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British academic sues UAE officials over assault claims
Middle East

British academic sues UAE officials over assault claims

A British academic, who was detained in the United Arab Emirates two years ago on spying charges, has launched legal…
Dubai optimistic visitors will return but numbers unclear
Middle East

Dubai optimistic visitors will return but numbers unclear

Dubai’s tourism chief on Tuesday said he was very optimistic business and leisure travelers would return this year, though the…
Jürgen Habermas turns down UAE award over human rights concerns
Middle East

Jürgen Habermas turns down UAE award over human rights concerns

Prominent German sociologist and philosopher Jürgen Habermas turned down a book award from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday over concerns about human…
Dubai police arrest attackers in massive brawl that killed 3
Middle East

Dubai police arrest attackers in massive brawl that killed 3

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Dubai have arrested 10 suspects in a massive knife fight that killed…
UAE dispatches aid plane to Egypt for Ramadan
Egypt

UAE dispatches aid plane to Egypt for Ramadan

The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday dispatched an aid plane containing 46 tons of foodstuffs to Egypt, as part of…
Emirates says some UAE-based travelers can present COVID-19 medical records digitally
Middle East

Emirates says some UAE-based travelers can present COVID-19 medical records digitally

Emirates said on Monday that some passengers traveling from Dubai could now share coronavirus test results and vaccine certificates digitally…
UAE may impose virus curbs on unvaccinated people, official says
Middle East

UAE may impose virus curbs on unvaccinated people, official says

The United Arab Emirates has warned it could impose restrictions on people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 as…
UAE central bank extends some stimulus measures until mid-2022
Middle East

UAE central bank extends some stimulus measures until mid-2022

The United Arab Emirates central bank said on Tuesday it has extended until mid-2022 some stimulus measures introduced last year…
Abu Dhabi art gallery owner has a sideline business: trading COVID-19 vaccines
Middle East

Abu Dhabi art gallery owner has a sideline business: trading COVID-19 vaccines

From a small office in an Abu Dhabi skyscraper, Ukrainian national Natalya Muzaleva and her Hungarian husband Istvan Perger run…
Ambassador: UAE played part in India-Pakistan cease-fire
Middle East

Ambassador: UAE played part in India-Pakistan cease-fire

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates played a role in getting longtime Asian rivals India and…
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