Flight to UAE diverted to air base after bomb threat

A commercial plane was diverted to a military air base in Dubai after a passenger said the plane would explode, the United Arab Emirates' state news agency said early today.

Indian jailed for killing co-worker in Dubai

 An Indian man, who kicked his co-worker on his head resulting in immediate death during a druken brawl, has been jailed for five years in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

UAE matches of 2014 IPL garnered Rs 250 crore: BCCI
UAE matches of 2014 IPL garnered Rs 250 crore: BCCI

Twenty matches of the 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL), played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in April that year, contributed Rs.250 crore to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the gulf country, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) release said on Friday.

Pakistan hope Zimbabwe is first step out of wilderness
Pakistan hope Zimbabwe is first step out of wilderness

Deserted grounds, deprived fans and falling standards -- Pakistan has suffered badly from six years without hosting international cricket, but Zimbabwe`s planned tour next month could restore hope.

Three British plane spotters released in UAE

 Three British plane-spotting hobbyists who were arrested two months ago in the United Arab Emirates on national security grounds have been released, Britain`s Foreign Office said on Thursday.

Pakistan confident of hosting Zimbabwe in May
Pakistan confident of hosting Zimbabwe in May

Pakistan are poised to host top-level international cricket for the first time in six years with a short limited-overs series against Zimbabwe next month.

Indian charged in UAE with 'insulting Islam'

An Indian man has been charged in a UAE court for allegedly posting on a social networking site comments that insult Islam, a media report said on Tuesday.

Pakistan, UAE spar over Yemen conflict

Pakistan on Sunday reacted sharply to the UAE's condemning of a parliamentary vote by Pakistani lawmakers to not get militarily involved in the Yemen conflict as the two allies engaged in a war of words over the issue.

UAE lambasts Pakistan on Yemen resolution

Pakistani lawmakers urging the government to remain neutral on the escalating crisis in Yemen has evoked a strong response from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday.

UAE sandstorm disrupts air traffic in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

A major sandstorm across the United Arab Emirates has disrupted air traffic at airports in Dubai on Thursday, according to authorities, while online flight data showed Abu Dhabi was also impacted by the bad weather.

Yemen ex-strongman`s son `sacked as ambassador`

 The son of former Yemeni strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh, accused of backing a rebellion, has been sacked as ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, officials said on Monday.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle trains for first time ahead of quarter-final
Cricket World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle trains for first time ahead of quarter-final

Chris Gayle continued to dominate the build-up to the World Cup quarter-final between New Zealand and West Indies when captain Jason Holder said a decision on his fitness would be delayed until Saturday.

Twitter plans to open an office in Dubai
Twitter plans to open an office in Dubai

Popular microblogging service provider Twitter plans to open an office in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which will be its first office in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to a report on Thursday.

Indian woman run over by speeding car in UAE

 A 38-year-old Indian woman in the UAE was killed on the spot when she was run over by a speeding car while crossing a road from an unauthorised area.

World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle expected to be available for quarterfinal
World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle expected to be available for quarterfinal

West Indies captain Jason Holder expects Chris Gayle to be available for Saturday’s quarterfinal clash against New Zealand despite the talismanic opener missing the final Pool B game against the United Arab Emirates due to injury.

World Cup was a good learning experience: UAE skipper
World Cup was a good learning experience: UAE skipper

Notwithstanding defeats in all their cricket World Cup Pool B games, United Arab Emirates (UAE) captain Mohammad Tauqir on Sunday said the mega event was a good learning experience for his side.

Fake notes now harder to detect: Delhi Police

It may be even more difficult for you to identify a genuine 500-rupee note from a counterfeit one as the currency being smuggled into India by inimical agencies is now a closer imitation of the original, Delhi Police have cautioned.

ICC World Cup 2015: UAE thank South African quicks for showing no mercy
ICC World Cup 2015: UAE thank South African quicks for showing no mercy

World Cup amateurs United Arab Emirates prepared to head home to their day jobs Sunday with words of thanks to Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel and one regret over a dropped catch against Ireland.

ICC World Cup 2015: West Indies target New Zealand batting in likely showdown
ICC World Cup 2015: West Indies target New Zealand batting in likely showdown

West Indies captain Jason Holder praised his team`s effort in the do-or-die clash against United Arab Emirates on Sunday and will next look to target the batting of likely World Cup quarter-final opponents New Zealand in Wellington next week.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: West Indies vs UAE - As it happened...
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: West Indies vs UAE - As it happened...

Welcome to Live coverage of ICC Cricket World Cup Pool B match between West Indies and United Arab Emirates at McLean Park, Napier.