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16 June, 2007

Rocky times in RAK

Ras Al Khaimah - once again proving itself as the wild, wild West of the UAE:

Ras Al Khaimah: Two Emiratis were shot dead by their relative yesterday in a dispute over a piece of land, police said.

Special forces have been dispatched to the area of Shamal, about 10km from the centre of town, to ensure the dispute does not escalate with the killings.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wild, Wild West, right out of Dodge huh?

How the hell did he get a pistol for this showdown? I thought it's illegal to own a piece in the UAE.

16 June, 2007 08:02  
Blogger Dubai Jazz said...

Alas, revenge and retribution still have roots anchored deeply in the Arabic psyche..
At the risk of making a half-assed analogy, i'll say just take a look at the orgy of violence that is taking place all over the ME to know what I am talking about…:(

16 June, 2007 20:23  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Special Forces" for this little tiff? What a joke!

18 June, 2007 18:27  
Blogger Lad from Mandi said...

How to post in this I couldn't get the "POST" button I just posted this here..

Plz wear Dark Sunglasses when in public places....

Today's GN...
A mechanical engineer will be deported after a police patrol caught him committing a lewd act in public and touching his private parts at the beach, ruled a court.

The Dubai Court of Misdemeanours found the 24-year-old Jordanian engineer, identified as M.S., guilty of committing a lewd act and indecently gesturing in public, as charged by the Public Prosecution. ......

21 June, 2007 10:05  

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