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News and updates about Abu Dhabi

Israeli man killed in stabbing in Dubai

Acre man 'known to police' killed in Dubai.

Israeli man killed in stabbing in Dubai

The Emirates' Jewish community prepares for Passover

The Passover Seder will be carried out in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, where Jews from across the globe celebrate together around the holiday table.

The Emirates' Jewish community prepares for Passover

Historic first:

Israel, UAE jointly present new unmanned marine system

Joint Israeli-UAE unmanned maritime demonstration performing a range of military and commercial missions held in Abu Dhabi.

Israel, UAE jointly present new unmanned marine system

For first time:

Israeli company to participate in UAE military exhibition

Elbit Systems will present various military technologies, including missile systems and drones at the IDEX military exhibition in Abu Dhabi.

Israeli company to participate in UAE military exhibition

Music of peace:

Israel's National Anthem performed in Abu Dhabi

Never before has the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra played the Israeli national anthem, HaTikvah, in an Arab country.

Israel's National Anthem performed in Abu Dhabi

UAE Pres. to Herzog: Abraham Accords achieving their goals

UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan meets Israeli President Isaac Herzog in Abu Dhabi.

UAE Pres. to Herzog: Abraham Accords achieving their goals

Herzog lands in Abu Dhabi, received by UAE Foreign Minister

President Isaac Herzog lands in Abu Dhabi and is received by UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Herzog lands in Abu Dhabi, received by UAE Foreign Minister

Top Israeli hospital to collaborate with UAE health-tech firm

Sheba Medical Center, G42 Healthcare, to collaborate on major healthcare investments, innovations, and research projects.

Top Israeli hospital to collaborate with UAE health-tech firm

Death sentence commuted for Israeli citizen in UAE

Israeli Arab woman sentenced to death for possessing 0.5 kilos of cocaine in Abu Dhabi has sentenced commuted, will receive prison instead.

Death sentence commuted for Israeli citizen in UAE

American Jewish Committee opens first office in an Arab country

AJC Abu Dhabi’s The Sidney Lerner Center for Arab-Jewish Understanding opens eighteen months after the Abraham Accords.

American Jewish Committee opens first office in an Arab country

Fire breaks out following explosion in Abu Dhabi building

Explosion believed to have been caused by a gas cylinder. Fire extinguished, no injuries reported.

Fire breaks out following explosion in Abu Dhabi building

Pres, Herzog visits Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi

President Isaac Herzog and First Lady Michal Herzog conclude historic visit to UAE with tour of magnificent Mosque.

Pres, Herzog visits Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi

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Israel's national anthem played at the royal palace of Abu Dhabi

UAE marks President Herzog's visit with Israeli national anthem at royal palace as Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed meets with Israeli president.

Israel's national anthem played at the royal palace of Abu Dhabi

President Herzog lands in Abu Dhabi

President and first lady welcomed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates.

President Herzog lands in Abu Dhabi

Bennett speaks to Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

PM speaks to Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, expresses condolences, support after terror attack in Abu Dhabi.

Bennett speaks to Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

Explosions reported on oil tankers in UAE

Apparent drone attack in Abu Dhabi, with three explosions reported on oil tankers and airport. Iran-backed militia claims responsibility.

Explosions reported on oil tankers in UAE

PM concludes 'successful meeting' with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

Bennett, in first such visit of a n Israeli PM to Abu Dhabi, discusses ways to strengthen Israel -UAE relationship in many areas.

PM concludes 'successful meeting' with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

Abu Dhabi prince invites Pres. Herzog for a visit

President Herzog holds 'warm and friendly' conversation with the UAE Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed.

Abu Dhabi prince invites Pres. Herzog for a visit

Kazakh athlete disrespects Israeli anthem

After 17-year-old Israeli won gold medal at Jiu-Jitsu World Championship in Abu Dhabi, his Kazakh competitor knelt during the anthem.

Kazakh athlete disrespects Israeli anthem

PM Bennett speaks with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

Bennett thanked the Crown Prince for opening the UAE Embassy in Israel and hosting Foreign Minister Yair Lapid.

PM Bennett speaks with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

'Worse than Google Translate': LIkud members mock Lapid's tweet

'8th grade level of English, it isn't our problem you didn't pass high school English,' says Yair Netanyahu, mocking Foreign Minister.

'Worse than Google Translate': LIkud members mock Lapid's tweet

US praises opening of Israeli embassy in UAE

Foreign Minister Lapid affixes mezuzah on doorpost of Israel's newly opened embassy in Abu Dhabi.

US praises opening of Israeli embassy in UAE

Lapid: Thank you Netanyahu, architect of the Abraham Accords

Foreign Minister Lapid offers his thanks to former PM Netanyahu for Abraham Accords, unveils new Israeli embassy in United Arab Emirates.

Lapid: Thank you Netanyahu, architect of the Abraham Accords

FM Yair Lapid to make first-ever official Israeli visit to UAE

During two-day visit, Lapid will preside over opening of Israeli embassy in Abu Dhabi, consulate in Dubai.

FM Yair Lapid to make first-ever official Israeli visit to UAE

Israel to open economic attaché office in Abu Dhabi

The office will aim to attract foreign investment and boost economic relations with Gulf states and the broader Arab world.

Israel to open economic attaché office in Abu Dhabi

Netanyahu visit to UAE cancelled at last minute

PMO says delay in Jordan approving flight path led to decision to cancel visit to Abu Dhabi. New date not yet set.

Netanyahu visit to UAE cancelled at last minute

Netanyahu to make first trip to UAE tomorrow

Israeli PM to fly to Abu Dhabi Thursday, meet with Crown Prince of the UAE in historic visit to the Arab Gulf.

Netanyahu to make first trip to UAE tomorrow

Israel pulls out of UAE military expo citing Iran threat

Israel pulled out of biggest regional military expo featuring 900 companies from over 50 countries in Abu Dhabi due for fear of attack.

Israel pulls out of UAE military expo citing Iran threat

Israeli delegation backs out of arms fair due to fears of attack

Israeli delegation, scheduled to participate in Abu Dhabi arms fair, cancels participation due to fears Iran will avenge scientists' deaths.

Israeli delegation backs out of arms fair due to fears of attack

Because of 'Holy Temple':

Emirates airline Etihad removes video about Israel

Abu Dhabi's airline, Etihad Airways, forced to remove promotional video after recommending passengers visit 'Second Temple'.

Emirates airline Etihad removes video about Israel

First ever joint venture between Hadassah & Abu Dhabi hospitals

Two doctors, one from Jerusalem & another from Abu Dhabi, organized an international conference on pediatric intensive care.

First ever joint venture between Hadassah & Abu Dhabi hospitals

Netanyahu's secret meeting in Abu Dhabi

Two years ago, Prime Minister Netanyahu secretly traveled to the UAE for a meeting with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.

Netanyahu's secret meeting in Abu Dhabi

Watch: Blowing the shofar in Abu Dhabi

Israeli delegation holds morning shaharit prayers in United Arab Emirates capital city ahead of talks with UAE leaders.

Watch: Blowing the shofar in Abu Dhabi

UAE crown prince: We're committed to a Palestinian state

Abu Dhabi crown prince says agreement with Israel is a sovereign decision in the favor of peace.

UAE crown prince: We're committed to a Palestinian state

PM speaks to captain of first Israel-UAE flight

'You are now about to open the door to a different kind of peace – peace with investments, peace with tourism, peace with very many fruits'

PM speaks to captain of first Israel-UAE flight

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Historic Israeli flight to UAE lands in Abu Dhabi

First commercial flight from Israel to Arab Gulf lands in Abu Dhabi. US, Israeli delegations to be met by welcoming ceremony ahead of talks.

Historic Israeli flight to UAE lands in Abu Dhabi

UAE plane with assistance for PA lands in Israel

For second time, Etihad cargo plane carrying coronavirus aid for the PA lands at Ben Gurion Airport.

UAE plane with assistance for PA lands in Israel

Torah class in the United Arab Emirates

Jewish communities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, hold largest-ever Torah conference in Arab world.

Torah class in the United Arab Emirates

History at Ben Gurion Airport:

Plane arrives from Abu Dhabi to Israel for first time

Etihad Airways plane lands in Israel after direct flight from Abu Dhabi. Medical equipment for PA on plane.

Plane arrives from Abu Dhabi to Israel for first time

Revolutionary meeting:

Israeli Foreign Minister visits Abu Dhabi

First trip by a senior Israeli minister to an Arab country immediately following the Bahrain conference.

Israeli Foreign Minister visits Abu Dhabi

Rabbi invited to Abu Dhabi by the Pope

Foundation for Ethnic Understanding President Rabbi Marc Schneier hails recognition of Jewish community of Dubai.

Rabbi invited to Abu Dhabi by the Pope

What was Gabbay doing in Abu Dhabi?

Labor party chairman reportedly secretly visited Abu Dhabi last month and met with senior UAE officials.

What was Gabbay doing in Abu Dhabi?

Israeli journalist interrogated in Abu Dhabi

A Channel 2 journalist attempting to cover the Judo Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi interrogated by Emirati security forces for thirteen hours

Israeli journalist interrogated in Abu Dhabi

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.

Minister heads to Dubai as Israel makes diplomatic push in Gulf

Watch: Israeli minister visits Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi

Culture Minister Miri Regev invited to visit largest mosque in United Arab Emirates.

Watch: Israeli minister visits Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi

UAE judo competition to treat Israelis equally

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam reinstated after its organizers promise equal treatment to Israeli athletes.

UAE judo competition to treat Israelis equally

Israel wins 2 gold medals at Abu Dhabi ju-jitsu competition

Israeli team takes home medals as country erased from map, national anthem not played at international competition.

Israel wins 2 gold medals at Abu Dhabi ju-jitsu competition

'We scored a knockout against boycotters'

Minister Miri Regev praises Israeli Judo team's performance in Abu Dhabi, despite the tournament's refusal to recognize Israel.

'We scored a knockout against boycotters'

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.

Report: UAE will stop discrimination against Israeli athletes

Israeli Judoka wins gold medal

Israeli Tal Flicker takes gold at Judo Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi after Arab nation bans participants from wearing Israeli flags.

Israeli Judoka wins gold medal

Israelis can’t have flag in Abu Dhabi judo tournament

Israeli judokas participating in the Grand Slam event in Abu Dhabi will not be able to compete under their country’s flag or hear 'Hatikva.'

Israelis can’t have flag in Abu Dhabi judo tournament

U.S. lifts laptop ban on flights from Abu Dhabi

United States lifts ban on laptops in cabins on flights from Abu Dhabi after Etihad Airways complies with tighter security measures.

U.S. lifts laptop ban on flights from Abu Dhabi

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.

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

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.

Israel to open representative mission in UAE

John Kerry to visit Israel in Middle East trip

US Secretary of State to visit Israel for first time since last summer.

John Kerry to visit Israel in Middle East trip

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.'

Israeli judo glory in Abu Dhabi - minus the flags

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.'

Regev vows to fight UAE 'sports boycott' on Israel

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.'

UAE Jails Aussie Woman for 'Bad Words' on Facebook

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.

UAE Woman Sentenced to Death for Murdering American

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.

UAE Rejoins Coalition, Deploys Fighter Jets to Jordan