Oct 6, 2014

UAE suprised at Biden suggestion it backed jihadists

The United Arab Emirates has expressed surprise after U.S. Vice President Joe Biden suggested the Gulf state had armed and financed jihadists in Syria, along with other regional powers. Biden’s remarks were “amazing and ignore the role of the Emirates in the fight against ...

Emirati royals dethrone Abramovich in mega-yacht race

Aug 13, 2013

Emirati royals dethrone Abramovich in mega-yacht race

The royal family of the United Arab Emirates has dethroned Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich in the race to own the world’s biggest mega-yacht, an annual survey of the world’s 100 biggest yachts has shown in the magazine Yachts France. The 180-meter Azzam built for ...