United Arab Emirates will build first official synagogue

Synagogue, slated to be completed by 2022, will be part of multi-faith complex called the Abrahamic Family House in capital Abu Dhabi.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/23/2019, 10:50 PM

Israel to take part in Dubai Expo 2020

PM Netanyahu says participation shows Israel's 'rising status' in world, region.AFP, 4/27/2019, 10:45 PM

For the first time, kosher food available in Dubai

Kosher catering company opens in Dubai, expects to serve all of the Gulf States.Michal Levi, 3/13/2019, 3:35 PM

Gunman breaks into cockpit in hijack attempt

Armed passenger forces way into cockpit in attempt to hijack Bangladeshi flight to Dubai.David Rosenberg, 2/24/2019, 7:59 PM

Rabbi invited to Abu Dhabi by the Pope

Foundation for Ethnic Understanding President Rabbi Marc Schneier hails recognition of Jewish community of Dubai.Yoni Kempinski, 2/3/2019, 6:16 PM

Have a very Intolerant Day

How are we ever going to make that common humanity espoused by UNESCO happen without repressing everyone who disagrees?  Daniel Greenfield, 12/11/2018, 3:30 PM

First synagogue in Dubai

The small Jewish community in Dubai founds first synagogue in city amid thawing relations with Israel.Mordechai Sones, 12/5/2018, 3:21 PM

Communications Minister detained at Dubai airport

Communications Minister Ayoob Kara detained by authorities in Dubai after being late to the airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2018, 5:43 AM

Minister heads to Dubai as Israel makes diplomatic push in Gulf

Israeli minister calls for 'peace and security' during visit to Dubai, the latest event in Israel's bid for closer ties with Gulf states.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2018, 11:56 AM

Dubai flight to JFK quarantined after passengers reported sick

Emirates Airline plane quarantined upon landing in NY, after passengers became ill during flight.Tal Polon, 9/5/2018, 6:15 PM

Watch: Crash Landing in Dubai

An Emirates plane crash landed in Dubai after it caught fire mid-air.Rachel Kaplan, 8/3/2016, 1:00 PM

Dubai religious authorities ban stealing WiFi

Dubai's Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department says it's against Islamic law to use neighbor's WiFi without permission.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2016, 12:43 PM

Dubai security chief: Let’s accept Israel

‘Without the Jews, Arabs would not know how to deposit money in the bank,’ tweets top official, suggests dropping Palestinian state idea.Gil Ronen, 3/22/2016, 8:03 PM

Watch: Arab clothing and Jewish Tzitzit in Dubai

Why was United Hatzalah's president walking around the streets of Dubai dressed in Arabic and Jewish clothing?Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2016, 6:45 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 next to world's tallest building

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

Assassination of senior Hamas figure revisited

'Eliminating Mahmoud al-Mabhouh was a success,' former Mossad official Mishka Ben-David notes in new film on the assassination.Cynthia Blank, 11/11/2015, 7:01 PM

Hollywood Stars Go Muslim for New Year

Supermodel celebs Kendall Jenner, Selena Gomez while in Dubai for new year post unusual selfies - and we don't mean the bikini ones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2015, 1:11 PM

Dubai Company To Build Ferris Wheel in Jerusalem?

Proposal received for giant ferris wheel as temporary attraction for Independence Day; Councilman King slams 'money to enemy state.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/8/2014, 6:34 PM

'Qatar Judicial System Has Kidnapped Us'

US couple sentenced to three years and fined over death of adopted daughter, notes 'ridiculous' case accused them of 'organ trafficking.'Ari Yashar, 3/28/2014, 12:43 PM

Arab MK Who Aided Hezbollah Forced To Flee Again

Former MK Bishara fled Israel after helping guide Hezbollah rockets -- now Dubai wants him out for 'Israeli plot.'Ari Yashar, 3/21/2014, 12:17 PM

Report: Canada Hiding Wanted Mossad Agent

Iranian-Canadian being investigated for spying says agent who helped assassinate Hamas leader in Dubai living under assumed identity.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 2/18/2014, 4:13 PM

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

Dubai: American Detained Over Parody Video

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

Dubai Woman Threatens to Blow Herself Up

Uzbek woman who caused 13 hours of panic at the Dubai prosecution HQ was wearing a fake explosive belt.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/2/2013, 5:51 PM

Israeli Soccer Player Ousted From Dubai Training

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

Assad's Only Sister Defects to Dubai

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's 52-year-old sister Bushra has reportedly fled the country with her children, defecting to Dubai.Chana Ya'ar, 9/19/2012, 2:39 PM

Texas U. Cancels Book that Includes Israelis

A PA woman author found a way to force the Univ. of Texas not to publish a book on women in the Middle East - because it includes Israelis.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/28/2012, 7:09 PM

Terrorist's Family to Sue Over Spy Thriller

Relatives of Hamas member Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, killed in a Dubai hit in 2010, plan to block release of movie about the hit.Elad Benari, 5/21/2012, 6:43 AM

Dubai Hit Inspires Israeli Spy Thriller

A French-Israeli director is producing a spy thriller about the 2010 killing of Hamas terrorist Mahmoud al-Mabhouh starring Bar RafaeliGabe Kahn, 5/9/2012, 10:56 PM

Dubai Police: '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

Dubai Sheikh: Israel Can Wipe Iran 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

Dubai Police Commander 'Israel Dangerous'

Dubai's police commander has called for an 'Interpol-like' agency for GCC countries citing Israel's 'dangerous influence.'Gabe Kahn., 8/17/2011, 5:31 PM

Second Dubai Torture Case

An American man says he was tortured in Dubai, one month after a British tourist was killed in prison.Maayana Miskin, 5/13/2011, 3:51 PM

Investors Stuck in Dubai Market

International investors have learned the hard way about the legal quagmire surrounding development in Dubai's real estate market.Chana Ya'ar, 10/11/2010, 2:14 PM

Poland Hands Israeli to Germany

Poland is handing an Israeli diplomat over to Germany for prosecution in connection with the assassination of a top Hamas terrorist.Hana Levi Julian, 7/8/2010, 3:43 PM

Ireland Expels Israeli Diplomat

Ireland announces it will expel an Israeli diplomat over forged passports in the January assassination of a Hamas terrorist in Dubai.Hana Levi Julian, 6/15/2010, 4:35 PM

Israel and UAE: Diamond 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

Australia Ousts Israeli Diplomat

Australia expels Israeli diplomat, protesting four cloned passports used to fight terrorism. Israel supporters complain of double standard.Hillel Fendel, 5/25/2010, 11:29 AM

Dubai Domino Effect on Israel

Fallout from Dubai: An Irish town rips, snubs Israel’s ambassador, Australia cancels screening of an Israel movie, and Israelis unwelcome in UAE.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/3/2010, 4:00 PM

Dubai Wants Netanyahu Arrested

Dubai’s police chief wants Netanyahu arrested for the elimination of Hamas terrorist Mabhouh. Hamas claims that Jordan and Egypt helped kill him.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/3/2010, 7:57 AM

Israel Taking Heat on Dubai

The killing of Hamas co-founder al-Mabhouh turns into the “Dubai Debacle.” Israel faces EU heat over alleged use of false diplomatic passports.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/21/2010, 8:35 PM

Arab Fund for PA Independence?

Two private Arab investment firms are planning to lay the groundwork to help fund the PA's declaration of independence in two years.Hana Levi Julian, 2/2/2010, 5:21 PM

Hamas Threatens Diaspora Jews

Hamas threatened to attack Jews outside Israel for assassinating a Hamas co-founder. It implicated Uzi Landau in the counterterrorist operation.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/30/2010, 7:30 PM

Goodbye to Dubai

The Arab world’s refusal to recognize Israel helped Israelis to escape the fallout of the Dubai financial debacle. Most diamond firms stayed away.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/30/2009, 4:24 PM