UAE warns of drone threat as it opens defence conference

UAE warns of drone threat as it opens defence conference

The United Arab Emirates warned Sunday of the rising threat of drone attacks, such as those launched against it by Yemen's Houthi rebels, at a defence industry conference on unmanned systems.

UAE intercepts Houthi attack, Saudi Arabia reports two injured by fallen missile

UAE intercepts Houthi attack, Saudi Arabia reports two injured by fallen missile

The United Arab Emirates intercepted and destroyed two Houthi Ballistic Missiles targeting the Gulf country on Monday with no casualties, its defence ministry said, following a deadly attack a week earlier.

UAE bans drones for a month after Yemeni Houthi attack

UAE bans drones for a month after Yemeni Houthi attack

The United Arab Emirates has banned the use of drones for one month, days after Yemen's Houthi rebels launched a deadly drone and missile attack on Abu Dhabi.

UAE shifts to Saturday-Sunday weekend

UAE shifts to Saturday-Sunday weekend

The United Arab Emirates said on Tuesday it would shift to a four and half-day working week with a Saturday-Sunday weekend from next year to better align its economy with global markets.

UAE rolls out Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine to children aged 3-17

UAE rolls out Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine to children aged 3-17

The United Arab Emirates will start providing China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine to children aged 3-17, the UAE government said on Twitter on Monday.

T20 World Cup moved to UAE as India grapple with Covid-19

T20 World Cup moved to UAE as India grapple with Covid-19

This year's Twenty20 World Cup will be moved to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) because to the Covid-19 situation in India and travel restrictions stemming from it, a top official of the Indian cricket board told Reuters on Monday.

UAE ban on entry from India unchanged, federal aviation notice says

UAE ban on entry from India unchanged, federal aviation notice says

A United Arab Emirates ban on entry from India, South Africa and Nigeria remains in place, the federal aviation authority said on Sunday, after Dubai had announced it would ease entry restrictions from those countries.

UAE adds Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka to travel curbs list

UAE adds Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka to travel curbs list

The United Arab Emirates will bar entry to non-UAE resident travellers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka starting on Wednesday to try to contain the spread of the coronavirus, it said on Monday.

Palestinians warn Israel-UAE deal imperils Al Aqsa mosque

Palestinians warn Israel-UAE deal imperils Al Aqsa mosque

Angry Palestinians in Jerusalem accused the United Arab Emirates of collaborating with Israel and endangering Al Aqsa mosque, as they gathered for prayers Friday the day after the Gulf state's deal with Israel.

Qatar prevails over UAE in trade dispute at WTO

Qatar prevails over UAE in trade dispute at WTO

The State of Qatar announced Friday that its permanent mission to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has received a formal communication indicating that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) had withdrawn its WTO complaint

British football fan detained in UAE lodges rights complaint

British football fan detained in UAE lodges rights complaint

A British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates because he wore a football T-shirt supporting Qatar, has lodged a landmark legal complaint

CERD to hear Qatar's appeal against blockading countries

CERD to hear Qatar's appeal against blockading countries

The Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) will hold a special session on Friday (May 3) to hear Qatar' appeal concerning the inter-state complaints