Qatar coral reef at risk

2015-08-31 22:36

High sea temperatures off the coast of Qatar threaten precious coral reef and have caused mass deaths among 20 types of fish.

Qaeda denies holding UK hostage freed in Yemen

2015-08-26 19:10

Al-Qaeda says it has never held a UK hostage that the UAE says it freed from the group in Yemen.

British hostage rescued in Yemen operation

2015-08-23 12:41

A British hostage has been freed in Yemen following an operation by United Arab Emirates forces, the Foreign Office in London has announced.

UAE police nab Nigerian gang for hacking US accounts

2015-07-12 20:49

United Arab Emirates police have busted a cell of three Nigerian hackers who targeted US bank accounts, the interior ministry says.

Tanker attacked in Gulf reaches UAE port safely

2015-05-14 16:31

Singapore-flagged oil tanker Alpine Eternity has reached the port of Jebel Ali in the United Arab Emirates safely after coming under attack in the Gulf earlier.

Update: Ducati on pole for Qatar MotoGP

2015-03-28 21:14

Honda's Marc Marquez might have been favourite to take pole for the 2015 Qatar MotoGP but it was Ducati that took the hole shot for Sunday.

UAE rejects 'baseless' claims of airline subsidies

2015-03-11 12:34

The United Arab Emirates has denied claims from US airlines of lavishing its fast-growing carriers with state subsidies as "false and unacceptable," local media reports say.

Solar plane passes new test ahead of world tour

2015-03-02 12:22

A solar-powered plane has made a third successful test flight in the United Arab Emirates ahead of a planned round-the-world tour to promote alternative energy.

UAE drone contest aims to 'change the world'

2015-01-28 08:50

While commercial drone operations stagger under regulatory stalemate in the US, the United Arab Emirates has launched a competition to develop civilian drones.

Murray joins top dogs in Dubai

2015-01-15 21:08

Britain's Andy Murray will play in the Dubai championship, the organisers of the February tournament say.


Climate change brings cyclone risk to Persian Gulf

2015-08-31 19:59

Climate change is bringing small risks that tropical cyclones will form in the Persian Gulf for the first time, in a threat to cities such as Dubai or Doha which are unprepared for big storm surges.

Rare mass 'terror' trial opens in UAE

2015-08-24 21:51

A rare mass trial of 41 radical Islamists accused of seeking to overthrow the government and links with "terrorists" has opened in the United Arab Emirates, official media reports.

UAE woman executed for killing American teacher

2015-07-13 08:26

The United Arab Emirates has executed a UAE woman convicted of terrorism after the militant-inspired killing of an American kindergarten teacher in December 2014, the state news agency WAM reports.

Another Somali bomb blast - 9 killed

2015-06-24 18:01

Police say nine people have been killed in aSomalia bomb attack that targeted vehicles carrying Emirati officials.

UAE bank targets Africa, Asia for wealth management growth

2015-04-12 16:33

National Bank of Abu Dhabi is seeking to expand its wealth management business in Africa and Asia, as it looks to maintain strong growth at a time when its home region faces uncertainty.

Apicorp secures $950m Islamic loan

2015-03-23 15:45

The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation says it has secured a $950m Islamic sharia-compliant loan from regional banks.

Solar plane takes off without a drop of fuel

2015-03-09 07:50

A Swiss solar-powered has plane taken off from Abu Dhabi, marking the start of the first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel.

Still more embassies close in Yemen

2015-02-14 16:30

The United Arab Emirates and Spain have suspended operations at their embassies in Yemen following an exodus of foreign diplomats.

Kaymer's collapse lets in Stal

2015-01-18 15:34

Gary Stal has come from 10 shots behind to beat Martin Kaymer in Abu Dhabi after the German looked like cruising to the title.

McIlroy jots down 2015 goals

2015-01-13 21:45

World number one Rory McIlroy says he has a habit of writing down his season's goals on the first flight he takes every year.

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