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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.
BUSINESS / Companies
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 Times
Jan 23, 2015
Japan falls to UAE on penalty kicks in Asian Cup quarterfinals
Keisuke Honda and Shinji Kagawa both missed penalties and Japan's hopes of defending its Asian Cup title were shattered with a sudden-death 5-4 shootout defeat to the United Arab Emirates after a 1-1 extra-time draw in the quarterfinals on Friday.
Japan Times
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.
WORLD / Science & Health
Aug 18, 2014
Nigerian who died in UAE may have shown signs consistent with Ebola
A Nigerian woman with cancer who died in the Emirati capital had shown signs "that may be consistent with Ebola," the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi said on Sunday.
Mar 31, 2014
Gulf widens between Qatar and its neighbors
Saudi Arabia's recent decision to withdraw its ambassador from Qatar has revealed the gravity of the crisis in the Gulf Cooperation Council, composed of Saudia Arabia's most immediate neighbors. Gulf politics is shifting.
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 26, 2014
Japan, U.A.E to promote cooperation in energy development
Japan and the United Arab Emirates agreed Wednesday to enhance cooperation in energy development, including oil production and the construction of nuclear power plants in the Middle Eastern country.
Jan 21, 2014
UAE extends by 15 years rights to offshore oil field
Japan has secured the consent of the United Arab Emirates to extend oil rights for an offshore oil field for 15 years beyond their expiration in 2026, Japanese officials said.
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 3, 2013
Abe shelves effort to gain passage of Turkey, UAE nuclear export deals
Due to the clash in the Upper House over the contentious state secrets bill, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government will not pursue approval in the current Diet session of two deals signed earlier this year to export nuclear reactor technology and know-how to Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.
Nov 24, 2013
Nuclear pacts with Turkey, UAE face delay
Civil nuclear accords agreed to with Turkey and the United Arab Emirates are increasingly unlikely to clear the Diet by the end of the extra session on Dec. 6 due to lack of deliberation time, people close to Diet affairs say.
Japan Times
Jun 19, 2013
Private money pours into Syrian conflict as donors pick sides
Syrian tanks were closing in on the rebel-held town of Qusair last month when a Kuwaiti sheik named Hajjaj al-Ajmi and his money machine roared into action. In a series of urgent messages on his Twitter account, al-Ajmi appealed for cash to help save the town's defenders.


Tokashiki Beach acts as a sanctuary for sea turtles and offers ideal snorkeling waters. It was also the site of the U.S. Army’s preliminary invasion that led to the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 150,000 people.
On Okinawa's Tokashiki Island, life's a beach — one of the best in the world