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February 4

UK firms owed $2bn in Dubai; ‘Lost’ in Tehran; NY Uni draws up UAE rights charter; Women as leaders, not stereotypes; When ‘BFF’ go to court; Dubai ‘makes Florida look prudent’; How to suck at Facebook.

February 5, 2010 2:09

Woman ‘raped’ in Dubai returns to UK

Muslim woman back in the UK following her arrest in Dubai for sex out of wedlock, after she reported an alleged rape.

February 3, 2010 12:01

Dubai prosecutors dismiss hotel rape claim

Officials say “incident didn’t happen”, as they pursue charges against British couple for drinking alcohol.

January 30, 2010 9:47
Saudi and its death sentences

Saudi and its death sentences

Saudi has amended its criminal law, thanks to which, a death sentence will have to be unanimously agreed upon by all the judges involved in the case before it is passed.

January 12, 2010 2:16
Dubai, sex and the law

Dubai, sex and the law

A British woman has been arrested for illegal sex and drinking in Dubai after she reported a rape.

January 10, 2010 1:26

Suspect retracts not-guilty plea, admits raping and murdering 4-year-old boy

A 30-year-old Emirati suspect pleaded guilty to the rape and murder of a four-year-old Pakistani boy…

December 23, 2009 4:10
Tackling Saudi’s taboos

Tackling Saudi’s taboos

A new television program in the kingdom vividly portrays the problems faced by Saudi women, hoping to bring them out in the open, reports Arab News.

April 20, 2009 10:06