Category Archives: Politics

President, VP, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed send condolences to Oman’s Sultan on death of Turki Al Said.

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent cable of condolences to HM Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman on the death of Turki bin Mahmoud Al Said.

The Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, …

UAE “surprised and disappointed” to be included on EU list of non-compliant tax jurisdictions.

The Government of the United Arab Emirates has issued a statement expressing its surprise and disappointment that it has been included by the European Union in a list of non-compliant tax jurisdictions.

In the statement, the UAE highlighted its full …

Netanyahu Confident Countries Will Follow US Move to Recognize Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday he has no doubt other countries will follow the United States in recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and that once the U.S. Embassy moves to the city others will relocate there as well.…

TRUMP TO RECOGNIZE JERUSALEM AS ISRAEL’S CAPITAL

President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital Wednesday, upending decades of careful US policy and ignoring dire warnings of a historic misstep that could trigger a surge of violence in the Middle East.

A senior administration official said …

UAE embassy in Rome hosts ceremony to celebrate national day.

Saqr Nasser Al Raisi, UAE Ambassador to Rome, hosted a reception here on Tuesday to celebrate 46th anniversary of the UAE national day.

The reception was attended by a number of Italian ministers, members of the diplomatic corps accredited in …

Gulf Rulers Boycotting Qatar Skip Annual Summit

Qatar’s Emir said on Tuesday he hoped a summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Kuwait would help maintain stability in the region, Al-Jazeera TV said, though three Arab heads of state involved in a rift with Qatar stayed …

Bali flights set to resume

Relief is in sight for some tourists grounded in Bali, with Virgin and Jetstar set to resume flights from the holiday hotspot.A lingering volcanic ash cloud had forced the cancellation of several flights from Bali, keeping thousands of holidaymakers stranded.Jetstar …