Three nations urge U.S.-bound travelers to be cautions, amid protests

Jul 11, 2016

Three nations urge U.S.-bound travelers to be cautions, amid protests

Three countries have warned their citizens to stay on guard when visiting U.S. cities rocked by sometimes violent protests that erupted after a string of police shootings of black Americans. The United States regularly issues travel warnings urging Americans to either avoid or exercise ...

Jan 4, 2016

Saudi allies scale down ties to Iran amid growing tensions

Allies of Saudi Arabia followed the kingdom’s lead and on Monday began scaling down their diplomatic ties to Iran in the wake of the ransacking of Saudi diplomatic missions in the Islamic Republic, violence that was sparked by the Saudis’ execution of a prominent ...

Jun 19, 2015

Aguirre lands job with UAE team

Mexican Javier Aguirre has been named as the new coach of Al-Wahda, the United Arab Emirates-based club announced on Thursday. Aguirre has signed a one-year deal to replace the former Saudi Arabia striker Sami Al-Jaber, whose contract was not renewed. The 56-year-old Aguirre was ...

May 4, 2015

Air Arabia jetliner diverted to UAE airbase after blast warning

An Air Arabia airliner flying from Kuwait to the United Arab Emirates was diverted to a UAE military airbase on Sunday after a passenger warned the plane was about to explode, the UAE state news agency WAM reported. The aircraft was boarded after landing ...

Apr 28, 2015

Abu Dhabi taps Inpex to join $22 billion oil project

Inpex Corp. is joining Total SA to develop the main onshore oil deposits in the United Arab Emirates as Abu Dhabi picks new partners for a $22 billion effort to pump crude from its largest fields. Japan’s state-backed energy explorer will take a 5 ...

Mar 10, 2015

Mitsubishi Heavy wins UAE satellite launch order

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said Monday that it has won its third foreign satellite launch order, from an organization of the United Arab Emirates. The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology placed the order for the launch of its KhalifaSat Earth observation satellite. ...