Al-Jazeera says call to shut it attack on 'freedom of expression'
Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera said Friday any move to shut it down was an attack on media freedom, following demands by Gulf neighbours for the channel to be taken off air.
UAE insists Qatar must shutdwon Al Jazeera
The United Arab Emirates on Friday warned of "divorce" with Qatar unless it takes seriously a list of demands including the closure of Al-Jazeera television, as a diplomatic crisis drags on.
Qatar Central Bank says operating normally despite crisis
Qatar's Central Bank said on Monday banking transactions at home and abroad were continuing normally despite the diplomatic crisis which has seen several Gulf countries sever ties with the emirate.
Bahrain says it too will jail Qatar sympathisers
Bahrain Thursday followed the United Arab Emirates in announcing that expressing sympathy for Qatar over sanctions imposed by its Gulf neighbours was an offence punishable by a lengthy jail term.
Saudi, Bahrain, Egypt, UAE cut ties with Qatar over 'terrorism'
Gulf states on Monday cut diplomatic ties with neighbouring Qatar and kicked it out of a military coalition, less than a month after US President Donald Trump visited the region to cement ties with powerhouse Saudi Arabia.
FG will address obnoxious policies against Nigerians in UAE
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured that the Federal Government would address obnoxious policies on visa and banking against Nigerians in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Oil prices hit two-month low on high inventory
Crude oil prices were two-month low early yesterday, on fears that global inventories of crude and the increase in United States rig count could remain high.
Nigeria, UAE target more investments from forum
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) will be co-managing the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) with the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) as part of major conference highlights ...
UAE Temporarily Closes Airport And Schools
The authorities have closed schools across UAE and suspended air traffic at an international airport as rain floods the streets of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The storm is expected to continue, meteorologists warn. In neighbouring Oman, three people died due to stormy weather conditions. Abu Dhabi International Airport, home to Etihad airline, was forced to suspend…