Afkar Ali Ahmed

Teacher hurt in assault by student

AJMAN — An Egyptian teacher of Abu Obaida bin Jarah, a private school in Al Humaidiya district in Ajman, was yesterday assaulted by a student.

16 years ago

Ajman truckers call off strike

AJMAN — The garbage truck drivers in Ajman have called off their stir and resumed work yesterday. They went on strike on Saturday protesting against the traffic department's decision to change their route.

16 years ago

150 truckers in Ajman protest route curbs

AJMAN — More than 150 garbage trucks of various companies in Ajman went on strike yesterday protesting against the traffic department's decision of changing their route.

16 years ago

Foul play in fire accidents suspected

SHARJAH — Captain Adil Al Mazami, Assistant Forensic Technician of Fire Accidents in Sharjah Police Department has told Khaleej Times that the authorities suspect that most of the fire accidents are deliberately caused by the owners of the establishments.

16 years ago

Warehouse reduced to ashes in Sharjah

SHARJAH — It seems fire accidents in Sharjah are never-ending, with yet another fire breaking out at 10am yesterday in a warehouse in the Sharjah Industrial Area No. 10, opposite a pharmaceutical distribution centre.

16 years ago

Rains wreak havoc in Sharjah, Ajman

AJMAN/SHARJAH — Despite the precautionary measures taken by the Municipalities, pools of stagnant water were visible in several areas of Sharjah and Ajman, following the rains yesterday.

16 years ago

Bangladeshi coma patient repatriated after 9 months

AJMAN — The Bangladeshi patient, who was in a coma at Khalifa Hospital and required financial assistance to be transported to his home country, was finally repatriated to Bangladesh yesterday with the help of good samaritans and the Bangladeshi Consulate after they were alerted about the case by a Khaleej Times report published on February 6. Mohammed Saleem Mohammed Idris (30) was in coma for more than seven months and depended on feeding tubes and an artificial respirator was required to be transported to his home country with the assistance of a nurse, as his old mother based in Bangladesh and his brother could not afford the expenses of taking taking him back.

16 years ago

Sharjah residents peeved at hike in parking charges

SHARJAH — Following the decision made by the Sharjah Municipality to raise the charges of public parking in only three areas — Al Mahatta, Al Manakh, and Al Shiyoukh — effective today, a large number of Sharjah residents have expressed their concern about such a decision.

16 years ago