Anil Kapoor visits Dubai for film festival
Anil Kapoor visits Dubai for film festival

 Actor-producer Anil Kapoor is looking forward to meeting “budding directors, actors and watch their inspired creations” at the Children's International Film Festival (CIFF) here.

Indian man murdered by fellow Nepali worker in UAE

A 26-year-old Nepali worker has been charged with choking an Indian man to death in the UAE following a drunken brawl.

Three kg gold bars worth Rs 1.5 crore seized

Gold bars, weighing three kgs, which were hidden beneath a seat of an Air India flight from Dubai, were seized on Friday, airport officials said.

Father, son patch up? Former Pakistan president Zardari meets Bilawal
Father, son patch up? Former Pakistan president Zardari meets Bilawal

Seeking to mend relations with estranged son Bilawal Bhutto, former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari met him in Dubai on Tuesday, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) said.

Indian charged in UAE with 'insulting Islam'

An Indian man has been charged in a UAE court for allegedly posting on a social networking site comments that insult Islam, a media report said on Tuesday.

Gujarat Police arrests two bookies in multi-crore cricket betting scam

Gujarat Police on Saturday arrested two alleged bookies from a hotel in Rajasthan in connection with a multi-crore cricket betting racket, officials said.

Leander Paes likely to play in Mahesh Bhupathi's IPTL
Leander Paes likely to play in Mahesh Bhupathi's IPTL

The 2015 edition of International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) may see Leander Paes taking on some of the greatest names of the sport. According to reports, the doubles specialist has agreed to join the Mahesh Bhupathi-launched tennis tournament, thus ending the protracted feud between two of India's greatest tennis players.

Zarif stresses benefits to Iran of framework nuclear deal

 

Dubai/Beirut: All United Nations Security Council resolutions related to Iran`s nuclear programme will be lifted immediately if a final deal is agreed, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday, stressing the benefits to Iran of this week`s negotiations.

Four Indians held for credit card fraud by Bahrain police

Four "professional" Indian swindlers have been arrested in Bahrain in a sting operation for allegedly using forged credit cards to buy 45 smartphones worth more than Rs 28 lakhs.

UAE sandstorm disrupts air traffic in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

A major sandstorm across the United Arab Emirates has disrupted air traffic at airports in Dubai on Thursday, according to authorities, while online flight data showed Abu Dhabi was also impacted by the bad weather.

45 dead in air strike on Yemen displaced camp: IOM
45 dead in air strike on Yemen displaced camp: IOM

At least 45 people were killed when an air raid struck a camp for displaced people in northwest Yemen on Sunday, the International Organization for Migration said.

Simona Halep advances to Miami fourth round
Simona Halep advances to Miami fourth round

Third seed Simona Halep defeated Italy`s Camila Giorgi 6-4, 7-5 on Sunday to advance into the Miami Masters fourth round.

Yemen strikes could last six months: Gulf officials

Arab air strikes against Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen could last up to six months, Gulf diplomatic officials said Saturday, voicing fears that they could face retaliation at home by Iran.

Warplanes strike home province of Yemen's Houthis: Sources

Warplanes attacked two districts in the northern home province of Yemen`s rebel Houthi movement around dawn on Friday, tribal sources said, a day after a Saudi-led coalition began air strikes in support of Yemen President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

With Yemen attack, IS aims to eclipse Qaeda: Analysts

By claiming its first attack in Yemen the Islamic State group is seeking to exploit the chaos gripping the country and siphon support from the world`s most fearsome Al-Qaeda branch, analysts say.

Cricket betting racket may have been worth Rs 4,000 cr: Enforcement Directorate
Cricket betting racket may have been worth Rs 4,000 cr: Enforcement Directorate

The international betting racket on the ongoing cricket world cup, busted yesterday, could have involved transactions worth over Rs 4,000 crore a year, an official of the Enforcement Directorate said here on Friday.

Paralysed Indian gets Rs 2.55 cr relief for road mishap in UAE

A 30-year-old Indian in the UAE has been awarded over Rs 2.5 crore in compensation for a road accident which left him paralysed in 2013, three months after his marriage, media reported on Friday.

ICC World Cup 2015: Global betting on the rise

Cricket betting has picked up pace again and Singapore and Dubai have become the new hubs. .

Watch: Eagle cam captures stunning shots of Dubai soaring from Burj Khalifa
Watch: Eagle cam captures stunning shots of Dubai soaring from Burj Khalifa

Get ready for a bird's eye view! In an effort to spread the word about eagle conservation, a world record was set in Dubai for the "highest recorded bird flight from a man-made structure''. 

Bahrain arrests Iraq returnee trying to enter from Saudi

Bahrain has arrested a minor attempting to enter the kingdom from neighbouring Saudi Arabia with "bomb-making materials" he is suspected of bringing from Iraq, authorities said on Monday.