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Fake Cop Sentenced To One Year In Prison

The court of First Sentence sentenced a police impersonator to one year in prison. The man stole money and credit cards from people by pretending as a policeman. He intercepted vehicles and asked for ID and credit cards and stole money from their wallets.  According to the case documents, the …

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Muslim Girls Steal Hearts With Their Arabic Christmas Carols

This is definitely what the world needs and to see girls doing it makes it more fruitful. The group sang ‘Silent Night’ in Arabic at a church in Beirut in a touching show of interfaith. The video which went viral touched people’s hearts and sent out a bold and beautiful …

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QRCS Donates QR1mn For Victims In Philippines

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has offered QR1mn as an initial response to support families affected by Vinta storm in the Philippines, said a QRCS press release. The support responds to the call for relief launched by the Philippine Red Cross following the natural disaster. The fund will be used …

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Passenger Detained At Sharjah Airport For Carrying Medicine

An Arab passenger was arrested at the Sharjah International Airport for carrying medicines he did not own. The passenger who was travelling on a visit visa had no medical prescription. The police took him into their custody after they found a packet in his baggage while scanning. When the police …

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Driver Who Ran Into A Family Of Six In Saudi Arabia Executed

A Saudi driver who was his car under the influence of alcohol and ran into a Saudi family of 6, who were all killed, was executed. Mohammad Al-Qahtani, crashed into another vehicle killing Abdulmalik Al-Dihaim, sisters Hissah Al-Dihaim, Nada Al-Dihaim, Nuha Al-Dihaim, Abeer Al-Dihaim and their niece Norah Al-Dihaim. The …

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Egyptian Singer Slammed For Calling Muslim Prayer Call As ‘Screeches’

Shireen Reda has caused a controversy after she described the Muslim call to prayer as annoying and closer to ‘screeches and shouts’. Speaking at an interview, the singer said that the call to prayer from the mosques were like ‘screeches and shouts’, she also said that it wakes up children …

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Woman Slapped With QR10,000 Fine Over Parking Issue

The court of First Instance penalised a woman with QR10,000 on charges of assault and for insulting a man inside a parking lot. The court even punished the man with QR1,000 for insulting the woman. Apparently, the woman (second defendant) was n front of a restaurant and wanted to park …

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Expat Murder’s His Wife’s Lover And Dumps Body on Jeddah Street

An Asian expat killed an Indonesian man after he suspected an affair with his wife. The body was then thrown in the trash in Al-Naeem district of Jeddah. The citizens alerted the police who visited the place and searched for clues. The witnesses informed that the man had a baby …

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Boss Killed By An Expat For Denying Leave

A Pakistani technician has been charged for the murder of an Indian supervisor in Dubai after he denied his request to go on leave. The accused had requested to travel but his application was rejected in August. The worker was frustrated after his boss refused to talk to him when …

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Sheikh Hamdan’s Kind Gesture Goes Viral

Most of the people driving down Sheikh Zayed Road always take a moment to admire the stunning buildings on either side of the road. Most of these buildings have glass facades and it obviously needs a regular cleansing act to keep them fresh and sparkling. The thankless and risky job …

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