Gulf Times - Dubai
British journalist gets 10-year jail in UAE for murdering wife

British journalist gets 10-year jail in UAE for murdering wife

Police came to the house and found his wife's body in a pool of blood. Following investigations, Matthew was charged with killing her.

'Case closed' in Bollywood star Sridevi's death

'Case closed' in Bollywood star Sridevi's death

A post-mortem report showed that she died due to accidental drowning in her hotel apartment's bath after she lost consciousness.

Indian superstar Sridevi died of 'accidental drowning'

Indian superstar Sridevi died of 'accidental drowning'

The 54-year-old actress, known simply as Sridevi, died on Saturday. The cause was initially reported to be cardiac arrest.

Global markets seeing 'necessary corrections': IMF chief

Global markets seeing 'necessary corrections': IMF chief

The latest volatility in global financial markets represents "necessary corrections", IMF chief Christine Lagarde said in Dubai on Sunday, in the wake of a Wall Street plunge.

Blockade founded on petty jealousy, says Qatar

Blockade founded on petty jealousy, says Qatar

Qatar's response came after UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash tried to explain the incendiary comment of a top Emirati official.

Former Thai PM Yingluck 'left Dubai for London'

Former Thai PM Yingluck 'left Dubai for London'

A source in the United Arab Emirates spoke after the leader of Thailand's military junta said that Yingluck Shinawatra, the prime minister he ousted three years ago, was in Dubai.

Fugitive Thai ex-PM Yingluck in Dubai, aiming for UK

Fugitive Thai ex-PM Yingluck in Dubai, aiming for UK

Fugitive former Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra fled to Dubai and may try to seek asylum in the UK, a junta source told AFP Saturday, after she ducked a legal ruling, wrong-footing the court and her supporters alike.

Gulf diplomatic crisis splits families, dashes dreams

Gulf diplomatic crisis splits families, dashes dreams

For Qataris affected by the diplomatic crisis, the reality of politics is stark: families divided, assets frozen and dreams put on hold.

Third Dubai fire in days forces evacuation of hotel

Third Dubai fire in days forces evacuation of hotel

A small fire broke out a Dubai hotel on Monday, forcing guests and staff to leave, in the third such blaze in the United Arab Emirates tourism and trade hub in less than a week.

Abu Dhabi takes over operating Port of Fujairah

Abu Dhabi takes over operating Port of Fujairah

Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a 35-year concession to develop and manage the Port of Fujairah, the state-owned company said on Tuesday, two months after Dubai-owned DP World's contract ended there.

Emirates to suspend all flights between Dubai and Doha

Emirates to suspend all flights between Dubai and Doha

As instructed by the UAE government, Emirates will suspend its flights to and from Doha, starting from the morning of 6 June 2017, until further notice.

Flydubai to suspend all flights between Dubai and Doha

Flydubai to suspend all flights between Dubai and Doha

Dubai-based budget carrier flydubai said on Monday it would suspend flights to and from Doha from Tuesday after the United Arab Emirates severed ties with Qatar.