Judo competitions cancelled over treatment of Israel

Judo Federation suspends competitions in Tunisia and UAE after hosts fail to confirm that Israelis would receive equal treatment.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/21/2018, 2:13 AM

Disappointment in UAE - Qatar remains committed to terror

UAE foreign minister says crisis between Qatar and gulf states, Egypt will not be solved soon due to Qatar's support for terror.Shimon Cohen, 7/8/2018, 8:22 AM

Saudi Arabia backs Trump

Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies welcome Trump’s decision to withdraw from 2015 Iran deal.Elad Benari, 5/9/2018, 6:25 AM

Tunisia bans Emirates airlines after women refused passage

Tunisia bans Emirates airline after women were prevented from boarding their flights.Chana Roberts, 12/25/2017, 9:19 AM

Egyptian presidential hopeful deported from UAE

Former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq, who intends to run for the presidency, deported from UAE days after announcing his candidacy.Ben Ariel, 12/3/2017, 6:30 AM

Former Egyptian PM claims he was barred from leaving UAE

Hours after announcing plans to run for president, former Egyptian PM Ahmed Shafiq claims UAE barred him from leaving the country.Elad Benari, 11/30/2017, 3:37 AM

Report: UAE will stop discrimination against Israeli athletes

Israeli athletes participating in Abu Dhabi judo tournament will be permitted to do so with Israeli flag and Israeli national symbols.Ben Ariel, 10/29/2017, 2:57 PM

UAE instructed to treat Israeli athletes equally

International Judo Federation calls on UAE to treat Israeli athletes equally during local tournament.Ben Ariel, 10/26/2017, 3:13 AM

Questions and answers: The Emirate Plan

Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 9/19/2017, 11:55 PM

UAE to pay Gaza $15 million a month

Thanks to efforts by Abbas's rival, United Arab Emirates will provide $15 million a month to Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2017, 6:06 AM

Report: UAE responsible for hacking Qatari media

U.S. intelligence officials say the United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of Qatari government news and social media sites.Elad Benari, 7/17/2017, 4:37 AM

UAE accuses Al Jazeera of anti-Semitism

UAE official responds to UN critique of demand to close Qatari news station by saying station incites hate, racism, and anti-SemitismAFP, 7/12/2017, 8:12 PM

Saudi Arabia and four allies extend deadline for Qatar

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt give Qatar 48 more hours to comply with their demands.Elad Benari, 7/3/2017, 3:06 AM

UAE expels Somali from Ramadan competition

Somalia representative expelled from Quran competition and deported due to Somalia's neutrality on Gulf crisis.Mordechai Sones, 6/14/2017, 12:57 PM

Qatar crisis: UAE accused of bankrolling Turkey coup

Journalist close to Turkish state claims UAE spent $3bn on plot, as Turkish president calls Saudi-UAE-Bahrain blockade on Qatar 'inhumane'.Mordechai Sones, 6/13/2017, 4:14 PM

'What hurts is that the betrayal came from our own people'

UAE aid official says Hamas purposefully fired at Israeli planes from Gaza hospital to provoke Israeli fire - while aid was being given.Tal Polon, 6/13/2017, 11:36 AM

Arab countries offer limp opposition to Trump executive order

Some Arab countries express support: 'Attempt to create impression that decision targets certain religion is incorrect'Shimon Cohen, 2/9/2017, 10:55 AM

Official Israeli delegation participate in Abu Dhabi conference

For the first time ever an official Israeli delegation attended a conference in the Arab country of Abu Dhabi.Shlomo Pyotrakovsky, 12/15/2016, 1:23 PM

Report: Arab countries plotting to replace Abbas with archrival

UAE, Egypt and Jordan reportedly planning to have PA chairman be replaced by Mohammed Dahlan.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/28/2016, 1:00 AM

UAE jails three suspected Hezbollah members

UAE court sentences two Lebanese nationals and a Lebanese-Canadian citizen to six months in jail over ties to Hezbollah.Ben Ariel, 4/5/2016, 5:42 AM

UAE: Four locals sentenced to death for joining ISIS

Top court in the United Arab Emirates sentences four locals to death after convicting them of joining ISIS jihadists in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2016, 6:46 AM

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