Jail sentences for unauthorised religious meetings in the UAE

Unauthorised religious gatherings and Quranic recitations in the UAE could be outlawed if a new law is passed. Members of the Federal National Council (FNC)...

UAE officials apologise to Israel over handshake snub at judo tournament

The head of the United Arab Emirates' Judo Federation has apologised to Israel after one of their athletes refused to shake the hand of...

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...

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...
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