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First plane with Israeli tourists lands in UAE after deal

November 08, 2020 10:23 pm

The low-cost carrier had sent one of its Boeing 737s to Ben-Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv earlier Sunday morning to pick up the passengers.

Explained: The laws the UAE has relaxed

November 12, 2020 9:31 am

The overhaul includes changes in laws related to honour killings, alcohol restrictions, cohabitation of unmarried couples, divorce and succession.

UAE announces relaxing of Islamic laws for personal freedoms

November 07, 2020 11:25 pm

The broadening of personal freedoms reflects the changing profile of a country that has sought to bill itself as a skyscraper-studded destination for Western tourists, fortune-seekers and businesses despite its legal system based on a hard-line interpretation of Islamic law.

To bring empty IPL stands alive in UAE, engineers in a Mumbai studio cut-paste audio from archives

October 21, 2020 2:22 pm

While opinions vary on how natural the sounds are, Star India's head (Sports) Sanjog Gupta says he has been getting calls “from all over the world”, including organisers of other leagues. All of them, he says, want to know how to get the background score right.

Israeli government approves normalisation deal with UAE

October 12, 2020 5:10 pm

The normalisation agreements have outraged the Palestinians, whose leaders have called the deals a betrayal of a longtime Arab stance that recognition of Israel would come only after Palestinians obtain an independent state of their own.

United Arab Emirates to launch spacecraft to moon in 2024

September 29, 2020 4:35 pm

If successful in 2024, the UAE could become the fourth nation on the Earth to land a spacecraft on the moon, after the US, the Soviet Union and China.

Indian expat gets over USD 130,000 fine waiver; to return home after 14 yrs

September 26, 2020 4:46 pm

The man, who had come to the UAE in 2006 and was injured in a road accident while travelling in his company vehicle. He said he did some odd jobs to sustain himself and his family back home.

Indian expat to travel home after two decades; gets USD 204,195 waiver in overstay fines

September 23, 2020 4:57 pm

Mathiazhaagan, who hails from Tamil Nadu, sought help from two social workers in the UAE to return home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Trump presides as Israel, UAE and Bahrain sign historic pacts

September 15, 2020 11:36 pm

"We're here this afternoon to change the course of history," Trump said. "After decades of division and conflict, we mark the dawn of a new Middle East."

UAE announces emergency approval for use of COVID-19 vaccine

September 14, 2020 11:36 pm

A phase III trial of a COVID-19 inactivated vaccine developed by Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical company Sinopham began in the UAE in July and is yet to be completed.


India-UAE share vibrant relationship as PM Modi caps off tour

February 11, 2018 3:04 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in UAE Saturday and inked five MoUs, has a slew of engagements on Sunday in Abu Dhabi before he leaves for Muscat to meet Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said.

Sanjeev Kapoor unlocks his 'Khana Khazana' for PM Modi in UAE

August 17, 2015 2:37 pm

Sanjeev Kapoor was invited to UAE to prepare a vegetarian menu for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

West Indies sink jaws into quarter-final berth after dominant win over UAE

March 15, 2015 3:26 pm

The West Indies inflicted a heavy loss on UAE on Sunday, we take a look at some of the top moments from the match.

Pakistan vs UAE: Pakistan 'arrive' at the World Cup with convincing win

March 04, 2015 6:19 pm

After scratchy outings in their previous group games, Pakistan fired in unison against the UAE on Wednesday.

World Cup 2015: The Heroes from the Minnows

March 03, 2015 5:25 pm

We take a look at some of the biggest performers from the minnows in the first fortnight of the World Cup.

India vs UAE: At WACA, India trap UAE in spin web

February 28, 2015 6:44 pm

India notch up their biggest win in the World Cups after they defeat UAE by 9 wickets and 187 balls to spare.


UAE Amnesty

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

UAE Amnesty begins

Pathankot attack a heinous act of terrorism, deserves wider condemnation: Dipankar Banerjee

January 08, 2016 4:54 pm

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Security expert Dipankar Banerjee on Friday said the Pathankot attack was a heinous act of terrorism, which any civilised nation that follows human rights will condemn it. The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on the Pathankot Air Force base, in which seven security personnel were killed and 20 others injured.

UAE, Germany and Italy condemn Pathankot attack

January 08, 2016 2:58 pm

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in which seven security personnel were martyred."Terrorism and extremism know no borders and no limits and pose a threat to innocent people everywhere around the world. In order to contain the dangerous threat that terrorism poses to our countries and peoples, international cooperation is indispensable," the Foreign Ministry of UAE said in a statement. Although, the UAE assured India of complete support in its fight against terrorism. "We utterly condemn the terrorist attacks on the Indian air force base in Pathankot and on the Indian Consulate General in Mazar-e-Sharif. The responsible parties must be identified and held accountable," Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a statement. Earlier, Italy, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Brazil and France also condemned the terrorist attack. Six terrorists were neutralised in the terror attack at the Pathankot air base that began in the wee hours on January 1. Seven security personnel were martyred in the terror attack. The conspiracy behind the terrorist attack in Pathankot was hatched in Markaj, Pakistan, as per high-level official sources.