U.S. flags Huawei 5G network security concerns to Gulf allies

Business / Tech Sep 13, 2019

U.S. flags Huawei 5G network security concerns to Gulf allies

The United States has raised its concerns with Gulf allies over a possible security risk in using Huawei's technology for their 5G mobile infrastructure, U.S. officials said on Thursday. Washington has been warning allies against using the Chinese company's equipment, which it says presents a ...

Thousands of Yemenis rally in Aden in support of UAE

World Sep 6, 2019

Thousands of Yemenis rally in Aden in support of UAE

Thousands of Yemenis marched in Aden on Thursday in support of the United Arab Emirates, which assists separatists who seized the southern city from the Saudi-backed government in a power struggle that has opened a new front in Yemen's war. The rally took place as ...

Dubai to curb pace of construction projects as prices skid

Business / Economy Sep 3, 2019

Dubai to curb pace of construction projects as prices skid

Dubai's ruler issued a directive on Monday that would curb the pace of new real estate construction projects as property prices fall and the sheer scale of developments threatens to outstrip demand. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum ordered the creation of a committee to ...

More than 100 killed in airstrike on Yemen prison, says ICRC

World Sep 2, 2019

More than 100 killed in airstrike on Yemen prison, says ICRC

More than 100 people are believed to have been killed in an airstrike by the Saudi-led military coalition on a detention center in Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Sunday. The coalition said it targeted a facility run by the Houthi rebels ...

Damaged tankers reach safe waters after Persian Gulf attacks

World Jun 17, 2019

Damaged tankers reach safe waters after Persian Gulf attacks

Two damaged tankers arrived safely Sunday at locations off the Emirati coast after they were rocked by explosions in Gulf waters, in an incident Saudi Arabia blamed on its regional arch-rival Iran. The Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous was carrying highly flammable methanol through the Gulf of ...