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 ...

Saudi women drivers referred to terrorism court

Dec 26, 2014

Saudi women drivers referred to terrorism court

Two Saudi women detained for nearly a month in defiance of a ban on females driving were referred on Thursday to a court established to try terrorism cases, several people close to the defendants said. The cases of the two, Loujain al-Hathloul and Maysa ...

Sep 15, 2014

Syrian opposition to reorganize forces

The head of the main Western-backed Syrian opposition movement was in the United Arab Emirates Sunday seeking support for the group’s war-battered rebel fighters, which he said will be reorganized to fight better. The Free Syrian Army has been marred by defections and divisions. ...

Egypt, UAE carried out Tripoli air strikes: U.S. officials

Aug 26, 2014

Egypt, UAE carried out Tripoli air strikes: U.S. officials

Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were responsible for carrying out two series of airstrikes in the past week on armed Islamist factions in Tripoli, U.S. officials said on Monday. The officials said the two Arab countries used aircraft based in Egypt. Earlier The ...