United Arab Emirates
The Emirati Amal Al Qubaisi is the President of the Federal National Council of the United Arab Emirates – the region’s first female leader of a national assembly and is one of the most influential wo
European Championships silver medallist Guusje Steenhuis of the Netherlands enjoyed her fourth Grand Slam victory in the -78kg division on the third and final day of the Abu Dhabi Grand…
Born on October 28, 1860, Jigoro Kano became the founder of judo, a sport of tradition based on a moral code.
Dubai’s ruler has followed up a surprise visit to government buildings by ordering office doors be removed.
Fifteen inmates from Guantanamo prison have been sent to the United Arab Emirates in the single largest transfer of detainees during President Obama’s…
A firefighter has died while fighting a blaze after an Emirates Airlines plane burst into flames after it crash-landed at Dubai International Airport.
Solar Impulse 2 has completed the first around the world flight using nothing but the sun's energy.
The United Arab Emirates has advised its male citizens not to wear the white robes, headscarf and headband of the national dress when travelling abroad.
Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest skyscraper, dominates Dubai at a height of 828 meters. But this is to change in the coming years. The municipality
Flames have ripped through a high-rise residential tower in the United Arab Emirates. The blaze, in the Ajman emirate, is the latest in a string of
A Palestinian school teacher, who grew up on a refugee camp, has won a prestigious education award worth about a million euros. Hanan Al Hroub
The 2016 Red Bull Air Race World Championship kicked off in thrilling fashion this weekend in Abu Dhabi with Nicolas Ivanoff of France blazing
New government ministries of Happiness, Tolerance and Youth Affairs have been created in the United Arab Emirates. UAE Prime Minister Mohammed Bin
We joined the camel trek in the afternoon as the group were halfway through their 10-day journey across the vast desert in the United Arab
Moscow has agreed that two Syrian rebel groups taking part in peace talks are doing so on an individual basis. Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign
A massive fire has broken out in a high-rise apartment building and hotel in central Dubai, close to the world’s highest skyscraper the Burj
The United Arab Emirates is working to send a probe to orbit Mars. The UAE Space Agency has called its mission “Al Amal” Hope and has now introduced
The new grouping of Muslim states has been established with a broad remit but it is not clear how it will work with other powers.
Faced with the challenge of a declining oil market The United Arab Emirates, a major crude producer in the Gulf is striving to diversify its economy
On Business Middle East this week we analyse the repercussions of the latest OPEC meeting decision. According to analysts it’s clear from the meeting
Welcome back to Speed, the Formula One title may already have been won, but pride was at stake at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix where drivers were looking
The United Arab Emirates will stand by France by continuing its fight against ISIS, a senior minister told Euronews. Anwar Gargash, minister of state
The Middle East – especially the Gulf – is a strategic location with significant transit volumes of air traffic. The region is both a destination and
1985 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum gives $10 million to the Emirates team start an airline in five months. Pakistan International
The thrills and spills continue in Abu Dhabi where the women’s -78kg class saw the world number six win a battle of former world champions, the
Welcome to Business Middle East. This week we look at repercussions of the European Central Bank meeting, and Abu Dhabi starts a new challenge
Twenty new members have been elected to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government advisory body, the Federal National Council. Each of the seven
As EU countries try to find the best way to deal with an influx of refugees that is unprecedented in recent years, the Gulf states have come under
Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohammed’s son died on Saturday September 19 of a heart attack at the age of 34. Sheikh Rashid was the 3rd child and eldest son