First Arab set for ISS says voyage will make 'history'

World / Science & Health Sep 25, 2019

First Arab set for ISS says voyage will make 'history'

The Emirati astronaut who will make history by becoming the first Arab on the International Space Station said Tuesday he had received support from around the world before his "dream" mission. Hazzaa al-Mansoori, 35, is set to blast into space accompanied by Russia's Oleg Skripochka ...

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 ...

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 ...