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Fire breaks out at UAE residential tower (VIDEO)

Firefighters brought under control a fire that broke out at a residential tower in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday night, Sharjah’s government media office said. Seven people were treated for minor injuries …

UAE announces overnight curfew for weekend deep clean

The United Arab Emirates will impose overnight curfews as a temporary measure this weekend when it will carry out a nationwide disinfection campaign starting Thursday to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, Reuters reports. The …

 Is France starting to support Haftar?

Last Monday, the French government hosted Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar on a brief, unannounced, visit to Paris. Accompanied by his top political advisor, my ex-academic colleague turned politician Fadel Ed-Deep, he met President …

Two Russians diagnosed with coronavirus in UAE

Two Russian nationals who are participating in the Tour cycling event in the United Arab Emirates have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention said. The two Russian athletes will have to …

First coronavirus case confirmed in UAE

The United Arab Emirates announced its first case of the new coronavirus, in a family from Wuhan, in what is thought to be the first confirmed case in the Middle East. "The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention announced a …

Erdogan accuses UAE of financing Haftar

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan believes that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is providing financial support for mercenaries who are allegedly aiding Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Field Marshal …

Saudi Arabia and UAE call for de-escalation

US allies in the Arab Gulf have loudly pushed for hawkish policies by Washington to pressure, isolate and cripple Iran, but this high-stakes strategy is now being put to the test by the unexpected US strike that killed Iran’s most …