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Analyst: New Emirati ruler could mean more regional tension

An Iranian Middle East analyst says the death of President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed will probably lead to certain changes in the country’s foreign policy strategies.

Mohamed bin Al Zayed elected new UAE president

Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the ruler of Abu Dhabi, was elected by the Federal Supreme Council as the President of the United Arab Emirates, state news agency WAM reported on Saturday.

UAE president dies at 73

United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has died, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs confirmed on Friday.

Syria’s president visits UAE in first trip since 2011

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has met Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in Dubai, the Syrian presidency announced in a statement. This is Syrian leader's first visit to an Arab state since the war began in 2011.

UAE says to buy Chinese military aircraft after Yemen attacks

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced Wednesday it plans to buy a dozen Chinese L15 aircraft, as it seeks to bolster its defenses after a series of attacks by Yemeni forces.

Israel offers UAE defense, intelligence support after Yemen attacks

Israeli officials visited the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week to discuss possible defense and intelligence assistance following recent attacks by Yemeni forces, two Israeli officials told Axios.

Israeli president begins first visit to UAE

Israeli President Isaac Herzog arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday on the first such visit, his office announced. He is seeking to strengthen Persian Gulf ties at a time of heightened regional tension as the world powers are trying to revive a nuclear deal with Iran.

Report: UAE under major ‘Yemeni retaliatory attack’

Yemeni forces say they have launched a major retaliatory drone and missile attack against the United Arab Emirates.

UAE general accused of torture picked as Interpol chief

An Emirati general accused of torture has been elected as the president of Interpol, despite concerns of human rights organizations and members of the European parliament.

UAE embassy in Kabul reopened

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reopened its embassy in Afghanistan's capital Kabul. Amost all foreign embassies have closed in the country following the collapse of the previous government.

UAE FM meets with Syrian president in Damascus

The United Arab Emirates’ Foreign Minister Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has held talks in Damascus with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad over bilateral relations and ways of expanding cooperation on issues of mutual interest.

Report: UAE FM in Damascus for talks with Syrian officials

Lebanese media outlets reported on Tuesday the United Arab Emirates (UAE) foreign minister has arrived in the Syrian capital Damascus for an official visit.

UAE recalls envoy from Beirut, advises citizens not to travel to Lebanon

The United Arab Emirates (UEA) has announced the withdrawal of its ambassador from Lebanon and advised its citizens not to travel to the country. It follows recent comments made by a Lebanese minister over Saudi-led war on Yemen.

Ex-US intelligence operatives admit hacking for UAE

Former American intelligence operatives who worked as cyber spies for the United Arab Emirates admitted to violating U.S. hacking laws and prohibitions on selling sensitive military technology.

Iraqi resistance: Saudi Arabia, UAE run Daesh militants

A senior leader of the Iraqi Kata'ib Hezbollah resistance movement says the Saudi and Emirati spy agencies are directly running elements of the Daesh, after the terror group killed several policemen on a checkpoint outside the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk.

Why Did US Media Disclose UAE-Israel Secret Meetings?

While the United Arab Emirates has been expressing willingness to ease tensions with Iran in recent weeks, the US news media suddenly disclosed secret meetings between the Emiratis and Israel. Now the question is why the Americans gave away such secret.

UAE Hatching Evil Plots against Neighbouring Countries, Arab World

United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the name of a country that didn’t exist before 1971 when the area was called Emirates of Motesalehe or the Emirates of the Coast of Oman.

UAE Confirms Vessels Hit Near Fujairah Port

The United Arab Emirates’ Foreign Ministry has confirmed that a number of vessels have been targeted by “sabotage operations” near the territorial waters of the Emirati port of Fujairah.

Heavy Explosions Reported in UAE’s Fujairah Port

Several heavy explosions have reportedly rocked the port city of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, according to local media.

‘Saudi, UAE Backing Moves against Libya Legal Govt.’

Analysts believe Saudi Arabia and the UAE are supporting renegade general Khalifa Haftar in his offensive against Tripoli where Libya’s internationally recognized and UN-backed government is based.

Pope Francis in Abu Dhabi after Strongly Condemning Yemen Atrocities

Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, has in strongest terms ever condemned the Saudi-led coalition’s war on Yemen, urging the warring sides to respect a “fragile” peace deal, shortly before starting his historic visits to the UAE and Saudi Arabia.

Tehran Censures US Official’s Anti-Iran Statements

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has denounced the recent anti-Iran and war-mongering remarks by the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his visit to the UAE saying that Washington should take lessons from the defeat of its numerous war-mongering policies in the region over the past several decades.

UAE Jets Target Allied Coalition Forces in Yemen Shores

Emirati fighter jets have reportedly targeted a number of Saudi-led coalition forces who had begun to withdraw from Yemen’s western shores.

“FDD Plotting to Depreciate Value of Turkish Lira”

A complicated plot hatched by the Foundation for Defence of Democracies (FDD) and the funds provided by the UAE and Saudi Arabia have been at work to decrease the value of the Turkish national currency, a media report claims.

Syria Must Fire Missiles at Riyadh, Abu Dhabi: Iranian Analyst

A senior Iranian journalist and commentator says the Syrian army must fire missiles at Riyadh and Abu Dhabi in retaliation for the airstrikes on Syria conducted by a US-led coalition supported by Saudis and Emiratis.

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