FIFA: Nations must restore ties with Qatar to host WC games

LONDON (AP) — Persian Gulf countries would have to lift boycotts of Qatar before being eligible…

APNewsBreak: FIFA study backs 48-team World Cup in 2022

LONDON (AP)— A FIFA feasibility study concluded the 2022 World Cup can expand to 48 teams…

Iran lawyer convicted after defending women protesters

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A prominent human rights lawyer in Iran who defended protesters…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | UAE non-oil companies cutting jobs at fastest rate in decade

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A prominent Dubai bank is warning that non-oil companies across…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi Arabia revokes citizenship of Hamza bin Laden

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced Friday it had revoked the citizenship of…

United States | United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance to the People of Yemen

United States – Today, the United States announced nearly $24 million in additional emergency aid to…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | UAE says its first astronaut going into space in September

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has announced the date the first…

DHAKA, Bangladesh | Hijacking foiled on Bangladesh-Dubai flight, suspect killed

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A flight bound for Dubai from Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, made an emergency…

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates | US religious freedom envoy: Pakistan has ‘desire to change’

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pakistan has “a desire to change” its ways and…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | First Saudi female ambassador replaces king’s son in US

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia has appointed its first woman ambassador to represent…

United States | Ambassador at Large Brownback Travels to Islamabad and Abu Dhabi

United States – Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback will travel to Islamabad,…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Budget carrier FlyDubai ends 2018 with $43.5M loss

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — FlyDubai says revenues rose to $1.7 billion in 2018, but…

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates | Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid Yemen war criticism

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A biennial arms fair has opened in the United…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Etihad restructures plane purchases amid fiscal turbulence

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways said Thursday it has restructured planned…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Long-haul carrier Emirates announces $21.4 billion-valued deal with Airbus, says it’s sad to see end of A380 production

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Long-haul carrier Emirates announces $21.4 billion-valued deal with Airbus, says…

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates | Trump former inaugural committee chair defends Saudi Arabia

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The man who led President Donald Trump‘s inaugural committee…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Harrison Ford knocks Trump, others who ‘denigrate science’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Actor Harrison Ford has offered an emphatic plea for protecting…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | At Dubai summit, Pakistan premier warns of ‘painful’ reforms

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan said Sunday his nation needed…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | At Dubai summit, IMF chief warns Britain on Brexit challenge

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund warned Sunday that…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi study: Millennial jihadis educated, not outcasts

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A study by a Saudi research center is challenging the…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Images suggest Iran launched satellite despite US criticism

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran appears to have attempted a second satellite launch despite…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Images suggest Iran launched 2nd satellite over US criticism

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Satellite images suggest Iran has attempted a second satellite launch…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | UAE says British-Sudanese man charged in Qatar jersey claim

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A British-Sudanese man who activists say was detained for wearing…

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Pope ends UAE trip with first papal Mass there

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ historic visit to the…

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Pope leaves UAE after first papal Mass there

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP ) — The Latest on Pope Francis‘ historic visit to the…

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Pope preaches message of meekness in UAE homily

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ historic visit to the…

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Catholics rejoice as pope celebrates Mass in UAE

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP ) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ historic visit to the…

Pope Francis to hold historic Mass on Arabian Peninsula

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pope Francis will turn his attention Tuesday to the…

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Pope warns against ‘fake news’ during Gulf visit

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’s visit to the United…