United Arab Emirates

UAE terminates North Korean diplomatic mission, ends visas

The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday it was ending the mission of North Korea`s non-resident ambassador and terminating its own envoy`s services in Pyongyang, the foreign ministry said in a statement carried by state news agency WAM.

Oct 12, 2017, 21:22 PM IST

Muslim woman saves Indian driver's life in UAE

A quick-thinking Muslim woman saved the life of an Indian truck driver in the UAE when she saw him in flames following a horrific road accident, media reports said.

Oct 02, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

Kuwait to expel North Korean diplomats, stops issuing visas

The decision comes after Kuwait stopped issuing new visas for North Koreans citing its U.N. sanctions implementation report.

Sep 17, 2017, 20:15 PM IST

Al Qaeda ousted from Yemen president`s home district

Yemeni forces backed by the United Arab Emirates have driven al Qaeda militants from a southern district that is the birthplace of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, security sources said on Thursday.

Sep 14, 2017, 14:58 PM IST

Donald Trump willing to mediate Qatar crisis

The Emir of Kuwait said the Gulf Countries have received a letter from Qatar stating that it is willing to sit down at the table and discuss all the demands, which the other parties have put down.

Sep 08, 2017, 13:37 PM IST
Donald Trump offers to mediate in Qatar crisis

Donald Trump offers to mediate in Qatar crisis

US President Donald Trump offered on Thursday to mediate in the crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbors and said he believed the dispute could be solved "fairly easily."

Sep 08, 2017, 00:30 AM IST

This American spy plane 'doesn't want to stop flying'

It may not sound possible to "catch" an American spy plane while driving a Dodge Charger. But that's precisely what we did on a sweltering August afternoon at Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates.

Aug 21, 2017, 12:13 PM IST
Qatar offers visa-free entry to 80 countries including India

Qatar offers visa-free entry to 80 countries including India

Qatar has a population of 2.4 million people, 90 percent of whom are foreigners, including many from south Asia working in construction.

Aug 09, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

Qatar offers visa-free entry to 80 nationalities

"The visa exemption scheme will make Qatar the most open country in the region," tourism department official Hassan al-Ibrahim told a press conference in Doha.

Aug 09, 2017, 16:40 PM IST
Infosys to acquire digital studio in London

Infosys to acquire digital studio in London

The studio will enable the company to drive digital transformation solutions, which connect its clients` systems of record to new systems of engagement.

Aug 04, 2017, 00:21 AM IST

No dialogue with Qatar until it revises policies: UAE minister

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, an ally of Qatar, will visit Saudia Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar during a two-day mediation trip that begins on Sunday.

Jul 23, 2017, 00:20 AM IST

Qatar accuses UAE of hack that sparked Gulf crisis

The report  unequivocally proves that this hacking crime took place.

Jul 17, 2017, 19:54 PM IST

Egypt announces electronics ban lifted on US flights

In recent weeks, the US also lifted the ban imposed on airlines from Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey.

Jul 12, 2017, 22:23 PM IST
US, Qatar sign agreement against financing terrorism

US, Qatar sign agreement against financing terrorism

In live footage, Rex Tillerson and Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani signed the pact, which they had been working on for a year, Tillerson explained, Efe news reported.

 

Jul 12, 2017, 10:03 AM IST
Arab states rap 'negative' Qatari reply to demands but no new sanctions

Arab states rap 'negative' Qatari reply to demands but no new sanctions

Their foreign ministers met in Cairo on Wednesday after a deadline they gave Qatar to meet 13 demands expired.

Jul 06, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

Arab intelligence chiefs meet in Cairo day before Qatar decision: Report

The heads of intelligence from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain held a meeting in Cairo on Tuesday, Egyptian state news agency MENA said.

Jul 05, 2017, 09:29 AM IST

Saudi Arabia to discuss Qatar crisis with allies

Qatar`s gas riches have transformed it in recent years into one of the world`s wealthiest countries, a major international investor and a regional player that will host the 2022 football World Cup.

Jul 05, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
Gulf deadline to resolve Qatar rift approaches

Gulf deadline to resolve Qatar rift approaches

The UAE ambassador to Russia has said Qatar could face fresh sanctions if it does not comply with the demands.

Jul 02, 2017, 12:58 PM IST

Qatar says Arab demands 'made to be rejected'

"This list of demands is made to be rejected," Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said, referring to 13 demands placed on Doha by Saudi Arabia and its allies as the price for lifting an almost month-long "blockade" on Qatar.

Jul 02, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
Qatar dismisses Gulf demands but says open for dialogue

Qatar dismisses Gulf demands but says open for dialogue

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Thursday that Doha was interested in negotiating legitimate issues concerning fellow Gulf states.

Jun 29, 2017, 15:44 PM IST