The United Arab Emirates might still be associated with oil money, but it just set a record for reducing its dependence on oil. The Emirate Water and Electricity Company has started running Noor Abu Dhabi, the largest individual solar power project in the world....
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Mohammed Rimi, Nigerian ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, has revealed that 446 Nigerians are currently serving different terms in the UAE prisons.
The ambassador, in a statement, said the 446 Nigerians are serving different jail terms, for crimes ranging from possession of hard drugs to...
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has suspended the issuance of three months visa to Nigerians. A travels and tours firm, Afric Holidays, announced this in a terse statement through its Instagram page Wednesday. The statement read, “Nigerian Passport holders are no longer eligible to three months...
War profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the U.S. in recent years have used Dubai’s real-estate market as a haven for their....
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Saudi prince, Sultan Bin Salman, has allegedly paid the sum of $50m (about N18bn) as bride price for his new wife, a 25-year-old woman. It was gathered that the bride, who is believed to be a national of United Arab Emirates, received numerous gifts for her elaborate wedding, aside …
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The United Arab Emirates said it would resume flights to Tunisia after an exchange of security information, resolving a row over a ban on female Tunisian passengers. A statement by the foreign ministry said the decision was taken in light of extensive cooperation and information received from …...
Traditional US allies are among a growing chorus condemning President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Saudi Arabia called it "unjustified and irresponsible", while France and the UK said they did not support the decision.
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As the third-largest Emirate, Sharjah is not as widely known as Dubai or Abu Dhabi, which have both prospered as centres that attracted foreign capital and foreign citizens to its property market and the wider economy alike. Sharjah is aiming to join the club by creating indispensable...
Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states have extended the deadline for Qatar to accept a list of demands or face further sanctions by 48 hours.
The initial deadline for Qatar to agree to the group’s 13 demands, including the shutting down of the Al Jazeera news network, expired on Sunday.
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The United Arab Emirates has banned people from publishing expressions of sympathy towards Qatar and will punish offenders with a jail term of up to 15 years, the UAE-based newspaper Gulf News and pan-Arab channel Al-Arabiya reported on Wednesday.
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Oil prices rose more than 1 per cent early on Monday, pushed up by tensions in the Middle East where top crude exporters are cutting ties with Qatar.
Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain have cut ties with top Liquefied Natural Gas and condensate exporter, Qatar accusing the...
Qatar Airways on Monday suspended all flights to Saudi Arabia.
The airways said on its official website on Monday.
The move came after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism and opening up the...
Emirates Airline has introduced a new offering for Nigerian customers giving them a return airfare of up to 50 percent off to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
This special offer, which is available for both Economy Class and Business Class travel, must be purchased from now to 30th...
Emirates Airlines on Sunday officially shut down its operations in Abuja, the nation’s capital though temporarily.
The airline had announced that it would suspend its four flights per week from Abuja to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), with effect from October 30, 2016.
“The decision was...