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Qatar bans goods from UAE, Saudi Arabia

Qatar bans goods from UAE, Saudi Arabia

DUBAI: Qatar said it was banning products originating from the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain, almost a year after those states imposed an embargo on Doha, accusing it of supporting terrorism. “Products originating from the blockading states, which as a result of the blockade cannot pass the Gulf Cooperation Council Customs Territory, […]

UAE ambassador meets COAS: ISPR

UAE ambassador meets COAS: ISPR

United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Pakistan Hamad Al Zaabi met Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The military’s media wing said that matters pertaining to mutual interest and the ongoing UAE-funded projects in Pakistan came under discussion. During the meeting, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) […]

Japan’s Abe in the UAE to boost ties, with 27 companies in tow

Japan’s Abe in the UAE to boost ties, with 27 companies in tow

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday hailed cooperation with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a “strategic relationship” on a visit aimed at boosting political and economic ties. Abe arrived in the oil-rich Gulf state late Sunday on the first leg of a Middle East tour which will also take him to Jordan, Israel […]

Ambassador of UAE calls on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance

Ambassador of UAE calls on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance

Islamabad: By.Asghar Ali Mubarak  The Ambassador of UAE, Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Alzaabi called on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Miftah Ismail here Friday. Ambassador Hamad discussed with the Adviser matters concerning Pak-UAE collaboration in different spheres. He said there was need to foster collaboration in health and education sectors which would ultimately help […]

UAE arranged secret meeting to establish Trump-Putin back-channel: report

UAE arranged secret meeting to establish Trump-Putin back-channel: report

AP The United Arab Emirates (UAE) allegedly arranged a secret meeting in January between an American businessman supporting Trump and a Russian close to President Vladimir Putin as part of an apparent effort to establish a back-channel line of communication between Moscow and the incoming president, The Washington Post reported on Monday. Citing United States […]

UAE arrests award-winning rights activist

UAE arrests award-winning rights activist

UAE arrests award-winning rights activist AFP FILE PHOTO: Ahmed Mansoor ABU DHABI: Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have arrested an award-winning human rights activist pending an investigation for allegedly publishing “false information” and “sowing sedition and sectarianism” online, state media said. Cybercrime prosecutors ordered the arrest of Ahmed Mansoor on Sunday “over-documented electronic proof,” […]

UAE, Saudi Arabia defends Trump visa ban

UAE, Saudi Arabia defends Trump visa ban

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat on Wednesday came out in defense of President Donald Trump’s order temporarily barring citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. The comments by Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Gulf federation’s foreign minister, could help bolster the administration’s […]

Trump travel ban not anti-Islam, says UAE minister

Trump travel ban not anti-Islam, says UAE minister

US President Donald Trump´s travel ban on citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations is not anti-Islam, the United Arab Emirates foreign minister said on Wednesday. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, whose country like neighbouring Saudi Arabia is a close ally of Washington, said it was “wrong to say” that the decision by the new US administration […]

Five UAE officials among 56 killed in Afghanistan bombings

Five UAE officials among 56 killed in Afghanistan bombings

Five UAE officials were among 56 people killed in a string of bombings across Afghan cities, authorities said Wednesday, as Taliban militants step up a deadly winter campaign of violence. The Emiratis were among 13 people killed when explosives hidden in a sofa detonated inside the governor’s compound in southern Kandahar on Tuesday, while the […]