Two Saudi Tankers Damaged in Sabotage Attack off UAE
Two Saudi oil tankers were damaged in a "sabotage attack" off the United Arab Emirates coast, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday, quoting the Saudi energy minister.
UAE Says Four Vessels Subjected to Sabotage near Fujairah Port
Four commercial vessels were targeted by "sabotage operations" near the territorial waters of the United Arab Emirates without causing casualties, the foreign ministry said on Sunday, without giving details of the nature of the sabotage.
UAE Denies U.N. Claim that Detained Activist Mansoor being Tortured
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) dismissed claims by U.N. human rights experts that prominent pro-democracy campaigner Ahmed Mansoor may be suffering treatment amounting to torture, state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday.
Emirati Minister Visits Bahrain, Meets King Hamad
The Emirati Minister of Interior Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan visited Bahrain and met King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. Al Nahyan visited one of the malls with his Bahraini counterpart.
Egypt Withdraws from U.S.-Led Anti-Iran Security Initiative
Egypt has pulled out of the U.S. effort to forge an "Arab NATO" with key Arab allies, according to four sources familiar with the decision, in a blow to the Trump administration's strategy to contain Iranian power.
Amnesty Urges UAE to Release Activist on Hunger Strike
Amnesty International called on Wednesday on the United Arab Emirates to release a local activist who has been on hunger strike for more than three weeks, citing concern over his health and prison conditions.
Qatar Says UAE Nuclear Plant is Threat to Regional Stability
The State of Qatar says the Barakah nuclear plant under construction in the United Arab Emirates poses a serious threat to regional stability and the environment and has called on the IAEA to create a framework for nuclear security in the Gulf.
Canadian Capital: Protest Demands Withdrawal of Gulf Forces from Bahrain
Protestors staged protests in front of the Emirati embassy building in the Canadian capital Ottawa, demanding the withdrawal of Gulf forces from Bahrain, marking the eighth anniversary of the raid of the Emirate and Saudi forces to Bahrain.
UAE Releases $496 Million Frozen Funds, Ending Kuwait Dispute
A dispute between Dubai and Kuwait appeared to have ended on Tuesday as the United Arab Emirates' central bank authorized the release of $496 million which had been frozen at Dubai's state-owned Noor Bank since late 2017.
Britain Working Hard to Free UK Academic Jailed in UAE, his Wife Says
Britain is doing everything in its power to free Matthew Hedges, a British academic jailed for life in the UAE on spying charges, his wife said on Thursday after meeting Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.