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.

Pleas for oil cut hit Opec's brick wall

2015-01-12 16:41

A diplomatic push by Venezuela and Iran for an Opec oil output cut has failed to soften the refusal of the group's Gulf members to do so for now, say delegates.

2 Egyptians, 2 Emiratis killed in military aircraft crash

2014-12-18 09:02

Four crew members have been killed, two of them Egyptian and two Emirati, when their military aircraft crashed during joint exercises, officials say.


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.

UAE says Opec will no longer shore up oil price

2015-01-13 20:00

The United Arab Emirates says that Opec will no longer move to shore up crude prices, arguing that rising North American shale oil output needed to be curbed.

First UAE nuclear plant to start in 2017

2014-12-22 14:45

The first nuclear reactor being built by the United Arab Emirates will come on line in 2017 and the rest will be fully operational by 2020, says an official.

Oil price drop not catastrophic - minister

2014-11-24 20:03

UAE Oil Minister Suhail al-Mazrouei says the current slide in oil prices will not be catastrophic for his oil-rich country, thanks to economic diversification.

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