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 wife with a hammer in […]

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Somalia ‘plans to file legal complaint against United Arab Emirates’ over Somaliland base

The president of the self-declared republic of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo (L) (Photo by Reuters) Somalia’s internationally-backed government is reportedly planning to file a legal case against the rulers of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for setting up a military base in the unrecognized breakaway republic of Somaliland. The Somali government’s Auditor General Nur Jimale […]

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Pentagon says US to sell bombs to UAE worth $785 million as campaign against Daesh in Iraq and Syria

Joint Direct Attack Munitions, guidance kits that convert existing unguided bombs into precision-guided “smart” munitions. (US Navy photo) The United States will sell the United Arab Emirates $785 million worth of bombs as part of the so-called campaign against Daesh in Iraq and Syria, the Pentagon says. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency, which facilitates foreign […]

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