United Arab Emirates says it will offer citizenship to some

first_imgDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has announced plans to grant some foreigners citizenship to this oil-rich nation home to Abu Dhabi and Dubai. It’s part of efforts to stimulate its economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. The UAE previously gave citizenship to Palestinians and others who helped form the country’s government after its formation in 1971. Others have received it over time as well. Saturday’s announcement by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, said the offer could apply to artists, authors, doctors, engineers and scientists, as well as their families.last_img

Customers stop suspect who began shooting inside of a restaurant

first_imgOfficials in West Palm Beach are reporting that a suspect with an extensive criminal history was briefly subdued by customers at a restaurant after he opened fire inside the establishment.The incident was reported on Saturday around 5:30 pm at the Capri Restaurant on Southern Boulevard.According to the report, 64-year-old Armando Zambrano was asked to leave the property but refused to do so. He then got into a verbal altercation which ended with Zambrano leaving the restaurant but promising to return.Almost 10 minutes later, Zambrano reappeared at the restaurant and shot at a group of men playing dominoes.One man inside the establishment was able to get the gun away from Zambrano but Zambrano managed to flee the property.Zambrano was later arrested and charged with four counts of aggravated assault with a firearm one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.Authorities also reported that his extensive criminal history includes charges for making a terroristic threat to a government building and attacking a federal agent.last_img read more