Monday, May 29, 2017

Was Israel behind US laptop ban on Mideast airlines?

US news reports say Israel was the source of intelligence that President Donald Trump disclosed to the Russians during a White House meeting last...

Al Mukalla: After al Qaeda’s Ouster, a Push to Revive Yemen Port

Keeping the power on in Al Mukalla and restoring other services could help keep militants at bay When al Qaeda ran this port city, the...

DP World Secures $442 Million Somaliland Port Concession

DP World has celebrated its US$442 million 30-year port concession for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Berbera, Republic of...

Strong winds, waves up to 10-feet high to hit UAE

The week has been relatively hot in UAE with the temperatures nearing 40C in few parts. However, there is much respite for the emirates...

Saudi military base in Djibouti on track

Deal was intitally discussed in March and comes at a time when relations between the two countries have been steadily growing Djibouti’s Foreign Minister Mahamoud...

UAE expats to pay more for sending money home

Remittance fee has been increased to "cope with rising cost" of doing business. A few leading money exchange houses in the UAE have increased remittance...

Dubai to have tower dangling in the air from space?

A New York-based firm is proposing that Dubai be the site of a futuristic, asteroid-suspended skyscraper that orbits around the world.The speculative Analemma Tower...

Iraqi military downplays body count in Mosul air strike

Iraqi’s military said on Sunday 61 bodies were recovered from a collapsed building that Daesh booby-trapped in west Mosul, but there was no sign...

Dubai: Panel clears DP World of Djibouti allegations

African state ordered to pay costs after illegal payments case thrown out DP World has won an arbitration case against the government of Djibouti, which...

Myanmar Shrugs Off International Pressure Over Rohingya Crackdown

Myanmar has been under growing international pressure over its months-long, brutal security operations in Rohingya Muslim communities in Rakhine State, and last week saw...

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Turkey to feed Somalia’s hungry during Ramadan

Turkey will deliver around 15,000 tonnes of food to Somalia during the holy month of Ramadan, as East Africa continues to edge closer to...

Trump considers major changes amid escalating Russia crisis

President Trump and his advisers, seeking to contain the escalating Russia crisis that threatens to consume his presidency, are considering a retooling of his...