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The father said he had given his son a proxy to run his business, and handed him over the card of his monthly pension, Dhs5,300, but he found that his son withdrew the pension amount, claiming it was suspended.
The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court sentenced eight defendants including four Emiratis, three Syrians and an Ethiopian woman to 7-10 years in jail and fined them Dhs10 million each on fraud charges.
The victim stated in the Public Prosecution investigations that he contacted his partner — the second victim — to inquire about a person working in the exchange business to help him change around SR2 million.
The United States vetoed a UN Security Council resolution on Tuesday that called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, drawing stern criticism from allies as President Joe Biden faces mounting pressure to temper support for Israel.
Two friends in western France have built a 16-metre high replica of the Eiffel Tower from recycled wood, which they hope to display along the path of the Summer 2024 Olympic torch relay and on Olympic sites.
The vote in the 15-member Security Council was 13-1 with the United Kingdom abstaining. The United States circulated a rival UNSC resolution that would support a temporary cease-fire in Gaza linked to the release of all hostages, and call for the lifting of all restrictions on the delivery of humanitarian aid.