Beggar in Dubai caught with Dh100,000 in fake leg

In total, the beggar was found with the possession of Dh100,000 (equivalent to $27,225) in cash, according to Sky News Arabia. The beggar was also found to have entered the country on a visit visa only month ago. Dubai Police said that 243 beggars were ... ( read original story ...)

Drawings expose sexual abuses in UAE-run prisons in Yemen

CAIRO -- The 15 officers who arrived at the prison in southern Yemen hid their faces behind head dresses, but their accents were clearly foreign -- from the United Arab Emirates. They lined up the detainees and ordered them to undress and lie down. ( read original story ...)

Yemeni prisoners say UAE officers sexually torture them: AP

The UAE is a key United States ally whose secret prisons and widespread torture were exposed by an AP investigation last June. The news agency has since identified at least five prisons where security forces use sexual torture to brutalise and break inmates. ( read original story ...)

Taekwondo camp in Sharjah

SHARJAH: Over 40 Taekwondo enthusiasts including many Emiratis are taking part in an international Taekwondo camp currently underway in Sharjah. Organised by Sharjah Sport Club in cooperation with the Kazakhstan National Taekwondo Team, the two-week long ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai centre to serve as platform for innovation

Dubai: Dubai Future Foundation has announced that it will be hosting the EY wavespace centre within Area 2071 in Dubai. The EY wavespace centre is the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa region and is part of a global network of EY growth ... ( read original story ...)