United Arab Emirates

Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out

Islamic State (IS) is losing territory, its finances are being drained and the number of foreign fighters recruited has reportedly down to a trickle, dropped by as much as 90 percent from a high of 2,000 a month in the past year.

August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016

US makes major Guantanamo transfer to UAE

Fifteen Guantanamo Bay detainees are transferred to the United Arab Emirates, the largest such release in years, the Pentagon announces.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out

Islamic State (IS) is losing territory, its finances are being drained and the number of foreign fighters recruited has reportedly down to a trickle, dropped by as much as 90 percent from a high of 2,000 a month in the past year.

May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016

Pakistan hope to host WI in Lanka

Pakistan hope to host West Indies in Sri Lanka instead of the United Arab Emirates this October, eyeing the island as a neutral venue for the first time since 2002.

March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

Huge fire hits UAE residential towers

A large fire has hit at least two residential towers in the United Arab Emirates, in the third such incident in a little more than a year.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Three lakh jobs in Dubai by 2020

Around 300,000 new jobs will be created in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in next four years ahead of the World Expo 2020 that is scheduled to be held in Dubai.

December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015

Air India technician dies in accident

An Air India technician was killed when the ground staff was sucked into an aircraft’s engine at Chhatrapati Shivaji domestic airport in Mumbai yesterday.

October 30, 2015
October 30, 2015

Pakistan seek series win as Misbah farewell gift

Pakistan target victory over England in the third and final Test from Sunday in what would be a fitting farewell for Misbah-ul-Haq, the country's most successful captain who has hinted he's ready to retire.

October 19, 2015
October 19, 2015

Shiv Sena attack derails India-Pakistan cricket talks

A meeting between India and Pakistan's cricket board chiefs in Mumbai has been cancelled after a protest by far-right Hindu nationalists.

October 17, 2015
October 17, 2015

Root eyes win after Cook classic

Batsman Joe Root is adamant England can still claim an unlikely victory on the final day of the first test against Pakistan after his side moved 46 runs ahead of Pakistan on Friday.

September 4, 2015
September 4, 2015

22 Emirati troops in Saudi-led coalition killed in Yemen

Twenty-two members of the United Arab Emirates' military were killed while taking part in Saudi-led operations in Yemen against Shiite rebels.