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Pakistan tells UN it won't be 'scapegoat' in Afghan war

Abbasi makes clear his displeasure with the renewed onus on Pakistan in UN General Assembly address

Electric cars join Dubai police fleet

Fully-electric vehicles now patrolling the Dubai international airport

Teen drowns as jet ski hits banana boat in UAE

Fun turns to tragedy in Khor Fakkan, as police say the 18-year-old victim was not wearing life jacket

Istanbul's Ataturk airport closed after jet crashes on runway: Report

Private jet crashes on runway; no immediate reports of casualties.

Why Dubai roads are decked with Saudi flags

National colours of the two Gulf neighbours adorn a stretch of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Road, named after the Saudi monarch

Horoscope: September 22, 2017

Astrologer Shelly von Strunckel reveals what's in the stars for you today

Abdullah Bin Zayed meets European ministers

The officials exchanged political views on regional and international issues of mutual concern

New Swedish Ambassador to UAE assumes office

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation receives copy of credentials of new ambassador

UAE donates $10m to victims of Hurricane Irma

UAE Embassy officials will coordinate with leaders of the Florida Disaster Fund about specific programmes

12,000 sign up for Translation Challenge

Quick response from 29 countries; Egypt records highest number of volunteers; Nakheel signs up as sponsor

Ivanka Trump faces courtroom showdown over $785 sandals

Aquazzura fired off multiple lawsuits over its Wild Thing sandal

Second Indian journalist killed in one month

No arrests have yet been made in connection with the reporter Shantanu Bhowmick's death in Tripura; his death comes just a fortnight after the murder of Gauri Lankesh, outspoken critic of BJP

Turkey, Iran, Iraq consider counter-measures over Kurdish referendum

No details are given, but the three countries stress the referendum will not be beneficial'

Why Dubai roads are decked up with Saudi flags

National colours of the two Gulf neighbours adorn a stretch of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Road, named after the Saudi monarch

President Trump asks Qatar for more actions

Trump and Tamim discuss ways to boost security in the region

No sound: Electric cars join Dubai police fleet

Police roll outs fully-electric vehicles now patrolling the Dubai international airport

EU survey finds Muslims willing to embrace non-Muslims

Nine out of 10 of those surveyed reported having non-Muslim friends

Hot weekend in UAE, but chance of rain in some parts as cold weather sets in

Sunny skies and chance of rain over eastern and southern parts seen

Student fined Dh500,000 over profanity in college

Defendant used blasphemous words as he stalked college girl

'Bhoomi' film review: Sanjay Dutt's comeback is an exhausting entertainer

The makers should beg their viewers for forgiveness for subjecting them to a film that delves into a grim subject like gang rape and reducing it to a mindless entertainer

Saudi Arabia lifts Skype, WhatsApp ban effective Thursday

Calls will be censored, personal information will be protected and content violating kingdom's laws will be blocked

Video: Thousands rally for and against Philippines' Duterte

Police in battle gear were mustered to keep order as protesters held a series of rallies

Mariah Carey still flying high with 'Butterfly'

Twenty years ago this month, the singer released the album that marked a pivotal moment in her career — she was comign into her own

Qatar Emir's 'hypocritical' UN speech slammed

Speech offered nothing as another opportunity lost to solve the crisis, UAE minister Gargash says

Taylor Swift calls 'Shake It Off' suit ridiculous

Songwriters Sean Hall and Nathan Butler are seeking unspecified damages and a jury trial

Gigi Hadid says Zayn Malik inspires her look

He convinces her to wear what makes her happy, says the model

Selena Gomez on shortlist as 'American Idol' judge

Other celebrities rumoured to be the front-runners for the show are Lionel Richie, Charlie Puth, Luke Bryan and Keith Urban

Withdraw 2022 World Cup from Qatar: Arab Federation for Human Rights

Stop supporting and financing terrorism, federations tells Qatar

Bride, secret husband arrested for stealing gold, cash

They plotted to blame the fiance on the woman's wedding day for the 'theft'

Parking is free in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah on Thursday

Dubai Metro services to run as usual during the Hijri New Year holiday

Saudi woman with an obligatory mission

Bayan Mahmoud Al Zahran became the first Saudi woman lawyer to take centre stage at the General Court in Jeddah to defend a client

Man slits his own throat at Sharjah workplace

Indian in police custody after suicide attempt in Muweilah area of Sharjah

What is Hijri New Year?

As new Hijri year begins, Muslims should ask themselves 'why did Prophet and his companions migrate to Makkah'

Google set to buy stake in smartphone-maker HTC

Tech giant seeks to bolster its challenge to market leaders including Apple and Samsung

Abu Dhabi targets IPOs worth $5b ahead of Saudi Aramco

Like neighbouring Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi is restructuring its industrial sector, hoping to lure foreign investors with privatisations after lower energy prices depleted its coffer

Quake brings back painful memories of 1985 temblor for Mexicans

Mexicans in Dubai grieve the loss of lives and devastation on the anniversary of the 1985 quake

The godfather of eco-bling: Brando's Tahitian paradise

'The Brando' regularly pampers A-list clientele such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp and Barack Obama

Sultan vows to set up permanent HQ of Arab writers union

He gives instructions to organise an Arab and World Literary Conference

Mohammad launches ten more Year of Giving initiatives

2.8 million volunteer hours recorded and Dh1.6 billion donated through Year of Giving initiatives so far

Indian attempts to commit suicide at workplace

Man slits throat in a bid to end life

UAE shares festive spirit of Saudi National Day

Warm ties on show as slew of activities planned to mark occasion

Huawei bets big on mobile AI with its new chip

Chinese firm launching Mate 10 on October 16 to take on Apple X

Israeli arms and oil fuel Rohingya massacre

The horrible fate of the ethnic minority community in Myanmar is not new, but what makes it particularity pressing is that the West is in full support of the very government that is carrying out these atrocious acts

Dubai malls decked up to celebrate Saudi National Day

Visitors will be greeted with a hospitality cart serving traditional coffee

Spanish tourist gets a surprise from Dubai Police

Police recover her stolen phone and send it back to her home country

Expose: Trading scam masterminds unmasked in the UAE

Year-long XPRESS investigation blows the lid off organised crime networks responsible for 150-odd trading scams that have wiped out nearly one billion dirhams from the market since 2015 and destroyed hundreds of lives in the UAE

Free parking in Dubai for Islamic New Year

The RTA in Dubai has announced metro and bus timings for the upcoming public holiday

UAE airline offers 'fly now, pay later' plan

Initiative intended to help residents on a tight budget travel to their dream destinations

This is why your mobile network changed their names

UAE telecoms changed their names on Wednesday to UAE KSA together', and Shaikh Mohammad also tweeted about the occasion

World's former heaviest woman has reason to smile again

Eman who once tipped the scales at 504 kilograms, responding well to treatment at Burjeel Hospital; enters second phase of therapy