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    UAE expat community show support to family after husband dies on Emirates flight

    The UAE’s expat community has come together in a time of need after a young British family residing in the country lost a husband and father onboard an Emirates Dubai-bound flight. The late man, a New Zealand resident, died on a flight from Christchurch to Dubai on March 18, reported The National. The family currently awaits autopsy results at a hotel in the emirate. Upon hearing the news, social media platforms buzzed calling for support to the young family.

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    British police reveal new details on deadly attack against Egyptian student

    British police have uncovered new details about the tragic death of Egyptian student Mariam Abdel Salam in Nottingham, who died after being brutally attacked by female thugs. Rob Griffin, a Nottingham police official, said at a press conference on Monday evening that investigations into the incident had found that the perpetrators were six girls who all participated in the attack against the Egyptian girl. The police official said that the girl was subjected to a similar attack last August, which left her with a broken leg. This was also confirmed by Mariam’s mother when she spoke to Al Arabiya stating that her daughter was subjected to a similar assault by the same girls, but the police was unable to identify them.

  • Kuwait Times

    Trump praises US military sales in talks with MBS

    WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince received an effusive welcome at the White House yesterday from US President Donald Trump, who hailed a “great friendship” with the kingdom and praised US defense sales to Saudi Arabia as a boost to American jobs In Oval Office talks, Trump and Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed an agreement last year for $200 billion worth of Saudi investments with the United States, including large purchases of US military equipment. Trump said the military sales contributed to the creation of 40,000 American jobs. The talks were part of the first visit by the prince to the United States since he became the heir apparent last June to succeed King Salman. Trump produced

  • BBC News

    Fifth Harmony to go their separate ways

    Fifth Harmony have announced they're going to be taking a break to focus on their solo careers. In a message to fans on Twitter, the band said they were going their separate ways "in order to stay authentic to ourselves and to you". "We're all very excited and grateful to be able to take this time to learn and grow creatively and really find our footing as individuals." They promised to bring their new experiences back to the band. The girl group haven't confirmed how long their break will be but assured fans their remaining shows in 2018 would still be going ahead. The four-piece band, who were put together on the US version of the X Factor, thanked their supporters, adding: "With you love and

  • The National

    Young family stuck in Dubai after man dies onboard Emirates flight

    The UAE expat community has rallied around a young family after a man died on a flight bound for Dubai. A British man, who was a permanent resident in New Zealand, died onboard an Emirates flight from Christchurch to Dubai on March 18. He was travelling to the UK with his wife and children, who are now in a Dubai hotel while they await autopsy results. After a call went out on various Dubai, and New Zealand, social media channels, offers of help have been rolling in for the family. Complete strangers rushed to the hotel in the hopes they could be of some assistance. The man's wife, who did not want to be named, said she was getting "all the support that we need" and was grateful for the aid.

  • Arabian Business

    Prince Alwaleed: how I spent my days during purge detention

    Billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has revealed his typical day in the Ritz-Carlton Riyadh during his 83 days of detention as part of an anti-corruption crackdown in Saudi Arabia. Alwaleed, who was the most prominent among hundreds of Saudi businessmen, government officials and princes who were swept up in November, also described the moment when he was caught up in the purge. In a wide-ranging interview with Bloomberg Television, he denied he was mistreated during his detention, saying: “Doctors used to come twice a day. We had the best food service - best food, best everything." He added that all is forgiven after his three-month detention. "I am not a person who is going to say I forgive

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    Liz Hurley campaigns after nephew stabbed

    Actress and model Elizabeth Hurley said she will campaign to make streets safer after her nephew was stabbed in south-west London. Miles Hurley, 21, lost four pints of blood when he and a friend were attacked on 8 March, Hurley said. Police said the two victims were attacked by a group of men after a verbal dispute when they were in a minor car crash. Hurley said her nephew was still in "great pain" from his "shocking" wound. On Instagram this weekend, Hurley said: "Thank you to all who sent such kind messages following the news that my nephew @mileshurley1 was viciously stabbed last week. "His wound is shocking, he remains in great pain and he can hardly move." Hurley said her sister was an