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Egypt releases Australian journalist, US student

Egypt releases Australian journalist, US student

Egyptian authorities have released an Australian journalist and an American student who were detained on suspicion they had distributed cash to workers and incited them to take part in a strike, a judicial source said.

February 14, 2012 2:23
The dangerous shot

The dangerous shot

A man hoping to take part in a photography contest found himself jailed after he was accused of capturing ‘restricted areas’ in Abu Dhabi.

February 16, 2010 1:13

Seven people arrested in the UAE for $10 billion fraud

The men apparently tried to fraudulently withdraw $10 billion from the UAE Central Bank.

January 23, 2010 8:03
Kuwait shutting the voices?

Kuwait shutting the voices?

The country is considered to have the highest level of media freedom in the Arab world. But the number of defamation cases against journalists in the oil state is on the rise.

December 28, 2009 3:40

RAK arrests youngsters for violating decency laws

Police in Ras Al Khaimah have arrested many…

November 21, 2009 8:27

Dubai Properties chairman replaced

Dubai-based conglomerate Dubai Holding announced on Saturday it has replaced the chairman...

October 31, 2009 10:08

Dubai arrests over 300 street vendors and beggars

The Dubai Municipality and the city police have…

September 7, 2009 3:25
Five high-profile arrests in the UAE

Five high-profile arrests in the UAE

Many expatriates face jail terms in the UAE for crimes ranging from indecency to murder. Here are a few cases that caught international media attention.

August 5, 2009 1:57
Saudi Casanova strikes back

Saudi Casanova strikes back

Mazen Abdul Jawad, who was charged with publicizing vice and confessing to having sexual relations outside marriage on LBC's "Red Line", is doing some damage control.

July 27, 2009 9:53

Sharjah: Woman arrested for giving birth to illegitimate baby

An Iranian woman in her 20s was arrested in Al Zahra hospital last week after she confessed...

July 20, 2009 9:09