UAE Oil Minister Says Energy Demand Peaking, Important To Maintain Market Balance

PARIS, France – Demand for energy and especially natural gas is peaking, the oil minister of the United Arab Emirates said on Thursday, adding that it was important to maintain balance in the market. The minister, who was speaking on the sidelines of an energy forum in Moscow, also said that the United Arab Emirates … More UAE Oil Minister Says Energy Demand Peaking, Important To Maintain Market Balance

Blinken To Meet Israeli, UAE Counterparts News Week

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with his Israeli and United Arab Emirates counterparts next week to discuss progress made on the so – called Abraham Accords as well regional security, the U.S. State Department said on Saturday. Blinken will meet with  Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah … More Blinken To Meet Israeli, UAE Counterparts News Week

NSO Ended Pegasus Contract With UAE over Dubai Leader’s Hacking

LONDON – The Israeli – based NSO Group ended its contract with the United Arab Emirate to use its powerful ‘Pegasus’ state spyware tool because Dubai’s ruler was using it to hack the phones of his ex-wife and some close to her, her lawyers told England’s High Court. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al – Maktoum, vice … More NSO Ended Pegasus Contract With UAE over Dubai Leader’s Hacking

UAE Lifts Ban On Entry From Certain Countries For Vaccinated Residents

Dubai/UAE – – The United Arab Emirates said on Friday residents who had been fully vaccinated with a shot approved by the World Health Organization could return as of Sept.12 from a list of previously suspended countries. Dubai, one of the UAE’s seven emirates, is due to open the EXPO 2020 world fair on Oct.1 … More UAE Lifts Ban On Entry From Certain Countries For Vaccinated Residents

Dubai’s Emirates To Resume Flights To Saudi Arabia After COVID – 19 Ban Lifted

Dubai/UAE – – Dubai carrier Emirates Airline will be resuming flights to Saudi Arabia starting from September 11, following the Kingdom’s announcement that it would lift COVID – 19 travel restrictions on the United Arab Emirates. ‘From Saturday, 11 September, Emirates will begin operating 24 weekly flights to Saudi Arabia, including daily flights to the … More Dubai’s Emirates To Resume Flights To Saudi Arabia After COVID – 19 Ban Lifted

UAE Announces Plans To Boost Economy, Attract Workers

Dubai / UAE – – The United Arab Emirates plans to launch 50 new economic initiatives to boost the country’s competitiveness and attract 550 billion dirhams ($150 billion) in foreign direct investment in the next nine years, government official said on Sunday. The project, a few of which were unveiled on Sunday, include investing in … More UAE Announces Plans To Boost Economy, Attract Workers

U.S. Defense Secretary Thanks GCC Countries For Their Role In Afghanistan Evacuation

Milan / Italy – – The U.S. Secretary of Defense Loyd J. Austin III on Tuesday thanked members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries for their roles in Afghanistan evacuation efforts, according to press releases In a phone call with United Arab Emirates ‘ Sheikh Mohammed bin  Zayed (Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi), Secretary … More U.S. Defense Secretary Thanks GCC Countries For Their Role In Afghanistan Evacuation

UAE Says Hosting Afghan Ex – President ‘On Humanitarian Grounds’

Milan / Italy – The United Arab Emirates said on Wednesday that it is hosting former Afghan president Ashraf Ghani ‘on humanitarian grounds’, after he feld his country amid a Taliban takeover. ‘The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation can confirm that the UAE has welcomed President Ashraf Ghani and his family into … More UAE Says Hosting Afghan Ex – President ‘On Humanitarian Grounds’

UAE To Launch First ‘Congress For Media’ In 2022

The UAE next year is set to host the first Global Media Congress, an event aimed at bringing together media organizations to discuss strategic cooperation, Emirati – state news agency WAM has reported. The report said that partnership between media groups will be ‘aimed at developing their messages to serve humanity and support communities by … More UAE To Launch First ‘Congress For Media’ In 2022

Iran – Backed Forces Seize Tanker, Maritime Sources Say; Iran Denies It

Iranian – backed forces are believed to have seized an oil tanker in the Gulf off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, three maritime security sources said, after Britain’s maritime trade agency reported a ‘potential hujack’ in the area on Tuesday. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards denied that Iranian forces or allies were involved in action … More Iran – Backed Forces Seize Tanker, Maritime Sources Say; Iran Denies It