Posts tagged ‘UAE’

August 26, 2019

Too Much of a Good Thing?

by duncanr

some folk don’t know when they’re well off

a woman in the UAE has filed for divorce because her husband is too nice – he never argues with her; he showers her with gifts, and helps with the housework chores without being asked

full story – here

July 19, 2013

Not in the national interest

by NobblySan

I wonder which shows the UAE in the worst light?

Having someone (anyone? any number of people?) in society who are violent, arrogant and who treat other ethnic groups as inferior.


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July 9, 2010

Blow for Vuvuzelas

by duncanr

Few people outside of Africa had heard of it up to 3 weeks ago.

Now, thanks to the World Cup many more people around the world have heard the Vuvuzela – and they don’t much like what they’ve heard.

Anxious to prevent damage to their citizens eardrums the UAE has declared a Fatwa banning the Vuvuzela (The General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments’ fatwa number 11625)

This will come as a bit of a blow to those budding entrepreneurs who shipped thousands of the bloody things into UAE hoping to cash in on the instruments current high profile

Source . . .

January 10, 2010

Above the law.

by NobblySan

Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al Nahyan

Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al Nahyan

Does anyone remember this?

Well, believe it or not – here is the outcome.

It turns out that although this shifty sheikh was filmed torturing a grain merchant who lost his $5000 consignment of grain, he was actually unaware of his actions as he’d been drugged by another couple of shifties.

The drugee is free to continue his extravagant lifestyle, and the druggers are now behind bars.

Do we believe it, kiddies?

Do we bollocks!