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. ...

Mar 2, 2015

Killer of U.S. teacher in Abu Dhabi referred to court

An Emirati woman has been referred to court on charges of murdering one American in an Abu Dhabi mall and attempting to kill another at his home, officials said Sunday. Alaa Bader Abdullah is accused of stabbing to death teacher Ibolya Ryan, 47, in ...

UAE squadron lands in Jordan to back strikes on Islamic State

Feb 9, 2015

UAE squadron lands in Jordan to back strikes on Islamic State

A squadron of warplanes from the United Arab Emirates arrived Sunday in Jordan to help the kingdom in its fight against the Islamic State group, state media reported. The F-16 fighter jets were deployed at a Jordanian air base along with UAE pilots and ...

UAE, Iran advance to knockout stage

Jan 15, 2015

UAE, Iran advance to knockout stage

Ali Mabkhout eased the tension quickly for his team, scoring after just 14 seconds to set up a 2-1 win over Bahrain that secured a spot in the Asian Cup knockout stage for the United Arab Emirates. Three-time champion Iran earned a place in ...

Iran sends Bahrain to opening defeat; UAE routs Qatar

Jan 11, 2015

Iran sends Bahrain to opening defeat; UAE routs Qatar

Tournament favorite Iran downed a spirited Bahrain 2-0 and the United Arab Emirates trounced Qatar 4-1 in the opening Group C matches of the Asian Cup on Sunday. Ehsan Hajsafi and Masoud Shojaei scored late in each half to give Iran the win over ...