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United Arab Emirates stops issuing new visas for North Korean workers, pulls Abu Dhabi ambassador

October 13, 2017 9:30 am
United Arab Emirates stops issuing new visas for North Korean workers, pulls Abu Dhabi ambassador

A customer leaves the Pyongyang Okryu-Gwan North Korean Restaurant in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (File photo by AP) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced it will stop issuing visas for North Korean workers and put an end to the mission of Abu Dhabi’s non-resident ambassador to Pyongyang. The UAE […]

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Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra flees to Dubai ahead of verdict

August 26, 2017 9:00 am
Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra flees to Dubai ahead of verdict

This photo taken on July 21, 2017 shows former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra greeting her supporters as she leaves the Supreme Court in Bangkok. (By AFP) Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has fled to Dubai, senior members of her party said on Saturday, a day after she failed […]

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United Arab Emirates, US forces in southern Yemen seize oil resources: Report

August 7, 2017 12:50 pm
United Arab Emirates, US forces in southern Yemen seize oil resources: Report

In this photo forces loyal to Yemen’s former President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi fire rockets in the southern province of Shabwa, Yemen, on May 4, 2014. (Photo by AP) A Yemeni official says US and UAE operations purportedly against terrorist groups in Shabwah are indeed meant to gain control over […]

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UAE-linked channel to release documentary on Qatar’s role behind 9/11

July 25, 2017 10:30 pm
UAE-linked channel to release documentary on Qatar’s role behind 9/11

The file photo shows a scene of 9/11 attacks in New York. A media outlet linked to the Emirati ruling Dynasty reportedly plans to release a documentary which claims that Qatar was behind the 9/11 attacks, amid the widening rift among the Persian Gulf Arab kingdoms. According to a report […]

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Doha says US media report showed United Arab Emirates attack on Qatar’s news agency

July 17, 2017 10:30 pm
Doha says US media report showed United Arab Emirates attack on Qatar’s news agency

A signboard of Qatar News Agency is seen in Doha, Qatar, June 5, 2017. (Via Reuters) Doha says it regards as true an American media report that points the finger of blame at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the alleged hacking of Qatar’s state news agency in late May. […]

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US intelligence sources confirm the United Arab Emirates hacked Qatari websites

3:05 am
US intelligence sources confirm the United Arab Emirates hacked Qatari websites

US President Donald Trump (R) and Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani take part in a bilateral meeting at a hotel in Riyadh on May 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The United Arab Emirates was behind an effort to hack Qatari government news and social media websites, sparking […]

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British newspaper editor Francis Matthew charged with murdering wife with hammer in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates

July 11, 2017 10:30 pm
British newspaper editor Francis Matthew charged with murdering wife with hammer in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates

British newspaper editor Francis Matthew (left) shakes hand with Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the vice president and prime minister of the UAE, and ruler of Dubai, last month during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Dubai. (Photo from social media) British newspaper editor Francis Matthew has been charged with murdering his […]

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain threaten more punitive measures against Qatar

July 7, 2017 1:05 am
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain threaten more punitive measures against Qatar

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry (R) shakes hands with his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir (R) as UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan stands by, during a joint press conference after their meeting in the Egyptian capital Cairo, July 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP) […]

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Emirati Ambassador to the US Yousef al-Otaiba involved in Malaysia graft scandal: Report

July 2, 2017 2:37 pm
Emirati Ambassador to the US Yousef al-Otaiba involved in Malaysia graft scandal: Report

Emirati Ambassador to the US Yousef al-Otaiba Leaked documents reportedly implicate Emirati ambassador to the US Yousef al-Otaiba in a multibillion-dollar corruption scandal surrounding Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reviewed the court and investigative data and reported on Saturday that the companies connected […]

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Human rights groups urge United Arab Emirates to release activist unconditionally

June 28, 2017 5:26 pm
Human rights groups urge United Arab Emirates to release activist unconditionally

Emirati activist Ahmed Mansoor Human rights groups and political figures have expressed concerns about the incarceration of UAE rights activist Ahmed Mansoor, calling for his immediate and unconditional release. Marking 100 days of Mansoor’s detention, the campaigners made the plea in a joint letter addressed to UAE Vice President and Prime Minister […]

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