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Four killed in Egypt military plane crash

 An Egyptian military plane crashed Wednesday during Egypt-United Arab Emirates (UAE)joint military drill, killing two Egyptian and two UAE officers, state-run Nile TV reported.

PCB keeps Misbah-ul-Haq with team to avoid confusion
PCB keeps Misbah-ul-Haq with team to avoid confusion

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to let the Test and One-day captain, Misbah-ul-Haq remain with the team in the UAE despite being ruled out of the series with a hamstring injury, sending out a message that he will lead the side in the World Cup.

Pakistan think-tank has 2015 World Cup in mind
Pakistan think-tank has 2015 World Cup in mind

Keeping in mind the 2015 World Cup, Pakistan's chief selector Moin Khan and head coach Waqar Younis are contemplating using a different bowling combination for the last three one-day internationals against New Zealand in the UAE.

Students from 119 nations sing UAE anthem to claim record

Students and staff from 119 nations belonging to a group of schools owned by an Indian in the UAE sang their way into the Guinness World Record book for the most nationalities singing a National Anthem at any one time.

Committed to strong ties with UAE: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday greeted the people of the United Arab Emirates on the occasion of its national day, and said India was committed to further strengthening ties with the UAE.

Confident India-UAE ties will improve: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday greeted the government and people of the UAE on the eve of its national day, voicing confidence that bilateral ties will continue to diversify and strengthen in the years to come.

Complaints by Indian workers working in Gulf on the rise: Govt

Complaints from Indian workers in some Gulf countries have shown an upward trend with the highest number those in Qatar in the last one year, the government told Rajya Sabha.

UAE secure Gulf Cup third place with win over Oman
UAE secure Gulf Cup third place with win over Oman

Deposed Gulf Cup champions United Arab Emirates claimed third place in this year`s event with a 1-0 win over Oman on Tuesday thanks to tournament top scorer Ali Mabkhout`s fifth goal.

Know your brand new International Premier Tennis League

After the International Premier League, Indian Badminton League, Pro Kabaddi League and Indian Super League, India now has a tennis league – International Premier Tennis League. Despite the launch of a rival league – Champions Tennis League, the IPTL appears to be the real deal in terms of promoters, sponsors and players. So here is our indispensable guide to the first edition of the the IPTL.

Surprise GCC meeting eases Qatar tensions

Gulf leaders agreed Sunday to return Saudi, Emirati, and Bahraini envoys to Qatar, ending eight months of tense relations with the gas-rich state over its support for the Muslim Brotherhood.

Sushma Swaraj says welfare of expatriates is priority

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday here said welfare of the Indian nationals residing abroad, particularly in the Gulf countries, is one of the top most priorities of her government.

Sushma Swaraj to visit UAE next week

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is paying her first official visit to the United Arab Emirates November 10-12, during which she will hold discussions on bilateral, regional and other issues of mutual interest.

Waqar Younis reveals keys to Pakistan's success
Waqar Younis reveals keys to Pakistan's success

After helping Pakistan register their first Test series win over Australia in two decades, team coach Waqar Younis has revealed the keys to the success. He said that determination, dedication and discipline had helped them achieve the feat.

South Africa series the perfect pick-me-up for ailing Australia
South Africa series the perfect pick-me-up for ailing Australia

A disappointed Michael Clarke arrived home from United Arab Emirates on Wednesday eager to shake off Australia`s test series loss to Pakistan and begin his side`s World Cup buildup in a one-day series against South Africa.

100 days to 2015 Cricket World Cup: State of the nations
100 days to 2015 Cricket World Cup: State of the nations

Thursday marks 100 days to go to the start of the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Here is a look at the current strengths and weaknesses of the 14 finalists:

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New Zealand ready for Pakistan challenge: Shane Bond
New Zealand ready for Pakistan challenge: Shane Bond

New Zealand`s bowling coach Shane Bond on Saturday said the team was looking forward to pitting their wits against the in-form Pakistani spin attack in the forthcoming three match test series.

UAE official warns of potential for IS-Shabab link

The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat warned today that the Islamic State group could team up with Islamic militants in Somalia, saying that more should be done to prepare for such a threat.

Morocco pledges support to UAE's fight against terrorism

 The Moroccan foreign ministry, in line with the directives of King Mohammed VI, said that the kingdom would provide active support to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in its fight against terrorism and its efforts to maintain regional and international peace and stability.

Migrant workers in UAE exploited, abused: Report

Migrant domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are beaten, exploited and trapped in forced labour situations, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Thursday.

Mystery looms over death of Indian girl in UAE

A 12-year-old Indian girl has died under mysterious circumstances in the UAE after she fell from a building in Sharjah, a media report said on Tuesday.