Thursday, 28 May 2020

Tag Archives: UAE

Dubai’s mega-mall reopens under strict safeguards

DUBAI: Clutching bags from designer boutiques in their gloved hands, customers are back at Dubai Mall, one of the world’s largest shopping havens that has reopened under strict safeguards against coronavirus. At a main entrance where customers hand over their sports cars and luxury SUVs for valet parking, employees greet ...

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Dubai’s biggest bank said to cut up to 500 jobs

DUBAI’s largest bank, Emirates NBD, has reportedly cut up to 500 jobs since October. Reuters quoted sources familiar with the matter as saying the cuts were part of efforts by UAE banks to reduce costs amid slower economic growth. The cuts have been across several areas of the bank, which ...

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UAE suspends fourth cricketer for corruption

DUBAI: Ashfaq Ahmed on Monday became the fourth United Arab Emirates cricketer suspended as part of an anti-corruption investigation. Ahmed opened the batting in their first two matches at the T20 World Cup qualifying tournament. He scored four as UAE lost to Oman on Friday and three as they beat ...

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UAE cricket captain charged with corruptio

DUBAI: United Arab Emirates captain Mohammed Naveed was charged with corruption ahead of the World Twenty 20 qualifiers and admitted: “I have let everybody down”. Naveed was one of three UAE cricketers charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Batsman Shaiman Anwar and right-arm pace bowler Qadeer Ahmed have also ...

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Pakistani expat helps British family find missing dog in UAE

DUBAI: A newly relocated British family received a warm UAE welcome after a Pakistani expat helped them reunite with their pet dog, who went missing two days ago. The family of Lisa Sykes arrived in the UAE from Geneva before midnight on Wednesday with their three-year-old male Toy Poodle named ...

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Trump vetoes bans on arms transfers to Saudi Arabia, UAE

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump in multiple letters to Congress said he rejected resolutions that call for prohibiting weapons transfers to Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and several other countries. In June, Congress passed several resolutions to block the Trump administration from executing pending arms sales to ...

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Bella Hadid apologizes for disrespecting Saudi and UAE flags

LONDON: Supermodel Bella Hadid posted an apology to Arab followers on her social media, after her Instagram story sparked outrage. She posted an Instagram story on Sunday of her foot facing airplanes, one being a UAE plane and the other a Saudi plane. From the angle of the photo, some ...

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Iran was ‘almost certainly’ behind attacks on UAE ships: Bolton

WASHINGTON: According to Bolton, the tankers which witnessed explosions two weeks ago off the coast of Fujairah, UAE were damaged by “naval mines almost certainly from Iran”. Previously, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brought the same charges, claiming that Tehran might be behind the incident. The Islamic Republic, however, repeatedly denied the allegations, stressing that ...

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Two Saudi oil tankers damaged in ‘sabotage attack’ off UAE

RIYADH: Two Saudi oil tankers were damaged in a “sabotage attack” off the United Arab Emirates coast, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday, quoting the Saudi energy minister. “Two Saudi oil tankers were subjected to a sabotage attack in the exclusive economic zone of the United Arab Emirates, ...

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