Iran rejects 'laughable' Bolton ship attack accusation
Iran strongly rejected an accusation by US National Security Advisor John Bolton Wednesday that it was "almost certainly" behind May 12 attacks on four ships off the United Arab Emirates.
Iran 'almost certainly' behind ship attacks off UAE: Bolton
US National Security Advisor John Bolton accused Iran Wednesday of "almost certainly" being behind sabotage attacks on oil tankers off the UAE coast this month, as he visited Abu Dhabi amid soaring tensions between Washington and Tehran.
Eight Nigerians sentenced to death in UAE for ATM robbery
Eight Nigerians, all males, were sentenced to death in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday for carrying out a string of armed robberies at money exchanges and cash machines across the emirate in December 2016. A ninth man was sentenced to six months, followed by deportation, for possession of stolen money. He denied the…
446 Nigerians imprisoned, 5021 granted amnesty in UAE, says Ambassador
Nigeria's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Mohammed Rimi, said about of 446 Nigerians are currently serving different jail terms in the middle-east prison facilities. Rimi made the disclosure at a town-hall meeting between Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians in the UAE. The ambassador said the Nigerians are in jail for possession of…
Pope’s visit to UAE underscores religious tolerance
In this era of globalization, there has been a significant increase in people from different backgrounds, cultures, and faiths coming together to make the world a much more diverse place than it was 50 years ago.
UAE regrets inclusion in EU tax blacklist
The United Arab Emirates has slammed a European Union decision to add it to a tax haven blacklist despite the Gulf state's efforts to meet EU requirements.
Pope Francis holds historic public mass in UAE
Pope Francis held a historic public mass for an estimated 170,000 Catholics at a stadium in the capital of the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, capping the first ever papal visit to the Gulf where Islam was born.
Pope Francis in historic Arabian Peninsula visit
Pope Francis is set for a historic trip to the UAE, the first ever papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula, as he seeks to boost the Vatican's outreach to Islam.
Nigeria’s competitiveness and fourth industrial revolution
ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, Head, Communication and Technology, in this report, examines the importance of the 4TH Industrial Revolution to Nigeria’s competitiveness. That Nigeria has not really benefited from the boom created by technology in the past 50 years might not be the news, but the possibility of the country still being left behind again in the…