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United Arab Emirates


India extends visa-on-arrival for UAE nationals to 60 days

November 17, 2019 9:24 pm

The airports where the facility will be available are Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad.

Oil is our gold and we aim to use all of it, ADNOC official says

November 13, 2019 10:23 pm

The world's transition away from fossil fuel in an effort to slash greenhouse gas emissions is expected to accelerate in coming decades, leaving many oil companies and producing nations pondering their long-term future.

Donald Trump to send troops to Saudi Arabia and UAE

September 21, 2019 8:40 pm

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the precise number of US troops headed to the region had not been determined, but that it would be a “moderate deployment” in the hundreds, not thousands.

Explained: Why America's secret agency CIA doesn't spy on the UAE

August 27, 2019 6:57 am

A former official in US President Donald Trump's administration said the lack of UAE intelligence is alarming because the desert monarchy now operates as a “rogue state” in strategic nations such as Libya and Qatar and further afield in Africa.

PM Modi launches RuPay card in UAE

August 24, 2019 8:32 pm

The UAE receives about three million Indian tourists annually. Acceptance of Rupay card in UAE will lower the charges as tourists will save on exchange rate.

Iran ready for any scenario, from confrontation to diplomacy

May 15, 2019 10:35 pm

Tensions have worsened since attacks on Saudi oil tankers and other vessels off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, as well as armed drone attacks on oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia which were claimed by Iran-aligned Houthis in Yemen.

Explained: Strait of Hormuz — the world's most important oil artery

May 13, 2019 8:56 pm

Most crude exported from Saudi Arabia, Iran, the UAE, Kuwait and Iraq -- all members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries -- is shipped through the Strait of Hormuz.

Images show rarely seen UAE ruler greet sheikhs for Ramadan

May 09, 2019 11:36 am

State media in the United Arab Emirates has published images of the country's rarely seen president greeting other ruling sheikhs for Ramadan.

Explained: A child of Indian parents gets a birth certificate in UAE. Why is this unusual?

May 04, 2019 8:12 pm

The move comes against the backdrop of other conciliatory measures that the oil-rich nation has taken in 2019, a year which it has labelled the ‘Year of Tolerance’.

Indians to benefit as UAE launches ten-year visa programme for ‘exceptional talent’

May 22, 2018 7:02 am

The new rules also say that students would also be able to secure five-year visas and “exceptional” graduates could remain in the country for 10 years. Right now, students must apply to renew their visa every year.