrested in Dubai for Harassing teenaged model

BOLLYWOOD: Indian Singer Mika Singh was arrested in UAE for allegedly sending “indecent pictures” to a teenaged Brazilian model, according to a media report on Thursday. Singh, who was here to perform at a party, was arrested in UAE after the model lodged a complaint that the singer has sent ...

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Dubai property prices sink 7.4% as UAE jobs growth slows

DUBAI: Prices for Dubai’s residential real estate sank 7.4% in the third quarter of 2018 from a year earlier, with the drop accelerating from a 5.8% fall in the second quarter, the United Arab Emirates central bank said in a report. Prices have been falling quarter-on-quarter almost continually since the ...

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UAE pardons British academic sentenced to life for spying

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates on Monday pardoned a British academic jailed for life on spying charges, granting his family’s request for clemency minutes after showing a video of him purportedly confessing to being a member of UK intelligence agency MI6. The UAE president issued the pardon as part of ...

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UAE court sentences British student to life for spying

DUBAI: A United Arab Emirates court sentenced British student Matthew Hedges to life in jail on Wednesday after convicting him of spying, a family spokesperson said. “We can confirm that he was sentenced to life in prison,” the spokesperson told AFP. “The hearing lasted less than five minutes, and his ...

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Hard to beat Pakistan in T20s: McMillan

  ABU DHABI: New Zealand’s batting coach Craig McMillan said that Pakistan are a very strong Twenty20 side and it is very hard to beat world No 1 in home conditions. After the end of the series of One-day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals against Australia, Pakistan are going to play ...

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