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UAE announces May 24 as first day of Eid Al Fitr

(WAM) -- Sunday, the 24th of May, will be the first day of Shawwal 1441 H, marking the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, announced the Moon-sighting Committee in a statement issued after its meeting tonight at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department. Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al...

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Saudi Arabia astronomers have confirmed that the Shawwal crescent moon will not show on May 22 (Ramadan 29), Saudi Gazette reported. Experts at the observatory of Majmaah University in Saudi said that the moon will set before the sun today and will not be...

Man to spend life in jail for killing friend using sword

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Dec. 06, 18 | 2:00 pm

An Emirati man in Dubai was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday, December 5, after killing his friend using a sword.

The Dubai Court of First Instance convicted the Emirati man of premeditated murder, after stabbing his friend to death using a 50cm-long sword (almost 20 inches) reported Gulf News.

The suspect told his friend to meet with him in a residential area in Oud Al Muteena in Dubai. When the two met at the area, the suspect pulled out the sword and stabbed his friend to death.

A policeman, who was on his way home, saw the incident and helped the victim while the suspect rode his bike to escape.

The policeman also called the police and an ambulance for the victim to receive medical attention. The victim was immediately rushed to the hospital but eventually died due to injuries.

The suspect also turned himself to the authorities without the knowledge that his friend had died from the attack.

Before the court,  the suspect was also convicted of consuming amphetamine and methamphetamine. It was also revealed that the suspect was sane after specialists assessed his mental condition.

The conviction can still be appealed for 15 days after its announcement.

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UAE announces May 24 as first day of Eid Al Fitr

UAE announces May 24 as first day of Eid Al Fitr

(WAM) -- Sunday, the 24th of May, will be the first day of Shawwal 1441 H, marking the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, announced the Moon-sighting Committee in a statement issued after its meeting tonight at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department. Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al...

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Saudi Arabia astronomers have confirmed that the Shawwal crescent moon will not show on May 22 (Ramadan 29), Saudi Gazette reported. Experts at the observatory of Majmaah University in Saudi said that the moon will set before the sun today and will not be...

Pakistan plane crashes with 107 on board

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An aircraft from Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 99 passengers and eight crew members crashed at a residential area in Karachi on Friday, May 22. Pakistan immediately mobilized paramilitary troops and civil administration authorities to aid and rescue...

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