Recent News Headlines : United Arab Emirates - United Arab Emirates

SAUDI ARABIA REOPENS BORDER TO QATARI PILGRIMS DESPITE TENSIONS


The government of Qatar welcomes the decision and will respond positively, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani told reporters on a visit to Stockholm... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 0

SAUDI, IRAQI LEADERS 'DRAW CLOSER' AFTER SADR MEETING


The reason behind the gathering in Jeddah centred on a shared interest in countering Iranian influence in Iraq, Baghdad-based analyst Ahmed Younis said... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 1926

4. WHAT FURTHER COOPERATION DOES SAUDI ARABIA WANT?


Bahrain, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 151

UAE PUSHES FOR BETTER TIES WITH CLERIC SADR AMID EFFORTS TO CONTAIN IRAN


Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahayan meets with Iraqi Shi'ite leader Moqtada al-Sadr in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 13, 2017... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 123

SAUDI CROWN PRINCE MBS 'WANTS OUT' OF YEMEN WAR


On July 30, MBS met Muqtada al-Sadr during the influential Iraqi Shia leader's rare visit to Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

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SAUDI ARABIA 'SEEKS IRAQ'S HELP' TO MEND TIES WITH IRAN


The government of Saudi Arabia has sought the help of Iraq's prime minister to mend relations between Riyadh and Tehran, according to news reports... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 6844

ARAB BLOC WON'T DISCRIMINATE AGAINST U.S. FIRMS IN QATAR RIFT


Exclusive Arab bloc won't discriminate against U.S. firms in Qatar rift... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 530

EMERGENCY TEAMS BATTLE TO CONTAIN OIL SPILL OFF KUWAIT


The Kuwait Petroleum Corporation said teams from Saudi Arabian Chevron and Oil Spill Response Limited were cleaning the coastal waters... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 803

SAUDI SECURITY FORCES FLATTEN OLD QUARTER OF AWAMIYA


Among them was a three-year-old boy, who died on Wednesday after having been shot in his family's car by an armoured vehicle in Awamiya in June... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 1059

ANALYSIS | THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF THE BIGGEST STORY IN SOCCER


Neymar's move to Paris can be seen as an exercise in Qatari soft power... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 1005

FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW TO START YOUR DAY


UN sanctions on North Korea may delay U.S.-China trade spat, oil majors meet in Abu Dhabi, and the dollar finally delivers... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 155

ISRAEL PLANS TO SHUT DOWN AL JAZEERA OFFICE SAYS THATDEMOCRACY HAS LIMITS


Saudi Arabia and Jordan have closed Al Jazeera offices in recent months, while the channel's signal has been blocked in the United Arab Emirates... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 986

QATAR COULD STILL BE STRIPPED OF WORLD CUP 2022 OVER CORRUPTION CLAIMS, SAY MPS


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4th August, 2017 275

FIRE EXTINGUISHED AT 86-STORY DUBAI RESIDENTIAL SKYSCRAPER


Torch Tower, Dubai fire Flames extinguished at residential skyscraper... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 94

FLAMES ENGULF 86-STORY RESIDENTIAL SKYSCRAPER IN DUBAI[1]


Flames engulf 86-story residential skyscraper in Dubai 1 - Chinadaily.com.cn... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 3

FIRE ENGULFS PART OF DUBAI'S TORCH TOWER, ONE OF THE WORLD'S TALLEST RESIDENTIAL SKYSCRAPERS


Cooling operations are underway, Dubai's official media office said on Twitter... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 29

UAE'S DRIVE FOR REGIONAL INFLUENCE TESTS ITS MILITARY ALLIANCE WITH THE UNITED STATES


DUBAI -- As a vicious civil war erupted in Yemen two years ago and triggered international alarm, the United States warned the combatants to step back... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 873

U.S.-BACKED YEMENI TROOPS ATTACK AL QAEDA IN SOUTHERN STATE


"Yemeni government armed forces launched a major operation against Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) militants in the Shabwah Governorate of Yemen... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 104

AUCTIONS REVEAL CLUES ON CRUDE'S WORTH


Last month, SOMO reduced its official selling price for Basrah Light by a smaller margin than Saudi Arabia cut its similar-quality Arab Medium... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 594

QATAR TO BUY SEVEN NAVY VESSELS FROM ITALY FOR EUR5BN


The four Arab countries severed relations with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of supporting terrorism ... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 3894

QATAR AIRWAYS REVERSES DECISION TO BUY INTO AMERICAN AIRLINES


We respect Qatar Airways' decision not to proceed with its proposed investment in American Airlines... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 254

ONE DEAD AND FOUR INJURED AFTER KNIFE ATTACK IN HAMBURG SUPERMARKET


The attack happened in the Barmbek district, a suburb outside of the northern port city... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 2046

SAUDI ARABIA SEEKS TO END US LAWSUITS OVER 9/11 ATTACKS


Saudi Arabia claims plaintiffs cannot prove the kingdom supported those who carried out the September 11, 2001 attacks... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 3995

SAUDI ARABIA SAYS THERE'S NO PROOF IT BACKED SEPT. 11 ATTACK


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2nd August, 2017 0

EXCLUSIVE: IRAN REVOLUTIONARY GUARDS FIND NEW ROUTE TO ARM YEMEN REBELS


In March, regional and Western sources told Reuters that Iran was shipping weapons and military advisers to the Houthis either directly to Yemen or via Somalia... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 3656

AFGHAN TALIBAN: QATAR PLAYS MAJOR ROLE IN PEACE TALKS


He also noted a separate meeting was held between the Taliban and Afghan journalists where both sides were able to discuss their ideas for peace... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 1452

JORDAN PARLIAMENT REPEALS 'MARRY THE RAPIST' CLAUSE


Salma Nims, secretary general of the Jordanian National Commission for Women, said before the vote that many of the politicians had been undecided... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 0

LARGE STATUE UNEARTHED AT CAMBODIA'S ANGKOR WAT


In late 2011, archaeologists at the temple complex unearthed the two largest Buddhist statues found there in eight decades... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 4

OTAIBA EMAILS: UAE LOBBIED US TO HOST TALIBAN OFFICE


Qatar agreed to open the mission for the Taliban with Washington's blessing four years ago... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 4096

QATAR AIRWAYS EXPECTED TO ACCESS NEW FLIGHT ROUTES


The ICAO on Monday called on all member-states to comply with the 1944 Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation and its addendums, reported Qatar News Agency... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 4379

Trending News Headlines : United Arab Emirates

SWEDEN IS THE BEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD TO BE AN IMMIGRANT US STUDY SAYS


Though the U.S. News ranking is not designed to look at refugee or asylum policy specifically, it does consider measures relevant to it... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 10155

QATAR'S EMIR AND ERDOGAN DISCUSS GULF CRISIS


This came during a meeting between Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Doha on Monday... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 7014

ANY TALKS MUST RESPECT QATAR SOVEREIGNTY


Al Thani said the four countries tried to undermine Qatar's foreign policy, and muzzle freedom of expression... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 6512

WORLD BANK LAUNCHES LOAN PROGRAM FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS


It will also create an online mentoring tool to match women business owners in developing countries with advisers such as Ivanka Trump, Kim said... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 6449

SAUDI LOBBY PAYS $138,000 FOR ANTI-QATAR ADS IN THE US


Marashi noted that Saudi Arabia had a powerful lobbying apparatus in Washington for years, but it was mostly done through the embassy through a behind-the-scenes strategy... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 6229

ERDOGAN SET TO VISIT SAUDI ARABIA OVER GULF CRISIS


The dispute has so far proven intractable and Erdogan has said Saudi Arabia should solve the crisis... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 5851

QATAR CHARITIES AND UN SIGN DEALS WORTH $8.5M FOR SYRIA


Saudi Arabia and its allies cut ties with Qatar on June 5 and imposed land, sea, air blockade on the country, accusing it of funding terrorism... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 5718

UNESCO RECEIVES QATARI STUDENTS' VIOLATION REPORT


Rights Committee says 85 violations against Qatari students were committed in UAE, 29 in Saudi Arabia and 25 in Bahrain... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 5298

BAHRAIN FM: MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD IS A TERRORIST GROUP


A Muslim Brotherhood newspaper based in Bahrain rejected the minister's statement on the group... READ MORE

6th July, 2017 4843

BOB CORKER: SAUDI TERRORISM SUPPORT 'DWARFS' QATAR'S


The amount of support for terrorism by Saudi Arabia dwarfs what Qatar is doing, Corker said on Wednesday... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 4749

IRAN AND OMAN AGREE TO BOOST TIES AMID GULF CRISIS


The move comes after Saudia Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt last month cut ties with Qatar... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 4629

FRANCE CALLS FOR LIFTING OF SANCTIONS ON QATAR CITIZENS


Le Drian also said France counted on reinforcing cooperation with Qatar in the fight against terrorism, particularly in combating terrorism financing ... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 4592

ENERGY GIANTS SEEK ROLE IN QATAR'S GAS EXPANSION


Shell's operations in Qatar include Pearl GTL, the world's largest gas liquefaction plant... READ MORE

6th July, 2017 3587

WHEN TRUMP GOES ABROAD, RADICAL CHANGE FOLLOWS IN HIS FOOTSTEPS


Donald Trump may be struggling to get things done at home, but in other parts of the world he's proving a change-maker... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 3232

UAE ARRANGED HACKING OF QATARI MEDIA


The paper cites US intelligence officials who say UAE orchestrated the hacking of Qatari social media and news sites... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 3119

QATAR FM UPBEAT ON TILLERSON GULF VISIT AMID GCC CRISIS


US secretary of state's shuttle diplomacy will 'bear fruit in time', says Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed... READ MORE

14th July, 2017 2960

SAUDI-LED BLOC 'CANNOT SHRINK LIST OF DEMANDS ON QATAR'


Top officials from main countries boycotting Qatar meet in Bahrain to reiterate demand that Doha 'stops funding terror'... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 2932

HOUTHIS CLAIM ATTACK ON UAE SHIP OFF YEMEN'S WEST COAST


Yemen's Houthi rebels have said they targeted a military ship belonging to the United Arab Emirates, part of the Saudi-led coalition fighting them in the country... READ MORE

29th July, 2017 2843

QATARI POSITION IN GULF ROW 'REASONABLE'


Rex Tillerson Qatari position in Gulf row 'reasonable'... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 2822

BRITISH NEWSPAPER EDITOR 'ADMITS HE ACCIDENTALLY KILLED WIFE BY THROWING A HAMMER AT HER IN THEIR DUBAI HOME'


We are supporting the family of a British woman following her death in Dubai... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 2707

QATAR: UN SHOULD PLAY A ROLE IN RESOLVING GULF CRISIS


Qatar's foreign minister also accused the four Arab countries that have blockaded Doha of violating international law... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 2572

UK FOREIGN SECRETARY URGES DIALOGUE TO END GULF RIFT


The latest news after some of the Gulf states and Egypt cut ties with Qatar and imposed a land, sea and air blockade... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 2206

QATAR QUESTIONS TIMING OF RIYADH AGREEMENT LEAK


The document was published just as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in the Gulf for shuttle diplomacy between Jeddah, Doha and Kuwait City... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 2179

'YOUR RIGHTS ARE TAKEN, NOT GIVEN'


When cars came to Saudi Arabia, society accepted the norm that women do not drive... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 2168

IVANKA TRUMP AND WORLD BANK LAUNCH PLAN TO HELP WOMEN IN BUSINESS


Ivanka Trump, seen here with President Trump, planted the idea for a new World Bank program that supports women entrepreneurs in developing countries... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 2115

SAUDI-LED GROUP: QATAR-US TERROR DEAL 'INSUFFICIENT'


US and Qatar's deal After talks with senior officials in Doha on Tuesday, Tillerson and Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani announced a deal targeting "terrorist financing"... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 1940

SAUDI WOMAN IN MINISKIRT VIDEO ARRESTED AFTER PUBLIC OUTCRY


Social media is wildly popular in Saudi Arabia as a space to vent frustrations and gauge public opinion... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 1901

QATAR SHEDS LIGHT ON CYBERATTACK ON OFFICIAL MEDIA


The hackers had total control of the QNA network, including the related accounts, websites and related social platforms, Lt... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 1890

REX TILLERSON HOPES QATAR BLOCKADE WILL BE LIFTED


The July 12 agreement between Qatar and the US seeks to track down and disable terror financing and was signed during a visit to Doha by Tillerson... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 1824

QATAR WEIGHS SEEKING DAMAGES OVER GULF BLOCKADE


Several other businesses were also disrupted including the country's national flag carrier Qatar Airways, whose flights to Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain remain suspended... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 1818


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