Gulf Times - United-Arab-Emirates
Dubai security chief's call for bombing Al Jazeera decried

Dubai security chief's call for bombing Al Jazeera decried

A senior security official in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sparked outrage after calling for the bombing of Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based media network.

Lebanon helped foil bomb attack on Australia-UAE flight

Lebanon helped foil bomb attack on Australia-UAE flight

Lebanon helped foil an alleged Islamic State-inspired plot to blow up a plane travelling from Australia to the United Arab Emirates this month, its interior minister said on Monday.

Bahrain, UAE open flight corridors for Qatar Airways: ICAO

Bahrain, UAE open flight corridors for Qatar Airways: ICAO

Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to open up flight corridors for Qatar's flag carrier Qatar Airways, the world aviation agency said on Tuesday.

UAE competed to host Taliban office, says report

UAE competed to host Taliban office, says report

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) frequently accused its neighbour Qatar of abetting militants, citing as one prime example the 2013 opening of a Taliban office in Doha.

Qatar's beIN Sports network back on air in UAE

Qatar's beIN Sports network back on air in UAE

The beIN Sports satellite network was broadcasting again on Saturday in the United Arab Emirates, according to subscribers to its channels that had been blocked since the start of the Gulf crisis, Al Jazeera said.

UAE arranged for hacking of Qatar gov't sites -Washington Post

UAE arranged for hacking of Qatar gov't sites -Washington Post

The United Arab Emirates arranged for Qatari government social media and news sites to be hacked in late May in order to post fiery but false quotes linked to the Emir, prompting a diplomatic crisis, the Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing US intelligence officials.

US secretary of state to resume talks in Doha today

US secretary of state to resume talks in Doha today

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is to arrive in Doha today to meet with senior Qatari officials, news agency Reuters said, quoting the US State Department.

Qatar blockade: France's Le Drian to visit Gulf states

Qatar blockade: France's Le Drian to visit Gulf states

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from July 15-16 in an effort to ease tensions in the region, his office said in a statement.

UAE para-athlete dies in training accident

UAE para-athlete dies in training accident

United Arab Emirates para-athlete Abdullah Hayayei has died following a training incident casting a pall over the World Para-athletics championships which begin in London on Friday. He was 36.

Qatar FM hands over reply to Kuwait Emir

Qatar FM hands over reply to Kuwait Emir

Qatar yesterday responded to a list of demands from Saudi Arabia and its allies after they agreed to give Doha another 48 hours to consider their grievances on the request of the Emir of Kuwait.

Blockade: Iran urges Europe to help promote dialogue

Blockade: Iran urges Europe to help promote dialogue

Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, called on Europe on Monday to use its influence to promote dialogue in the Gulf after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar earlier this month.

UN offers to help resolve Qatar row

UN offers to help resolve Qatar row

The United Nations on Friday offered to step in to help resolve a deepening crisis in the Gulf after Qatar was confronted with a list of demands from its neighbors, including the closure of Al-Jazeera television.