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Jilted lover jailed by Dubai court for death threat

A jilted lover has been sentenced to three months in prison by a Dubai court followed by deportation for threatening to kill his ex-girlfriend unless she agreed to marry him. Dubai Court of First Instance was told the Lebanese man sent the 27-year-old Iranian a threatening text message after she dumped him. He also allegedly tried to blackmail her ...

Smart City? UAE telecoms operators need to catch up

Smart City? UAE telecoms operators need to catch up

In response to last week’s letter and comments on satisfaction of mobile service providers I have some comments. For a supposed smart city to still have such an archaic view of VoIP services rea... »

Praise for truck drivers who care for stray dogs

Praise for truck drivers who care for stray dogs

Have just read your article ‘Long road to Dubai’. These men do a fantastic job caring for these dogs and they do not earn huge salaries. Yet they choose to help these dogs. It makes a very pleasant ch... »

Support group for kids with learning challenges

Support group for kids with learning challenges

Re: the letter ‘Schools are failing children who have learning disorder’ (7DAYS, May 19), We are three mums from GEMS WIS, supported by the WIS Achievement Center team, who started the Facebook page I... »

PHOTOS: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Cannes Film Festival 2015

PHOTOS: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Cannes Film Festival 2015

UAE thru a lens: Aidan Crawford joins truckers as they take a break

UAE thru a lens: Aidan Crawford joins truckers as they take a break

Taylor Swift wins big at Billboard Music Awards

Taylor Swift wins big at Billboard Music Awards

Watch: Digital business trends to look out for in UAE

Watch: Digital business trends to look out for in UAE

Diners buzzing for a taste of Jollibee in Dubai

Diners buzzing for a taste of Jollibee in Dubai

DEMAND for food from Filipino burger joint Jollibee has been absolutely buzzing since the store’s opening at Dubai Mall on May 4.  The firm, with a bee as its logo, has served close to 5,000 customers per day, with people – precious numbered tokens in hand – waiting for up to six hours for their taste of the Philippines. “We have custom...

PHOTOS: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Cannes Film Festival 2015

PHOTOS: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Cannes Film Festival 2015

Guy Sebastian talks to 7DAYS ahead of Eurovision gig

Guy Sebastian talks to 7DAYS ahead of Eurovision gig

Taylor Swift wins big at Billboard Music Awards

Taylor Swift wins big at Billboard Music Awards

Tips to make sure your pets have cool summer in the UAE

Tips to make sure your pets have cool summer in the UAE

Whether jetting off or holing up at home, the biggest concern for pet owners in the UAE is how to care for their four-legged family members in the hot summer months. With the temperatures predicted to... »

The secrets of improv with comedian Joe Rooney ahead of Dubai gig

The secrets of improv with comedian Joe Rooney ahead of Dubai gig

Irish comedian, writer and actor Joe Rooney joins the regular cast of ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ as the hugely popular improv show hits town for a run of shows at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai this weeken... »

Going vegan could be easier than you think

Going vegan could be easier than you think

Proteins, vitamin B12, iron – being vegan can make getting nutrients difficult, according to most. Is a vegan diet for you? Tidjoori Corner, a newly launched vegan restaurant in Jumeirah Beach R... »

Rory McIlroy hits his tee-shot on the fourth hole during the final round of the DP World Tour Championship in 2014

DP World extends title sponsorship of European Tour’s Race to Dubai season finale

Dubai-based global port operator DP World has announced it will continue to be the title sponsor of the DP World Tour Championship, the season ending tournament of The Race to Dubai, for at least another five years. The agreement, which will run until at least the 2020 season, will see DP World support the US$8million tournament, in addition to the...