UAE refuses to play Israeli national anthem for judo gold medallist

An Israeli athlete has won a gold medal at a Grand Slam competition in Abu Dhabi, but the tournament organisers refused to play Israel's...

Emirati princesses convicted of human trafficking and servant abuse in Belgium

Eight princesses from the UAE have been convicted for the degrading treatment of their servants and human trafficking in Belgium. They were all given 15-month...

UAE is the “happiest Muslim country in the world”

The United Arab Emirates is the happiest Muslim country in the world, according to a report by the United Nations. The UAE was ranked 21st...

UAE Foreign Minister says Trump travel ban is not directed at Islam

The United Arab Emirates' foreign minister has said President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens of seven Muslim majority countries is an internal affair...
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VIDEO: Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies conference 2016

The "Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies" conference took place in Abu Dhabi last Sunday. Keynote speakers included Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah, Shaykh...

Palestinian teacher wins global prize worth $1m for her “incredible work”

The Duke of Cambridge has paid tribute to the “incredible work” of a Palestinian teacher who was awarded a Nobel Prize Peace–style award worth...

Saudi, Bahrain and Sudan cut ties with Iran

Saudi Arabia and a number of its allies have taken diplomatic action against Iran after the Saudi embassy in Tehran was attacked amid a...

Israel to open diplomatic mission in UAE

Israel plans to open a diplomatic-level mission in the United Arab Emirates, Israeli diplomats said on Friday. The office will not be a full mission...

Man who handed in 50k Dirhams in cash said it was his religious duty

A man has been praised for his honesty after he handed in 50,000 dirhams that he found at a bank cash machine to the...

Real Madrid drop Christian cross from crest to appease Abu Dhabi bank

Real Madrid have removed the Christian cross from their club crest as part of a lucrative three-year deal with the National Bank of Abu...
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