UAE:? National Identity Cards for children under 15 years of age has been made mandatory. Gulf Today daily reports that Emirates Identity Authority (Eida) has confirmed that ID cards will henceforth be mandatory for children under 15, apart from them...

Nukes for Saudi

Saudi Arabia?s rapid increase in population growth, from 5 million in 1965 to 25 million in 2010, has been one of the driving forces for the increasing energy consumption. Even though the influx of foreign workers and natural growth...
Popular US actor Alec Baldwin is the latest celebrity to visit the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York, where he urged protesters to find some goals. "OWS needs to coalesce around some legislative policy. The 'occupy' strategy may be...
A World Trade Organization (WTO) panel has found that China?s restraints on exports of certain raw materials violate WTO rules. The WTO is set today to condemn China for limiting exports of major raw materials, rebuffing Beijing's arguments...
British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg sulked at Premier David Cameron's approach to European treaty changes at Brussels summit, thus sparking disagreements in the coalition government. The Liberal Democrats party leader said he was disappointed with the Prime Minister...
In 1994,South Africa celebrated the departure of apartheid that was legalized in 1948. Like colonialism and imperialism,South Sudan on Saturday welcomed its independence after almost half a century in bondage. The independence is seen by analysts as the most...
Rioting, the new phenomenon in London, is the most happening word of action at present. After holding countrywide riots, and causing a lot of disorder and mayhem, the public is now offering to play janitor, and clean up their...
Cartoons simply will never go out of fashion. Regardless of the advent of technology, creativity is always captured in cartoons. Some funny while others can get you into trouble. One such man who got into trouble in Egypt is Telecoms...
Uncle Sam has decided to police the world in a more modern method than military invasion, The World Wide Web. The United States of America now regards internet access as a human rights under the freedom of expression. Thereby the...
Gone are the days when things were simple and normal, when men were discovered cheating by their wives either directly or through a private investigators. Oh the good old days! Then we emerged into a new era of the cable...
A child dies of hunger every six minutes in Somalia as the Horn of Africa battles its worst famine in history. The UAE has been among the most prominent respondents to the crisis, going a long way to gather and...
There doesn?t seem to be any closure for the elusive e-coli and the blame game still continues. European Countries has been playing child?s games by accusing each other for the deadly E-coli outbreak, first it was Spanish cucumbers, and then...
The UN's?World Food Programme?(WFP) has rejected as implausible a report?of widespread food aid theft in?Somalia, where more than 3.2 million people are relying on a massive international relief operation. Associated Press claimed that?vast piles of food bearing stamps from the...
Egypt?s Muslim Brotherhood is campaigning for September?s parliamentary elections on a platform to trim the country?s budget deficit. The group, which formed the Freedom and Justice party to compete for as many as half of the parliament?s seats, says in...
King Hamad starts the ?National Dialogue? process; ?with the opposition group al-Wefaq agreeing to join the negotiation that starts today. The national dialogue was initiated to repair the dinge image it had created following the crackdown and arrest and trial...