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Dubai deluxe hotel smolders on into 2016

UAE authorities investigate massive fire adjacent to world's tallest building on New Year's Eve, as smoke continues to cover the hotel.Ari Yashar, 1/1/2016, 10:45 AM

Can the Dubai Model Inspire Arabs?

There are reasons for Dubai to be careful despite its seeming prosperity.Prof. Daniel Pipes, 12/31/2015, 10:02 PM

Watch: Dubai fire breaks out next to world's tallest skyscraper

Less than 2 hours to New Year's Eve fireworks display, huge hotel catches fire in center of UAE metropolis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2015, 8:19 PM

Why aren't the Arabs fighting ISIS?

Experts discuss why Arab coalition states dropping out as West picks up speed - internal Islamic war with Iran at the center of things.Ari Yashar, 12/10/2015, 5:20 PM

US gives Hamas fundraising front $100,000

USAID taxpayer-funded organization gives grant to group banned in Israel and UAE for channeling cash to Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood.Ari Yashar, 12/8/2015, 10:56 PM

UAE: Israeli mission doesn't reflect change in our policy

UAE stresses that Israeli diplomatic mission in Abu Dhabi will be solely connected to UN's renewable energy agency.Ben Ariel, 11/29/2015, 6:01 AM

Israel to open representative mission in UAE

Foreign Ministry confirms Israel to work in Abu Dhabi to find source of renewable energy, despite longstanding official enmity.Tova Dvorin, 11/27/2015, 12:46 PM

Arab League condemns 'Israeli escalation'

UAE foreign minister blames 'the Israeli government, the settlers, the Jewish extremist groups' for Palestinian terror wave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2015, 8:56 PM

Israeli judo glory in Abu Dhabi - minus the flags

Israeli judaokas bag two bronze medals but are forced to be flagless; 'I won and broke out in tears, it hurt me so much.'Ari Yashar, 10/31/2015, 8:40 PM

Regev vows to fight UAE 'sports boycott' on Israel

Sports Minister responds furiously to Israeli judaokas being forced to compete without flag, promises 'I intend to fight it.'Ari Yashar, 10/31/2015, 8:22 PM

UAE 'No Longer Bound' Not to Enrich Uranium

Nuclear arms race caused by Iran deal? UAE Ambassador tells top US Representative his nation no longer bound by nuclear agreement with US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2015, 9:00 AM

British Hostage Freed from Al Qaeda by UAE Forces

Briton held year-and-a-half released in military operation in southern Yemen port city of Aden, just before Al Qaeda conquers the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2015, 12:16 PM

UAE Jails Aussie Woman for 'Bad Words' on Facebook

Australian posts anonymous photo of car blocking disabled spaces, and now has her 'life in the hands of chaos. I'm terrified.'Ari Yashar, 7/14/2015, 8:15 AM

UAE Executes Murderer of US School Teacher

Jihad-inspired woman executed for stabbing American to death in a mall bathroom stall and planting a bomb outside American doctor's home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2015, 11:24 AM

UAE Woman Sentenced to Death for Murdering American

Murderer stabbed US teacher to death in shopping mall bathroom stall, hours within planting bomb by home of Egyptian-American.Ari Yashar, 6/29/2015, 2:59 PM

UAE Seeks Written Guarantee from Obama on Iran

UAE ambassador to Washington says Gulf states are seeking "security guarantee" from the United States with respect to Iran.Ben Ariel, 5/8/2015, 6:45 AM

UAE Airstrikes Hit ISIS Oil Pipelines

Latest hit on the terror group by international coalition designed to dry up its primary source of revenue, UAE says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2015, 6:42 PM

UAE Back on the Attack Against ISIS

After a brief hiatus following ISIS's burning a Jordanian pilot alive, UAE raids drop death on ISIS terrorists in comeback.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2015, 3:07 PM

UAE Rejoins Coalition, Deploys Fighter Jets to Jordan

After Jordanian pilot burned UAE pulled out, but now it appears to be redoubling efforts to smash ISIS terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2015, 6:36 PM

UAE Demands US Arm Sunni Groups Against ISIS

Abu Dhabi demands that the international coalition against ISIS arm local Sunni tribes in Iraq to fight the jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2015, 12:09 PM

US Boosts Pilot Rescue Team Against ISIS

After ISIS burns Jordanian pilot alive - and the UAE pulls out of airstrikes over it - US military rushes to compensate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2015, 8:25 AM

Reports: Jordan In, UAE Out of anti-ISIS Coalition

Jordan is likely to join the US-led coalition fighting ISIS, a source told Arab media Thursday.Yaakov Levi, 2/5/2015, 10:11 AM

US: UAE Withdrew From War on ISIS After Jordanian Pilot Captured

Concerns over safe return of UAE pilots causes Abu Dhabi to scale back war on ISIS, question US ability to rescue downed airmen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2015, 11:40 PM

Sisi: The Fight Against Terror Needs New Muslim Discourse

Egyptian President says the fight against terror needs "a reformed religious discourse" which removes "false ideologies".Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2015, 2:12 AM

UAE Bans Film on Exodus for 'Religious and Historical Mistakes'

Exodus: Gods and Kings banned in UAE for depicting God, portraying Moses as a 'preacher of peace' instead of a prophet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2014, 10:56 AM

Jordan Charges Top Brotherhood Member Over Comments on UAE

Jordan charges deputy leader of the Muslim Brotherhood with "souring ties with a foreign country".Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2014, 6:14 AM

UAE Names Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group

United Arab Emirates designates the Muslim Brotherhood and local affiliates as terrorist groups.Ben Ariel, 11/16/2014, 3:31 AM

Accusations Fly After Report Claims UAE Supports Israel

Al-Jazeera claimed UAE supports Operation Protective Edge, prompting a fiery response from Abu Dhabi.AFP, 7/21/2014, 3:38 PM

UAE To Deliver Official Documents to Citizens - By Drone

UAE announces new plan to have small drones deliver identity cards and other documents with fingerprint scanner to secure contents.Ari Yashar, 2/10/2014, 3:30 PM

Kuwait Boycotts Abu Dhabi Conference Because of Israel

Kuwait boycotts regional conference on renewable energy because of the presence of a "Zionist" delegation.Elad Benari, 1/19/2014, 5:45 AM

Israeli Delegation Visits UAE for International Conference

Energy Minister Silvan Shalom heads Israeli delegation to international energy conference in UAE, amid regional tensions over Iran.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2014, 6:18 PM

Minister Shalom to Head Israeli Delegation to UAE

Minister of Energy and Water's visit to Abu Dhabi conference marks the first visit of an Israeli delegation to the UAE since 2010.Elad Benari, 1/17/2014, 2:14 AM

Dutch Soccer Team Leaves Star Israeli Player Behind

Star Israeli-national soccer player Dan Mori banned from Abu Dhabi due to nationality. Dutch politician slams 'cowardly' decision.Tova Dvorin, 1/6/2014, 5:14 PM

Israeli Chess Team Forced to Compete Under Anonymous Title

Under-18 Israeli chess team, competing in World Championship in Abu Dhabi, forced to play under anonymity.Tova Dvorin, 12/27/2013, 10:29 AM

Peres Secretly Addressed 29 Arab State Representatives

Shimon Peres, in livestream to UAE conference, advocates Israel as ally in solving radical Islam, nuclear Iran - to applause.Tova Dvorin, 12/2/2013, 4:26 PM

Dubai: American Detained For Parody Video About Youth Culture

US citizen being held in maximum security prison, with no end in sight, over YouTube parody video about UAE teenagers.Tova Dvorin, 11/28/2013, 12:49 PM

Hagel to Finalize Arms Deal with Israel, Saudi Arabia and UAE

$10 billion arms deal with Israel, Saudi Arabia and the UAE will see the U.S. providing missiles, warplanes and troop transports.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/19/2013, 10:30 PM

UAE Busts 'Qaeda Cell' of Seven Arabs

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have broken up an Al-Qaeda cell comprising seven Arabs who were plotting attacks in the Gulf state.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/19/2013, 2:45 AM

Obama Hosting Muslim Ally Leaders

Leaders from Jordan, Turkey, Qatar and United Arab Emirates heading to White House in coming weeks.Gil Ronen, 4/6/2013, 9:11 PM

Israeli Soccer Player Ousted From Training Session in Dubai

An Israeli soccer player was forced to miss his team’s visit to Dubai as a result of ongoing political tensions between Israel and the UAE. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/14/2013, 5:25 PM

UAE Road Crash Leaves 22 Asian Workers Dead

A concrete truck on Monday slammed into a bus transporting Asian workers near the city of Al-Ain in the United Arab Emirates, killing 22.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/5/2013, 2:45 AM

UAE Nabs Terror Cell Plotting Attacks

The UAE announced that it has nabbed a cell of Saudi and Emirati members plotting terror attacks in the two countries and other states. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/26/2012, 6:50 PM

UK Negotiates Military Deal with UAE

Britain is negotiating a military deal with the United Arab Emirates and if successful, will sell the Arab nation 60 new fighter jets.Chana Ya'ar, 11/7/2012, 12:05 PM

Iran Threatens UAE on Persian Gulf Islands

Iran is threatening the United Arab Emirates again over claims on three islands in the Persian Gulf.Chana Ya'ar, 10/10/2012, 11:01 AM

Gulf Twitter Prosecutions Reach Abu Dhabi

Twitter users in the six Gulf Arab monarchies are on notice: say what you think at your own peril. Gabe Kahn, 5/21/2012, 10:24 PM

Iran Dares Obama to Discuss Who Owns NY

An Iranian professor writes that if Obama will discuss ownership of New York City, Iran will talk about its claim to Gulf islands.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/29/2012, 5:55 PM

Iran Threatens Military Action Over Abu Musa

Abu Musa, which commands the vital Strait of Hormuz, has become the focal point of tension between Tehran and its GCC rivalsGabe Kahn, 4/19/2012, 1:50 PM

Island Row Heats Up Persian Gulf

Iran has started rattling its saber at the six-member GCC ahead of talks over an island dispute between Tehran and the UAEGabe Kahn, 4/16/2012, 8:21 PM

Dubai Police Chief: Islamists Plotting Against Gulf

Dubai's top cop says the Muslim Brotherhood is plotting to seize power in the six Gulf arab monarchies by 2016.Gabe Kahn., 3/27/2012, 8:35 PM

The Camel Sale Murder

In the United Arab Emirates camels are serious business. Deadly serious.Gabe Kahn., 2/2/2012, 3:18 PM

UAE Says Customers Responsible for Hormuz Security

The foreign minister for the UAE says the world's importers are responsible for securing the Strait of Hormuz.Gabe Kahn., 1/11/2012, 7:11 PM

Ayalon: Israel Will Hit Back on Cyber Attackers

Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon warned Saturday that Israel will retaliate against cyberspace hackers as it does against terrorists.Chana Ya'ar, 1/7/2012, 7:57 PM

Dubai Sheikh: If Iran Attacks, Israel Will Wipe It Off the Map

Ahmadinejad has threatened to wipe Israel off the map, but his own cities may disappear if he attacks Israel, the UAE says. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/6/2011, 2:42 PM

Ramadan Travel Advice Includes Warning not to Chew Gum

Britain and the US issue special travel warnings for the Muslim month of Ramadan. “Be careful about chewing gum” and beware of rapists.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/27/2011, 12:09 PM

Middle East Round-Up April 4-6

A review of the turbulent events in the Middle East for April 4-6; Assad Bans Soccer; the Saudis are tense; and More!Gabe Kahn., 4/6/2011, 10:31 PM

Israel and UAE: Diamonds are the Region's Best Friends

Israel's diamond industry is accomplishing what decades of diplomacy has not -- a quiet agreement with the United Arab Emirates. Hana Levi Julian, 6/1/2010, 3:29 PM

Iran-United Arab Emirates Tensions Renewed

Tensions flare after the United Arab Emirates compares Iran's occupation of Persian Gulf islands with Israel's presence in Judea and Samaria.Hana Levi Julian, 5/4/2010, 5:33 PM