A protester wrapped in a national flag confronts riot police in Algiers on Friday. Agence France-Presse
Algeria’s army chief called on Wednesday for dialogue between protesters and state institutions, a day after pushing back against demonstrators’ demands for top politicians to quit.
Hundreds of Algerians rallied on Wednesday outside the offices of the country’s biggest union, calling for its chief to quit over his ties to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Thousands of protesters gathered in central Algiers on Friday, piling pressure on President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika to resign days after the country's powerful military called for his removal.
The streets of Sharjah — the Khalid Lagoon walkway along Corniche Street between Al Majaz Waterfront and Al Qasba — will be bursting with a variety of entertainment acts as part of the debut edition of Sharjah Fringe festival.
Asian communities from Pakistanis, Indian and others showed their excitement on the announcement of the 2nd edition of Basant Bahar to be held in Dubai on Jan 30-31.
The Abu Dhabi Public Prosecution interrogated an unmarried Asian woman charged with killing her newborn baby. The suspect reportedly strangled the victim with the umbilical cord for fear that her sponsor would know about her giving birth.