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Airstrikes kill 30 Yemen government soldiers headed to attack separatists in Aden

It was not immediately clear who was behind the airstrikes but the government side blamed the UAE, which has armed and trained separatist militias in southern Yemen. Officials in the UAE declined to immediately comment.

PM Narendra Modi reaches UAE, set to strengthen strategic ties

From UAE’s invitation to India for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit early this year to their backing India on the J&K issue, Modi’s visit reflects a great deal of strategic convergence.

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Yemen separatists say ready for talks in Saudi Arabia over Aden crisis

Analysts say Riyadh and Abu Dhabi differ over how to move forward in Yemen. The UAE, the kingdom's main military ally on the ground for most of the war, in June scaled down its military presence under pressure from Western allies to end the conflict.

Explained: How you can benefit from new work permit rules in the UAE

With an increased number of workers available for hire, the new rules would be beneficial for employers since they would be able to recruit from the local market without bearing the cost of a full visa.

Indian business tycoon becomes first expat to get UAE's permanent residency

Kingston Group chairman was handed over the gold residence card by Brigadier Arif Al Shamsi, Director-General of residency and foreigners affairs in Sharjah, the Gulf News reported Monday.

Mike Pompeo discusses Iran with Gulf allies amid escalating crisis

Pompeo arrived in the United Arab Emirates after meeting with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Saudi Arabia where talks covered protection for ships in the Gulf.

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Republicans in US Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Citing an Iran-related emergency, the Trump administration told congressional committees on May 24 that it would go ahead with 22 military deals worth $8.1 billion to Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan, circumventing a long-standing precedent for lawmakers to review major weapons sales.

Mentally unstable woman in UAE missing after illegal status exposed

The UAE launched a landmark three-month visa amnesty programme last year allowing hundreds of illegal foreign workers, including Indians, overstaying their permits to leave the country without penalties and giving them six months to find a job.

UAE says 'sophisticated' tanker attacks likely the work of a state actor

US national security adviser John Bolton said on May 29 that the attacks were the work of "naval mines almost certainly from Iran." Tehran denied the accusations.

UAE expats worry over resurfacing of Nipah virus in Kerala

The deadly Nipah virus resurfaced in Kerala with a 23-year-old male college student contracting the brain-damaging disease, a year after it killed 17 people in the state.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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How many Malayalees live in the Middle East: News in Numbers

Since the floods began in Kerala, donations from the Middle East — by governments as well as individuals — have thrown the spotlight on the large number of people from Kerala living in those countries, and the bond that has resulted because of it. What do the numbers say about people from Kerala living in […]

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Ind vs UAE, Asia Cup 2016: India Thrash UAE By Nine Wickets

India, in their final group game, thrashed UAE by nine wickets to maintain a clean record before the final of the Asia Cup. After restricting UAE for 81/9, India lost the only wicket of Rohit Sharma (39) before Yuvraj Singh and Shikhar Dhawan sealed the win for them. – See more

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

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

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.

UAE Deports 4 Indians For Suspected Islamic State Link

UAE on Tuesday deported four Indians suspected to have links with the Islamic State (IS) and is expected to send back the same number of more people soon, reflecting growing cooperation by the Gulf country in fight against terror. The deportation comes close on the heels of UAE sending back 37-year-old Afsha Jabeen alias Nicky […]

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