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...

Pakistani nationals jailed for life in Dubai after smuggling 1kg heroin in laptops

Two men have been given life sentences for smuggling, possessing and trafficking nearly one kilogram of heroin which they hid inside their laptops. The Pakistani...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pakistan receives $3 billion from UAE

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has thanked the United Arab Emirates for  supporting Pakistan after news emerged that it provided the country with $3...

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...

Israeli Labour Party chief “secretly visited” UAE

Israeli Labour Party leader Avi Gabbay secretly visited Abu Dhabi last month and met with three senior Emirati officials, Israeli media are reporting. The three...

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...
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