United Arab Emirates
Muslim scholar flays UAE’s decision on adultery, alcohol consumption
Renowed Nigeria-born Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Dhikrullahi Shafii, has frowned at the decision of the government of the United Arab Emirates over its relaxation of the Islamic law on alcohol...
US plans sales of top-end fighter jets to UAE: lawmaker
The United States has agreed to sell top-of-the-line F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates following its recognition of Israel, potentially shifting the regional power balance, a lawmaker said Thursday. President Donald Trump's administration informally gave a required notification to Congress on the sale, which could "significantly change the military balance in the Gulf…
Israeli parliament backs UAE normalisation deal
Israel's parliament voted Thursday in favour of normalisation of ties with the United Arab Emirates after a marathon debate with over 100 speeches lasting more than eight hours.
Israel establishes full ties with Bahrain, UAE at White House
Israel normalized relations with long-time foes Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates at the White House on Tuesday as President Donald Trump said similar US-brokered deals were close between the Jewish state and several other nations, including Saudi Arabia.
Bringing COVID-19 vaccine to the world; a race of prowess - Part 2
After a failed attempt to buy the German company Curevac so that it could obtain sole rights to the coronavirus vaccine, it tried unsuccessfully to secure the first doses of a vaccine by investing 30 million dollars in the French pharmaceutical company, Sanofi. Some countries can afford to buy access to vaccines leaving poor nations…
Israeli ties with the Arab world
Israel, which on Friday announced an accord to normalise relations with Bahrain, has had a turbulent history with the Arab world, with which it has fought eight wars...
Israel media hails 'flight of peace' to UAE
The Israeli press gave an emotional thumbs-up Tuesday to the first commercial flight of an Israeli aircraft direct to the United Arab Emirates across Saudi Arabia.
EU welcomes Israel-UAE deal
The European Union on Friday welcomed the agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates to establish ties and restated its support for a two state Middle East