Emirati Ambassador and Diplomats Injured in Kandahar Attack
The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Tuesday that the UAE Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Juma Mohammed Abdullah Al-Kaabi, and a number of Emirati diplomats who were accompanying him were injured in a brutal terrorist attack that occurred yesterday in the city of Kandahar.
UAE Arrests Citizen Traveling by "Transit" and Hands Him to Bahrain
Activists on social media said that the Emirati authorities arrested on (January 8, 2017) citizen Ahmad Al-Ojaimi from Karana while transiting through Dubai International Airport.
Afghan Bomb Killed Five Emirates Humanitarian Workers
Five Emirati humanitarian workers were killed in a bomb attack in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) official news agency reported on Wednesday.
Reuters: Gulf Arab Countries Commiserate over Iran's Rafsanjani, Saudi Silent
Five Gulf states sent condolences on Monday for former Iranian president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, signaling appreciation for a pragmatist who sought regional detente, but there was no immediate word from Riyadh, Tehran's main Gulf Arab adversary.
Serious Letter in Hillary Clinton’s Mail: Saudi Forces Opened Fire on Demonstrators at Pearl Roundabout
Recently disclosed chain of emails between Hillary Clinton and her advisor shed light on reality of Saudi role in crushing Bahraini uprising and killing anti-regime Shia protestors.
Kuwait: Significant Security Information Revealed to Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain
Kuwaiti security sources said significant (undisclosed) information was revealed to Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain.
Bahraini Interior Minister Discusses Kingdom’s Security Situation with Kuwait, UAE & Saudi Arabia
Bahraini Interior Minister informed his counterparts in Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and Jeddah about developments of Bahrain’s security situation.
UAE Says its War in Yemen 'Practically Over'
The United Arab Emirates' involvement in more than a year of war in Yemen is "practically over", a top diplomat was quoted as saying on Wednesday.
Abu Dhabi Lays off Thousands as Gulf Austerity Tightens
Since mid-2015, Gulf countries have curbed spending and reduced subsidies to ...
Bahrain King Sends Two Letters to Saudi King & Abu Dhabi Crown Prince
Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa sent a written letter to the King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz and another to Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
What Happened Between Washington, Riyadh & Abu Dhabi Hours Before Saudi Forces Entered Bahrain?
The New York Times revealed that Jeffrey D. Feltman wrote an urgent email to more than two dozen colleagues informing them that Saudi Arabia and UAE were sending troops into Bahrain to put down anti-government protests.
11 Including Bahraini National Accused of Forming ISIS Cell in UAE
Bahrain Mirror: A local Emirati newspaper reported that members of cell linked to the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) stood before a high court in the United Arab Emirates. The cell comprised of 8 emiratis, a Bahraini, Syrian and Mauritanian national.
US Missile Deal with Bahrain Amid Opposition of 2 Congressmen
Bahrain Mirror: Two US congressmen criticized the US resuming arms sales to Bahrain, while at the same time an American company announced manufacturing a batch of smart missiles for Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates.
Bahrain Showcases Estates Worth $10 Billion in Dubai Exhibition, Many of its Shares Owned by Ruling Family
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahrain Economic Development Board showcased in its pavilion in the Cityscape exhibition in the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) real estate projects, owned by member of the ruling family, worth 10 billion US dollars.
AP: United Arab Emirates Says 45 of Its Troops Killed in Yemen
AP: Forty-five troops from the United Arab Emirates were killed in Yemen while taking part in Saudi-led operations against Shiite rebels, the Gulf nation said Friday, in the deadliest day for its military in its 44-year history.
AFP: UAE, Bahrain Lose 50 Troops on Deadliest Day for Yemen Coalition
AFP: The UAE said 45 of its soldiers fighting rebels in Yemen were killed in an arms depot blast, while five border guards from Bahrain died in the deadliest day yet for the Saudi-led coalition.
Reuters: UAE, Bahrain Say 50 Soldiers Killed in Yemen Attack
Reuters: At least 50 soldiers from the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain were killed in Yemen on Friday in the deadliest attack on Gulf Arab troops in the Saudi-led military campaign against Houthi forces, Gulf news agencies said.
Reuters: Bahrain Says Five Soldiers Killed at Saudi Borders
Reuters: Five Bahraini soldiers were killed while they were on duty protecting the southern borders of neighboring Saudi Arabia, state news agency BNA reported on Friday.
Saudi Asharq Al-Awsat Newspaper: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE Have Reservations About Gulf-Iranian Dialogue
Bahrain Mirror: The Saudi Asharq Al-Awsat Newspaper said that the Gulf-Iranian dialogue which Tehran announced will be launched on September 22 is “a Qatari idea that was warmly welcomed by Iran and the Sultanate of Oman, while 3 Gulf States expressed reservations about it.”
Bahrain, UAE, and Kuwait Ambassadors Protest Against Iraq’s Statement about Sheikh Ali Salman’s Sentence
Bahrain Mirror: The ambassadors of Bahrain, the UAE and Kuwait to Iraq conveyed a message of protest by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member States to the Iraqi Foreign Minister, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari, following the statement issued by the Iraqi Foreign Ministry on the ruling issued against Bahrain’s opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman.