United Arab Emirates

UAE praises Syria's Assad for 'wise leadership', cementing ties

UAE and Syria restored diplomatic ties last year and the UAE`s vocal support will be welcome by Assad, who has wrested control of most of his country from rebels and jihadis and is seeking to shed his status as pariah to much of the outside world.

Dec 03, 2019, 22:41 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

India extends visa-on-arrival facility to UAE nationals

According to information shared by the Embassy of India (Abu Dhabi), the visa-on-arrival will be available to UAE nationals for a period of up to 60 days with double entry for business, tourism, conference and medical purposes. This facility will be available at six designated International Airports namely, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. 

Nov 17, 2019, 21:14 PM IST

Saudi Arabia boosts troop levels in south Yemen as tensions rise

But the separatists, who seek to restore the former South Yemen republic, turned on the government in early August and seized control of Aden, interim seat of Hadi's government.

Sep 03, 2019, 19:16 PM IST

Australia coach Graham Arnold says his Socceroos will be 'greatest' ever

Arnold named a raw 23-man squad on Friday for next month`s opening World Cup qualifier against Kuwait, featuring 12 players with 10 or fewer caps and a slew of big names omitted due to form or fitness concerns.

Aug 30, 2019, 16:10 PM IST

PM Modi will be honoured with UAE's 'Order of Zayed' today

PM Modi will be honoured with UAE's 'Order of Zayed' today. The 'Order of Zayed' is the United Arab Emirates' highest civil honour. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 24, 2019, 08:30 AM IST

We enjoy excellent relations with Islamic world: India

Responding to a question on ties with the Islamic world, TS Tirumurti, Secretary Economic Relations, Ministry of External Affairs said, "Our engagement has been extremely robust and our relations with the Arab countries and many of the other countries are at an all-time high."

Aug 19, 2019, 23:05 PM IST

PM Modi will attend G7 Summit in France, receive 'Order of Zayed' in UAE: MEA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a five-day official visit to France, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain from August 22, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Monday. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 19, 2019, 21:24 PM IST

Six teams battle it out for final ICC U19 Cricket World Cup spot in Division 1 Europe Qualifier

The team sitting on top of the table following the end of the round-robin will fill the 16th and final spot available for the tournament set to be held in South Africa.

Jul 23, 2019, 22:55 PM IST

UAE to give visa-on-arrival to Indian passport holders

Indian passengers can then proceed to the Marhaba service counter to get their entry permit for a fee of Dh100 and Dh20 service charges, and continue on to the passport control.
 

Jul 17, 2019, 13:26 PM IST

Indian expat student collects 15,000kg paper waste in Dubai

The student, Nia Tony, was honoured during the 22nd edition of the Emirates Recycling Awards in Dubai on Monday, reports the Khaleej Times.

Jun 12, 2019, 13:57 PM IST

Felix Sanchez extends contract as Qatar football coach till World Cup 2022

Sanchez, 43, has spent much of his coaching career in Qatar, working at the Aspire Academy before leading the nation to the Asian Under-19 title in 2014.

May 06, 2019, 19:31 PM IST

UAE honours PM Modi with Zayed Medal for boosting relations between the two countries

United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan on Thursday honoured Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the Zayed Medal. The award is the highest civil decoration of the country which is awarded to presidents, kings, and heads of states.

Apr 07, 2019, 10:12 AM IST

Women in South Asia: Are we caught between Tradition & Modernity?

Mariam Wardak, Social Activist, Afghanistan speaks on "Women in South Asia: Are we caught between Tradition & Modernity?' at the WION Global Summit in Dubai.

Feb 20, 2019, 21:18 PM IST

Counter Terrorism: The Indian perspective in a multi-polar world

As the highest contributor to the UN peace keeping forces, India has supported global efforts for establising peace across the world but India continued to suffer terror strikes. What is New Delhi's counter terrorism strategy? How does India view global threat? In this session 'Counter Terrorism: The Indian Perspective in multi polar world' the panelists Congress Spokesperson Manish Tiwari, and BJP's in-charge of foreign affairs department Vijay Chauthaiwale discuss the options.

Feb 20, 2019, 16:14 PM IST

Success of Development Goals anchored in India: His Excellency Hardeep Singh Puri

During his address to the WION's Global Summit, His Excellency Hardeep Singh Suri, Minister of Housing & Urban Affairs, India said that when the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development Goals it was clear it will be anchored with India.

Feb 20, 2019, 14:40 PM IST

Japan have no time to feel sorry for themselves, says skipper Maya Yoshida

Japan is also building towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with coach Hajime Moriyasu saying in the past that he was aiming to match or better Japan`s bronze medal achieved in 1968.

Feb 02, 2019, 15:53 PM IST

Qatari goal machine Almoez Ali targets Europe move before 2022 World Cup

Ali's spectacular overhead kick not only helped earn his country a first continental crown, it won the Sudan-born 22-year-old the Player of the Tournament and top goalscorer awards.

Feb 02, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

Qatar won't be distracted from final by eligibility row, says coach Felix Sanchez

On the eve of the Asian Cup final between Qatar and Japan, the United Arab Emirates had formally questioned the eligibility of Almoez Ali 22, and Iraqi-born defender Bassam Al Rawi, 21.

Jan 31, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

Asian Cup: Qatar's Bassam Al Rawi certain he will get a final chance to shine

The 21-year-old scored Qatar`s first goal of the tournament by curling the ball over the Lebanon wall in their opening group match and secured their place in the quarter-finals with another beauty against former champions Iraq.

Jan 26, 2019, 16:54 PM IST