Skyscraper Fire in Dubai

Skyscraper Fire in Dubai

A skyscraper fire has erupted in Dubai. According to NBC News, on Dec. 21, 2015, The Address Hotel and Mall is engulfed in flames. The 63-story hotel is in downtown Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The hotel is across the plaza from the world’s largest building, the Burj Khalifa. New Year’s Eve celebrations were set to […]

Norwegian Woman Jailed in Dubai After Being Raped Receives Pardon

Norwegian Woman Jailed in Dubai After Being Raped Receives Pardon

Marte Deborah Dalelv, the 24-year-old woman convicted of perjury, having unlawful sex outside of marriage, and illegal consumption of alcohol after she reported being raped by a coworker, has received a pardon from Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates. According to Dalelv, she had […]