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Six tourists injured in hot-air balloon crash in UAE desert

Investigators in the United Arab Emirates are looking into what caused a hot-air balloon to abruptly drop from the sky, injuring six tourists onboard.

United Arab Emirates says 5 diplomats killed in Afghan blast

The United Arab Emirates says five of its diplomats were killed in a bombing in Kandahar, Afghanistan, the previous day.

Indian mission in UAE to help stranded sailors with essentials: Sushma

Indian mission in UAE to help stranded sailors with essentials: Sushma

"I have asked the mission to ensure that Indian sailors do not suffer for want of essential supplies," the minister said in a tweet on Monday.

 

 

Sushma Swaraj promises help to 41 stranded sailors

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said that India will help out sailors stuck in merchant ships at Ajman in United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Indian falls to death in UAE while peeping into ladies' room

The man fell as he lost balance while standing and looking into the room of the women in Sharjah Industrial Area number 8, a witness told police.

UAE National Day: India values close relations between two countries, says President Mukherjee

India-US ties are firmly rooted in our age-old trade and cultural links, President Mukherjee said.

Drone halts traffic at Dubai airport

Around 100 airlines fly to more than 260 destinations from Dubai, which is also home to major carrier Emirates.
 

Woman seeks sex change in first for UAE

An Emirati woman has sought leave to have a sex change operation in what would be a first for the United Arab Emirates, newspapers reported today.

India set to buy Iran oil for emergency reserves

India set to buy Iran oil for emergency reserves

India is set to buy 6 million barrels of Iranian crude for its strategic oil reserves as negotiations with the United Arab Emirates` national oil company for supplies are stuck over commercial terms, industry sources said.

Gulf states condemn law letting 9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia

Gulf states condemn law letting 9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia

Fifteen of the 19 hijackers who crashed airliners in New York, outside Washington and in Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001, were Saudi nationals.

15 Guantanamo inmates transferred to UAE

The administration of George W. Bush opened a prison there to hold terror suspects.
 

Massive fire breaks out at Dubai's Sulafa Tower, hundreds evacuated - Watch video

Sulafa Tower is 23rd tallest building in Dubai and 127th tallest in the world.

Solar plane leaves Spain for penultimate leg of world tour

The Solar Impulse 2 left southern Spain on its way to Egypt on Monday.

Vijay Mallya personal jet to be auctioned at low reserve price

Vijay Mallya personal jet to be auctioned at low reserve price

On June 30, the department had rejected the sole bid of Rs 1.09 crore offered by the United Arab Emirates-based aviation support firm Alna Aero Distributional Finance Holdings, against a reserve price of Rs 152 crore.

Drone closes busy Dubai International Airport for an hour

The airport says the closure disrupted flights for 69 minutes today. The airport, the world's busiest for international travel, reopened at 12.45 pm.

Women from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana being sold to Gulf like products in retail shop: Minister

Women from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana being sold to Gulf like products in retail shop: Minister

 Andhra Pradesh's Minister for Non-Resident Indian Welfare, Palle Raghunatha Reddy, has written a letter to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in a bid to gain her attention towards the plight of women domestic workers from Andhra Pradesh languishing in jails in Gulf states.

United Arab Emirates may build a mountain to increase rainfall!

United Arab Emirates may build a mountain to increase rainfall!

With oil revenues drying up, can the UAE afford a mountain?

How Saudi Arabia plans to shake up its economy!

How Saudi Arabia plans to shake up its economy!

The National Transformation Plan (NTP), as Riyadh has dubbed the changes, is expected to be unveiled in the next few weeks. Much is still secret. Ministries have refused to discuss plans in detail and Western consultancies contacted by Reuters declined to confirm their involvement, let alone policy details.

Cabinet nod for India-UAE MoU to prevent human trafficking

In order to effectively curb the menace of human trafficking to Middle East, India and the UAE will soon sign an MoU for cooperation in preventing and combating the crime.

GCC states set to borrow up to $390 billion by 2020: Report

The oil-rich Gulf states are expected to borrow between $285 billion and $390 billion through 2020 to finance budget deficits resulting from low oil price, a report said Sunday