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United Arab Emirates

India, Abu Dhabi ink 5 pacts, including important offshore oil-deal

The 2 sides signed a historic pact awarding a consortium of Indian oil companies a 10 per cent stake in offshore oil concession.

11 Feb 2018 9:06 AM

It’s pretty clear: Russians meddled in US elections, says ex-president G W Bush

Bush in 2008 became the first sitting US president to visit the UAE.

08 Feb 2018 5:43 PM

Modi plans visit to UAE with hopes to boost ties

PM Modi will be in the UAE on February 10 and 11 and will address the sixth World Government Summit in Dubai.

05 Feb 2018 4:47 PM

UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept flight; Doha denies

The claim could further escalate tensions between Qatar and the four Arab nations that have been boycotting it for months.

15 Jan 2018 4:51 PM

Tax-free promiseland disappearing: UAE, Saudi to impose VAT from 2018

Along with higher education in UAE, VAT will apply to food, clothes, electronics, gasoline, phone, water, electricity bills, hotel bookings.

27 Dec 2017 3:23 PM

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Hitler of Middle East: Saudi crown prince on Iran’s ‘supreme leader’

The Sunni Muslim kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Shi'ite theocracy Iran are arch rivals.

24 Nov 2017 3:22 PM

ICC Test Player ranking: Ravindra Jadeja eye top spot in bowling and all-rounder's rankings

Jadeja who has played 32 Tests till date and taken 155 wickets and scored 1136 runs, currently sits second in both the categories.

14 Nov 2017 4:45 PM

Dubai bank Emirates NBD begins operations in India

Bank plans to invest USD 100 million capital into its Indian operations, Emirates NBD said.

09 Nov 2017 1:30 PM

IMF projects deficits of $320 billion for Mideast oil exporters

IMF said economic growth in these countries bottomed out to around half a per cent in 2017.

31 Oct 2017 1:18 PM

Freeze Qatar’s GCC membership: Bahrain foreign minister

The GCC is a political and economic union including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Kuwait.

30 Oct 2017 4:49 PM

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Indo-UAE ties: measures taken to strengthen cooperation in defence, security, trade

The two delegations expressed satisfaction at the ‘great progress’ achieved in the bilateral relationship.

30 Oct 2017 1:31 PM

Qatar says its hosting of FIFA World Cup 'not up for discussion' amid Gulf crisis

Qatar has long denied supporting extremists while it shares a massive offshore natural gas field with Tehran.

11 Oct 2017 4:21 PM

If FIFA World Cup goes out of Qatar, diplomatic crisis will end: UAE officials

Qatari officials did not respond to a request for comment on Monday.

09 Oct 2017 12:13 PM

Kuwait Emir frees 22 Indian prisoners; commutes sentences of 97

Indian mission said that it would provide all possible assistance for their travel to India after their release or completion of sentences.

02 Oct 2017 4:54 PM

UAE woman saves Indian driver's life by using Islamic robe to put out fire

Al Sharhan, head of the ambulance and rescue section, said they want to honour the bravery of the 'abaya woman'.

02 Oct 2017 2:58 PM

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Iran will react strongly to any wrong move by US on nuclear deal: Ayatollah

Washington extended some sanctions relief for Iran on Thursday under Tehran’s 2015 deal with world powers.

17 Sep 2017 8:14 PM

Amid crisis, Qatar restores diplomatic ties with Iran disregarding Arab nations' demand

Despite recalling its ambassador in 2016, Iran and Qatar maintained their valuable commercial ties.

24 Aug 2017 11:38 AM

Dubai: Man arrested for trying to smuggle 5.7 million amphetamine pills in sheep intestines

Customs authorities discovered the pills when they inspected the cargo before it was to be released and taken to a warehouse.

22 Aug 2017 3:09 PM

Qatar denies blocking haj pilgrimage flights as Saudi wait for landing rights

Qatar and Saudi, along with three other Arab states, have been locked in a political row which severed transport ties to Doha in June.

21 Aug 2017 3:09 PM

Mystery Qatari Sheikh, royal family member, pushed into Gulf crisis spotlight

Saudi Arabian authorities highlighted the role of the mysterious Qatari in reopening the border.

21 Aug 2017 10:51 AM

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