Anti-government protesters on a scooter pass tyres that were set on fire to block a road in Beirut on Sunday. Associated Press
Tear gas and water cannon fired as forces clear major highways; UAE, Saudi, Kuwait and Egypt issue travel advisories
Scuffles with security forces broke out in several locations on Thursday night as people spontaneously took to the streets after the pound tumbled to a new low against the dollar.
Hundreds of retired army officers burned tires blocking main highways into Lebanon’s capital on Thursday to protest cuts to their benefits as part of the 2019 draft budget.
Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Emirates Talent Association celebrated graduation of the 4th batch of “Emirati Programmer” on Saturday.
The Dubai Public Prosecution referred two unemployed Asian men to the criminal court for breaking into a supermarket in Dubai and stealing around Dhs4,000 and 40 packs of cigarettes.
"It was nothing short of a miracle and the realisation of an impossible dream. We thank the UAE for their great support in arranging the reunion. This is an example of the UAE’s humanitarian approach, as well as of its noble values of tolerance and coexistence," they stressed, adding that it is a model for the whole world to emulate.