UAE to send urgent humanitarian aid to J&K flood victims

The UAE will send urgent humanitarian assistance to the flood victims in Jammu and Kashmir, where millions of people have been impacted by the worst floods in over a century.

France begins spy flights to back US Iraq air campaign

France has joined Britain in carrying out reconnaissance flights in support of the US air campaign against jihadists launched in Iraq early last month, the defence minister said on Monday.

Syrian opposition reiterates commitment to fight Islamic State

 Hadi al-Bahra, president of the Syrian National Coalition (SNC), has reiterated the coalition`s commitment to fight the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group during a meeting with officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Australia contributing planes for anti-IS campaign

Terrorists will use Australia's deployment of troops and war planes to the Middle East as an excuse to target Australians, Prime Minister Tony Abbott warned today.

Briton on trial for threatening Indian crew on Emirates flight

 A British national is facing trial in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for threatening an Indian air hostess on an Emirates airlines flight, media reported.

'Five accused of trying to build a bomb in UAE'

Four citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and one from the Comoros have gone on trial charged with trying to build a bomb in the Gulf Arab state, newspapers reported on Tuesday.

Nine Indian state govts to take part in Abu Dhabi conference

 India will organising a conference in Abu Dhabi aimed at improving the delivery of services for the welfare of Indians living in the UAE.

Abu Dhabi aims to be No. 1 destination for Indians

As more and more Indians are flocking to the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi Tourism is stepping up its efforts to become the number one destination for visitors from the country, Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) said.

UAE to open rehab centres for people ``lured`` by terror cells

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will establish centres to counsel and rehabilitate people "lured and misled" into terrorism, a media report said Monday.

World`s `most pierced` man denied entry into the UAE

Rolf Buccholz, the world`s most pierced man has been denied entry into the UAE for a show at a Dubai nightclub due to "security reasons," a local daily has reported.

UAE is Ebola-free: Government

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is free from the Ebola virus, the health ministry has said, adding that the nation is prepared to deal with the cases from abroad.

UAE is Ebola-free: Government

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is free from the Ebola virus, the health ministry has said, adding that the nation is prepared to deal with the cases from abroad.

100 Indians committed suicide in the UAE every year since 2011

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.

UAE plans to send first Arab spaceship to Mars by 2021

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

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.

UAE recalls envoy to Iraq, slams `sectarian` policies

The United Arab Emirates said Wednesday it had recalled its ambassador to Iraq for "consultations", after jihadist-led Sunni militants seized key cities and large swathes of countryside in a lightning offensive.

United Arab Emirates mandates military service

The United Arab Emirates has issued a law requiring compulsory military service for adult males, formalising a proposal outlined earlier in the year to feed more of the US-allied Gulf federation`s citizens into the armed forces.

Two years on, body of Indian man still lying in UAE morgue

The body of an Indian technician has been lying at a mortuary here for nearly two years as his family members refused to claim his body.

Three Britons in custody over hammer attack on UAE women

Three men were remanded in custody by a British court today in connection with a hammer attack at a London hotel on three wealthy tourists from the United Arab Emirates.

$60-mn UAE aid package for Syrian refugees

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced an aid package of 220 million dirhams (USD 60 million) for Syrian refugees in response to an appeal from the UN.