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UAE handed out gender balance awards: All went to men

In reality, just one of the four awards announced on Sunday, for promoting gender equality in the workplace, was for an individual; the other three were for government agencies.

UAE says Gulf Arab bloc still strong despite Qatar row

Last week, Qatar abruptly announced it was quitting OPEC after 57 years to focus on gas in an apparent swipe at the oil-exporter bloc's de facto leader Saudi Arabia.


Iran video threatens missile strikes on UAE, Saudi Arabia

The video shows file footage of previous ballistic missile attacks launched by the Revolutionary Guard, then a graphic of a sniper rifle scope homing in on Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. The video also threatened Israel.

Indian man's body repatriated four months after his death in UAE

Hailing from Madhya Pradesh, Yusuf Khan Rashid Khan, 50, was found dead on April 12, 2018, in the old workers' accommodation in Ajman's Al Rashidiya area and kept in the mortuary since then.

Kerala floods: UAE says nothing official yet, no amount of financial aid announced

UAE aid for flood relief in Kerala: UAE Ambassador Ahmed Albanna told The Indian Express that there has been no official announcement so far by the UAE on any specific amount as financial aid.

Indian family of 7 says 'living like prisoners' in UAE; seeks to legalise residency status

"Everything turned upside down when I lost my job after three years, ending up as an illegal resident," he said, adding that before he had his first daughter in 1989, he lost his second job also.


In Yemen, 46 detainees released from UAE-controlled prison

The UAE has denied it runs prisons in Yemen, insisting the Yemeni government is in full control. But Interior Minister Ahmed al-Maysari says he has no control over the prisons.

Little Sparta of the Gulf

UAE has been punching above its weight in strategic matters. On defence cooperation with Abu Dhabi, Delhi has barely scratched the surface

Drawings smuggled out of Yemen's UAE-controlled prisons highlight sexual torture

During Yemen's three-year civil war, UAE forces purportedly fighting on behalf of the Yemen government have overtaken wide swaths of territory in southern Yemen and have swept up hundreds of men into a network of at least 18 hidden prisons.

Saudi Arabia-led coalition seizes large areas of Yemen's Hodeidah airport: UAE

The UAE state news agency WAM said large swathes of the airport compound had been taken by coalition forces. Houthi media said coalition warplanes had carried out more than 40 strikes on the airport since the morning.

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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.


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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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.