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UAE's Etihad working with Australia in plane plot probe
by Adam Schreck - August 1, 2017 - 8:12pm
The United Arab Emirates' national airline said on yesterday that it is working with Australian police in their investigation into an attempted airplane attack, suggesting it may have been a potential target.
UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar
by Adam Schreck - June 25, 2017 - 12:00am
A top United Arab Emirates official said yesterday the Arab countries isolating Qatar do not seek to force out the country's leadership over allegations it supports extremist ideology but are willing to cut ties...
Taliban reaffirms authority of its Qatar 'political office'
by Adam Schreck - January 24, 2016 - 3:46pm
The Afghan Taliban said yesterday that its "political office" in Qatar is the only entity authorized to carry out negotiations on its behalf, reinforcing the authority of the man who took control of the group amid...
Rights group offers guidelines for builders in Gulf states
by Adam Schreck - December 22, 2015 - 5:00pm
Human Rights Watch released a set of guidelines yesterday that it says construction companies in the oil-rich Gulf Arab states should follow to ensure basic rights for migrant workers.
US Navy: Arms ship seized in Arabian Sea was 'stateless'
by Adam Schreck - September 30, 2015 - 6:00pm
A ship carrying illicit arms believed to be from Iran was intercepted last week by a member of a US-backed naval coalition and was not registered with any country, the US Navy said yesterday.
United Arab Emirates unveils new migrant labor reforms
by Adam Schreck - September 29, 2015 - 3:33pm
The United Arab Emirates is introducing labor reforms aimed at tightening oversight of employment agreements for the millions of temporary migrant workers who make up the bulk of the country's workforce, a top Emirati...
United Arab Emirates lays out new migrant labor reforms
by Adam Schreck - September 29, 2015 - 6:00am
The United Arab Emirates is introducing labor reforms that aim to tighten oversight of employment agreements for the millions of temporary migrant workers that comprise the bulk of the country's workforce, a top Emirati official...
From Jordan base, UAE resumes airstrikes on Islamic State
by Adam Schreck - February 11, 2015 - 6:33am
United Arab Emirates fighter planes roared out of an air base in Jordan on yesterday to pound Islamic State militant positions, marking a return to combat operations by one of the United States' closest Arab allies...
Solar plane pioneers lay out round-the-world flight plan
by Adam Schreck - January 21, 2015 - 5:06am
The team behind a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft that is attempting to fly around the world said yesterday the clean-energy plane will stop in India, China and the United States in a historic journey set to begin...
American man arrested in Emirates over photo
by Adam Schreck - November 4, 2014 - 4:09am
A 70-year-old American man who came to the United Arab Emirates to speak at a conference on creative thinking was arrested last month for taking a photograph of a subject deemed off-limits by authorities, his daughter...
UAE's 1st female fighter pilot carried out strikes
by Adam Schreck - September 26, 2014 - 1:05am
The first female air force pilot in the United Arab Emirates led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria earlier this week, the federation's ambassador to Washington said on Thursday as he pledged his...
Emirates calls for global fight against terrorism
by Adam Schreck - September 4, 2014 - 7:02am
The United Arab Emirates called yesterday for a coordinated international effort to tackle the "global scourge" of terrorism, raising particular concern about the threat posed by the Islamic State militant group...
Qatar denies funding extremist Islamic State group
by Adam Schreck - August 25, 2014 - 5:30am
The Gulf nation of Qatar is hitting back at suggestions that it supports the Islamic State extremist group, saying that "determined, collective action" is needed to end sectarian violence gripping Iraq and Syri...
'Black magic' feared: Most pierced man denied entry to Dubai
by Adam Schreck - August 18, 2014 - 4:20pm
A heavily tattooed German man whose face is embellished with horn implants and more than 100 piercings said Sunday he was refused entry to Dubai without reason, forcing him to skip a planned appearance at a nig...
Dubai's Emirates halting flights to northern Iraq
by Adam Schreck - August 6, 2014 - 7:10am
The Middle East's largest airline, Emirates, said yesterday it is halting flights to the northern Iraqi city of Irbil, as the country struggles to confront a destabilizing insurgency led by jihadist militants. ...
Dubai to build world's biggest shopping center
by Adam Schreck - July 7, 2014 - 4:45am
The shopping-loving city that is home to one of the world's largest shopping malls wants to build one even bigger.
Mideast airline Etihad offers bed and bath suites
by Adam Schreck - May 5, 2014 - 4:14am
Etihad Airways, a fast-growing Mideast carrier, laid out plans yesterday to offer passengers who find first-class seats a bit too tight a miniature suite featuring a closed-off bedroom, private bathroom and a dedicated...
New airport in Qatar receives first flights
by Adam Schreck - May 1, 2014 - 7:02am
A vast new airport in the Qatari capital opened for business following years of delays yesterday as the natural-gas rich Gulf nation works to transform itself into a major aviation hub and prepares to host one of...
Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns
by Adam Schreck - April 18, 2014 - 8:41am
A recent spate of infections from a frequently deadly Middle East virus is raising new worries about efforts to contain the illness, with infectious disease experts urging greater vigilance in combatting its sp...
Spain eyes stronger economic ties with UAE visit
by Adam Schreck - April 15, 2014 - 3:02am
King Juan Carlos of Spain began a visit to the Persian Gulf region on yesterday by telling United Arab Emirates officials that deepening ties with their oil-rich country was a top priority, highlighting the role...
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