Son’s death led to Sharjah family suicide pact

As Gulf News reported, a man jumped to his death from the seventh floor of a hotel apartment building in Sharjah on August 29 and when police, who were alerted of the incident by a witness, reached his apartment, they found it locked from the inside. ( read original story ...)

Mutek, Dubai’s artsy electronic festival

Music is all about community, culture, technology, art and artists,” he told Gulf News tabloid!. Mehdi — who believes music isn’t about competition, but about complementary efforts — cofounded the underground venue Analog Room in Dubai in 2012. ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi proves a haven for humpback dolphins

Abu Dhabi: A survey has found that Abu Dhabi has the largest population of the Indian Ocean humpback dolphin. ‘Dolphin Survey’ conducted by the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) estimated that 701 Indian Ocean humpback dolphins and 1,834 Indo ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai opens world’s best youth centre

Dubai: Dubai has just added a new feather to its cap by opening the world’s best youth centre. His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi has world’s largest population of humpback dolphins

Abu Dhabi has world’s largest population of Indian Ocean humpback dolphins. The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi, EAD, through its ‘Dolphin Survey’, has estimated that 701 Indian Ocean humpback dolphins and 1,834 Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins ... ( read original story ...)

President loyalists clash with UAE-backed forces in Yemen

Yemeni security and medical officials say clashes between forces loyal to the country's internationally recognized president and others backed by the United Arab Emirates have killed at least one and wounded four others, including civilians. Saturday's ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah ruler on five-day visit to Kerala from Sept 24

Thiruvananthapuram: Sharjah's Ruler and member of UAE's Supreme Council, Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, will arrive in Kerala on a five-day official visit starting September 24, an official statement here said. He will take part in meetings ... ( read original story ...)