United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Qatar Dismisses Mecca Summits’ Anti-Iran Remarks

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Bahrain over the weekend chastised their fellow Sunni Arab Gulf country Qatar for dismissing two summits in the holy city of Mecca focused on admonishing Iran over its alleged aggressions and criminal acts in the Middle East and beyond.

DOHA, QATAR - DECEMBER 18: Qatar Air Forces unfurl the flag of Qatar during the 137th anniversary celebrations of the Qatar's National Day in Doha, Qatar on December 18, 2015. Thousands of people have gathered along Doha's waterfront to celebrate Qatar's National Day. The annual holiday marks the date in …

U.S. Military Pulls Out of Libya as Russia- and France-Backed Warlord Invades Capital

The U.S. military over the weekend announced that it had “temporarily” withdrawn a small contingent of American troops from Libya “due to increased unrest” in Tripoli fueled by ongoing battles between pro-internationally recognized government forces and an army loyal to a renegade warlord backed by Russia, France, and neighboring Egypt, among other countries.

Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the military leader of the so-called Libyan National Army and Libyas parallel parliament based in the eastern city of Tobruk, is greeted upon his arrival at Al-Kharouba airport south of the town of al-Marj, about 80 km east of the Mediterranean port city of Benghazi on December …

Eve of 4th Yemen War Anniversary: Peace Remains Elusive

A truce deal between the Saudi Arabia-led Sunni coalition and the Iran-allied Shiite Houthi rebels in the Yemeni port city of Hodeida – considered a lifeline for millions of people at risk of starvation in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis – remains elusive as the war reaches its fourth anniversary on Tuesday.

Clashes erupt in Yemen's Hodeida in truce violation: official

Russian-Backed Warlord Haftar Now Controls Two-Thirds of Oil-Rich Libya 

Gen. Khalifa Haftar, the head of the breakaway government’s Libyan National Army (LNA), gained control of two-thirds of Libya – including most border crossings and the majority of onshore oil fields – after sweeping through the North African country’s southern region in recent weeks, the Guardian reported on Monday.

West Libya in strongman's sights after conquering east

First-Ever Boys’ School Headmistress Appointed in UAE

JAFFA, ISRAEL – A woman has been selected to head a boys’ school in the United Arab Emirates because of the lack of suitable male candidates, the local press has reported.  The unprecedented appointment of Ras al-Khaima went through smoothly,

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