A source involved in organizing the conference told Haaretz Qatar will participate in the conference. This comes just days after Palestinians announce they would boycott it
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.
'An emergency requires the immediate sale' of weapons 'in order to deter further the malign influence of Iran,' Pompeo argues, invoking rarely used provision
Several 'friendly and brotherly' countries participate in joint investigation of sabotage acts in the Gulf, Foreign Ministry says
The two Gulf states are the first Arab countries to join the 'workshop' designed to draw investment to the West Bank and Gaza Strip
The drone attacks come amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., a year after President Donald Trump pulled America out of Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers
While its close ally Saudi Arabia accused their mutual enemy of ordering drone strikes on its oil installations, the UAE held off blaming anyone for Sunday's attacks to protect its reputation as a stable business hub
Iranian foreign minister blames international community of making statements instead of efforts to salvage the accord during China visit
Recent attacks on shipping, blamed on Iran, expose the fragility of Gulf states’ security and economies. But their in-fighting could derail U.S. strategy on Iran - and fuel insecurity across the Mideast
Attack on oil tankers exerted pressure on Gulf states without triggering war, analysts say. Security sources believe damage caused by small mines
Rabbi Yehuda Sarna's hope is to nurture a structured community in the Muslim country, so that paid staff, including a full-time rabbi, could one day take over
The two consecutive attacks on Saudi Arabia are a clear defiance of the Trump administration
Houthi-run TV says Yemeni group targeted vital Saudi installations
Iran has threatened multiple times to block all exports through the Strait if Iranian exports were stopped
Iran was a prime suspect in the sabotage on Sunday although Washington had no conclusive proof, a U.S. official familiar with American intelligence said on Monday
Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the Emirates
Ship management company Thome Ship Management confirmed the damage on Monday
Each ship has a 5- to 10-foot hole in it, near or just below the water line, and the U.S. team’s early belief is that the holes were caused by explosive charges, American official says
Saudi energy minister says one vessel was to be loaded with oil for delivery to the United States ■ Kingdom expresses support for United Arab Emirates after attack of its coast
Local government denied earlier on Sunday media reports about blasts at the port of Fujairah, according to a statement tweeted by its media office
Since Saudi journalist Khashoggi’s murder, journalists fear 'such a murder could take place in any country'
Conditions in Syria and Iraq pale in comparison to Turkey or the Gulf states, but appealing prices and locals looking to recover from the war against ISIS have given birth to new aesthetics hotspots
The suspect, named as Zaki Y. M. Hasan, was found hanging from the bathroom door in his one-person cell in Silivri prison, west of Istanbul
The Emirates are a gateway to markets in Europe, the United States and beyond
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls Israel's participation a representation of its 'rising status in the world and the region'
'Our missiles are capable of reaching Riyadh and beyond Riyadh, to Dubai and Abu Dhabi,' Abdul Malik al-Houthi told Houthi-run Masirah TV
The two gulf countries will grant food, medicine, petroleum and cash in order to ease the economic crisis facing Sudan's new military leaders
The White House said on Tuesday that Trump had vetoed a congressional resolution that sought to end U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen
Egypt and the UAE are considered main supporters of Haftar, who has built his position battling Islamist militants and other opponents in eastern Libya
The UAE plays a leading role in Yemen's conflict as part of the Saudi-led military coalition that intervened in 2015 against the Iranian-aligned Houthis
The American operatives worked for Project Raven, a secret Emirati intelligence program that spied on dissidents, militants and political opponents of the UAE monarchy