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Behind Qatar's bet on the Muslim Brotherhood

9 hours 32 sec ago
The Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamic political organization that has been defanged in almost every area where it was once a key player, has driven a deep rift between the Gulf's two most powerful players. Months of tension between Qatar and its neighbors came to a head last month when Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) withdrew their ambassadors. Although the regional Gulf ...

Canada development partnership with U.A.E. builds bridges into Arab world

10 hours 53 min ago
OTTAWA - Canada has a new development partner in the Arab world, and the foreign-aid minister says it could help the Harper government navigate the complex Middle East in the fight against poverty. Canada signed a development co-operation agreement with the United Arab Emirates this week at a major international development meeting in Mexico. More broadly, it helps position Canada as a friend to ...

Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 09 April 2014

11 hours 55 min ago
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE): His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade has separate bilateral meetings with the Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tunisia at the Dubai National Convention and Exhibition Centre, United Arab Emirates.

Photo Release: ETIHAD AIRWAYS TAKES LUCKY WINNER TO IRELAND

14 hours 13 min ago
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, co-sponsored a raffle of air tickets to Ireland for guests at the Irish-Thai Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 St. Patrick's Day celebrations.

Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 09 April 2014

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 20:56
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE): His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade has separate bilateral meetings with the Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tunisia at the Dubai National Convention and Exhibition Centre, United Arab Emirates.

Gulf Arab states agree on measures to heal internal rift

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:28
Gulf Arab states took a step towards resolving a severe rift in the U.S.-backed alliance on Thursday by agreeing on ways to implement a security agreement they reached last year. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar on March 5, accusing Doha of not abiding by November's agreement, which called for not interfering in each others internal affairs ...

Gulf Arab states agree on measures to heal internal rift

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:08
Gulf Arab states took a step towards resolving a severe rift in the U.S.-backed alliance on Thursday by agreeing on ways to implement a security agreement they reached last year. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar on March 5, accusing Doha of not abiding by November's agreement, which called for not interfering in each other's internal ...

Gulf Arab states agree on measures to heal internal rift

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:08
Gulf Arab states took a step towards resolving a severe rift in the U.S.-backed alliance on Thursday by agreeing on ways to implement a security agreement they reached last year. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar on March 5, accusing Doha of not abiding by November's agreement, which called for not interfering in each other's internal ...

Gulf Arab states agree on measures to heal internal rift

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:08
Gulf Arab states took a step towards resolving a severe rift in the U.S.-backed alliance on Thursday by agreeing on ways to implement a security agreement they reached last year. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar on March 5, accusing Doha of not abiding by November's agreement, which called for not interfering in each other's internal ...

Fears grow as Mideast virus spreads, but no travel restrictions yet

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:58
Deadly disease spreads to Southeast Asia via infected passenger flew from Saudi Arabia, and there are fears it could be a SARS-like event.

Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:14
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — 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 spread.

Mubadala posts strong profits for Abu Dhabi

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:30
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Abu Dhabi's Mubadala state investment company says profits last year tripled to roughly $395 million on the back of a strong performance from international investments.

Taliban negotiator under house arrest in UAE, says Afghanistan

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:49
By Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) - A leading Taliban peace negotiator has been placed under house arrest in the United Arab Emirates, officials said on Thursday, dealing a blow to President Hamid Karzai's efforts to jump-start a nascent Afghan peace process before leaving office. Agha Jan Mutassim, a finance minister during Taliban rule from 1996 to 2001, has been missing for over a week ...

UAE Women: The Globe-Trotting Petrofac Chemical Engineer

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 07:40
Women in the United Arab Emirates are overtaking their male counterparts in science, technology and mathematics (Stem) related careers, according to research from the Economist Intelligence Unit. The study shows that the UAE is not just about flash cars, decadent lifestyles and mesmerising skyscrapers. The country is making serious progress in gender equality and a study from consultant Booz ...

UAE Women: The Facebook Mathematician Proving Her Sexist Teacher Wrong

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 07:38
The United Arab Emirates is probably best known for Dubai, the flash emirate playground in the Middle East. But beyond the ever-growing skyscrapers and expanding variety of supercars, the UAE is seeing some progress in gender equality. According to a report from Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Women in the UAE are overtaking their male counterparts in science, technology, engineering and ...

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Thu, 04/17/2014 - 07:09
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE): His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade has separate bilateral meetings with the Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tunisia at the Dubai National Convention and Exhibition Centre, United Arab Emirates.

My-HD brings One America News Network and AWE to TV Viewers across the Middle East and North Africa

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 07:00
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates and WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- My-HD and Herring Networks, Inc. today announced the launch of three channels, namely One America News Network, AWE, and AWE 3D on My-HD's video direct-to-home platform.   The Herring Networks channels launched on My HD across the Middle East and North Africa.  Cliff Nelson, CEO of My-HD stated, "We're pleased to further ...

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Wed, 04/16/2014 - 19:10
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE): His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade has separate bilateral meetings with the Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tunisia at the Dubai National Convention and Exhibition Centre, United Arab Emirates.

PMI Global Congress 2014 to Showcase Project Plans for Dubai World Expo 2020

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 17:39
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Event will feature presentations from ministry officials overseeing extensive Expo infrastructure projects There is an urgent demand ...

Prominent human rights lawyer detained in Saudi

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:36
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi activists say authorities have detained a prominent human rights lawyer in the capital.