UAE says Israel should back off threat to annex West Bank

A senior United Arab Emirates official said on Monday that any unilateral move by Israel to annex parts of the occupied West Bank would be a serious setback for the Middle East peace process.

Jun 01, 2020, 15:01 PM IST

Pakistan's offensive against India continues after failing to discredit New Delhi in OIC

In a recently organized virtual meeting of OIC envoys, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Maldives together thwarted Pakistan's bid to target India on the pretext of Islamophobia.

May 27, 2020, 16:19 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2020 moon sighting live, chand raat in India: Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Srinagar, Lucknow, Patna, Jaipur, Bhopal, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Jammu

Muslims in Gulf countries have been observing fast since April 24, after the Ramadan moon was sighted on April 23. Saturday, i.e. May 23 is the 29th day of Ramadan in the region. 

May 23, 2020, 16:22 PM IST

Saudi Arabia announces Eid-ul-Fitr 2020 on May 24

Muslims worldwide will celebrate one of their biggest holidays under the long shadow of the coronavirus, with millions confined to their homes and others gripped by economic concerns during what is usually a festive time of shopping and celebration.

May 22, 2020, 18:26 PM IST

Saudi Arabia, UAE mosques to stay closed for Eid prayers

The Eid, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, may fall on Saturday or Sunday in the Gulf region.

May 22, 2020, 18:10 PM IST

Dubai issues comprehensive guidelines for opening various sectors amid coronavirus COVID-19 crisis

Dubai, which serves as the business capital of the United Arab Emirates, has issued a comprehensive order and a set of guidelines that need to be put in place before various sectors hit by the coronavirus pandemic are reopened for public.

Apr 23, 2020, 16:49 PM IST

Another Indian expat in UAE sacked for Islamophobic post on coronavirus

Bala Krishna Nakka from Hyderabad, working as Chief Accountant at Dubai's Moro Hub Data Solutions Company, was sacked after his Facebook went viral.

Apr 13, 2020, 14:21 PM IST

Indian, stuck in Dubai due to coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown, dies of heart attack

M Sreekumar, 70, and his wife Sreekumari from Kerala, were visiting their daughter Sreeja, a teacher in Sharjah. They were to return to Kerala on Saturday but that was not possible as the flights were suspended.

Apr 11, 2020, 18:18 PM IST

No holi celebrations in Bur Dubai temples due to Coronavirus epidemic

An Indian national is among 15 new cases of the deadly coronavirus in the UAE, taking the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 45, health officials have said.

Mar 08, 2020, 18:10 PM IST

Two Cricket World Cup League 2 clashes abandoned after Omani Sultan's demise

Saturday's clash between Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Sunday's match between Oman and Namibia were both abandoned. 

Jan 12, 2020, 12:06 PM IST

Sultan of Oman Qaboos bin Said, dies at 79, after 50 years in power

The sultan, who has dominated decision making in the Gulf state for decades, has secretly recorded his choice in a sealed letter should the royal family disagree on the succession line.

Jan 11, 2020, 07:29 AM IST

Indians travel to Dubai, UAE the most: Report

In addition to the UAE, the countries which have made the cut are the United States, Thailand, Singapore, Qatar, the United Kingdom, and Saudi Arabia.

Dec 24, 2019, 13:53 PM IST

Russia, UAE discuss delivery schedule of Sukhoi Su-35 combat jet

Sukhoi Su-35 is a supersonic jet with supermanoeuverability even at low speeds and the UAE is keen on buying over one squadron of the advanced fighters for its air force. Russia and UAE are likely to sign the final contract for the Su-35s before the end of 2019.

Nov 18, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

ICC announces fixture for series three of Men's World Cup League 2

The third of the 21 series in League 2 will see the Sharjah Cricket Stadium and ICC Academy Oval 1, Dubai, host six ODIs between UAE, Scotland and USA over eight days between December 8 and 15.

Nov 07, 2019, 14:51 PM IST

ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019: Faizan Asif replaces Ashfaq Ahmed in UAE squad

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has approved replacements for United Arab Emirates players Ashfaq Ahmed and Ghulam Shabber in the ongoing Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 .

Oct 28, 2019, 18:03 PM IST

Skipper Mohammed Naveed among three UAE players charged with corruption

The players have been given 14 days to respond to the charges.

Oct 17, 2019, 10:58 AM IST

NSA Ajit Doval visits UAE, meets Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed

UAE accounts for 8 per cent of India’s oil imports and is the fifth-largest supplier of crude oil to India.

Oct 03, 2019, 13:31 PM IST

Twitter removes thousands of fake accounts from UAE

Twitter has announced that it has shut down more than 4,000 fake accounts from its website. The company said that the suspended accounts were actively involved in a 'multi-faceted information operation' targeting Qatar and Iran, while favouring the Saudi government.

Sep 21, 2019, 11:33 AM IST

19 Ki 19 Kahaniya: Watch top 19 stories of the day

This segment of 19 ki 19 Kahaniya brings to you top 19 stories of the day, 27th August 2019. Watch the full video to know more.

Aug 27, 2019, 20:06 PM IST