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

Largest Military Operation in Afghanistan in 10 Years

US and UK-led forces have launched the most intensive military operation in almost 10 years against the Taliban in Afghanistan. Hana Levi Julian, 2/14/2010, 9:46 AM

Egypt, Arab Countries Sign Massive Arms Deals With U.S.

US will sell 24 F-16 jet fighters, huge arms cache to Egypt in a $3.2 billion deal. No deal in the works with Israel.Malkah Fleisher, 1/6/2010, 9:55 PM

Norway, Arab Royalty Fund Clinton Foundation in 2009

Some of the heftiest contributions to the William J. Clinton Foundation in 2009 came from the government of Norway and a host of Arab donors. Hana Levi Julian, 1/6/2010, 1:18 PM

Preparing for Iran: US Trains Oil-Rich Arab F-16 Pilots

While the US is talking up tough sanctions against Iran, it is training United Arab Emirates pilots on F-16 planes to prepare for war with Iran.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/1/2009, 4:46 PM