Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Establishes National Media Office in UAE

PARIS, France – Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, the UAE’s deputy prime minister and minister of presidential affairs, on Wednesday launched the National Media Office. The unit is tasked with developing the media sector, legislation, regulations, and decisions on media development while also monitoring the implementation of legislation in coordination with the relevant authorities and administrative … More Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Establishes National Media Office in UAE

Soccer Serie A Seeks Abu Dhabi Deals On TV Rights, Italian Super Cup – Sources

MILAN – Italy’s top soccer league Serie A is in talks over a broadcast deal with state – backed Abu Dhabi Media and on a separate agreement to host its Super Cup in the emirate, three sources with knowledge of the matter said. Home to AC Milan, Juventus and other top clubs, Serie A is … More Soccer Serie A Seeks Abu Dhabi Deals On TV Rights, Italian Super Cup – Sources

UK PM Johnson Seeks Additional Oil Flows IN UAE, Saudi

LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia on Wednesday as part of efforts to secure additional oil flows and increase pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin over Ukraine. With Britain, like much of the West, facing spiralling energy prices, Johnson is keen to encourage producers to increase … More UK PM Johnson Seeks Additional Oil Flows IN UAE, Saudi

Oil Jump After UAE Says It Is Committed To OPEC+ Supply Pact

Paris, France – Oil Prices rebounded on Thursday after the United Arab Emirates said it is committed to major producers’ pact to add 400,000 barrels per day of supply monthly, hours after UAE’s ambassador to Washington said his country favoured a bigger increase. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures jumped more than $3 shortly … More Oil Jump After UAE Says It Is Committed To OPEC+ Supply Pact

Ties Between UAE, U.S. Undergoing Stress Test, UAE Envoy Says

MILAN, Italy – The relationship between the United Arab Emirates and the United States is going through ‘a stress test’, Emirati envoy to Washington Yousef Al Otaiba, said on Thursday, but added that he was confident the close partners would ‘get out of it’. The UAE has tried to remain neutral between Western allies and … More Ties Between UAE, U.S. Undergoing Stress Test, UAE Envoy Says

UAE Not Taking Sides In Ukraine Conflict, Senior Official Says

MILAN – The United Arab Emirates wants to encourage a political solution in the Ukraine conflict and taking sides would only encourage violence, a senior UAE official said on Sunday. The UAE ‘believes that taking sides would only lead to more violence’, said Gargash, diplomatic adviser to the UAE president. Gulf Arab states have so … More UAE Not Taking Sides In Ukraine Conflict, Senior Official Says

UAE To Lift Gradually COVID – Related Restrictions

DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates will gradually lift restrictions imposed to check the spread of the COVID – 19 pandemic, as the number of infections and hospitalisations has gone down, the state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday. Venues will be allowed to function at maximum capacity by mid – February, it said, citing … More UAE To Lift Gradually COVID – Related Restrictions

UAE Lifts Travel Ban To 12 African Countries For Vaccinated Citizens

DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates announced that it will lift a travel ban to 12 African countries for citizens who are fully vaccinated, state news agency WAM said on Friday. The countries include Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, the Republic of Congo, South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. Fully vaccinated citizens who had … More UAE Lifts Travel Ban To 12 African Countries For Vaccinated Citizens

UAE Foils Houthi Attack As Israeli President Visits

ABU DHABI – The United Arab Emirates said on Monday it intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Iran – aligned Houthi movement as the UAE hosted Israeli President Isaac Herzog in his first official visit to the Gulf business and tourism hub. Washington condemned the assault, the third on U.S. – allied UAE in … More UAE Foils Houthi Attack As Israeli President Visits