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Monday , December 6 2021


Hacker attack blacks out BBC’s ‘websites’

LONDON, Jan 1, (AFP): Hackers brought down the BBC’s websites for several hours on Thursday in a large-scale hacking attack, the British public broadcaster reported. …

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Bahrain sentences man to death, jails 22 others from terrorist group – 23 convicts’ citizenship revoked, two fined BD 200,000

DUBAI, Jan 1, (Agencies): A Bahraini court sentenced a Shiite citizen to death and jailed 22 others for life Thursday for forming a “terrorist group” …

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Dubai skyscraper fire smolders into 2016 – Kuwaitis safe

DUBAI, UAE, Jan 1, (Agencies): A towering inferno that engulfed a 63-story luxury hotel in Dubai on New Year’s Eve still smoldered through the first …

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Couple found guilty of plotting UK attack

LONDON, Dec 30, (AFP): A British court on Tuesday convicted a husband and wife of planning a major terror attack to mark the 10th anniversary …

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Bahrain F-16 crashes in Saudi

RIYADH, Dec 30, (AFP): A Bahraini fighter jet taking part in the Saudi-led coalition battling rebel forces in Yemen crashed Wednesday in Saudi Arabia due …

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Oman to raise taxes

MUSCAT, Dec 30, (KUNA): The Sultanate of Oman has decided to raise the rate of tax on company profits and some government services in addition …

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Al-Habtoor receives Lord Ahmed of Rotherham

DUBAI, UAE, Dec 30: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, held talks with Lord Ahmed of Rotherham at the Al Habtoor …

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21 killed in suicide bomb blast – Pakistan hangs 4 men sentenced by military courts

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Dec 29, (AFP): At least 21 people were killed and dozens wounded when a Taliban suicide bomber on a motorbike crashed into the …

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Emirati charged with planning UAE attacks – Suspect identified as husband of executed woman

DUBAI, Dec 29, (RTRS): The husband of an Emirati woman who was executed for killing a US teacher in Abu Dhabi last year has been …

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10 IS leaders killed in airstrikes – French linked to Paris attacks mastermind among dead

WASHINGTON, Dec 29, (Agencies): An Islamic State leader with “direct” ties to the alleged mastermind of the Paris attacks was among 10 senior figures in …

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