Yemeni Minister of Information accuses Qatar of supporting the Houthi militia

Yemen's Minister of Information Muammar al-Iryani accused Qatar of supporting the Houthi militia politically and through the media on Tuesday. (File/AFP)
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Updated 01 April 2020

Yemeni Minister of Information accuses Qatar of supporting the Houthi militia

LONDON: Yemen's Minister of Information Muammar al-Iryani accused Qatar of supporting the Houthi militia politically and through the media on Tuesday.

"Qatar's position has become identical with that of the Iranian project in Yemen," he said, adding that "The Houthi militia has thrown itself into the arms of Doha for media and political support. 

He then invited the country to "review its policy towards Yemen."


Dubai Police to use smart glasses in public transportation areas for coronavirus

Updated 08 May 2020

Dubai Police to use smart glasses in public transportation areas for coronavirus

  • Called Rokid T1, the smart glasses are the first in the region developed specifically for use in the prevention and control of epidemics

DUBAI: Police officers in Dubai will start using smart glasses to measure the temperatures of public transportation users in a secure way, state news agency WAM reported.
Called Rokid T1, the smart glasses are the first in the region developed specifically for use in the prevention and control of epidemics. It integrates both thermal imaging technology and artificial intelligence, and has been used in China and proven its effectiveness in measuring people’s temperature with high accuracy.
Brigadier General Obaid Al-Hathboor, director of Dubai’s Transportation Security Department, said the glasses can detect thermally at a distance of 2 meters and have the capacity to read the temperatures of 100 people per minute.