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Expanding 'dead zone' in Arabian Sea raises climate change fears

Abu Dhabi - In the waters of the Arabian Sea, a vast "dead zone" the size of Scotland is expanding and scientists say climate change may be to blame.

UAE further delays launch of first nuclear reactor

Abu Dhabi - The United Arab Emirates said Wednesday that its first nuclear reactor would come online in late 2019 or early 2020, further delaying the launch of the Arab World's first atomic power station.

Assault on Yemen's Hodeida halted as UN pursues talks

Abu Dhabi - The United Arab Emirates on Sunday announced it had halted the offensive it is backing against Huthi rebels in Yemen's port city of Hodeida to give a chance to UN diplomatic efforts.

Qatar 'must stop support for terror', top UN court told

Den Haag - Abu Dhabi on Thursday called on Doha to stop "supporting terrorist groups and individuals" and strongly denied human rights abuses against Qatari citizens before the UN's top court.

Louvre Abu Dhabi sets Da Vinci unveiling for September

Dubai - The Louvre Abu Dhabi said Wednesday it will unveil its most prized acquisition on September 18 -- a very rare painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci that was bought for a record $450 million last year.

Gulf crisis moves to UN's top court in case filed by Qatar

Den Haag - The bitter Gulf crisis moved into the international courts Wednesday as Qatar accused the United Arab Emirates of fostering an "environment of hate" against Qataris.

Qatar takes standoff with UAE to UN's top court

Den Haag - Qatar Wednesday will launch an urgent case before the UN's highest court against United Arab Emirates, accusing it of human rights violations after its Gulf neighbours cut all ties with Doha last year.

UAE demands 'unconditional' rebel withdrawal from Yemen port

Dubai - The UAE, a key player in the coalition battling Huthi rebels in Yemen, on Monday warned the insurgents to withdraw unconditionally from the flashpoint port city of Hodeida, after UN peace efforts fizzled.

Yemen rebels must withdraw from Hodeida: UAE

Dubai - The United Arab Emirates, part of a Saudi-led Arab military alliance in Yemen, on Monday warned Huthi rebels to withdraw from the key port city of Hodeida as coalition-backed government forces advance.

Clashes kill 39 combatants outside Yemen's Hodeida: medics

Sana - Heavy clashes killed 39 combatants outside Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida on Thursday, as a Saudi and UAE-backed offensive to retake the key aid hub entered its second day.

Yemen troops mass in bid to retake key port

Sana - Yemeni forces backed by Saudi Arabia and the UAE massed around the key port city of Hodeida Wednesday in a bid to seize it from Iran-backed Huthi rebels, Emirati state media reported.

US warns UAE aid must flow through Yemen port

Washington - The United States warned Monday that aid must flow through the Yemeni port of Hodeida amid reports that Emirati forces plan to seize it from Huthi rebels.

UN scrambles to avert 'fierce bloody battle' for Yemen port

New York - The United Nations mobilized Monday to avert a "fierce, bloody battle" for a key port in Yemen that provides a lifeline for food, medicine and other vital supplies.

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait offer $2.5 bn in aid to crisis-hit Jordan

Apo - Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait have offered $2.5 billion in aid for Jordan to ease its economic crisis following a wave of anti-austerity protests, the Saudi state media announced early Monday.

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait offer $2.5 bn in aid to crisis-hit Jordan

Apo - Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait have offered $2.5 billion in aid for Jordan to ease its economic crisis following a wave of anti-austerity protests, the Saudi state media announced early Monday."In light of the close brotherly ties......

Death toll tops 100 in fight for key Yemen port: medics

Sana - The battle for a major rebel-controlled port in Yemen has left more than 100 soldiers and insurgents dead in less than a week, medics and military sources said Saturday.

Qatar bans Saudi, UAE goods from stores

Doha - Qatar has ordered shops to remove goods originating from a group of Saudi Arabian-led countries which a year ago imposed a wide-ranging boycott on the emirate, Doha officials said Saturday.

Yemen's main port in crosshairs of Saudi-led offensive

Mocha - Hodeida port, Yemen's largest entry point for aid, is now in the crosshairs of the Saudi-led coalition which is intent on cutting off the Huthi rebels from alleged Iranian arms shipments.

Yemeni PM says row over Socotra island resolved

Aden - Yemeni Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dagher announced on Monday that a dispute over the island of Socotra sparked after the deployment of United Arab Emirates troops has been resolved.

Tales of international intrigue after Dubai princess's failed escape

Paris - A detained Emirate princess, a yacht seized by Indian soldiers in international waters, a Frenchman being held in Luxembourg -- accounts from key players in the attempted escape by a daughter of the ruler of Dubai have all the hallmarks of a geopolitic...

Tensions brew on Yemen's Socotra after UAE deployment

Aden - A Saudi delegation is on the strategic Yemeni island of Socotra in a bid to defuse tensions which erupted after the United Arab Emirates deployed troops there, Yemeni state media reported.

Japan's Abe in the UAE to boost ties

Abu Dhabi - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the United Arab Emirates late Sunday for talks aimed at boosting political and economic ties.

Trump to host UAE Crown Prince, calls for Gulf unity

Washington - The White House said Friday that President Donald Trump would host the United Arab Emirates' Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahayan, but did not specify a date.

UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept civilian flights

Abu Dhabi - The United Arab Emirates said two Qatari fighter jets "dangerously approached" two passenger flights on Monday, the third such incident between the Gulf rivals.

UAE champions 'determination' tag for Special Olympians

Abu Dhabi - The United Arab Emirates, slated to become the first Arab country to host the Special Olympics in 2019, is championing an alternative label for those with special needs: "People of Determination".

British inner-city teacher named world's best, wins $1 million prize

Dubai - Briton Andria Zafirakou, who works in a school in one of the UK's poorest areas, on Sunday won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2018 at a star-studded ceremony in Dubai.

Abu Dhabi awards France's Total stakes in oil concessions

Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi state energy company ADNOC said Sunday it had awarded French oil giant Total stakes in two offshore oil concessions, as it looks to boost production by year's end.

Suicide bombing claimed by IS kills six in Yemen's Aden

Aden - A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group hit UAE-trained Yemeni troops in the government bastion of Aden on Tuesday, killing six people -- including a child -- and wounding dozens.

11 killed as Turkish jet carrying hen party crashes in Iran

Tehran - Eleven women were killed when a private plane crashed in Iran while flying the daughter of a prominent Turkish businessman and her friends back from a hen party, officials and media reports said on Monday.

Dubai property slump to continue: S&P

Dibai - A three-year downturn in Dubai's property market will likely continue until at least 2020, Standard & Poor's said Tuesday, citing low oil prices, the introduction of VAT and a Gulf diplomatic crisis.
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