France's Macron, Arab leaders tour the Louvre Abu Dhabi

2017-11-09 05:27

French President Emmanuel Macron and Arab leaders have inaugurated the new Louvre Abu Dhabi museum that marks major cultural achievements in the UAE.

Bahrain temporarily frees female activist: rights groups

2017-10-24 05:32

Bahrain has temporarily freed a female activist who has accused her government of torture in detention, rights groups say.

UAE says 4 soldiers killed in Yemen helicopter crash

2017-08-12 10:13

The United Arab Emirates says four of its soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash in Yemen while taking part in a Saudi-led campaign targeting Shiite rebels there

Global banks shift Qatar business from Dubai hub - reports

2017-07-30 16:56

Some international banks are serving Qatar from London and New York instead of Dubai’s financial centre as a regional dispute makes it harder to do business with clients in the gas-rich Gulf state, according to people familiar with the matter.

Zuma: I've never sought residency outside of SA

2017-07-24 13:40

President Jacob Zuma has said that he owns no property outside South Africa and never sought residency for him of his immediate family overseas, in a written reply to a Parliamentary question.

US praises Qatar's role in fight against 'terrorism'

2017-07-20 13:01

The US has praised Qatar's "strong partnership" in the fight against "terrorism" in its annual Country Reports on Terrorism.

Qatar gets first boycott-busting bovines

2017-07-12 18:51

A first herd of boycott-busting cows has been airlifted to Qatar to boost milk supplies five weeks after neighbouring Gulf states cut links with the emirate.

Belgium convicts Emirati princesses of abusing servants

2017-06-24 11:21

A Belgian court has convicted eight Emirati royals of human trafficking and degrading treatment of their servants at a Brussels hotel, reports say.

Al Jazeera off the table in any Gulf crisis talks - FM

2017-06-13 12:58

Qatari media group will not be discussed in any negotiations: Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani.

Egypt's tourism officials insist popular sites are safe

2017-04-26 07:30

Egypt's tourism levels are still around a third of what they once were, but Egypt's tourism minister insists the country's Red Sea resorts and Ancient Egyptian sites are "safe".


#News24 ICYMI: Families in coffin assault case speak; ‘We have lost our way’ – Zizi Kodwa; and Ex-SA Soccer World Cup referee dies

2017-10-27 18:05

Catalonia's parliament voted to declare independence from Spain; News24 investigates the Gupta money trail in Dubai and; a Nyanga woman may be among the first parent or guardian to be charged in terms of new child chastisement limitations.

Arab feud over Qatar boils over at Cairo meeting

2017-09-13 09:25

A Qatari diplomat says "dogs" backed by "some regimes" are waging a media campaign against his country, a thinly veiled jab at Gulf countries that drew a sharp rebuke at an Arab League meeting

Fire erupts in Dubai residential high rise

2017-08-06 15:29

A fire has erupted in a residential high rise in Dubai, authorities say, days after a blaze tore through a tower across the street.

1000s of North Korean labourers in US-allied Gulf nations

2017-07-28 19:32

Thousands of North Korean labourers work in four US-allied nations in the Persian Gulf, earning hard currency for Pyongyang despite international sanctions.

Qatar changes anti-terror law amid Gulf row

2017-07-21 09:45

Qatar announced changes to its anti-terror legislation, one of the controversial issues at the core of the crisis between Doha and its neighbours who accuse it of backing extremists.

UAE fingered for Qatar crisis - report

2017-07-17 15:21

The UAE was behind the hacking of a Qatari government site, planting a false story that was used as a pretext for the current crisis between Qatar and several Arab countries, a report says.

Qatar responds to demands after deadline extended

2017-07-04 10:14

Qatar has responded to a list of demands from Saudi Arabia and its allies after they agreed to give a defiant Doha another 48 hours to address their grievances.

US interrogates detainees in Yemen prisons rife with torture

2017-06-22 10:07

Hundreds of men swept up in the hunt for al-Qaeda militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme, an investigation has found.

Bahrain police raid Shi'ite cleric's town - 1 killed

2017-05-23 17:05

Bahrain police have raided a town where a sit-in was underway in support of a prominent Shi'ite cleric and at least one protester has died.

Qaeda-linked group claims Russia metro bombing

2017-04-26 05:02

A group suspected of links to al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for the metro bombing in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg.

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