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Easing tone, US says robust actions deterred Iran

Washington - President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday appeared set on easing weeks of escalating tensions with Iran, assuring worried lawmakers it does not seek war and crediting robust US military moves with deterring the clerical regime.

US fingers Iran on Gulf attacks but eases tone

Washington - President Donald Trump's administration charged Tuesday it was "quite possible" Iran was responsible for the sabotage of Gulf oil interests but said its own robust response had prevented potential attacks on Americans.

Attacking Gulf oil routes exposes alternatives to Hormuz

Dubai - Attacks on Saudi and UAE oil assets built to bypass the Strait of Hormuz, a strategically important waterway in the Gulf, have raised fears that alternative routes could be vulnerable.

Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions

Apo - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency said, amid rising tensions in the Gulf.

UAE seeks Gulf 'de-escalation' after ship attacks

Dubai - The UAE said Wednesday it was "committed to de-escalation" after a spike in tensions in the Gulf but warned it would retaliate hard against Yemen rebel attacks on civilian facilities in the region.

Saudi Arabia says oil facility attacks target world supplies

Apo - Saudi Arabia, the world's top crude exporter, said Wednesday that attacks on two of its tankers and a major oil pipeline had targeted the security of global crude supplies.

Riyadh says oil facility attacks target world supplies

Apo - Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that attacks on two of its oil tankers and a major pipeline targeted not only its own security but that of the world's supplies.

Saudi shuts major oil pipeline after Huthi drone attacks

Apo - Drone attacks claimed by Iran-aligned Yemen rebels shut down one of Saudi Arabia's major oil pipelines Tuesday, further ratcheting up Gulf tensions after the mysterious sabotage of several tankers.

Op-Ed: US official claims Iran to blame for sabotage of Saudi ships

A pair of Saudi oil tankers have been reported to have been sabotaged off the coast of the UAE. However, what happened is not at all clear.

Oil tankers 'sabotaged' as Gulf tensions soar

Fujairah - Four ships, including two Saudi oil tankers, were damaged in mysterious "sabotage attacks" that have inflamed Gulf tensions amid a standoff between the United States and Iran.

Saudi oil tankers hit by 'sabotage attacks' as Gulf tensions soar

Apo - Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were damaged in "sabotage attacks" in the Gulf as tensions soared in a region already shaken by a standoff between the United States and Iran.

Two Saudi tankers damaged in 'sabotage attack' off UAE

Apo - Two Saudi oil tankers were damaged in a "sabotage attack" off the United Arab Emirates coast, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday, quoting the Saudi energy minister.

Libya air strikes point to possible UAE involvement: UN report

New York - United Nations experts are investigating missile strikes near Libya's capital that were fired likely using Chinese-made drones and point to possible involvement by the United Arab Emirates, a confidential report shows.

Israel to take part in Dubai Expo 2020

Dubai - At least 192 countries will attend Dubai's Expo 2020 innovation fair, organisers said Thursday, with the Paris-based global body for the mega-events confirming Israel was among the invitees.

Inquiry opens into leaked classified 'French weaponry in Yemen' note: sources

Paris - French authorities have opened an investigation into the leaking of a classified military note which revealed French weapons are being used by the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia in Yemen, sources told AFP on Wednesday.

Saudi, UAE pledge $3 bn financial aid for Sudan

Apo - Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Sunday announced three billion dollars (2.7 billion euros) in financial support for Sudan following the overthrow of longtime leader Omar al-Bashir.

Turkey arrests two suspected UAE spies: report

Istanbul - Turkey has arrested two men suspected of spying for the United Arab Emirates and is probing whether they are tied to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, Anadolu state news agency said on Friday.

Saudi king hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Sudan turmoil

Apo - Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Tuesday hosted Abu Dhabi's crown prince for talks, state media said, after the Gulf allies threw their support behind Sudan's military rulers who ousted veteran leader Omar al-Bashir.

Classified note confirms French weaponry in Yemen: report

Paris - French weapons are being used by the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia in Yemen, according to a classified military note revealed on Monday which contradicts public statements from France's government.

Classified note confirms French weaponry in Yemen: report

Paris - French weapons are being used by the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia in Yemen, according to a classified note revealed by French media on Monday which contradicts the claims of France's government.

Feud between wife, ex-wife sparks slander case in Dubai

Dubai - A British woman has been prevented from leaving Dubai, police in the Emirate said Monday, after her ex-husband's new wife pressed defamation charges over comments posted on Facebook.

Teacher from remote Kenya village is world's best, wins $1 mn

Dubai - A maths and physics teacher from a secondary school in a remote village in Kenya's Rift Valley has won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2019, organisers have said.

Uber to buy Mideast rival Careem: report

San Francisco - Uber is set to buy its Middle Eastern rival Careem for $3.1 billion, financial news agency Bloomberg reported Sunday.The deal, expected to be announced Tuesday, will see Uber pay $1.

Dubai projects NZ PM's image on iconic skyscraper

Dubai - Dubai has projected the image of New Zealand premier Jacinda Ardern onto its iconic Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest skyscraper, in thanks for her response to last week's mosque shootings.

Abu Dhabi's Etihad airways posts losses for third year

Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways posted a loss in 2018 for the third year running, it said Thursday, blaming investment losses and challenging market conditions.

Giant UAE port operator posts rise in 2018 profit

Dubai - Dubai port and logistics giant DP World said Thursday its net profit for 2018 rose over five percent on increased trade and higher returns from new acquisitions.

UAE regrets inclusion in EU tax blacklist

Abu Dhabi - The United Arab Emirates has slammed a European Union decision to add it to a tax haven blacklist despite the Gulf state's efforts to meet EU requirements.

EU expands tax blacklist to 15 countries, including UAE

Apo - The European Union expanded its tax haven blacklist to 15 countries on Tuesday, adding the United Arab Emirates and Bermuda over the objections of powerful member states such as Italy.

Yemen, Saudis, UAE accuse Huthis of breaking pullback deal

New York - Yemen's government and its Saudi and Emirati backers are accusing Huthi rebels of refusing to abide by a deal agreed two weeks ago on redeploying forces away from Red Sea ports in the war-battered country, according to a letter seen by AFP on Tuesday.

Iran warns US allies of 'humiliated citizens' uprising

Tehran - US allies in the Middle East risk an uprising by their "humiliated citizens" if they continue to rely on Washington, a top Iranian security official warned Sunday in comments carried by state media.
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