Dec 31st, 2012
Two young suspects were arrested for raping an Ethiopian maid in Fujairah during the past week. The arrested duo had recently been released after serving a jail term for stealing contents of 30 cars in Fujairah. The details in the alleged rape date back to the past week when security bodies in Fujair...
Oct 2nd, 2012
A despondent maid in Dubai who was fired from her job after complaining about the lack of pay tried to commit suicide — only to be arrested and fined by police, according to reports. The desperate act by the 24-year-old woman, described as an Ethiopian national with the initials “AM,” occurred after ...
In East Africa
Dec 12th, 2010
Somali pirates on two skiffs seized the Panama-flagged vessel MV RENUAR after firing small arms and rocket propelled grenades at the merchant ship, the European Union naval force said on Sunday. The MV RENUAR is a Liberian owned bulk cargo vessel, with a deadweight of 70,156 tonnes. It was en route t...