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United Arab Emirates

Kerala-based woman dies in UAE after falling off moving car

Sunitha Prashanth from Kerala was killed in the incident after she hit her head on a lamp post.

17 Aug 2017 6:04 PM

Aditya Motwane, Salman sister's wedding planner, held for carrying drugs in UAE

Aditya Motwane, a well-known Mumbai-based wedding planner, was detained on suspicion that he had consumed drugs.

16 Aug 2017 3:47 PM

Iranian drone comes within 1,000 ft of US fighter jets

In a similar encounter Aug 8, the Navy said an Iranian drone came within 100 feet (30 meters) of an F-18 preparing to land on the Nimitz.

15 Aug 2017 11:42 AM

Dubai: 86-storey Torch tower, world's tallest skyscraper, catches fire

The fire started on the 63rd floor, said Dubai police commander-in-chief Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri.

04 Aug 2017 10:45 AM

UAE cautions Indians about visa fraud, says not to seek jobs on visit permit

The advisory follows a high number of calls to the Consulate by Indian workers who have been duped by agents regularly.

03 Aug 2017 9:01 PM


Gulf crisis: Saudi says internationalisation of holy sites 'a declaration of war'

'We are tired of responding to false information and stories invented from nothing,' Sheikh Mohammed told Al Jazeera TV.

31 Jul 2017 12:20 PM

Arab countries say yes to Qatar dialogue with conditions

Arab nations will allow Qatari planes to use air corridors in emergencies, the Saudi state news agency SPA said on Sunday.

31 Jul 2017 8:05 AM

More sanctions in line after Qatar turns down Gulf nations' demand: reports

The four Arab states cut ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of backing terrorist groups and cozying up to their arch-foe Iran.

30 Jul 2017 1:16 PM

Pervez Musharraf mulled using nukes against India after 2001 attack: report

Musharraf has been living in Dubai since last year when he was allowed to leave Pakistan on pretext of medical treatment.

27 Jul 2017 4:52 PM

US Navy patrol ship fires warning shots near Iranian vessel: Official

The Iranian boat went "dead in the water" after the shots and the vessels all left the area without further incident, the official said.

25 Jul 2017 8:49 PM


Indian man dies of heart attack in Dubai before flying home

However, the man was not seen outside his room in the company's staff accommodation in Sharjah for a couple of days.

25 Jul 2017 3:55 PM

Gulf crisis: Qatar official faults 'disorganized' conduct by Arab rivals

The apparently new list of six demands includes commitments to combatting extremism and terrorism.

20 Jul 2017 3:18 PM

A look at why a Saudi woman's miniskirt sparked an outcry

The woman was eventually released without charge, but the incident and the online debate it ignited point to the tension in Saudi Arabia.

20 Jul 2017 12:53 PM

Qatar alleges UAE for breaking international law by hacking its websites

UAE has denied involvement, calling the Post report 'false' and insisting that the UAE 'had no role whatsoever' in the alleged hacking.

18 Jul 2017 11:13 AM

UAE diplomat says Qatar's standoff with Arab states could prolonge

The Arab quartet accuse Qatar of disrupting regional security by supporting Islamist opposition groups and extremists.

15 Jul 2017 3:37 PM


Al-Jazeera incites religious hate, violence, says UAE

The closure of Al-Jazeera is one of 13 wide-ranging demands the alliance placed on Doha as conditions to lift the ‘blockade’.

13 Jul 2017 3:44 PM

Amid Gulf crisis, Qatar says ready to withstand shock with USD 340 bn in reserves

'This is the credibility of our system, we have enough cash to preserve any..kind of shock,' Sheikh Abdullah Bin Saoud al-Thani said.

10 Jul 2017 9:31 AM

After Gulf airlines, US lifts laptop ban from Qatar Airways

The laptop ban, along with Trump admin’s travel ban on 6 Muslim nations, has hurt Middle Eastern airlines.

06 Jul 2017 1:00 PM

Emirates and Turkish Airlines win exemption from US laptop ban

Qatar Airways, the last of the three major Gulf long-haul carriers on the list, declined to answer questions Wednesday about the ban.

05 Jul 2017 4:54 PM

Saudi and allies say they have Qatar's response to their demands

The four countries early last month cut diplomatic ties to Qatar in large part over their allegations that it supports extremist groups.

05 Jul 2017 10:49 AM