UN chief urges Arab leaders to confront Syria war

Guterres calls on ‘Arab unity’ in face of Syria’s on-going conflict, says intervention of ‘others’ contributing to instability.

Arab League set to oppose Trump Israel embassy shift

Amazon to buy Middle East retailer Souq.com

Arab League chief urges resolution to Syria conflict

Serious challenges for Arab leaders in Amman

Dubai's Emaar Malls offers $800m to buy Souq.com

1.1 million weekend travellers from Dubai hit by laptop ban

Qaeda, IS developing harder-to-detect bombs say experts

Britain joins US in banning laptops on flights from Turkey, Arab world

US bans electronic devices from cabins on Middle East flights

Dubai harvests desert sun at vast solar plant

UAE makes significant humanitarian efforts in Yemen

UAE jails Jordanian journalist for ‘insulting state’

Trio who fed cat to Rottweilers ordered to clean Dubai zoo

IEA says OPEC abides by output cut

Dubai hosts largest contemporary art show in MENA region

OPEC says producers complying with oil cut deal

Man behind video of cat fed alive to dogs arrested in Dubai

Anti-Muslim hate has gone mainstream in Europe

McMaster could lead to more predictable foreign policy

Trump exacerbating ‘immense’ decline of rights in Arab world

Cyber attacks in Gulf countries on the rise

GCC geopolitics spike military sales at IDEX

Time bomb of unemployment among Arab youth

UAE dealing with drone threats to aircraft

Rohani’s GCC visit barely makes waves

Prince of Poets returns to Al Raha Beach theatre

China oil giant signs $1.77 billion Abu Dhabi deal

Two UAE soldiers dead in Yemen

Trump fears may bring Iran, Gulf closer together

Iran's Rouhani crosses Gulf on tour to improve relations

UAE envoy to Afghanistan dies of wounds from January blast

Dubai developer reports jump in annual net profits

Trump sons to launch Dubai golf course

Electric car manufacturer Tesla takes on Gulf gas guzzlers

Dubai tests hover-taxi for July release

GCC gears up for VAT in 2018

Arab League’s Hossam Zaki says much depends on ‘gathering of Arab will’

Air Arabia announces first quarterly loss

Jordan says Syria not invited to Arab summit


Nike hijab for Muslim athletes welcomed, criticised

Nike Pro Hijab was designed and tested by Emirati figure skater Zahra Lari and Olympic weightlift­er Amna Al Haddad.

Etihad museum tells history of UAE’s formation

External façade of muse­um is in form of folded manu­script supported internally by gold­en columns, representing fountain pens symbolising seven Emir­ates.

Tradition celebrated at Emirati desert festival

Sultan bin Zayed Heritage Festival, held each year in Sweihan, aims to preserve ways of desert life, introduce UAE youth to their heritage.

Emiratis banned from keeping wild pets

Gulf state bans private ownership of wild animals which have been domesticated, seen by some as status symbols.

Competition, poetry fill the air at Al Dhafra Festival

Each top winner of 84 camel competitions drives away with brand new Nissan 4x4 at Al Dhafra Festival in Abu Dhabi.

Complex of amusement parks celebrates opening in Dubai

Organisers hold event on Sunday for Dubai Parks & Resorts project after it formally opened Friday.

Al Ain hosts 3rd National Traditional Handicrafts Festival

Festival includes multiple sections, pavilions highlighting authentic culture, heritage of Emirati city of Al Ain.

Renowned artists to create artworks for Louvre Abu Dhabi

Designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, Louvre Abu Dhabi will feature 9,200 square metres (100,000 square feet) of gallery space.

SZBA’S “Development of Nations”, “Critical Studies” longlists revealed

Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces first longlist of its 11th cycle in ‘Contribution to the Development of Nations’ and ‘Literary& Arts Criticism’ categories.

Arabs meet US election with indifference or loathing

Across Red Sea from Egypt, Gulf rulers favour Clinton, says Emirati analyst Abdel Khaleq Abdullah.

Al Ain to host third edition of Traditional Handicrafts Festival

Festival seeks to promote UAE national identity, preserve intangible cultural heritage, reinforce efforts of artisan families who pass down their traditions over generations.