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Gulf Today Report
Two people have reportedly been stabbed to death in the Canadian city of Quebec.
The attack took place around Parliament Hill in the historic Old Quebec neighbourhood.
Police in Quebec City arrested a man dressed in medieval clothing and armed with a bladed weapon early on Sunday.
Police said late on Saturday that the attacks happened near the provincial legislature on Halloween.
Police said five victims have been transported to a hospital, however, there was no immediate word on their conditions.
Police are asking those in the area to remain indoors.There’s no word on a possible motive for the attacks.
In a statement issued today, the Ministry affirmed the UAE's solidarity with the UK against all forms of violence, terrorism, and extremism that contravene human values and principles, stressing its rejection of terrorism in all of its manifestations.
Detectives said they were not, for now, treating Saturday’s attack in the town of Reading as terrorism, though the counterterrorism unit is supporting the investigation. They said they were keeping an "open mind” about the motive.
A gunman disguised as a police officer went on a 12-hour rampage in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, shooting people in their homes, setting fires and killing at least 18 people, including a policewoman, in the deadliest mass shooting in the country’s history.
The 2021 Nobel Laureate for Literature, Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah, will lead the list of international literary luminaries from 13 countries who will participate in the 40th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2021), which takes place from November 3 – 13 at Expo Centre Sharjah. A host of 15 literary greats from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be joining this group of global participants.
The Court of Appeal in Dubai upheld a ruling issued by the Court of First Instance sentencing a gang of three Asians to one year to be followed by deportation and fining them Dhs1,700 after being convicted of assaulting a grocer and stealing a sun of money equal to the fine.
The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA) issued a decision administratively shutting down “Al Madad Refreshments” on Al Salam Street in Abu Dhabi, which holds trade license number CN-1030302, for violating Law No 2 of 2008 regarding food safety in Abu Dhabi.
This came in a phone call Sheikh Mohamed received on Wednesday from the Syrian president where they also discussed the ongoing developments in Syria and the Middle East in addition to issues of regional and international interest.