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    Pushing girls into prostitution in Dubai: ‘Kingpin’ of human trafficking syndicate arrested, CID says

    They used to lure young girls -- mostly between 18 and 20 -- with promises of better jobs in Dubai.

  • Fire put out at 86-storey residential skyscraper in Dubai

    Police in Dubai reopen the streets around one of the world’s tallest residential skyscrapers after firefighters put out a blaze that erupted in the high-rise, forcing residents to evacuate in the middle of the night and sending chunks of debris plummeting below.

  • Fahad holds Tania Sachdev

    FIDE Master Fahad Rahman earned four points after the eighth round of the 19th Dubai Open Chess Tournament, which is currently taking place in Dubai, UAE.

  • Murray claims 45th career title with Dubai triumph

    Andy Murray clinched his first title of 2017 and 45th of his career as he dominated Spain's Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-2 to win the Dubai Tennis Championships on Saturday.

  • Pak to hold PSL final on home soil

    Pakistan will hold the final of its wildly popular domestic T20 cricket league on home soil for the first time, despite a wave of deadly attacks across the country, the cricket board announced on Monday.

  • Federer fires in Dubai on return from Aus Open heroics

    Roger Federer showed few signs of rust after a month off following his Australian Open heroics in sending Benoit Paire packing at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday.

  • Wozniacki gets back to work with Dubai win

    Two days after playing the Doha final, Caroline Wozniacki plunged straight back to work on Monday at the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-2, 7-5 first-round defeat of Darya Kasatkina.

  • DRS enabled umpires to make 98.5 percent correct calls

    The ICC Chief Executive David Richardson has revealed that the Emirates Panel of Umpires' usage of the Decision Review System (DRS) has enabled them to attain a staggering accuracy rate of 98.5 percent.

  • Ronaldo honoured at Globe Soccer Awards

    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal's Euro 2016-winning coach Fernando Santos scooped the top prizes at the seventh edition of the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai on Tuesday.

  • Pak unchanged for 3rd Test

    Pakistan's selectors have named an unchanged squad for the third Test against the West Indies after another crushing victory in the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.

  • Pakistan scent victory

    Pakistan pressed West Indies hard for a series-clinching win in the second Test after setting a daunting 456-run target on the

  • Saeed Ajmal

    Ajmal wishes wrong Bravo

    Twitter was full of praise for Pakistan cricket team, who defeated West Indies by 56 runs in Asia's first ever day-night Test.

  • Captains hail day-night Test

    Rival captains Misbahul Haq and Jason Holder praised the fight till last attitude in the first day-night Test played with Pakistan upstaging West Indies by 56 runs in the final hour on Monday.

  • Misbah, Holder hail competitive day-night Test

    Rival captains Misbah-ul-Haq and Jason Holder praise the fight till last attitude in the first day-night Test played with Pakistan upstaging West Indies by 56 runs in the final hour.

  • Heartbreak for Windies

    Despite a fighting hundred by Darren Bravo Pakistan pulled off a tension-packed 56-run victory against West Indies in the first day-night Test in Dubai on Monday.

  • Yasir wants match with Ashwin

    Wily Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah wishes a Test face off with magician Indian offie Ravichandaran Ashwin in a battle of two fast wicket-taking spinners.

  • Chinese stowaway found on Dubai flight

    A Chinese teenager has been found hiding in the cargo hold of an Emirates passenger jet that had flown from Shanghai to Dubai.

  • World's first 3D-printed office building

    A new proof concept of concept of using 3D printing in architecture has been unveiled though it is still small as logistics are being ironed out. Dubai unveils an open-plan office constructed using an industrial 3D printer after nearly a year in development.

  • Huge fire hits UAE residential towers

    A large fire has hit at least two residential towers in the United Arab Emirates, in the third such incident in a little more than a year.

  • 62 killed in Russia jet crash

    All sixty-two people on board a flydubai Boeing 737 are killed as the plane crashes and bursts into flames while landing in Rostov-on-Don, in Southern Russia.

  • Cooper reported for suspect action

    Kevon Cooper, the Lahore Qalandars all-rounder, has been reported for bowling with a suspect action, a Pakistan Super League (PSL) media release read on Wednesday (February 17).

  • Dubai ruler seeks student for cabinet post

    Dubai's ruler is looking for a young person to sit on the United Arab Emirates federal cabinet as the voice of youth - and has used Twitter to announce the job opportunity.

  • Three lakh jobs in Dubai by 2020

    Around 300,000 new jobs will be created in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in next four years ahead of the World Expo 2020 that is scheduled to be held in Dubai.

  • Gemini Arabians name Sehwag as skipper

    Gemini Arabians name Virender Sehwag, the former India player, as their captain for the inaugural season of Masters Champions League (MCL).

  • 16 hurt as fire erupts at Dubai skyscraper

    A huge fire rips through a luxury Dubai hotel Thursday night, injuring 16 people, just a few hours before the emirate celebrated the new year with a spectacular fireworks display nearby.

  • Messi, Barcelona win big at Globe Soccer Awards

    Barcelona and star player Lionel Messi triumphed at the seventh edition of the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai on Sunday, taking home the prizes for best team and best player.

  • India's biggest airline in initial share offering

    Indian budget airline IndiGo plans to conduct an initial share offering this week as it seeks to raise as much as 32.68bn rupees ($500m; £325.6m), according to reports.

  • Little Bangladesh exhibition opens in NY

    An exhibition about the day in the life of a spot in Abu Dhabi - a small square boasting a supermarket and a single tree opened in New York city.

  • Man held with Saudi Riyals at Dhaka airport

    Customs Intelligence officials detain a man and seize huge amount of Saudi Riyals from his possession at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

  • Dubai boatyard to build 'world's biggest dhow'

    A Dubai family boatyard hopes to revive the traditional dhow sailing ship by building the largest the world has ever seen.