United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Japan Asks U.A.E. for ‘More Crude Oil’ amid Market Crisis

Japanese Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa asked his United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) counterpart on Sunday to increase crude oil exports in an effort to stabilize the global petroleum market, which has experienced surging prices amid Russia’s latest war with Ukraine, Kyodo News reported on Monday.

FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2016 file photo, an oil pump works at sunset, in the desert oil fields of Sakhir, Bahrain. The global energy transition is perhaps nowhere more perplexing than in the Arabian Peninsula. The political stability of the six Gulf states -- Saudi Arabia, the United …

U.A.E.: Mocking Coronavirus Mandates Can Lead to 2 Years in Prison

Public prosecutors for the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) issued a warning on Monday to citizens who “mock” the federal government’s official efforts to combat the Chinese coronavirus, reminding them they face a maximum punishment of two years in prison and a fine of roughly $54,450 for the offense according to U.A.E. law.

FILE - A man waves the national flag during celebrations for the UAE 50th National Day, at the EXPO 2020 Dubai, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 2, 2021. The multibillion-dollar world’s fair in Dubai warned Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, that some venues on site may shut down temporarily as …

Royal Navy Reports Tanker Hijacking Incident in Gulf Is Over

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) – The hijackers who captured a vessel off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman departed the targeted ship on Wednesday, the British navy reported, as recorded radio traffic appeared to reveal a crew member onboard saying Iranian gunmen had stormed the asphalt tanker.


UAE Abraham Accords Architect: Free Suffering Palestinians from Hamas ‘Occupiers,’ Iran

In an essay published in Newsweek on Monday, Dr. Ali al Nuaimi, chairman of the Defense Affairs, Interior and Foreign Relations Committee of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal National Council, called to “free the Palestinians from Hamas and Iran” claiming they’ve been “hijacked” by the Palestinian leadership to “sell their political and terrorist agendas” and “serve an Iranian agenda.”

Members of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Palestinian Hamas movement, parade in Gaza City on june 7, 2021. (Photo by MOHAMMED ABED / AFP) (Photo by MOHAMMED ABED/AFP via Getty Images)