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Libya strongman in UAE for talks

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar has met with UAE leaders for talks on military cooperation, state media said Sunday, days after announcing the retaking of second city Benghazi from jihadists. Haftar, who has visited the United Arab Emirates regularly in recent months, held talks with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed …

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UAE denies, US no knowledge of secret prisons, torture in Yemen

MUKALLA, Yemen, June 22, (AP): Hundreds of men swept up in the hunt for al-Qaeda militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme — including the “grill,” in which the victim is tied to a spit like a roast …

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UAE is third most peaceful country in Mideast region – Global peace index survey

DUBAI, June 1, (GulfNews): The UAE has been ranked the third most peaceful country in the Middle East and North Africa, according to the newly released annual Global Peace Index. The UAE is placed 65th overall in the world out of 163 countries, scoring high in areas of strong security …

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Healthcare operator seeks a change in Abu Dhabi health insurance rules – Firms face regulatory risks in era of cheap oil

ABU DHABI, March 2, (RTRS): International healthcare operator Mediclinic is lobbying the Abu Dhabi government to rethink a change in medical insurance rules that has damaged its business after it bet big on acquiring Al Noor Hospitals, its regional CEO told Reuters. At least two other healthcare companies operating in …

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Children of Zayed, I salute you

I am writing to you from the skies, aboard an airplane, headed for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) — the pioneering emirates. I would have sent formal messages of gratitude and appreciation, if possible, in response to the countless greetings and well-wishes Kuwaitis received on mobile phones in the dawn …

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UAE likely outperformer

AT a time of global geopolitical uncertainty fuelled by Brexit’s potential domino effect on the European Union’s cohesiveness, the feebleness of Italian banks, the as of yet non-decipherable polices of America’s President-elect Donald Trump and heightened strains between world powers, I envision the United Arab Emirates (UAE) emerging as a …

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UAE a world leader – Safety, tolerance … innovation

I AM delighted and very proud that my homeland, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been recognized by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as the third safest country out of 141 countries included in a study based largely on “the costliness of common crime and violence as well as terrorism, …

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‘1st Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi ready by 2017’

ABU DHABI, Oct 11, (RTRS): The first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi will be ready to welcome worshippers by the end of 2017, a businessman overseeing the project said on Tuesday. The temple is being built on land donated by the government of Muslim Abu Dhabi, capital of the United …

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UAE tries suspect over car attack on US jogger

ABU DHABI, Sept 6, (AFP): An Emirati man with suspected jihadist links went on trial in Abu Dhabi on Monday accused of running over and attempting to kill a US jogger, media reports said. The defendant, who was not identified, is also accused of trying to join al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate, …

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UAE property prices may drop further in 2016: S&P

PARIS, April 27: Real estate prices in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are likely to continue declining in 2016, says Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services in a report published. For the coming year, we see no sign of market improvement for the UAE real estate sector, despite housing affordability improving …

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