Posts tagged "dubai"

Norwegian Woman Raped In Dubai Is Finally Pardoned

Last Tuesday, Marte Deborah Delelv of Norway was sentenced to 16 months in prison. Her crime? She reported being raped by a colleague while on a business trip in Dubai…

Mary Odell | July 22, 2013 - 11:40 am

Woman In Dubai Sentenced To Jail After Reporting Rape

A woman turned from victim to criminal in Dubai after she reported she had been raped, but was then sentenced to jail for having “extramarital sex.” So messed up.

Daley Quinn | July 19, 2013 - 6:30 pm

A Fridge Magnet That Gets Pizza To Your Mouth Faster

I am actually really kind of jealous of the people of Dubai, because aside from having islands shaped like the world, and the largest indoor ski slope, they’ve also got…

Julie Gerstein | March 31, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Sure, Why Not: Give Uncle Karl An Island To Design

The fashion world is once again spreading rumors that Karl Lagerfeld will retire from Chanel. Why do people care and why does this rumor resurface so often? Because it’s Chanel.

Leonora Epstein | October 14, 2010 - 7:45 pm

A Couple In Dubai Gets Jail Time For Sexting

A pair of flight attendants in Dubai has been sentenced to three months in jail. Their offense? They sent each other flirty text messages. Apparently, this is a crime because…

Kate Torgovnick/ | March 18, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Dubai Doesn’t Want To Play Host To “Sex and the City”

For some rather obvious reasons, the “Sex and the City” sequel is having trouble getting permission to film in Dubai, a Muslim country. From all that glorified promiscuous sex down…

Lily Q | July 31, 2009 - 6:20 pm

Victoria Beckham Can Get You Arrested

Lebanese national Raffi Nernekian was arrested in Dubai for wearing a Marc Jacobs-designed T-shirt promoting skin cancer awareness with a nude photo of Victoria Beckham. Although all of Posh’s important…

Annika Harris | July 3, 2009 - 5:15 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Topless Sunbathing, Jake Gyllenhaal’s Dirty Mouth, And Dating A Dinosaur

Topless sunbathing, nudity, and other indecent behavior has resulted in 79 arrests recently in Dubai. Just like the sex-on-the-beach couple, these people were detained because their behavior was “disturbing families…

Catherine Strawn | July 15, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Having Sex On The Beach Could Get You Arrested

Even though we gave you a few tips for having sex on the beach, we don’t recommend using them if you’re visiting Dubai. MIchelle Palmer, a 30-year-old British woman who…

Catherine Strawn | July 9, 2008 - 3:00 pm