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Watch: Driver crashes into house during chase

Watch: Driver crashes into house during chase

A Saudi driver crashed into a house to hide from another driver who was chasing him in a residential area in the Gulf Kingdom. A video published by local newspapers said the first car screeched as it slowed down before turning left and crashing into the wall of a...

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Bahraini cops bust drug ring headed by doctor

Bahraini cops bust drug ring headed by doctor

Bahraini police arrested a doctor and other men on charges of selling pain killers, tranquilizers and other drugs. The ring included a security man and other Bahrainis and that they were obtaining large quantities of those drugs through prescriptions forged by the...

Watch: Kuwaiti rescuers save cat stuck in pit

Watch: Kuwaiti rescuers save cat stuck in pit

Kuwait’s civil defence men spent nearly 10 minutes to rescue a little cat which was stuck in a small pit in a building in the Gulf emirate. The rescuers used special tools that do not make a noise in order not to scare the cat which was later pulled out by one of the...

Oman to start implementing VAT next year

Oman to start implementing VAT next year

Starting early next year, Oman will start to impose a five percent value-added tax (VAT). Once implemented, Oman will be fourth country in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) to levy VAT as agreed by the six member countries. Currently, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain...

Doctor kills wife in Saudi

Doctor kills wife in Saudi

A doctor at a government hospital in Saudi Arabia killed his wife with a kitchen knife following a heated argument at home. The woman, who got mad during the argument, stormed out of the house in the Southern Abha city and drove to her parent’s home. Newspapers said...

Saudi schools to introduce Chinese language

Saudi Arabia has decided to introduce Chinese language gradually to its schools as an option for students, newspapers have reported. Chinese lessons will begin next month in 8 schools in the capital Riyadh and other cities, they said, quoting Education Ministry...

Drug dealer sentenced to 10 years in jail in Bahrain

A Bahrain court sentenced a local man to 10 years in prison after he was convicted of dealing in drugs. Cops nabbed the defendant after he sold hashish to a police undercover for BD100 (Php 13,000), newspapers said. Police searching the man’s house found hashish and...

Vendor accused of molesting female vendor

Kuwaiti police arrested an Arab vendor on charges of molesting an Asian vendor close to his shop in a market in the Gulf emirate. The woman said the man came to her shop and touched sensitive parts of her body but the vendor denied the accusations. He told police the...

Saudi schools start teaching Chinese language

Some schools in Saudi Arabia have started teaching Chinese language to students, Saudi Gazette reported. According to Ibtisam Al-Shehri, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Education for General Education, the language is being taught in a total of eight secondary...

Around 3 million Umrah visas issued in Saudi

Since the Umrah season started, around 3 million visas have already been issued to Muslim pilgrims, Saudi Gazette reported. In a statistical data released by the Ministry of Haj and Umrah, over 2.29 million visas have been released in just five months since the Umrah...

Man sent to jail for 10 years for taking Php250,000 bribe

A court in Bahrain sentenced an employee at the civil defence to 10 years in prison after he was convicted of taking a BD2,000 (Php250,000) bribe. Police arrested the employee after he was reported by the Anti-Corruption Commission, a state body in charge of...

Bahrain to deport two women for online vice

Bahraini authorities arrested two women after they published photographs on social media networks showing obscene positions in a bid to solicit customers. Police tracked the two and arrested them on charges of promoting vice and possessing pornographic videotapes and...

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We are one family: UAE pledges aid for Taal volcano victims

We are one family: UAE pledges aid for Taal volcano victims

A message of hope for the victims of the Taal Volcano eruption is blowing in the wind, carried by the generous commitment of the UAE to help the Philippines during this time of calamity. The UAE has announced that it will be sending a delegation from the Emirates Red...

‘Ghost towns’ in Batangas as Taal Volcano roared back to life

‘Ghost towns’ in Batangas as Taal Volcano roared back to life

Dusty roofs and alleys caked with volcanic ash. This is all that's left in many barangays surrounding Taal Volcano. The bustling fishing area of Brgy. Wawa Ibaba in Lemery, Batangas, has turned into a sleepy village as residents were scuffling to flee their homes due...

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