Gulf Times - Nabil-Abu-Rudeina
Parole board chief hits out in row over rapist release

Parole board chief hits out in row over rapist release

Ministers were yesterday accused of threatening the independence of the justice system by meddling in the black cab rapist case, as the head of the parole board lashed out at criticism over the failure of the authorities to keep the victims informed.

Sports car maker Aston Martin counts on an SUV to drive its future

Sports car maker Aston Martin counts on an SUV to drive its future

The arrival of Aston Martin’s DBX sport utility vehicle in 2019 could help more than double sales of the British sports car maker by early next decade, its chief executive told Reuters.

Home and dry

Home and dry

Filipino fisherman Rolando Omongos with his mother Rosalie and sister, shortly after arriving at General Santos City airport, in southern island of Mindanao.

Lawmaker pushes for Duterte removal for ‘defeatist’ stance

Lawmaker pushes for Duterte removal for ‘defeatist’ stance

Alejano’s earlier motion against the president is still pending

Former F1 supremo Ecclestone dismisses rival series rumours

Former F1 supremo Ecclestone dismisses rival series rumours

Former Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed speculation that he might set up a rival series and said he would never want to undermine the existing championship.

Palestinians urge Trump to work towards their state

Palestinians urge Trump to work towards their state

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas's office on Wednesday called on US president-elect Donald Trump to work towards a Palestinian state, with peace efforts with Israel long at a standstill.

HH Sheikh Khalifa’s contribution to building a modern nation

HH Sheikh Khalifa’s contribution to building a modern nation

HH the Grandfather Emir issued a group of decisions in 1972 that helped regulate the state’s administrative structure

Microfinancing climate resilience

Microfinancing climate resilience

Vulnerable communities face the brunt of climate change – from rising sea levels and extreme weather events to prolonged severe droughts and flooding.

Ready for the real world

Ready for the real world

CNA-Q co-valedictorian Khadija Salim has big dreams and determination for her future By Umer Nangiana

Ezdan chairman joins 40th anniversary celebration of Spanish newspaper El Pais

Ezdan chairman joins 40th anniversary celebration of Spanish newspaper El Pais

Ezdan Holding Group chairman Sheikh Dr Khalid bin Thani al-Thani participated in the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Spanish newspaper El Pais, a subsidiary of Spanish PRISA Group, at the Cibeles Palace in Madrid, Spain

Cultural connections between Bukhnuq and Batoula

Cultural connections between Bukhnuq and Batoula

Bukhnuq is a veil worn by girls before marriage and after marriage women wear Batoula. These two attires have been an integral part of female costumes in the GCC countries.

Russia strikes IS with sub-launched missile

Russia strikes IS with sub-launched missile

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said yesterday that Russia had for the first time struck Islamic State targets ...