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Detained in Dubai advises re-evaluation of Western ties with UAE in wake of UK PHD student Matthew Hedges arrest

Detained in Dubai advises re-evaluation of Western ties with UAE in wake of UK PHD student Matthew Hedges arrest

Oct 12, 2018 10:38 BST
It has been a bad year for the UAE. First, the daughter of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid ...

Brit alleged missing after Dubai rules extradition to India in apparent reciprocation for India’s role in kidnapping of Sheikha Latifa

Brit alleged missing after Dubai rules extradition to India in apparent reciprocation for India’s role in kidnapping of Sheikha Latifa

Sep 19, 2018 10:58 BST
UAE apparently expediting extradition of Briton in an exchange of political favours wit...

​Asa Hutchinson convicted in absentia, sentenced to 3 months in Dubai jail after witnessing brawl

​Asa Hutchinson convicted in absentia, sentenced to 3 months in Dubai jail after witnessing brawl

Sep 18, 2018 12:06 BST
A Dubai court sentenced Briton Asa Hutchinson in absentia for being a witness to an all...

​Australians voicing outrage over Qatar’s mistreatment of citizen

​Australians voicing outrage over Qatar’s mistreatment of citizen

Sep 17, 2018 10:26 BST
68 year old Australian national Joseph Sarlak may spend the rest of his life in a Qatar...

British FCO confirms it is illegal for tourists to drink alcohol in the UAE and even in flight

British FCO confirms it is illegal for tourists to drink alcohol in the UAE and even in flight

Sep 06, 2018 19:32 BST
Following widespread confusion regarding the alcohol laws in the UAE, the UK government...

Indian family man & lawyer Johnson George, breaks down in court after being denied bail in RAK for doing his job

Indian family man & lawyer Johnson George, breaks down in court after being denied bail in RAK for doing his job

Aug 30, 2018 11:06 BST
Indian national Johnson George has been jailed since January 2018 on allegations of bre...

British/Irish grandfather’s UAE jail nightmare after disagreement with hotel staff over visiting friend

British/Irish grandfather’s UAE jail nightmare after disagreement with hotel staff over visiting friend

Aug 22, 2018 16:18 BST
John Murphy, a 52 year old family man has already spent 6 weeks in “hellish” UAE jail a...

Warning to Indian investors in Ras al Khaimah UAE following detention of Indian national for a crime he had no access to commit

Warning to Indian investors in Ras al Khaimah UAE following detention of Indian national for a crime he had no access to commit

Aug 21, 2018 11:51 BST
47 year old Johnson George, married with two children, has been locked up in the heavil...

London mum and 4 year old daughter jailed together in Dubai over mum’s glass of wine & offending immigration officer on holiday flight to the Emirates

London mum and 4 year old daughter jailed together in Dubai over mum’s glass of wine & offending immigration officer on holiday flight to the Emirates

Aug 10, 2018 08:08 BST
Mother of 3, Swedish national and UK resident Dr Ellie Holman arrested on the July 13 f...