Middle East

Dubai Expo 2020 recommends postponing for a year amid virus

Director general for Dubai Expo 2020 supports proposal to explore a one-year postponement for six-month-long event.

Dubai Expo 2020 recommends postponing for a year amid virus

Coronavirus pandemic

UAE imposes curfew for deep cleaning as coronavirus cases rise

Infections in the Gulf region passed 2,600 on Thursday, as Saudi Arabia's cases passed 1,000.

UAE imposes curfew for deep cleaning as coronavirus cases rise

Coronavirus pandemic

S Arabia imposes curfew, UAE halts flights to fight coronavirus

Gulf nations step up measures against coronavirus as infections continue to rise.

S Arabia imposes curfew, UAE halts flights to fight coronavirus

AJ Impact

Global airlines slash flights as travel restrictions multiply

Emirates and Singapore Airlines are the latest carriers to slash most flights as more countries tighten their borders.

Global airlines slash flights as travel restrictions multiply

United Arab Emirates

Two Emirates Red Crescent aid workers killed in Yemen's Aden

The organisation says the two workers were kidnapped in the southern city and later found dead.

Two Emirates Red Crescent aid workers killed in Yemen's Aden

Coronavirus pandemic

UAE confirms first two COVID-19 deaths

The country, which has 140 cases to date, has introduced restrictions on arrivals but not imposed confinement measures.

UAE confirms first two COVID-19 deaths

Middle East

MBS-MBZ: A special bond between two Gulf princes

While UAE's Mohammed bin Zayed drives the relationship, Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman shares his vision for region.

MBS-MBZ: A special bond between two Gulf princes

Coronavirus pandemic

Bahrain accuses Iran of 'biological aggression' over COVID-2019

Gulf states take new steps in an attempt to curb coronavirus as Bahrain blames Iran for covering up spread of disease.

Bahrain accuses Iran of 'biological aggression' over COVID-2019

AJ Impact

UAE joins Saudi Arabia in opening oil taps

The move comes as a row with Russia slams crude prices.

 UAE joins Saudi Arabia in opening oil taps

US Elections 2016

Report: Saudis, UAE funnelled millions to Trump 2016 campaign

Lebanese-American fugitive CEO claims Saudi Arabia and UAE had deal with Trump to cripple Iranian oil industry.

Report: Saudis, UAE funnelled millions to Trump 2016 campaign

Coronavirus pandemic

UAE halts all Iran flights over coronavirus outbreak

Flight ban comes after Kuwait and Bahrain report coronavirus cases in people returning from Iran.

UAE halts all Iran flights over coronavirus outbreak

AJ Impact

UAE non-oil growth slumped in 2019, early figures show

Except for the hydrocarbon industry, UAE's economy expanded at the slowest pace since at least 2011: UAE Central Bank.

UAE non-oil growth slumped in 2019, early figures show

AJ Impact

Coronavirus in the Gulf: Dubai's tourism at greatest risk?

The virus is casting a shadow on Expo 2020 Dubai, whose goal is to attract 11 million foreign visitors.

Coronavirus in the Gulf: Dubai's tourism at greatest risk?

AJ IMPACT

UAE issues operating licence for Arab world's first nuclear plant

When completed, the Barakah power plant will have four reactors with a total capacity of 5,600 megawatts.

UAE issues operating licence for Arab world's first nuclear plant

Qatar

Qatar says talks to end GCC crisis were suspended in January

Foreign minister says while efforts to resolve row were unsuccessful, Doha open to 'any offer to resolve' issue.

Qatar says talks to end GCC crisis were suspended in January