Posts Tagged ‘dubai’

Dubai ruler hacked ex-wife using NSO Pegasus spyware, high court judge finds

The ruler of Dubai hacked the phone of his ex-wife Princess Haya using NSO Group’s controversial Pegasus spyware in an unlawful abuse of power and trust, a senior high court judge has ruled. The president of the family division found that agents acting on behalf of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, who is also prime […]

Detainee Says China Has Secret Jail In Dubai, Holds Uyghurs

A young Chinese woman says she was held for eight days at a Chinese-run secret detention facility in Dubai along with at least two Uyghurs, in what may be the first evidence that China is operating a so-called “black site” beyond its borders. The woman, 26-year-old Wu Huan, was on the run to avoid extradition […]

Dubai To Launch “Drone Box” To Reduce Police Response Time To Crimes

Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tapped Israeli drone company Airobotics for their “Drone Box” platform to help police respond within one minute — instead of 4 minutes 40 seconds to incidents anywhere in the metro area, according to the Government of Dubai. Airobotics’ website offers some insight into the durability of the […]

Explosion in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Seaport Caused by Ship Fire

By Staff, Agencies A container ship anchored at Dubai’s huge port caught fire late Wednesday Thursday, the emirate’s media office reported, causing an explosion that sent tremors across the commercial hub of the United Arab Emirates. The Twitter post from Dubai’s state-run media office said that a fire was reported to have erupted on a […]

Women in Dubai Are Getting Microchips Installed on Their Fingernails

Women in Dubai are flocking to salons to receive “microchip manicures” where tiny microchips that act as digital ID’s are planted on a customer’s fingernail, with the chip eventually intended to be used for contactless payments and digital menus. “We install the information that you want, like your name, your mobile number, your social media […]

Dubai Nail Salon Installing Microchips on Customers’ Fingernails

A team of researchers in Japan has succeeded in using a compound found in soybeans similar in effect to female hormones to turn male catfish into females. “The team, from Kindai University’s Aquaculture Research Institute and based at the institute’s Shingu Station in Shingu, Wakayama Prefecture, used isoflavone — a compound found in soybeans similar […]

Dubai’s Arabian Travel Market marks the start of a tourism comeback

Dubai has hosted one of the first in-person travel industry events since the pandemic began. The Arabian Travel Market had over 11 000 attendees who were keen to highlight that the industry is ready to recover from the impact of COVID-19 as soon as borders reopen. In 2020, the size of the global travel and […]

Social media photos appear to show Dubai Princess Latifa alive

Photos published on social media appear to show Dubai’s Princess Sheikha Latifa, who has not been seen or heard from for months, alive and well on May 13. She is the daughter of Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum who faces scrutiny for allegations that he violated human rights and orchestrated the disappearance […]

19-Year-Old Chinese Dissident Held in Dubai Fears Deportation Back to China

A young Chinese dissident on the Chinese Communist Party’s wanted list is seeking help after being held incommunicado for a month in the United Arab Emirates, with the prospect of being sent back to China to face torture. Dubai police arrested Wang Jingyu, a 19-year-old from Chongqing city in southern China’s Sichuan Province, during his […]

Dubai deputy ruler and UAE finance minister, Sheikh Hamdan, dies at 75

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Israeli-Owned Ship in Dubai for Assessment After Explosion

An Israeli-owned ship hit by an explosion in the strategic Gulf of Oman waterway is seen after arrival at a port in Dubai, United Arab Emirates February 28, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Abdel Hadi Ramahi. An Israeli-owned ship hit by an explosion in the Gulf of Oman strategic waterway has arrived at a port in Dubai, where […]

Israeli-owned cargo ship docks in Dubai after mysterious blast

An Israeli-owned cargo ship that suffered a mysterious explosion in the Gulf of Oman came to Dubai’s port for repairs on Sunday, days after the blast that revived security concerns in Mideast waterways amid heightened tensions with Iran. Associated Press journalists saw the hulking Israeli-owned MV Helios Ray sitting at dry dock facilities at Dubai’s […]

Stinging blow for Israel in major Dubai cyber bid

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Israeli-owned ship docks in Dubai after mysterious explosion

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Israeli-owned ship hit by blast in Gulf of Oman begins repairs in Dubai port

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An Israeli-owned cargo ship that suffered a mysterious explosion in the Gulf of Oman came to Dubai’s port for repairs Sunday, days after the blast that revived security concerns in Mideast waterways amid heightened tensions with Iran. Associated Press journalists saw the hulking Israeli-owned MV Helios Ray sitting at dry […]

Blast-hit Israeli cargo ship anchors in Dubai port for repairs

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An explosion-hit, Israeli-owned cargo ship in the Gulf of Oman anchored in Dubai on Saturday morning, after a blast on Friday forced the vessel to head to the nearest port. Satellite-tracking data from website MarineTraffic.com showed the stricken ship, the MV Helios Ray, arriving at the Dubai port at around […]

Is Sheikha Latifa alive? UK asks Dubai

Britain called on the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday to show proof that Sheikha Latifa, one of the daughters of the ruler of Dubai, was still alive after she said in a video message from a bathroom that she was being held captive in a barricaded villa. The fate of Latifa, 35, and her tempestuous […]

‘I am a hostage:’ Dubai’s Sheikha Latifa issues video from ‘villa jail’

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With fusion Emirati-Jewish dishes, a kosher chef blossoms in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — Last year, Israel and the United Arab Emirates signed a treaty establishing diplomatic relations. But for more than a year earlier, diners in the UAE had already been finding their way to Jewish culture — via the home cooking of a South African expatriate. Elli Kriel, a sociologist by training […]

Dubai prepares to host Gulfood show

Gulfood, an important regional food and beverage event, is supposed to take place starting on February 21 in Dubai. It will be held using proven and stringent safety and hygiene protocols, local authorities say. It is important because many major exhibitions have been cancelled due to the Covid pandemic and Dubai is a center for […]

Deserted debts stir disquiet in the mysterious world of Dubai Inc

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El Al to operate direct emergency flights to New York, Dubai

El Al announced Monday that it will operate several direct emergency flights between Israel and the US for cases approved by Israel’s Exemptions’ Committee, a statement by the airline company read.  Flights LY011 and LY003 to the John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport in New York are expected to depart Ben-Gurion Airport on February 9, […]

Israel’s supermarket king wants to fly you to Dubai, but not on Shabbat

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Dubai has announced the creation of a Space Court in order to settle off planet commercial disputes.

Dubai announced Monday the creation of a “space court” to settle commercial disputes, as the UAE – which is also sending a probe to Mars – builds its presence in the space sector. The tribunal will be based at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts, an independent British-inspired arbitration centre based on common law. His Excellency Zaki […]

Dubai is blamed for coronavirus spikes abroad as questions swirl at home

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Denmark suspends flights from Dubai amid doubts over virus tests

Denmark has temporarily suspended all flights from the United Arab Emirates for five days after suspicion arose the coronavirus tests that can be obtained before leaving Dubai are not reliable, authorities announced Friday. The development, which comes amid a surge of infections in the UAE, poses a direct challenge to the mass testing regime that […]

Dubai partner ‘very happy’ with Trump Organization despite Capitol chaos

Donald Trump‘s business partner in Dubai on Wednesday said he was interested in expanding their commercial relationship despite the storming of the US Capitol last week. Trump has faced stinging criticism after encouraging supporters on Jan. 6 to march on the Capitol as Congress met to certify his defeat to Democrat Joe Biden. That led […]

Qatari TV host claims Israelis stole from Dubai hotels

Browse > Home / News / Qatari TV host claims Israelis stole from Dubai hotels January 7, 2021 by JNS Read on for article Israeli media picked up a story reported by a Qatari TV host last week, claiming that Israelis had been caught stealing from hotels in the United Arab Emirates. The unverified report […]

Your Dubai second home could be just a three-hour flight from Tel Aviv

Dubai is becoming one of the number one destinations for Israelis as new relations with the United Arab Emirates have rapidly expanded into a massive air bridge linking Tel Aviv and Dubai. With thousands pouring in every week on up to 10 flights a day, the question many are asking is what will come next. […]

From Dubai to hospitals: Jews around the world celebrate Hanukkah

What would Hanukkah be without parties? That’s the question Jews around the world faced this winter, with the coronavirus pandemic making gatherings of any size unsafe. But as with the other holidays that have taken place since the pandemic began in March, the celebrations adapted to meet the moment. Here’s what that looked like. 1. […]

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