Tag: UAE

Qatar Airways to offer free laptops on US flights

Qatar Airways said on Thursday it will offer free laptops to business class passengers flying to the United States, in an effort to provide a unique solution to the recently imposed US ban on electronic devices. In a statement, the Doha-based carrier said it would begin offering a “laptop loan[Read More…]

PM Modi receives UAE Crown Prince at airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday received Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the airport, who will be the Chief Guest at this year’s Republic Day parade. #WATCH PM Narendra Modi receives the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at[Read More…]

Man divorces wife after her make-up ‘washes off’

In perhaps the most absurd cases of divorce, a groom in UAE divorced his bride after he saw her face without cosmetics for the first time. Accusing her of deceiving him by wearing a lot of make-up, fake eyelashes and coloured contacts, the enraged man ended his relationship with his 24-year-old wife. The[Read More…]

UAE prohibits sex change, imposes hefty fine for violations

The UAE has updated its Federal Medical Liability Law, according to which sex change and cloning are now prohibited in the country. Penalties for violations incurred by doctors include imprisonment starting from four years up to 10 years and/or a fine starting from Dh10,000 and going up to Dh500,000. The[Read More…]

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