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Emirates airline says will not fly over Iraq after MH17

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 22:37

Emirates will stop flying over Iraq due to concerns over jihadist missile attacks following the MH17 air disaster in Ukraine, the airline`s president Tim Clark said on Monday.

100 Indians committed suicide in the UAE every year since 2011

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 22:54

Around 100 Indians have committed suicide in the UAE every year since 2011, India`s ambassador said, calling on the expatriate community to help people in distress.

Emirates becomes 2nd airline to operate jumbo A-380 to India

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:58

Gulf carrier Emirates became the second airline to operate jumbo A380 aircraft to India after Singapore Airlines, with the commencement of its first daily flight to Mumbai from Dubai.

UAE plans to send first Arab spaceship to Mars by 2021

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 19:42

At a time when space exploration has become a competition between world powers, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to send an unmanned probe to Mars by 2021, which will be the Arab world’s first mission to another planet.

Qatar confirms two citizens held in UAE

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:29

Qatar has confirmed the arrest in the United Arab Emirates of two of its citizens, described as "spies" by Emirati media, adding to tension between the Gulf neighbours.

Crowe completes double-century

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 22:51

Jeff Crowe of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees added another feather to his cap when he became only the third match referee after Ranjan Madugalle (279) and Chris Broad (245) to complete 200 One-Day Internationals (ODIs).

US blacklists UAE company for helping Syrian regime

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 21:46

The US Treasury placed a United Arab Emirates company on its sanctions blacklist today for selling speciality oil products to the Syrian government.

Emirates finalises $56 billion order for 150 Boeing 777X planes

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 16:54

The deal includes purchase rights for an additional 50 airplanes which, if exercised, could increase the value to about $75 billion at list prices.

Saudi airline suspends operation to Peshawar

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 14:04

Saudi Arabia`s flag carrier has stopped flights to northwestern Peshawar city in Pakistan after this week`s attack on a plane that killed a passenger.

Etihad says agreed principal terms to buy 49% of Alitalia

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 14:44

The two airlines will now finalise the deal as soon as possible, subject to regulatory approvals, they said in a joint statement.

India to pay $1.65 billion Iran oil dues via UAE

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 12:09

India will pay Iran USD 1.65 billion through the UAE central bank to clear over 40 percent of the backlog payments for oil imports.

Deepika Padukone loses it again!

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 07:50

Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone might be thanking her stars for bagging all the good roles so far but the actress surely is not that lucky when it comes to traveling abroad. Turns out that Dippy darling lost her luggage the fourth time while coming back from Italy.