Publication: Emirates247

First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

'Jihadists order total cover-up for Syrian women'

The jihadist Islamic State has imposed a strict dress code for women in eastern Syria, forbidding them from showing any part of their bodies, a monitoring group said on Thursday."Women... are completely forbidden from showing their eyes," said the statement, ... [Published Emirates247 - 14 hours ago]
Entities: jihadist, Syria, Deir ez-Zor
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Man molests sleeping teen on flight

On an international flight from Detroit to Amsterdam, an American male allegedly abused a 19-year-old Norwegian co-passenger who was sleeping on the long-haul flight.According to Daily Mail, the incident took place in June 2012 and the lecherous man is ... [Published Emirates247 - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

British model sells tickets to watch her give birth

A 23-year-old model based in the UK has been at the receiving end of some scathing remarks on the social media after she sold four tickets to three journalists and one 'fan' so that they could watch her give birth to her third child at home.Josie Cunningham ... [Published Emirates247 - 21 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Big fire in Dubai's Business Bay brought under control

A major fire broke out at a construction site in Business Bay close to Al Khail Road in Dubai on Thursday.Civil Defence officials confirmed the incident but said no one had been injured.The cause of the fire is not yet known. Fire trucks reached the scene ... [Published Emirates247 - 12 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Fake Barack Obama shocker at Times Square

A Barack Obama look-alike pranked thousands of fans in Times Square on Tuesday. The fake President Obama, Louis Ortiz (or "Bronx Obama"), colluded with MaxMan.TV and Model Pranksters to carry out a stunt that involved a motorcade replete with limos, Obama ... [Published Emirates247 - 21 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Boy accidentally kills himself

A 16-year-old Saudi boy accidentally killed himself when his gun fired after falling off his hand, a newspaper reported on Thursday.The boy, who was holding his gun, was stepping out of his car when the rifle fell off and hit the ground near his house ... [Published Emirates247 - 20 hours ago]
Entities: killing, Police
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Maid ends life inside fridge

A Vietnamese housemaid waited for her employers to go out, went to the fridge in the store room and locked herself up until death.Her employer told police the maid went missing on the first day of Eid Al Fitr and that a search through the house in the ... [Published Emirates247 - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Man says 'Eid sheep' stolen…forgives thief

A Saudi man headed for the livestock market on the first day of Eid Al Fitr and bought a sheep as most Saudis do on this occasion.On his way back home, he stopped at a shop for about 10 minutes and when he returned he was shocked to find that his sheep ... [Published Emirates247 - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

8 hurt in race to take dead man to hospital

Eight Saudi men, including four from the civil defence, were injured after their cars collided while they were rushing to take a drowned man to hospital.Four men who found the drowned man at the beach in the southern town of Al Shaqiq phoned the police ... [Published Emirates247 - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Civil Defence
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Dubai is world’s largest 5-star hotel base: New York Times

Dubai has become one of the world’s largest base for five-star hotels and more such units are due to come on stream in the near future, the New York Times said.Despite competition from other cities, hotel occupancy levels in Dubai, the region’s business ... [Published Emirates247 - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

'Operation Eid' busts 18.5 kg of hashish in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi police seized 18.5 kg of hashish and arrested a dealer from another Gulf country during a raid on his house dubbed “Operation Eid.”Police said they raided the house in the capital after receiving a tip-off that a dealer possesses a large quantity ... [Published Emirates247 - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

5.5 magnitude earthquake hits South Iran, tremors felt in UAE

UAE's National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) has registered an earthquake of magnitude 5.5 on Richter scale which hit South Iran, 300 kilometers from Abu Dhabi, this morning.A mild tremor was felt in the different parts of the UAE, the NCMS ... [Published Emirates247 - Jul 30 2014]

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"In its effort to implement Islamic law and to fight evil things, it is completely forbidden to sell cigarettes and nargileh anywhere" it said, citing the jihadists who also forbade "smoking in public"
"We reiterate our call to our remaining nationals in Libya to immediately get in touch with the Philippine embassy in Tripoli and register for repatriation" said a fresh foreign department advisory issued Thursday
"It is a big and irreparable loss to Sierra Leone as he was the only specialist the country had in viral haemorrhagic fevers" Kargbo said on Tuesday
...A program manager gets $107,364 (Dh394,347) annually in salary whereas a software development engineer gets $109,375 (Dh401,734). "Benefits are great. You get a great sense of security at Microsoft" says the company itself

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'Jihadists order total cover-up for Syrian women' [Published Emirates247 - 14 hours ago]
Boy accidentally kills himself [Published Emirates247 - 20 hours ago]
Man molests sleeping teen on flight [Published Emirates247 - 20 hours ago]
Maid ends life inside fridge [Published Emirates247 - 20 hours ago]
Dubai is world’s largest 5-star hotel base: New... [Published Emirates247 - 20 hours ago]
8 hurt in race to take dead man to hospital [Published Emirates247 - 20 hours ago]
Man says 'Eid sheep' stolen…forgives thief [Published Emirates247 - 20 hours ago]
British model sells tickets to watch her give b... [Published Emirates247 - 21 hours ago]
'Operation Eid' busts 18.5 kg of hashish in Abu... [Published Emirates247 - 21 hours ago]
Fake Barack Obama shocker at Times Square [Published Emirates247 - 21 hours ago]
Philippines urges nationals out of Libya after ... [Published Emirates247 - 21 hours ago]
Head doctor treating Ebola patient dies [Published Emirates247 - 22 hours ago]
Cigarette packs must contain pictorial warning [Published Emirates247 - 23 hours ago]
Mum elopes soon after delivering baby boy [Published Emirates247 - 23 hours ago]
Want better salary, try these 5 multinational c... [Published Emirates247 - 23 hours ago]
Do you keep a gas cylinder at home? These tips ... [Published Emirates247 - 23 hours ago]
The new Canada immigration system: this is how ... [Published Emirates247 - 23 hours ago]
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10 dead, 200 trapped in India landslide [Published Emirates247 - Jul 30 2014]
5.5 magnitude earthquake hits South Iran, tremo... [Published Emirates247 - Jul 30 2014]
5.6 earthquake off Kish; tremors felt in UAE [Published Emirates247 - Jul 30 2014]
Saudi child's touching letter to dead dad [Published Emirates247 - Jul 30 2014]
Man on Eid holiday in Kuwait held for rape attempt [Published Emirates247 - Jul 30 2014]
Man kills nephew in Kuwait, says he can’t belie... [Published Emirates247 - Jul 30 2014]
UAE bans shark finning [Published Emirates247 - Jul 30 2014]
5.6 earthquake jolts off the coast of Kish; tre... [Published Emirates247 - Jul 30 2014]
Post-Eid traffic update: Accident on Dubai-Abu ... [Published Emirates247 - Jul 30 2014]
Israeli strikes kill 32 across Gaza: medics [Published Emirates247 - Jul 30 2014]
Mohammed bin Rashid, Mohamed bin Zayed receive ... [Published Emirates247 - Jul 30 2014]
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