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Saudi Arabia, UAE, Other Arab States Contemplate Joining US Strikes on Islamic State

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and other Arab states are contemplating taking part in U.S. air strikes against the Islamic State, also known as ISIS. According to The Independent, Secretary of State John Kerry has been touring the region seeking support for the U.S. Show More Summary

Raytheon Begins Production on TALON Laser Guided Rockets for the UAE

Under a $117 million contract awarded to Raytheon Company, Raytheon Missile Systems has begun production of the TALON Laser Guided Rocket. In 2013, the Armed Forces General Headquarters of the United Arab Emirates awarded Tawazun a contract to procure the […]

Asian Tour Heads to Pastures New With Dubai Yearender

4 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

The Asian Tour launched its first foray into the Middle East on Monday when it announced its new season-ending tournament would take place in the United Arab Emirates and be called the Dubai Open.

Australia Becomes First State To Commit Troops To US Led Coalition

Australia’s Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, has made a commitment to deploy 600 Australian troops against the US-led war against the Islamic State. The Australian task force is set to be stationed in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) and will include Special Forces military advisors that will work with the Iraqi military and assault jets. Show More Summary

Arab states not eager to follow feckless Obama

(Paul Mirengoff) So now President Obama wants to organize a coalition to take on ISIS, the group whose rise he ignored on the theory that it was the terrorist “jayvee.” Arab states — notably Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Egypt, Jordan, and Turkey — are to be key members of the coalition. Show More Summary

Mezyad Fort in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates have no shortage of desert fortresses, most of which are recently renovated and designed to cater for the huge swath of tourists who visit every year. But for those with a more intrepid spirit, seeking an alternative to the pomp of the major emirate cities, the abandoned fort of Mezyad may be just the thing. Show More Summary

What is the source of the new found courage of Abbas?

"I have had it up to here," said Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the emir of Qatar and the head of Hamas. "I have had it with Hamas, with Arabs with Israel and even with Fateh." Abbas' words and the minutes of the meetings ofShow More Summary

Brits' disappearance casts shadow over Qatari World Cup efforts and shines light on UAE

By James M. Dorsey The disappearance of two British World Cup 2022-related labour rights researchers points to apparent escalating hostility between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates over Doha's support for the Muslim Brotherhood; highlights...Show More Summary

GoPro: The Future Of The Camera

By Anthony DiBenedetto: Camels at the track in the United Arab Emirates. Photo by Shoayb Hesham. Photo of the Day Not so often do I come across a company that truly galvanizes every neuron in my being, but GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) has unequivocally offered me that sensational experience. Show More Summary

UFC Pulling out All the Stops to Ensure Success in Mexico City

The United States, Canada, Brazil, Sweden, Ireland, England, Japan, China, New Zealand, Germany, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Australia and now Mexico. For the first time in 288 events, the UFC will finally make its way south of the border for UFC 180. Show More Summary

Gulf Meeting Ends Without Clear End to Qatar Spat

A meeting of Gulf foreign ministers ended on Saturday without a clear way out of a monthslong diplomatic spat with Qatar, although some envoys signaled that progress had been made. Saudi Arabia, along with the United Arab Emirates and...Show More Summary

ONE FC 19 results recap: Shinya Aoki and Ben Askren earn quick stoppages, Roger Huerta dominates

"Reign of Champions" took place on pay-per-view (PPV) earlier this morning (Fri., Aug. 29, 2014) from inside Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). ONE FC entertained Dubai this morning (Fri., Aug. 29, 2014) with...Show More Summary

ONE FC 19 live results stream for 'Reign of Champions' in Dubai

The live action begins early this morning (Fri., Aug. 29, 2014) at 7 a.m. ET from inside Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Asia's premiere mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion is back this Friday morning (Aug. Show More Summary

Intervention in Libya, and It Wasn't American

Paul R. Pillar Libya Egypt UAE, Middle East Within the past week the United Arab Emirates, aided by Egypt, conducted airstrikes against Islamist militias in Libya. The targeted forces are among the contestants in the surging turmoil and civil warfare in Libya. Show More Summary

Tripoli Bombing Is 'Game-Changer' in Fight Against ISIS

Neither nation is admitting it exactly, but it seems that Egypt and the United Arab Emirates joined forces earlier this month to bomb sites held by Islamist militants inside Libya. This is actually a huge milestone in the Arab world, writes Bobby Ghosh at Quartz, and one that should cause...

ONE FC 19: 'Reign of Champions' preview (part two)

The action begins this Friday (August 29, 2014) from inside Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). You need to look no further than the final four fights on the ONE FC: "Reign of Champions" card to see that this...Show More Summary

15-year-old becomes youngest player in Norway history

Martin Odegaard broke Norway's 104-year-old record. Martin Odegaard is officially the youngest international in Norway history. The 15-year-old started the country's friendly against the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday, breaking aShow More Summary

The mysterious Libya air strikes are a sign of America's waning power in the Middle East

The mystery over the air strikes in Libya’s capital appears to have been cleared up. US officials say that the military jets which bombed targets in Tripoli last week were from the air forces of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The apparent aim of the raids was to prevent an Islamist militia from [...]

Did the Arab Emitrates & Egypt Conduct Air Strikes in Libya?

Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were responsible for carrying out two series of air strikes in the past week on armed Islamist factions in Tripoli, Libya, U.S. officials said on Monday.The officials said the two Arab countries used aircraft based in Egypt.Earlier the New York Times reported that the two U.S. Show More Summary

A++ Unveils Plans for Falcon Island Eco City in the United Arab Emirates

Al Hamra Real Estate Development just appointed sustainable architecture studio A++ to design 150 new luxury villas on Falcon Island in Ras Al-Khaimah, UAE. The new residences are designed to LEED specifications and they will take advantage of a wide range

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