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Top 7 mistakes that Abu Dhabi taxi drivers make

Abu Dhabi: Taxi drivers are somewhat notorious on UAE roads, with mistakes ranging from reckless driving and talking on the phone, to sudden swerving and abrupt parking. While the issue of errant drivers have been addressed, with taxi drivers threatened with a three-month suspension if caught speeding and driving irresponsibly, …

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Shifting Alliances as Pakistan Manages Relationship With US

As Pakistan navigates its troubled relationship with the United States and scrambles to avoid being blacklisted for doing too little, too late to stop terror funding, regional alliances are shifting and analysts ponder whether a cozier relationship with countries like Russia will complicate efforts to move toward peace in neighboring …

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‘Humanitarian Pause’ in Fighting Goes into Effect in Syria

A daily “humanitarian pause” announced by Russia went into effect Tuesday in Syria with Russian President Vladimir Putin saying the five-hour window was meant to let civilians escape fighting near Damascus. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the Russian stand-down would run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time. …

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Saudi Military Leaders Replaced Amid Stalemated War in Yemen

Saudi Arabia replaced its military chief of staff and other defense officials early on Tuesday morning in a shake-up apparently aimed at overhauling its Defense Ministry during the stalemated and ruinous war in Yemen. The kingdom also announced a new female deputy minister of labor and social development as it …

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