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Experts doubt Emirati claim Qatar intercepted aircraft

Experts doubt Emirati claim Qatar intercepted aircraft

Qatar strongly rejected the claims, describing them as a "systematic attack" by the UAE to draw attention away from its own violations of Qatari airspace.

Norway suspends arms sales to UAE over Yemen war

Norway suspends arms sales to UAE over Yemen war

Norway has suspended exports of weapons and ammunition to the United Arab Emirates over concerns they could be used in the war in Yemen, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

Erdogan calls UAE minister impertinent in Ottoman looting row

Erdogan calls UAE minister impertinent in Ottoman looting row

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan described the United Arab Emirates foreign minister as impertinent and spoiled by money on Thursday after he retweeted accusations that Ottoman forces looted the holy city of Medina during World War One.

Yemen ex-leader's son calls for revenge: Saudi-owned TV

Yemen ex-leader's son calls for revenge: Saudi-owned TV

Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed in a shooting attack on Monday after switching sides, abandoning his Houthi allies in favour of a Saudi-led alliance.

Qatar FM, ministers of Saudi, UAE, Bahrain attend round-table talks

Qatar FM, ministers of Saudi, UAE, Bahrain attend round-table talks

The foreign ministers of Qatar and Saudi Arabia attended round-table talks Monday ahead of a regional Gulf summit, in first such meeting since Riyadh cut all ties with Doha.

Shafik's whereabouts unknown after return to Egypt

Shafik's whereabouts unknown after return to Egypt

Ahmed Shafik, a former air force commander and government minister, has been seen as the strongest potential opponent of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is widely expected to run for a second term next year.

UAE plan to steal World Cup from Qatar exposed

UAE plan to steal World Cup from Qatar exposed

A plan for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to wage financial war against Qatar was found in the task folder of an e-mail account belonging to UAE ambassador to the United States Yousef al-Otaiba ...

'UAE on the verge of splitting Yemen in two'

'UAE on the verge of splitting Yemen in two'

After a tumultuous marriage of more than 27 years, South Yemen appears to be edging closer to divorcing the north in a move politically and financially sponsored by the UAE.

Qatar asks WTO to adjudicate on UAE trade dispute

Qatar asks WTO to adjudicate on UAE trade dispute

The filing for adjudication followed as the UAE refused to take part in talks to find a solution to the complaint filed by Qatar on July 31.

Blockade founded on petty jealousy, says Qatar

Blockade founded on petty jealousy, says Qatar

Qatar's response came after UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash tried to explain the incendiary comment of a top Emirati official.

Former Thai PM Yingluck 'left Dubai for London'

Former Thai PM Yingluck 'left Dubai for London'

A source in the United Arab Emirates spoke after the leader of Thailand's military junta said that Yingluck Shinawatra, the prime minister he ousted three years ago, was in Dubai.

UAE probing Emirates A380 'serious incident' in Moscow

UAE probing Emirates A380 'serious incident' in Moscow

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said its air accident investigation unit is treating the September 10 episode as a "serious incident”, an internationally recognised category which means an accident "nearly occurred”.