Riyadh keen to unify efforts to overcome terrorism, extremism

:: The Minister of Culture and Information, Dr. Awwad bin Al-Awwad, delivered King Salman’s speech on his behalf to More »

Yemeni army closes in on presidential palace in Taiz

:: The commander of Taiz front, Major General Khalid Fadel, has confirmed that the Yemeni Armed Forces are few More »

Arab NATO plan being studied to fight ISIS, isolate Iran

:: A NATO-style alliance for the Middle East was discussed on Thursday during a NATO summit, attended by US More »

Trump: King Salman is a wise man who wants ‘rapid’ improvements

:: US President Donald Trump said that Saudi Arabia’s King Salman is a “wise man” during both his visits More »

US Senate panel advances bill to impose new sanctions on Iran

:: The United States would impose new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile development, arms transfers, support for More »


Tag Archives: DUBAI

Saudi Arabia prepares for Trump’s historic visit

:: Saudi Arabia is making every effort to dazzle and impress President Donald Trump on his first overseas trip, seizing on the visit to cement itself as

‘We want to keep financial services in the region’

Richard Teng

:: Since the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) declared itself “open for business” some 20 months ago, Richard Teng has clocked up the air miles in his

Qatar says three workers die on army building site

:: Three workers died and several were injured at a building site in Qatar, which has come under pressure to improve conditions for laborers working on venues

US, UAE strike new defense accord on US force levels in Emirates

:: The United States and the United Arab Emirates have signed a new, updated defense cooperation agreement that the Pentagon on Tuesday said dictated “the magnitude and

Is Hamza bin Laden Al-Qaeda’s next leader?

Hamza bin Laden

:: The new audio message by Hamza bin Laden, son of Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, was released 11 days after the fifth anniversary of the latter’s

Dubai’s Emaar Properties posts 15 pct jump in first-quarter profit

:: Dubai’s Emaar Properties, builder of the world’s tallest tower, reported a 15 percent rise in first-quarter net profit on Sunday, broadly in line with analysts’ expectations.

Emirates airline profit falls for first time in 5 years

:: The Middle East’s largest airline, reported a drop in annual profit on Thursday for the first time in five years as it added more seats than

ISIS releases video showing ‘Russian officer beheaded in Syria’

:: ISIS has issued a video showing the beheading of what it described as a Russian intelligence officer captured in Syria, the US-based SITE monitoring website reported

Saudi city of Jeddah talks with banks for multi-billion transport network

:: Jeddah’s government has held initial talks with banks to help secure funding for a multi-billion dollar public transport network in the city, Saudi Arabia’s commercial capital,

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan back in Dubai for promotional film shoot

:: The Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan is back in Dubai. He arrived in the city on Saturday to shoot for the sequel to the award-winning #BeMyGuest

Mike Tyson praises Dubai while promoting boxing gym franchise

:: On his first trip to Dubai, former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson recalls getting off a plane wearing a traditional Muslim cap and robes, carrying a

Restoring Saudi allowances to cost about 7 bln riyals in 2017

:: Restoring financial allowances to civil servants and military personnel will only cost the government about 7 billion riyals ($1.9 billion) this year, a senior finance ministry

Iran big winner from region’s turmoil: Arab league head

:: Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit warned Monday that Iran and Israel were the main beneficiaries of turmoil across the Arab world, which he described as

Janet Jackson resumes tour after baby and separation from Qatari husband

:: Pop superstar and new mother Janet Jackson said Monday she will resume a tour after a nearly two-year break as she confirmed separating from her husband.

After Saudi Arabia, Germany’s Merkel arrives in the UAE

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has landed in the United Arab Emirates, her second stop on a two-nation Gulf tour taking in the Arab world’s largest economies. The

Dubai’s Aramex Q1 net profit down 5 pct

Dubai-based courier Aramex reported a 5 percent fall in first-quarter net profit on Sunday due to a rise in provisions related to the company’s incentive scheme. The

Mysterious crime in Istanbul: Iranian TV executive, Kuwaiti businessman killed

Saeed Karimian

The Iranian founder of a Farsi-language satellite television network was shot dead in Istanbul alongside a Kuwaiti business partner, Turkish media reported Sunday, just months after reportedly

US Navy fires warning flare at Iranian vessel in intense Gulf encounter

The US Navy says a guided-missile destroyer fired a flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel in a tense encounter in the Gulf. Lt. Ian McConnaughey of

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