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Qatar is given 48 more hours to agree to demands

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain have extended the deadline for Qatar to accept a list of demands or face further sanctions by 48 hours. The initial deadline for Qatar to agree to the group's 13 demands, including the …

Arab nations send Qatar list of demands

Acting as a mediator, Kuwait has presented Qatar a long-awaited list of demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, four Arab nations that cut ties with Qatar in early June. The list of demands includes: curb …

Dubai to start testing autonomous air taxis in Q4

Dubai will begin trials of an autonomous air taxi (AAT), capable of carrying two passengers, in the fourth quarter 2017, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said on Monday, reports. The authority has signed …

UAE to buy several dozen Su-35 fighters from Russia

The United Arab Emirates has confirmed its intention to buy several dozen Su-35 fighters from Russia for its air force, the head of Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Dmitry Shugaev, said at the …

 Dubai airports to have first 'gate-less border'

The United Arab Emirates is investing more than $1 billion to make Dubai the world’s first city to run on blockchain technology.  The Smart City initiative signed a deal with the British startup ObjectTech to make digital …

Putin talks Qatar with Abu Dhabi crown prince

The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed tensions around Qatar with the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, ABC News reported. According to the Kremlin, Putin and Mohamed bin Zayed Al …

German FM warns Qatar standoff could end in war

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has warned that a row between Qatar and its Arab neighbors of the Persian Gulf region could end in a war, Press TV reports. Gabriel said in comments published on Saturday that there was still an …

Oil prices rise as Arab nations cut ties with Qatar

Oil prices are on the rise after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of financing terror and undermining security. Concerns that political instability in the important oil-producing …

 Dubai bus-truck collision kills seven people - media

Seven people were killed and 35 injured in a bus-truck collision on Al Jelis Street in Dubai on Tuesday.  The bus was carrying 41 people, including the driver, which led to the high number of fatalities. Director General …