UAE and Saudi Arabia form New Alliance
The United Arab Emirates said Tuesday it was forming a new military and economic committee with Saudi Arabia separate from the Gulf Cooperation Council.
UAE Prevents Ahmed Shafiq from Traveling after Announcing Running Egyptian Presidential Elections
Former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq, who told Reuters on Wednesday he intended to run in the presidential election early next year, told pan-Arab TV channel Al Jazeera that the United Arab Emirates had barred him from traveling.
UAE Central Bank: Request on Saudi Accounts was just Information-Gathering
A request by the United Arab Emirates central bank for local banks and finance companies to provide details of the accounts of 19 Saudi Arabian citizens was just an information-gathering exercise, the central bank governor told reporters on Wednesday.
UK Court Finds for Dana Gas Creditors in $700 Million Islamic Bond Case
A London High Court judge has ruled in favour of creditors in a dispute over whether United Arab Emirates energy company Dana Gas must repay $700 million (£529.6 million) of Islamic bonds.
UAE Armed Forces to Buy Five Transport Aircraft from Spain
The armed forces of the United Arab Emirates will buy five C-295 military transport aircraft and related services from Spain's Airbus Defence and Space company, the UAE military said on Wednesday.
UAE Announces $684 Million Raytheon Laser Guided Bomb Deal
The United Arab Emirates' military said on Tuesday it was buying laser guided bombs from U.S. missile maker Raytheon Co. in a deal worth 2.5 billion dirhams ($684.4 million).
UAE Asks Banks for Information on 19 Saudis' Accounts
The United Arab Emirates central bank has asked banks and finance companies in the UAE to provide information on the accounts of 19 Saudi citizens, banking sources told Reuters on Thursday.
Two UAE Air Force Pilots Killed in Yemen Plane Crash
Two Air Force pilots with a United Arab Emirates contingent fighting in Yemen have been killed in a plane crash, state media reported Tuesday.
UAE: Qatar must Shun 'Extremism' to Host 2022 World Cup
A senior United Arab Emirates official said Qatar's hosting of the 2022 World Cup should depend on it rejecting "extremism and terrorism", in comments that drew the soccer tournament into the diplomatic row among rich Gulf monarchies.
UAE Says it is Headed for Long Estrangement with Qatar
There will be no quick end to the row between Qatar and the four states boycotting it including the United Arab Emirates, the UAE minister of state for foreign affairs wrote on his official Twitter account on Friday.
Fresh Economic Sanctions on Qatar being Considered - UAE Envoy
Gulf Arab states are considering fresh sanctions on Qatar and could ask their trading partners to choose between working with them or Doha, the United Arab Emirates ambassador to Russia said in an interview with The Guardian newspaper.
UAE President Receives Eid Al-Fitr Greeting in Rare Appearance since 2014 Stroke
The president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, made a rare public appearance on Sunday since suffering a stroke in 2014, state news agency WAM said, receiving well-wishers for the Muslim Eid al-Fitr feast.
UAE Imposes Cultural Ban on Qatar, Expels its Participation in the Forum on Gulf Creativity
Emirates Writers Union banned its members from dealing with any Qatari organization or participating in any activity organized or financed by Qatar.
Qatar Petroleum CEO Says Qatar Won't cut Gas to UAE
Qatar will not cut off gas to the United Arab Emirates despite a diplomatic dispute and a "force majeure" clause in its contract, the chief executive of Qatar Petroleum told Al Jazeera network, two weeks after some Gulf Arab states severed ties with Doha.
UAE's Gargash Says Qatar Isolation could Last for Year
A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said on Monday Qatar's powerful Arab neighbours could continue to isolate it "for years" if it did not change course in its policy of supporting extremists and jihadist groups.
Ambassadors of Countries Boycotting Qatar Meet Korean Deputy Foreign Minister
Ambassadors of Bahrain, the Emirates, Egypt and the Charge D’Affaires of Saudi Arabia to Seoul met Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs of Republic of Korea, Ambassador Lee Jeong Kyu at the premises of the Korean Foreign Ministry.
Gulf States Boycotting Qatar Respond to High Commissioner: Decision to Cut Ties Sovereign, Aims at Protecting National Security
The 3 Gulf states (Saudi Arabia, the Emirates and Bahrain) boycotting Qatar responded to the comment issued by Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, on June 14, 2017, saying that their decision to cut ties with Doha is “sovereign” and aims at protecting the national security from terrorism.
French President Says He will Meet Senior UAE Leader within His Efforts to Calm Gulf Crisis Tension
French President Emmanuel Macron was in Morocco on Wednesday on a 24-hour visit for talks on battling terrorism as well as the Libyan conflict and Qatar's dispute with its Gulf neighbours.
Ambassadors of Saudi Arabia, Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain Meet Tunisian FM to Discuss Qatar Crisis
The ambassadors of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Charge d’ Affaires of the Bahraini embassy to Tunisia met yesterday Tunisian Foreign Minister Khmais Al-Jehinawi.
King Hamad Meets Emirates’ Crown Prince, Dubai Ruler to Discuss Qatar Crisis
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa arrived in the Emirati capital, Abu Dhabi, on Tuesday (June 13, 2017) to meet the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Dubai ruler Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.