Salman Khan wants to go to Dubai, seeks HC's permission
Salman Khan wants to go to Dubai, seeks HC's permission

Bollywood actor Salman Khan, out on bail after being convicted in 2002 hit-and-run accident case, today moved the Bombay High Court seeking permission to travel to Dubai for a show later this month.

Qatar arrests BBC journalist on government press trip

A BBC journalist invited to Qatar to examine the living conditions of workers building infrastructure for the 2022 football World Cup was detained for more than 24 hours, the broadcaster reported Monday.

Associate members to get a chance to play Test Cricket, says ICC
Associate members to get a chance to play Test Cricket, says ICC

In an attempt to fulfil the chance of the associate nations to play test cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the dates for the first round of fixtures for the four-day first-class ICC Intercontinental Cup 2015-17.

Flight to UAE diverted to air base after bomb threat

A commercial plane was diverted to a military air base in Dubai after a passenger said the plane would explode, the United Arab Emirates' state news agency said early today.

Vishal Dadlani off to Dubai for 'Indian Idol Junior'
Vishal Dadlani off to Dubai for 'Indian Idol Junior'

One of the most popular singing reality shows of the country 'Indian Idol Junior' is set to hit the Television screens this year.

Iran pledges to protect shared security interests with Yemen

Iran`s deputy foreign minister said Tehran will not let regional powers jeopardise its security interests in Yemen, Tasnim news agency reported, in the strongest acknowledgement yet of Iranian involvement in the Arabian peninsula.

Nepali quake victim, found after 80-hour ordeal, laments his rescue

 Nepali farmer Rishi Ram Khanal was looking forward to leaving Nepal for Dubai, where a USD 220-a-month job as a cleaner at a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant promised him the chance to pull his young family out of a life of poverty.

Over 8 lakh Indians living in Kuwait

The number of Indians living legally in Kuwait has crossed 8 lakh, the largest expatriate community in the Arab country, the Indian embassy has said.

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.