The emirate is still suffering from the bad times that followed the global economic crisis. If Iranians don't step in, other foreigners might by snapping up property
United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state. It borders Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Iran. The official religion of the UAE is Islam. There are more Sunni than Shi'ite Muslims.
The country is a federation of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain. Each emirate is governed by an absolute monarch, and together they form the Federal Supreme Council.
The UAE's oil reserves are the seventh-largest in the world. However, the country has started to become less reliant on oil and gas than in previous years and has shifted its economic focus towards business and tourism.
It was too early to ban public gatherings in the business, trade and tourism hub, the official from the UAE National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority said
Production in reactor originally due to open in 2017 expected to start later this year
The daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump was delivering the keynote address at the two-day Global Women’s Forum held in an opulent resort overlooking the city's Persian Gulf coastline
The risk of a military confrontation is higher in the Strait of Hormuz than anywhere else in the Gulf region, Oman's foreign minister said
The counter-terrorism command of London's Metropolitan police has a war crimes unit tasked with investigating alleged war crimes and torture
One diplomat said Saudi Arabia wanted a new arrangement with Qatar that would involve Doha making fresh commitments
Invoking U.S. killing of Qassem Soleimani, ambassador in Iraq says Tehran wants to resolve differences with Gulf states 'as quickly as possible'
A vague outline of the plan sent by the White House ahead of the event left out key parts, diplomat argues, which is why three Arab states sent diplomats to it
UAE minister posts Bret Stephens' opinion article, in which the journalist wrote that 'the Arab world has more important challenges to deal with than Palestinian statehood'
UAE official declined to say which of the UAE's seven emirates the family were being treated in, had visited, or which airport they arrived in
Seeping from fracturing seabed, tectonic plate movement and deep-water super-saline pools is as much as produced by Kuwait or the UAE, a team from Max Planck determines
For more than half a century, a powerful convergence of interests has united Israel and Oman, the third Arab country after Lebanon and Jordan to maintain secret ties with the Mossad
A passenger at LAX in Los Angeles was quarantined and taken to the hospital American Airlines confirmed in a statement Thursday
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Cairo’s latest venture highlights the bitter rivalries between Egypt and Turkey over the increasingly fraught battleground of Libya
Gulf allies have been questioning Trump’s reliability as a security partner
The annular eclipse, in which 90 percent of the sun was covered by the moon, was visible for less than three minutes
Popular Messaging App Is UAE Spy Tool, Developed by Firm Employing ex-NSA and Israeli Intel Officers
ToTok, developed by firm that lures ex-Israeli intel officers with huge salaries, is used by UAE government to keep track of its users
The biggest world's fair in history may not cover its costs, but organizers are hoping the deals signed will make it worthwhile for local businesses
Mohammed Dahlan, who lives in the United Arab Emirates and is a fierce critic of Erdogan, is accused of having played a role in the failed attempted coup of July 2016
Richard Clarke, a counterterrorism czar to Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, warned the U.S. Congress after 9/11 that the country needed more expansive spying powers - he later took that idea to the UAE
Attacks blamed on Iran this summer have unnerved the region, giving way to signs of diplomatic thaw
The UAE was a supporter of the Syrian opposition, which is now largely confined to the northern Idlib province after losing its strongholds elsewhere
Trump's indecision and a wary Congress impel Riyadh to appeasement with neighboring Qatar, which has been under a Saudi-led blockade since 2017
The oil rich state is investing massively into the development of a domestic advanced weapons industry
Tensions in the Gulf rose this summer as attacks on oil tankers, attributed to Iran, increased ■ Iran likely to buy fighter jets and tanks form Russia and China when UN arms embargo is lifted
The UAE, which says Iran is a destabilizing force in the region, backed U.S. President Donald Trump's maximum pressure campaign against Tehran but called for deescalation after recent attacks
Though its members keep precise location secret, synagogue’s existence and tacit approval it has received represent a slow rebirth of Jewish community in Persian Gulf
Probe finds DarkMatter works for UAE’s intelligence agency attacking Western targets, journalists and human rights activists, with graduates of Israel's Defense Forces earning up to $1 million annually