Category Archives: U Arab Emirates

Saudi-UAE Coordination Council Retreat kicks off in Abu Dhabi

A joint retreat between the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia is set to kick off in Abu Dhabi where over 150 government officials and a number of experts in the public and private sectors are also participating. The retreat

Sudan’s president accompanies UAE’s rulers to defense show

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has accompanied two of the United Arab Emirates’ most-powerful rulers to a defense show. Al-Bashir was flanked by Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nayhan and Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Australia and UAE to explore deeper defense ties, Aus$1 bn in sales

Australia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will explore closer defense ties after a meeting on Sunday between a senior Australian government minister and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan. Australia’s Defense Industry Minister Christopher Pyne and

Dubai police summon Russian model who dangled from skyscraper

Dubai police have summoned a Russian model who posed for a video while dangling from a skyscraper to sign a pledge not to put her life in danger again, a local newspaper reported on Saturday. A video of the model,

Unraveling the mystery over ‘Muslim NATO’ chief Raheel Sharif

For most analysts and watchers of Pakistan, the appointment of General Raheel Sharif as head of the Saudi-led military coalition continues to be shrouded in mystery. They either see little progress since the announcement or cannot comprehend what it really

Two Emirati soldiers die in Yemen

The United Arab Emirates says that two Emirati soldiers who are part of the Arab-coalition fighting for legitimacy in Yemen have died. The state-run WAM news agency reported Private Suleiman Mohamed al-Zohouri was killed in combat, while Sgt. Nader Mubarak

UAE connection to India’s record 104 satellites launch

India successfully put a record 104 satellites from a single rocket into orbit on Wednesday in the latest triumph for its famously frugal space agency. Nearly all of the nano satellites are from other countries, including Israel, Kazakhstan, The Netherlands,

UAE ambassador to Afghanistan dies of bomb attack wounds

The ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Afghanistan died on Wednesday of wounds sustained in a bomb attack in Kandahar last month that also killed five Emirati aid workers, the UAE’s foreign ministry announced. “With great sadness and sorrow,

Katrina Kaif to walk the ramp in Dubai mall

Katrina Kaif

Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif will walk the catwalk at an event in Dubai later this month. Kaif, who is the face of a popular Dubai fashion retailer will be at a fashion show to showcase the label’s latest collection, reported

Tesla Motors launch regional office in Dubai

Tesla Motors for electric cars designs and manufacturing has launched its Dubai office on Monday. During a meeting between the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Tesla CEO and founder, Elon Musk, expressed his delight at being in

Trump’s sons guests of honor at Dubai branded golf course opening

US President Donald Trump’s sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump are expected to visit Dubai this week to open a Trump-branded golf complex. Trump’s sons will be the guests of honor for the opening of the Trump International Golf

Guterres: Salam Fayyad ‘right man’ to be Libya envoy despite US objection

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday he believed former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad was the “right person” to be the world body’s envoy to Libya after the United States raised objections to the choice. The US ambassador to

Sheikh Mohammed: GCC under King Salman’s guidance will positively benefit all Arabs

Sheikh Mohammed with King Salman.

UAE Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum believes the GCC under the leadership of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will play a positive role on both Arab and regional levels. “GCC achievements over the

Somaliland agrees to UAE military base in northern port

Somalia’s breakaway northern territory of Somaliland has said the UAE can establish a military base in its territory. The UAE government in January submitted a formal application seeking permission from the Somaliland government to open a military base in the

‘Queen’ Ahlam’s Dubai Opera concert a hit

Diva Ahlam

The Arab world’s “Queen” of pop, Ahlam performed a mix of her popular hits and evergreen classics, as the first Arabic female singer at Dubai Opera on Thursday. The Emirati star made her mark on the Arab music scene by

Emirati desert festival brings tradition back to life

Women clad in emerald green abayas and men in crisp white gandoura gowns, Emirati folk dancers sway to the steady beat of a Bedouin drum against the desert skyline. The show is part of the 11th edition of the Sultan

UAE summons Iran envoy over arms to Houthis

The United Arab Emirates’ assistant minister of foreign affairs has summoned on Thursday the Charge d’Affaires of the Iranian Embassy in Abu Dhabi, handing him a note of protest on Iran’s illegal provision of weapons to Houthi militias in Yemen.

FlyDubai profit drops sharply in year of deadly accident

Discount airline FlyDubai says its profit tumbled by 69 percent last year despite a rise in sales fueled by its growing operations. The Dubai-based airline said on Wednesday that it earned 31.6 million dirhams ($8.6 million) last year, compared with

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