Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, doesn’t fly to Israel.
The Biblical epic Noah, a new film by director Darren Aronofsky, has been banned in a number of Middle Eastern nations: Qatar, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates. Censorship boards in all three nations told Paramount they will not release the film because goes against Islamic law with its portrayal of religious prophets.
Censor boards in Qatar, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have sunk Darren Aronofsky’s new Biblical epic, Noah. The Paramount movie is now banned because it allegedly contradicts Islam by portraying a prophet and no one in these countries can see an alternative account of religion other than Islam. To be clear, I have no […]
A major rift between the oil rich Persian Gulf states got much wider Wednesday following the joint decision of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to withdraw their ambassadors from Qatar. They accused the tiny gas-rich...Show More Summary
The Hollywood Reporter said the film had been banned in Qatar, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates for its portrayal of Noah.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain recalled their Saudi, UAE, Bahrain Withdraw Envoys From Qatar - -
Saudia Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain withdrew their envoys from Qatar over political differences, escalating concerns that cooperation within the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council is failing. The three oil exporters said in a joint statement they were removing their envoys “to protect security and stability,” Bloomberg reports. Show More Summary
(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain say they have recalled their ambassadors from the Gulf nation of Qatar over its alleged breach of a regional security deal. The unprecedented move by the three states was announced on Wednesday in a joint statement on state media. Show More Summary
Dubai’s chief of police, Lt. Gen. Dahi Khalfan Tamim slammed on Tuesday the Islamic Republic of Iran and its ally Hezbollah a day after a bomb explosion in Bahrain killed three police officers, including a United Arab Emirates ( UAE) citizen and revealed that a Hezbollah-trained operative perpetrated the Monday blast. “The criminal […]
Etihad Airways, the airline owned by the United Arab Emirates, has removed Israel from its in-flight maps. While they still feature countries such as Jordan, Egypt, Syria, and Iraq, there is no mention of Israel or any of its major cities. Show More Summary
Roger Federer continued his dominance of the Dubai Championships, winning the tournament for a record sixth time on Saturday in United Arab Emirates. After taking down Novak Djokovic in the semifinals, Federer defeated Tomas Berdych in the final, dropping the first set before prevailing 3-6, 6-4, 6-3. Show More Summary
A religious watchdog in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has issued a fatwa against traveling to Mars with Dutch entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp’s project Mars One. The organization, General Authority of Islamic Affairs & Endowments (GAIAE), has likened the voyage to committing suicide, something that is forbidden according to Islam. Show More Summary
The UFC now has a full card for Fight Night 39, which is scheduled to go down in April from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The new additions include a range of veterans and promotional newcomers. The news came Tuesday and was initially...Show More Summary
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for UFC Fight Night 39, headlined by a heavyweight hoss fight pitting Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira against Roy Nelson, airing on the promotion's new "Fight Pass" digital network. Event: UFC Fight Night 39: "Nogueira vs. Show More Summary
Remember when Jeff Bezos said Amazon would deliver packages using drones at some point in the next few years? Bezos and Amazon may be beat to the punch by a government in the Middle East. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) recently launched a million dollar contest to develop and implement […]
Resident of the United Arab Emirates sheikhdom of Ras al-Khaimah have pleaded with local authorities to ban guns at weddings following an accidental killing at a reception last Friday. While a decree from 2001 banned firearms for the practice of celebratory gunfire, many residents still carry weapons to weddings, Gulf News reports. Show More Summary
Saturday night at the Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan, art lovers experienced an intervention action designed to highlight the labor conditions on Saadiyat Island in the United Arab Emirates. A franchise of the New York’s Guggenheim, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, is under construction on the man-made resort island
In a first for daytime drama, The Bold and the Beautiful is gearing up for a location shoot in the United Arab Emirates — specifically Abu Dhabi and Dubai — that will involve... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Don Diamont Katherine Kelly Lang Thorsten Kaye The Bold and the Beautiful Bob Barker Scott Clifton Brandon McMillan
Muslims aren't permitted to take a one-way trip to Mars, at least according to a Khaleej Times report about a fatwa they say was issued by the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowment in the United Arab Emirates.
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Associated Press' executive editor called on governments around the world to support an independent press, warning Monday that efforts to silence the media through intimidation and violence are "in effect an attack on a nation's people."