Saturday, April 20, 2024


Emirates suspends check-in for connections, flydubai cancels Iran flights

DUBAI: Dubai’s flagship airline Emirates is suspending check-in for all customers with onward connections through the city until 2359 GMT on Friday, three days after a record storm swept the United Arab Emirates. Emirates, one of the world’s biggest international airlines, said customers traveling to Dubai as their final destination may check-in and travel as usual.

Ukraine shoots down Russian bomber after deadly strike | TOME

Russian officials says the plane crashed over the southern Stavropol region due to a technical malfunction.

Idaho Argues Pregnant People Are Second-Class Citizens in Supreme Court

The state says EMTALA, a law barring discrimination in emergency medical care, interferes with its abortion ban.

The post Idaho Goes to the Supreme Court to Argue That Pregnant People Are Second-Class Citizens appeared first on The Intercept.

US Media Reports US Had Advance Warning of Israel Attack on Iran

DUBAI/WASHINGTON: Israeli missiles have hit a site in Iran, ABC News reported late on Thursday, citing a US official, while Iranian state media reported an explosion in the center of the country, days after Iran launched a retaliatory drone strike on Israel. Commercial flights began diverting their routes early Friday morning over western Iran without explanation as one semiofficial news agency in the Islamic Republic claimed there had been “explosions” heard over the city of Isfahan.

Zimbabweans bear cost of switching to new ZiG currency

Businesses, transport, government services reject old notes despite the unavailability of new bills until end of month.

Teenager charged with terrorism in Australia church stabbing | TOME

Boy was arrested at the scene after Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel was attacked during a service in Sydney.

Dubai cleans up after heavy rains flood city | TOME

DUBAI: Dubai was busy on Thursday clearing its waterlogged roads and drying out flooded homes two days after a record storm deposited a year’s worth of rainfall in a day. Dubai International Airport, a major travel hub, struggled to clear a backlog of flights, and many roads were still flooded in the aftermath of Tuesday’s deluge. The rains were the heaviest experienced by the UAE in the 75 years that records have been kept.  They brought much of the country to a standstill and caused significant damage.

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