Publication: Emirates247

First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Weekend traffic update: 5-car accident on Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road

An accident on Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road on Saturday afternoon has caused traffic to slowdown.According to an eye-witness, the accident that reportedly took place at about 2.15pm involved five SUVs on the first lane going towards Dubai.Police were seen ... [Published Emirates247 - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Dubai, Bank, Police
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Click here for top deals on electronics this week in UAE

It’s just a week away from Gitex Shopper. But retailers in the UAE are already getting into the mood discount offering various discounts on select products. Starting from cash discounts to vouchers to free gifts, the offers vary and here we have compiled ... [Published Emirates247 - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Sailor allegedly raped with a rubber chicken

A sailor in Australia was allegedly raped with a rubber chicken as part of a hazing ritual, according to a report in Metro.Four of his colleagues are facing court martial for the incident.He was lifted by his hands and legs to the washroom and allegedly ... [Published Emirates247 - 10 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Unable to buy clothes mom throws baby in sewage

A woman in Gauteng, SA, has been arrested for dumping her newborn into a dirty stream of sewage.The incident came to light when her boyfriend suspected something fishy as he observed her big tummy was missing, according to newsbite.it, which quoted a ... [Published Emirates247 - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Wastewater, Police
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Over-crowded vehicle flips over in middle of road

An overloaded rickshaw flips over in the middle of the road sending passengers crashing to the ground in Mumbai, India.Adults and children were thrown out of the moving vehicle when it turned violently, reported Daily Mail.[Picture Coutesy: Youtube]Number ... [Published Emirates247 - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Mumbai, YouTube LLC, Police
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Joking man accidentally kills friend

A Saudi man killed his friend after he jokingly aimed his gun at him and pulled the trigger, thinking the weapon is not loaded.The two men were together at their village in the southern Jazan province when one aimed the gun at the other and told him he ... [Published Emirates247 - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Police
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Woman kills niece for breaking hookah

A Yemeni woman beat her niece to death with a metal chain after the girl accidentally smashed her aunt’s glass hookah.Newspaper said Lamya Ali, 10, screamed for help before she collapsed on the floor at her aunt’s house in the southern port of Aden.Two ... [Published Emirates247 - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Shutterstock Inc, Yemen
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Teacher caught on camera tying pupil’s shoe lace

A Saudi teacher was caught on camera kneeling down to tie a pupil’s shoe lace at a school in the Gulf Kingdom and the scene immediately won acclaim by the viewers.The picture showed the teacher, wearing the traditional Saudi gown and head gear, was kneeling ... [Published Emirates247 - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Saudi Arabia
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Yemeni farmer finds 2,000-year-old treasure

A Yemeni farmer stumbled across a treasure dating back to the Himyarite Kingdom more than 2,000 years ago just next to his doorstep, a newspaper reported on Saturday.The farmer was digging his garden when the plough hit decayed pottery buried underground ... [Published Emirates247 - 11 hours ago]
Entities: farmer, Yemen, Arabic
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

‘Haunted’ Algerian man becomes vampire

An Algerian man who says he is gripped by Jinn (ghosts) has turned into a vampire, attacking people and animals in his village to suck their blood.Newspapers in the north African Arab country said Abdul Hadi has turned into a real vampire and developed ... [Published Emirates247 - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Maid delivers twins in bathroom after affair with worker in Sharjah

A Philippine housemaid delivered twin girls in the bathroom of her employer’s house in Sharjah following an affair with a Bangladeshi worker at a neighboring house.The Emirati family phoned the police after they found the 35-year-old maid lying in a state ... [Published Emirates247 - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Man propositions another via WhatsApp

Fujairah police arrested a man on charges of sexting another man through WhatsApp by sending him a message to sleep with him.The man, identified only as MA, was also accused of abusing that man for rejecting his request, according to Alkhaleej newspa ... [Published Emirates247 - Sep 18 2014]

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"We limit how much technology our kids use at home" the report added
"A fast-track court on Friday sentenced five people in Madhyamgram gang-rape case to 20 years in jail" Manjit Singh, the state's chief public prosecutor told AFP
...Since the appointed “time manager” was delayed by a day after she missed her flight, another manager was nominated, voted and appointed. "With 14 women around, it's tough to get everyone to be onon time, so needed someone in-charge" said Anoushka D'Silva from Sri Lanka

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Weekend traffic update: 5-car accident on Dubai... [Published Emirates247 - 6 hours ago]
Click here for top deals on electronics this we... [Published Emirates247 - 8 hours ago]
Sailor allegedly raped with a rubber chicken [Published Emirates247 - 10 hours ago]
Unable to buy clothes mom throws baby in sewage [Published Emirates247 - 10 hours ago]
Over-crowded vehicle flips over in middle of road [Published Emirates247 - 11 hours ago]
Joking man accidentally kills friend [Published Emirates247 - 11 hours ago]
Woman kills niece for breaking hookah [Published Emirates247 - 11 hours ago]
Teacher caught on camera tying pupil’s shoe lace [Published Emirates247 - 11 hours ago]
Yemeni farmer finds 2,000-year-old treasure [Published Emirates247 - 11 hours ago]
‘Haunted’ Algerian man becomes vampire [Published Emirates247 - 12 hours ago]
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