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UAE says 22 of its soldiers killed in Yemen

Twenty-two soldiers from the United Arab Emirates were killed in Yemen while taking part in a Saudi-led campaign against the Houthis, UAE state news agency WAM said on Friday. The Houthis said they fired a rocket at a weapons cache in a camp used by Gulf coalition forces in the central Marib area, killing dozens […]

Several UAE Soldiers Killed in Anti-Houthi Operation in Yemen

According to reports, Several United Arab Emirates (UAE) soldiers were killed in a Saudi-led military operation against Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Number of Emirati soldiers killed in Yemen fighting: WAM

DUBAI (Reuters) - A number of soldiers from the United Arab Emirates have been killed while taking part in a Saudi-led military campaign against Yemen's dominant Houthi group, UAE state news agency WAM said on Friday.

Pumping iron with the GCC's first female bodybuilder

Haifa Al-Musawi is the first woman to be granted permission to represent the United Arab Emirates as a bodybuilder.

Treason of the Professors

(John Hinderaker) William Bradford is an Associate Professor of Law, National Security, and Strategy at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., and at the National Defense College in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. He has a Ph.D. Show More Summary

What One Professor's Travel Ban Says About The UAE's Influence On U.S. Universities

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Andrew Ross is a tenured professor of social and cultural analysis at New York University who has authored a long list of respected works on debt, labor and social theory. But  the United Arab Emirates denied Ross entry to the country...Show More Summary

In United Arab Emirates, Don't Think About Quitting Your Job

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- The conundrum was simple enough. An employee of a company in the United Arab Emirates, while on vacation outside the country, received a job offer in India that was too good to pass up. He sent a resignation letter to his UAE employer, and upon their acceptance of his resignation, started up a new gig. Show More Summary

How Wealthy Arab Gulf States Shape The Washington Influence Game

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- The United Arab Emirates spent more than $12 million on lobbying and public relations here in 2014. That cash secured representation from several of Washington's best-known power player firms.  Through them, the UAE expanded its network of trusted contacts and sympathizers throughout the machinery of the U.S. Show More Summary

The Trucial Oman Scouts Was the British Army’s Last Desert Romance

For most people, the United Arab Emirates conjures up images of lavish, oil-funded lifestyles, luxury cars and oddly shaped skyscrapers. But fewer than 50 years ago, the country — then known as the Trucial States — was a harsh, undeveloped desert outpost of the British Empire, with few roads, no...

UAE Marks First National Women's Day, Honors Mothers of Fallen Servicemen

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is celebrating its first ever Emirati Women’s Day on Friday, with special events scheduled to be held in numerous locations.

Madinat Jumeirah to launch world class event space, October 2015

Madinat Jumeirah, the Arabian Resort of Dubai, will offer the largest hotel event space in the United Arab Emirates when the Fort Island expansion is completed in October 2015. Read the rest of the story at: Madinat Jumeirah to launch world class event space, October 2015

Saudi arrested in 1996 bombing that killed 19 Americans

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A man described as the mastermind of the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing that killed 19 American servicemen in Saudi Arabia has been captured, a U.S. and a Saudi official said Wednesday, ending a nearly two-decade manhunt for one of the FBI's most-wanted terrorists.

What the West Should Understand About Human Rights in the Emirates

Human rights observers have recently gone on the offensive against the United Arab Emirates again. This time it was for arresting 41 Islamists who were suspected of "carrying out terrorist attacks on UAE territories" and "attemptingShow More Summary

Is the United Arab Emirates building an UES mega-mansion?

last weekNews : NY Daily News

The United Arab Emirates looks to be assembling a pretty spectacular new mansion on one of the priciest blocks on the Upper East Side.

Faith And Sustainability In The UAE: Green Economy Also Supports Religious Stewardship

Originally published on Eden Keeper. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a country known for the extravagance and luxury its oil exports have funded. It is also a country known for the strong Muslim faith of its people and the government’s, sometimes scary, adherence to Islamic traditions. Show More Summary

Yemen's Al Qaeda denies it held British hostage

DUBAI (Reuters) - The Yemen branch of Al Qaeda denied reports it had been holding a British hostage who the United Arab Emirates said it freed from the group earlier this week.

100 Miles From Dubai: Driving The $80 Million Road To Nowhere

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Jebel Jais was supposed to lead to the boom of the new, growing, oil-rich and tourist-friendly United Arab Emirates. Instead the road became a perfectly paved 22-mile symbol of the global recession, a dream for fast drivers, and a safe haven from a brutal surveillance state — all to the tune of just $80 million. Read more...

UAE Spy Drone Shot Down in Southern Yemen

A United Arab Emirates reconnaissance drone was shot down in Southern Yemen, Fars News Agency reported.

Mid-East Meltdown Continues: Stocks Sell-Off Across Petrodollar States

On Sunday, we saw a Gulf market meltdown with stocks falling 7% in Saudi Arabia and 5% or more in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. The steep declines came on the heels of Friday’s horrific selloff in US markets and presaged the carnage that would begin to unfold hours later when Asian bourses opened for trading for the week. Show More Summary

The Top 50 Destination Wedding Photos of 2015 Are Something Out of a Dream

last weekHumor / odd : Neatorama

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates | Image: Christophe ViseuxDestination weddings are rare celebrations compared with traditional weddings in that the couple to be married decides that the location is one of the most important elements of the ceremony. Show More Summary

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